Category: Research


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Qualitative methods conference: Professor Gerda Reith

The third video in our qualitative methods series features Professor Gerda Reith from the University of Glasgow. Gerda talks about using qualitative research to gain an in-depth understanding of people who gamble. She also talks about working on a five-year longitudinal qualitative study exploring how the social contexts of gambling behaviours can evolve and how
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Research
Researchers

Qualitative methods conference: Dr Polly Radcliffe

This second video in our new series on qualitative addiction research features Dr Polly Radcliffe from King’s College London. Polly discusses ethnographic research with parents who use drugs and who access treatment services. And how to deal with rejection from journals! We will continue to upload one video every week from the qualitative methods conference
Research
Researchers
Videos

New series: qualitative methods conference

In a new series to promote interest in, and understanding of, qualitative addiction research, we will upload one video every week from the recent qualitative methods conference. The conference took place on 6th March 2020 and was organised and chaired by Professor Jo Neale. In the first video, Professor Carol Emslie from Glasgow Caledonian University
Blog
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Students

PhD Blog: Surviving your PhD Upgrade

By Merve Mollaahmetoglu “The upgrade is not there to catch you out, but to help you stay on course” First of all, what is an upgrade? An upgrade is an internal examination process that PhD students are required to go through around 9-18 months into their programme to demonstrate that their research to date matches
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Treatment & therapies

Using mobile telephones to deliver Contingency Management interventions

By Carol-Ann Getty   What is Contingency Management? Contingency management (CM) has a long history of application in both basic and clinical research and a strong theoretical background in behavioural sciences and operant conditioning. CM interventions involve the systematic application of positive reinforcement. Positive reinforcement is a form of operant conditioning which ‘reinforces’ desirable behaviours
Drugs
Research

SSA tea-break videos: heroin administration research

A Friday SSA tea-break video for those of you working from home. Today, as your kettle boils, and you wonder whether it is a Rich Tea biscuit or a Hobnob day, Basak Tas chats to you about her research into heroin administration and reminds you how amazing research can be. There is nothing in the
Policy
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Treatment & therapies

Findings update: recovery, brief interventions and International Women’s Day

Effectiveness Bank Additions The Effectiveness Bank is a free online library at Drug and Alcohol Findings that provides accessible coverage of substance use intervention research. We recently added entries about why happiness might not factor into some definitions of ‘recovery’, about persistent challenges with extending the delivery of screening and brief interventions, about the scope

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Covid-19

As an organisation, we continue to function during the developing pandemic.

We are following all government and Charity Commission guidance in respect of staff and reporting issues.

Our funding schemes remain open and we are continuing to programme our conferences planned for November 2020.