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

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!

Measuring Drinking Motives in Undergraduates: An Exploration of the Drinking Motives Questionnaire-Revised in Swedish Students

Nehlin, C., Öster, C. Measuring drinking motives in undergraduates: an exploration of the Drinking Motives Questionnaire-Revised in Swedish students. Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 14, 49 (2019) doi:10.1186/s13011-019-0239-9
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Alcohol consumption is generally high among undergraduate students and may lead to adverse consequences. Drinking motives play a vital role in the development of alcohol-related problems. The Drinking Motives Questionnaire-Revised (DMQ-R) and the short form of DMQ-R, DMQ-R SF, are widely used tools to identify drinking motives.

American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting

Philadephia, United States,

Thousands of public health professionals come together to make the American Public Health Association's Annual Meeting and Expo a must-attend. American Public Health Association brings together people and organisations who make a difference from the global level to the local level.

2019 Theme — Creating the Healthiest Nation: For science. For action. For health.

The takeaway message:

Symposium on Campus-based Interventions to Reduce Alcohol-related Harms Among College and University Students


Hear from international experts, network with colleagues working to reduce alcohol harms on Canadian campuses, and learn more about strategies and programs targeting individual students, the campus culture and surrounding communities. 

Speakers to include:

Dr Jennifer Merrill, Brown University, Rhode Island, U.S.
Students’ Motivation for Change 

Registration is now open and is free of charge.