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Taking vaping research around the world: a PhD student documents her travels
Tianze Sun blogs about some of the highlights from her memorable month-long adventures...
Created On: 26 May 2023   (Last updated: 26 May 2023)
Interview Research Researchers
Improving online learning for people working in treatment services
The SSA’s Rob Calder talks about user-centred design, unmet needs, and unpopular mandatory courses...
Created On: 14 April 2023   (Last updated: 14 April 2023)
Interview Research Researchers
A political scientist and two pharmacists discuss their research into prescription and non-prescription drug use the Middle East
Christina Steenkamp, Mayyada Wazaify, and Jenny Scott talk about the supply of prescription medicines...
Created On: 30 March 2023   (Last updated: 30 March 2023)
Funding Research Researchers
Everything you need to know about the 2023 Impact Prize and Engagement Grants
A Q&A with Head of Communications Rob Calder...
Created On: 03 March 2023   (Last updated: 03 March 2023)
Help/Advice Publications Research Researchers
What is #openscience and how can I use it in addictions research?
The SSA’s Early Career Research Network hosted a webinar on the topic of...
Created On: 22 February 2023   (Last updated: 22 February 2023)
Do you know a researcher who has made a ‘significant and specific contribution’ to the addictions field?
The SSA is now accepting nominations for the 2023 Fred Yates prize...
Created On: 02 February 2023   (Last updated: 02 February 2023)
Education & training Funding Researchers
Want to pursue an academic career in addiction science?
The SSA is now taking applications for its PhD Studentship and post-doctoral Fellowship schemes...
Created On: 27 January 2023   (Last updated: 27 January 2023)
Blog Funding Researchers
Networking, international travel, and personal development: the benefits of an SSA travelling scholarship
Qutba Al Ghafri was awarded an SSA travelling scholarship in 2022. Here she blogs...
Created On: 20 January 2023   (Last updated: 20 January 2023)
Podcast Research Researchers
Addiction Audio: The rise of disposable vaping products
Rob Calder talks to Harry Tattan-Birch from UCL about his article on recent trends...
Created On: 04 January 2023   (Last updated: 04 January 2023)
Interview Podcast Researchers Treatment & therapies
Developing autism-friendly services: ‘calm environments and a range of treatment options benefit everybody’
In the second episode of a two-part SSA podcast on autism and addiction...
Created On: 16 December 2022   (Last updated: 16 December 2022)