NDRI Events

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

To be added to our seminar email list for information about upcoming events, please email ndri@curtin.edu.au. To RSVP to an event or access the recording of a past event, click on the links below.

Event Presenters Date Location Further information
Kettil Bruun Society (KBS) 2024 Symposium Various 27-31 May Fremantle Website
International Alcohol Policy Forum: Global Perspectives on Reducing Harm Various 24 May
The Hub, Bentley Flyer
Past Event Date Location Further information Video recording
Yarning About First Nations Research: NAIDOC Week 2023 Symposium 04/07/23 Curtin University Link  
2021 NDRI Symposium:
Working Together - Community Collaboration in Drug Policy and Practice Research
06/10/21 Hybrid: Perth Convention Centre and Online Link  
NDRI Seminar: The social costs of cannabis use to Australia 27/08/20 Bentley, WA Link Link
NDRI Seminar: If alcohol in moderation likely has no health benefits, is it time to modify national low-risk drinking guidelines? 11/12/19 Bentley, WA Link Link
NDRI Seminar: Alcohol and the health and human rights of women and children 28/11/19 Bentley, WA Link Link
NDRI Seminar: Practical advice for smoking cessation in drug and alcohol service settings 10/05/19 Bentley, WA Link Link
NDRI Seminar: Harms to children from others’ drinking - Recent findings and policy impacts 09/04/19 Bentley, WA Link  
NDRI Seminar: Drug trends in WA - Findings from the 2018 IDRS and EDRS 28/02/19 Bentley, WA Link IDRS Link
NDRI Seminar: Life in a kingdom of wowsers - Impact of NSW’s lockout laws 03/12/18 Bentley, WA Link Link
NDRI Seminar: Peculiar differences in Australian and New Zealand beer markets 05/11/18 Bentley, WA Link Link
NDRI Seminar: The evolution of synthetic cannabinoid new psychoactive substances 20/06/18 Bentley, WA Link  
NDRI Seminar: ‘Alcohol and substance related problems among young adults: a four-year longitudinal study’ & ‘Talking with your emerging adult student about alcohol’ 08/05/18 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
NDRI webinar – Researching lived experience, values and drug policy Dr Rebecca Askew, Manchester University NDRI Webinar Series 21/11/23 Info
NDRI webinar – Answering key questions on naloxone Dr Samantha Colledge-Frisby & Dr Seraina Agramunt, NDRI NDRI Webinar Series 27/09/23 Webinar
NDRI webinar: Alcohol harm, addiction and impacts of trauma Professor Peter Miller, Deakin University NDRI Webinar Series 27/10/22 Webinar
NDRI webinar: What’s New: Current Research Updates on FASD – A Disability Rights Lens Professor Dorothy Badry, University of Calgary NDRI Webinar Series 24/8/22 Webinar
NDRI July webinar: The impact of opioid agonist treatment (OAT) Dr Samantha Colledge-Frisby, NDRI Melbourne NDRI Webinar Series 13/7/22 Webinar
Inclusion of Self-Determination by First Nations Australians in Alcohol-Related Policy in the NT Annalee Stearne NDRI Webinar Series 1/6/22 Webinar
NDRI webinar: The $67 billion cost of one of our favourite drugs Allsop, Gilmore, Tait and Chikritzhs NDRI Webinar Series 4/4/22 Webinar
Understanding and preventing opioid overdose - From the global to the local Professor Paul Dietze, NDRI NDRI Webinar Series 07/07/21 Webinar
'Behind their curtains' - Empowering young Aboriginal women, informing service providers Dr Mandy Wilson, NDRI NDRI Webinar Series 02/06/21 Webinar
Swimming with crocodiles - lessons learned from 40 years of trying to influence policy Steve Allsop, NDRI NDARC Webinar Series 10/09/20 Webinar
Aboriginal leadership in research and policy Annalee Stearne, NDRI CRE Indigenous Health + Alcohol 2020 Symposium Series 20/08/20 Info
What do we know about the impacts of cannabis use in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities? Dr Julia Butt, NDRI Australian Indigenous AOD Knowledge Centre 21/05/20 Webinar
Kava use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people Dr Julia Butt, NDRI Australian Indigenous AOD Knowledge Centre 25/06/19 Webinar
Psychosis and other mental health effects of ice Associate Professor Rebecca McKetin, NDRI Cracks in the Ice 09/07/18 Webinar
Females ‘behaving badly’: Violence, substance use and involvement with the criminal justice system Dr Mandy Wilson and Ms Ngaire Pigram, NDRI Australian Indigenous AOD Knowledge Centre 20/06/18 Webinar
Effects of ice on the brain and body, and implications for responding Adjunct Professor Nicole Lee, NDRI Cracks in the Ice 16/11/17 Webinar
How to talk with teenagers about alcohol use Professor Steve Allsop, NDRI Positive Choices 21/09/17 Webinar
Harnessing good intentions: Addressing harmful AOD use among Aboriginal Australians Associate Professor Ted Wilkes & Professor Dennis Gray, NDRI Australian Indigenous AOD Knowledge Centre 11/05/17 Webinar