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SSA PhD studentship applications – deadline 13 March 2020

PhD studentships from the SSA are available to members / student associates of the SSA who have a first or upper second class degree in a relevant subject.   The SSA provides up to two full-time PhD studentships per year, with each studentship lasting for 3 years and 6 months.   For the full eligibility

SSA Academic Fellowship applications – deadline 13 March 2020

The SSA Griffith Edwards Academic Fellowship scheme is available to members / student associates of the SSA who have a higher degree (e.g. PhD) in an addiction related area.   The SSA appoints one academic fellowship position per year, with each fellowship lasting for three years.   For the full eligibility criteria, and for more

UK ban on gambling with credit cards: Dr Steve Sharman talks to the SSA

Credit cards and gambling have been in the news, can you tell us what has happened? The Gambling Commission, who are responsible for regulating gambling in the UK had a consultation last year looking at the use of credit cards for gambling. The outcome of that consultation was that they decided to ban the use

SSA-funded ‘Drug Policy and the Public Good’, 2nd edition wins BMA Highly Commended award

We are delighted that Drug Policy and the Public Good, 2nd edition received a Highly Commended award in the Public Health category at the British Medical Association Book Awards this year. This is a fantastic achievement which reflects the hard work and commitment contributed by the full team of authors involved in the project. Over

The SSA Impact Prize, 2019

We are delighted to announce that the winner of the SSA Impact Prize, in this, its inaugural year, is Dr Sarah Jackson. Sarah is a Senior Research Fellow at University College London Tobacco and Alcohol Research Group, and engages with a wide variety of groups and figures across the field and outside it, including key

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