Angela Hawken, Associate Professor of Economics and Policy Analysis at the School of Public Policy, Pepperdine University, CA, United States will deliver the keynote at the 2015 NDARC Annual Research Symposium.
Professor Maree Teesson, Director of the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use (CREMS), based at NDARC, has been admitted as a Fellow into the newly established Australian Academy of Health and Medical Science.
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.
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.