Events

Upcoming Events
30
Aug
Reorienting the National Drug Strategy to support people and communities
Who:Will Tregoning, Unharm
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:30 Aug 2017, 4pm - 5pm

Drawing on his experiences with Unharm, Will Tregoning will explore what the community can do to help leaders struggling with this kind of perpetual drug policy failure, what kinds of policies would actually support the National Drug Strategy's objective to create safe and healthy communities, and how people who themselves use prohibited substances can become more involved as crucial collaborators in achieving these outcomes.

20
Sep
Doing ontopolitically-oriented research
Who:Professor Suzanne Fraser, National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:20 Sep 2017, 4pm - 5pm

This presentation will discuss a research project that set out to generate new knowledge on the lived experiences of people affected by addiction.

11
Oct
Starting and stopping drug use over time: Gay men's perceptions of their drug use in the Flux study
Who:Associate Professor Garrett Prestage and Mo Hammoud, The Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney
Venue:Room 221/223, Level 2, John Goodsell Building, UNSW Kensington Campus
When:11 Oct 2017, 4pm - 5pm

The only study of its type, Flux is a national online cohort study that examines prevalence, incidence, and factors associated with drug use over time among GBM interviewed six-monthly at follow-up. This seminar will examine drug use in the cohort, including the associations with both initiation and cessation at follow-up.