More than $3million in funding has been awarded to two Matilda Centre academics for projects on unifying prevention of substance use and mental disorders; and treatment of child and adolescent trauma.
Roughly 40% of people have experienced childhood adversity and subsequently, have a substantially greater risk of developing substance use problems than those who have not had these experiences. Matilda Centre PhD candidate, Lucy Grummitt, is currently investigating why these exposures may cause substance use problems to inform the next stage of her work in substance use prevention.
The Matilda Centre has awarded a third round of PREMISE Career Development Support Grants, providing support for career development activities for early to mid-career researchers or research students.
An upcoming trial provides an exciting opportunity for 24 Australian high schools to be among the first to implement a new, culturally inclusive, school-based, drug and alcohol program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and non-Indigenous students.
New research from Sydney Pharmacy School shows perceived service quality is linked with prescribed medicine adherence rates, with considerable differences reported between service-focused and price-focused pharmacy consumers.
This National Diabetes Week, discover some of the clinical trials underway at the University of Sydney, which are improving the lives of people with type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes.