PhD studentships- SSA

Overall purpose: to provide the opportunity to pursue a PhD in addiction science registered at a UK university and hosted at an appropriate organisation which, in the opinion of the Trustees (or officers with devolved authority), furthers the aims of the SSA. The SSA aims to provide up to two full-time studentships per year. Scope: No restrictions are placed on the precise topic of proposed PhD study, except that it must address areas which support

Scaife Medical Student Fellowship in Substance Use Disorders

With the generous support of the Scaife Family Foundation, the Institute for Research, Education and Training in Addictions (IRETA) is able to conduct this specialised program. The program offers medical students an intensive learning experience about addiction and its treatment far beyond anything they may have encountered in their prior medical school education or clinical rotations. Program Philosophy Because patients with addiction have historically been neglected and mistreated by the healthcare system, healthcare professionals have

Centre for Behaviour Change (CBC) Conference

London, United Kingdom,

The UCL Centre for Behaviour Change is excited to announce the 6th annual digital health conference ‘Behaviour Change for Health: current and emerging science and technologies’ from the 06 -07 April 2020.

National Addiction-Specific Institutional Infrastructure – Fundamental Prerequisite for Successful Implementation of Specialized Academic Degree Study Programmes: A Case Study in Historical Perspective

Miovský, M., Vondrová, A., Peters, R., Kathungu, B., & Lososová, A. (2019). National Addiction-specific Institutional Infrastructure – fundamental prerequisite for successful implementation of specialized academic degree study programmes: a case study in historical perspective. Cent Eur J Public Health, 27(Supplement), S83-91. doi: 10.21101/cejph.a5980.
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Objective: Human resources are crucial for addiction treatment and prevention services, as well as for science and research. The aim of this historical case study is to explain and demonstrate the role of specialized university academic degree study programmes in addictions in the context of a national institutional infrastructure.

EU4MD Bursaries for the 2020 NIDA International Forum

Professionals, academics and experts from European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) countries will have the opportunity to participate in the 2020 National Institute on Drug Abuse International Forum, thanks to five bursaries being offered through the EU4Monitoring Drugs (EU4MD) project. The three-year EU-funded project — launched by the EMCDDA in January 2019 — supports national and regional readiness in the ENP area to identify and respond to drug-related health and security threats. The forum — organised by

Key Findings from the Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS) Interviews

Published by
National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre

The Illicit Drug Reporting System (IDRS) is an ongoing illicit drug monitoring system which has been conducted in all states and territories of Australia since 2000 and forms part of Drug Trends.

This year, we have provided a suite of products with the most up-to-date findings from interviews conducted annually from 2000-2019 with a cross-sectional sentinel group of people who regularly inject drugs.

This includes:

ICUDDR Publishing Workshop

Online workshop,

Do you have research you would like published in an English language journal but need some help getting it prepared?  Our writing collaborative facilitated by journal editor Richard Pates could be just what you need to get it done!