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Announcing the SSA’s new Addictions Professorship scheme

We are delighted to announce the launch of the SSA’s new Addictions Professorship scheme, to support senior addictions academics’ growth and to strengthen addiction research in the UK. Aiming to support individuals who are already senior academics with established expertise and who wish to move to become part of UK academic growth in addiction research, and

The SSA Fred Yates prize for Researcher of the Year 2019

We are delighted to announce that 2019’s Fred Yates Prize for Researcher of the Year is awarded to two, joint winners, Dr Kyla Thomas and Dr Hamid Noori. Dr Thomas is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Bristol, Public Health Consultant at South Gloucestershire Council, and Clinical Director for the NIHR West of England Clinical Research

SSA sponsors CM conference

The SSA is sponsoring a free 1-day conference entitled Reinforcing Behaviour Change in Addiction Treatment, to be held at Bush House in London on 5th April 2019. Full details are available here. This is event is being held in conjunction with researchers at the National Addiction Centre at King’s College London, and will present the

Lisbon Addictions Conference 2019

Booking is open for the third Lisbon Addictions European Conference on Addictive Behaviours and Dependencies. 23 – 25 October 2019

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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.