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Participate in Online Study

The purpose of the study is to see whether there is a link between people’s experiences of early negative life events and alcohol use. The role of self-compassion will also be explored. Self-compassion relates to being kind to yourself, accepting that we are all human and make mistakes, being mindful of our own feelings and not judging ourselves too harshly. The survey includes a short series of online questionnaires relating to lifetime alcohol use, self-compassion

The Society for the Study of Addiction Professorship

The Society’s key goals are to promote effective policy and practice and to support the development of stronger addiction science. Through its Academic Fellowship scheme , launched in 2012, the Society is enabling high-calibre early and mid-career addictions researchers to develop further and they are now pleased to launch our new ‘SSA Addictions Professorship’ scheme to further strengthen addictions research in the UK. The ‘SSA Addictions Professorship’ scheme will create new addictions professorial positions in

Participants Required for Study of Attitudes towards Smoking and Health

SASH: Study of Attitudes towards Smoking and Health is a research study that aims to understand smoking beliefs, attitudes and behaviours in current smokers who are aged 50 years and older and living in the UK. If you are eligible, the questionnaire will take around 15-20 minutes to complete. The questionnaire is designed to gain an understanding of people’s beliefs, attitudes and behaviours. The results will help us to understand more about smoking and help

Voluntary Researchers Wanted - Mentor UK

Mentor UK is looking for volunteers to help maintain up-to-date knowledge of alcohol and drug prevention and education in community, family and school settings. The role will involve role researching and writing briefs that will contribute to the ongoing development of Mentor programmes and policy work. The researchers will be able to work closely with staff to develop their areas of interest in line with Mentor’s mission and values. This role would suit recent graduates

Advocating for Prevention Science Twitter Chat

Twitter Chat ,

In today's world, advocating for effective approaches to prevention is imperative!

Join SPR on April 25, 2019, for the #PreventionSciencechat with prevention scientists from around the country about how to be the best advocate for prevention science research.

Share successes and challenges, and walk away with more connections and resources to share the vital work being done in the field!

Invitation to Conduct Research

The Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Drug and Alcohol Task Force, in conjunction with Southside Partnership and Dublin Rathdown Community Addiction Team, invites submissions from suitably qualified parties to conduct a research project to commence during 2019. Study summary: an investigation of current patterns of use and misuse of alcohol and drugs in Dun Laoghaire / Rathdown (DLR) among vulnerable young people aged between 16-24 years. Region: South Dublin Closing date: 10/05/19

Calling Students- UKRI Future Leaders Fellowships

The UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship scheme (FLF) aims to support early career researchers and innovators with outstanding potential based in UK universities, registered businesses, and other research and user organisations. It is hoped that the support provided will enable the fellow to establish their research and/or innovation independence. The scheme, which is designed to tackle difficult and novel challenges, provides up to seven years of funding, for at least 550 early-career researchers and innovators The