NDRI Events

NDRI hosts regular free seminars featuring a diverse range of topics and speakers, including NDRI researchers, PhD scholars, and visiting national and international experts.

Our seminars are held in the Level 2 Seminar Room, Building 603, Sarich Way, Technology Park, Bentley WA 6102 Map

To be added to our seminar email list for information about upcoming events, or to RSVP to an event, please email ndri@curtin.edu.au.






AOD Knowledge Centre Webinar: Females ‘behaving badly’: violence, substance use and involvement with the criminal justice system

Dr Mandy Wilson and Ms Ngaire Pigram, NDRI

20/06/18 @
10-11am WST
12-1pm EST
Online Link

NDRI Seminar: The evolution of synthetic cannabinoid new psychoactive substances

Dr Samuel Banister, University of Sydney

20/06/18 @ 1pm-2pm

Bentley, WA


2018 NDRI Annual Symposium: AOD Research, Policy and Practice

NDRI researchers and invited presenters


RACV Club, Melbourne, Vic


Past Event Date Location Further information Video recording

NDRI Seminar: ‘Alcohol and substance related problems among young adults: a four-year longitudinal study’ & ‘Talking with your emerging adult student about alcohol’


Bentley, WA

Link Link

NDRI Seminar: Why the AOD field should be interested in the psychedelic science renaissance

22/02/18 Bentley, WA Link Link

NDRI Forum: Fit for purpose - The legal, medical and social barriers and enablers to safer PIED injecting

16/02/18 Melbourne, Vic Link  

NDRI 30th Anniversary Symposium: Working with communities - AOD intervention and policy research

30/11/17 Bentley, WA Link  

2017 Contemporary Drug Problems conference: ‘Making alcohol and other drug realities’

23/08/17 Helsinki, Finland Link Link
Past Webinar Presenter Organiser Date Link

Effects of ice on the brain and body, and implications for responding

Adjunct Professor Nicole Lee

Cracks in the Ice



How to talk with teenagers about alcohol use Professor Steve Allsop Positive Choices 21/09/17 Webinar
Harnessing good intentions: Addressing harmful AOD use among Aboriginal Australians Associate Professor Ted Wilkes & Professor Dennis Gray Australian Indigenous AOD Knowledge Centre 11/05/17 Webinar