November 2014

The directors of the three national research centres met with the representatives of seven of the eight non-government organisation (NGO) alcohol and other drug (AOD) peak bodies in Canberra following a recent Intergovernmental Committee on Drugs (IGCD) consultation meeting.

November 2014

The use of crystal methamphetamine among people who inject drugs increased by six per cent between 2013 and 2014, attendees at the National Drug Trends Conference heard.

November 2014

Researchers at NDARC's Drug Policy Modelling Program (DPMP) enjoyed multiple successes in the latest round of Australian Research Council (ARC) funding.

November 2014

Researchers at the National Drug Research Institute (NDRI) recently raised the focus on a rarely discussed aspect of Australia’s high Indigenous incarceration rate: the far-reaching impact of imprisoning Aboriginal mothers.

November 2014

The National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA) has developed an information booklet for schools which consolidates findings of a systematic review about school-based alcohol education programs.

November 2014

A newly published study from the National Drug Research Institute (NDRI) and the Centre for Addictions Research of BC (CARBC) at the University of Victoria in Canada confirms that moderate drinkers have an increased risk of breast cancer.

November 2014

All three national research centres will have a strong presence at this year’s Australasian Professional Society of Alcohol and Drugs (APSAD) Conference, to be held 9-12 November in Adelaide.

November 2014

Professor Maree Teesson’s pioneering research in the field of co-occurring substance use and mental disorders has earned her two national prizes in as many months.

November 2014

The National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA), in collaboration with the Centre for Sleep Research, University of South Australia is undertaking an innovative project examining the evidence base around the causes, consequences and management of fatigue and alcohol and other drug use in the construction industries.

November 2014

The National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction's (NCETA) recent paper in The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health on patrons’ views about smoking in outdoor areas of licensed premises in Adelaide garnered considerable media interest.

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