Professor Steve Allsop receives APSAD award for excellence

NDRI Director Professor Steve Allsop has been awarded the Senior Scientist Award at the 2015 APSAD Awards for Excellence in Science, Research and Practice, presented in Perth as part of the annual APSAD conference.

The APSAD awards recognise researchers who have made an outstanding contribution to reducing the harms associated with alcohol and other drug (AOD) use in Australasia. They are designed to acknowledge significant contributions to AOD science, practice, and mentorship; recognise and support young scientists and clinicians with exceptional potential; and provide role models for future generations of AOD scientists and clinicians.

Steve Allsop is an internationally renowned researcher in AOD who has made a significant contribution to the field over the past 30 years, including through mentoring many developing researchers. Deputy chair of the Australian National Advisory Council on Alcohol and Drugs, Steve contributes to national and international policy debate and research and has facilitated the debate on state/territory and national drug strategies, including involvement in developing the previous National Amphetamine-Type Stimulants Strategy.

The Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs (APSAD) is the preeminent membership organisation catering to the interests of alcohol and other drug professionals in Australasia, including clinicians, practitioners, educators, policy specialists and academics.

Posted on: 12 Nov 2015

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