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    Learn how naloxone saves lives this International Overdose Awareness Day

    Monday, 26 August 2019

    In recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day on Saturday, 31 August 2019 NDARC’s Dr Amy Peacock and Dr Sarah Larney share some key information about naloxone. What is naloxone? Naloxone (also known as Narcan®) is an opioid antagonist that is a safe and effective agent for reversing the...

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    Registration now open for NDARC seminars in September

    Monday, 26 August 2019

    NDARC regularly hosts free seminars on a range of topics in the alcohol and other drug (AOD) sector and related fields. Presenters include both NDARC staff and national and international guests of the Centre. Members of the AOD and research community are welcome to attend these seminars....

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    Register now: Free naloxone training at NDARC

    Monday, 19 August 2019

    In recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day, NDARC is holding a naloxone training session at 2.00pm on Wednesday, 28 August 2019. The training session is free but registration is essential. Click here to register. Naloxone is an opioid antagonist that is a safe and effective agent for...

  • UNSW Sydney has secured $8.3 million in Australian Research Council (ARC) Industrial Transformation Research Program (ITRP) Hub grants for 2019.

    UNSW Sydney tops ARC Research Hub grants

    Monday, 19 August 2019

    More than $8 million worth of ARC grants have been awarded to two UNSW projects that will involve research into the major global challenges of antibiotic resistance and recyclable waste. UNSW Sydney has secured $8.3 million in Australian Research Council (ARC) Industrial Transformation Research...

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    Sexual abuse survivors who aren’t believed are at higher risk of poor mental health

    Monday, 19 August 2019

    A new study by UNSW researchers shines a light on how survivors of sexual assault can be silenced – and mentally harmed – if they are ignored, not believed, or threatened. Survivors of sexual assault who encounter negative responses from family members when they disclose their abuse are at higher...

  • Professor Rebecca Guy and Dr Angelica Merlot have been named NSW Tall Poppies for excellence in scientific research and science communication.

    UNSW medical researchers named 2019 Tall Poppies

    Thursday, 15 August 2019

    Leading UNSW academics have won 2019 Young Tall Poppy Science Awards for their work in the treatment of pancreatic cancer and the prevention of HIV and sexually transmitted infections. Two leading UNSW medical researchers have been recognised in the 2019 NSW Young Tall Poppy Science Awards. UNSW’s...

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    Online now: New edition of Drug and Alcohol Research Connections

    Thursday, 15 August 2019

    NDARC collaborates with the National Drug Research Institute (NDRI) and National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA) to publish Drug and Alcohol Research Connections. The free bimonthly email newsletter includes the latest research, publications, news and events from the three...

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    Available now: 2019 NDARC Annual Research Symposium program

    Thursday, 15 August 2019

    The program for the 2019 NDARC Annual Research Symposium: Responding to clinical, community and family needs is now available. The Symposium is being held on Wednesday, 16 October 2019 at the John Niland Scientia Conference and Events Centre, UNSW Sydney. Keynote speakers: Professor Sharon Dawe...

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    Research Strikes a Chord for Singing Irish Student

    Tuesday, 06 August 2019

    Sue Min Liu Trinity College Dublin student Karl Hegarty is singing his way around the world with acapella group, the Trinitones, but stops off in Australia to broaden his scientific horizons with a research internship at UNSW. The Trinitones – a student choral ensemble from Trinity College Dublin...