November 2021

The National Drug Research Institute (NDRI) is collaborating with Wungening Aboriginal Corporation on a new project to inform culturally responsive policy and service delivery for Aboriginal people

November 2021

The annual APSAD conference is finished for another year, with excellent representation from NCETA staff as always.

September 2021

The term ‘synthetic cannabis’ (or ‘synthetic marijuana’) has been widely used. The term, however, is wrong, as NDARC’s Professor Shane Darke explains.

September 2021

A new National Drug Research Institute (NDRI) Director is expected to be appointed before the end of 2021 after Professor Simon Lenton announced plans to step down.

September 2021

We are now only 2 months out from the APSAD 2021 Brisbane Conference and the NCETA team are busy putting the final touches on their presentations.

September 2021

The 2021 NDARC Annual Research Symposium will be held online across three days from Wednesday 20 October – Friday 22 October. Our planned in-person event will be held at the UNSW Roundhouse early in 2022 on a date to be determined.

September 2021

The latest findings from a range of Australian and international alcohol and illicit drug research, plus a practical workshop focused on consumer and stakeholder engagement in research, are feature

September 2021

New National Workforce Development Strategy aims to build the capacity of the AOD workforce to respond to contemporary issues and be prepared for future emerging needs.

September 2021

The quit smoking medicine ‘varenicline’ was found to be three times more effective in helping pregnant women stop smoking than nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) patches in a first of its kind study.

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