June 2015

In this new section, you can read about the latest PhD news from across the three centres. We will feature our most recently awarded PhDs and their research projects, new PhD candidates and the journey they are embarking on, as well as scholarship opportunities for new candidates.

June 2015

Construction workers and their employers have a new tool to tackle alcohol and drug use and help create a safer workplace.

June 2015

There is growing interest in the issue of inequity in society in general, and particularly in relation to health.

April 2015

Australian researchers have worked with local high school students to create a unique interactive drug education game for Australian teenagers. Called Pure Rush, the game is targeted at students in Years 8 to 10 and aims to inform adolescents about the potential harms of cannabis, methamphetamine, hallucinogens and pills such as ecstasy.

April 2015

NDRI researchers Dr Julia Butt and Dr Robert Tait are the conference co-convenors for the 2015 APSAD scientific conference.

April 2015

NCETA recently hosted a national conference 'Grey Matters: Preventing and responding to alcohol and other drug problems among older Australians'.

April 2015

Congratulations to NDARC award winners Kari Lancaster, Caitlin Hughes and Delyse Hutchinson.

April 2015

NCETA will be hosting the National Methamphetamine Symposium: Making Research Work in Practice on 12 May 2015.

April 2015

NDRI is hosting an intensive program on Drugs, Policy and Public Health aimed at improving the integration of research into drug policy formulation at local, state, national and international levels.

April 2015

NCETA has developed a new VET AOD training resource, "Cannabis Makes the Grade: A resource to support the development of a ‘cannabis competent’ workforce in the AOD sector".

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