New to Alcohol Use Research: Recommendations for Early Career Researchers

In this article, early career researcher Joella shares her experience of working as a research assistant at the University of Balearic Islands alongside the Research Group in Data Analysis. The project that Joella is working on focuses on young people’s alcohol use, specifically the psychosocial evaluation of alcohol use in young people of Palma de Mallorca. This evaluation includes the assessment of risky alcohol use, attitudes towards alcohol use and socioeconomic status. Joella’s role in this study is to coordinate and implement data collection. It is hoped that throughout the placement Joella will gain essential research and project management skills that will help her pursue a PhD in prevention research. Joella concludes with some key recommendations for other early career researchers who are trying to gain experience in the field. Read on...

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