Lifetime Achievement Award for NDRI Researcher

A longstanding contribution to Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) research and decades of university service have been recognised with National Drug Research Institute (NDRI) Professor Steve Allsop being awarded the 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award for Curtin University's Faculty of Health Sciences.

A world-renowned AOD researcher, Professor Allsop served as NDRI Director from 2005 to 2016. His association with Curtin University dates back to the mid-1980s, when he taught in Addiction Studies, and he was Associate Professor in Curtin's Centre for International Health for five years before becomming NDRI Director. Today, he continues as Professor, Program Leader and PhD Supervisor at NDRI.

The Lifetime Acheivement Award recognises an outstanding researcher in the Faculty who is highly respected in their own research field and has generated a high quality body of work that has made a substantial increase in knowledge or impact on the community over a sustained period of time.

“Professor Steve Allsop has been Australia’s most influential expert, researcher, media commentator, supporter of the non-government sector, and adviser to government on Alcohol and Other Drug issues over many years, and particularly while working at NDRI at Curtin University,” Curtin Emeritus Professor Mike Daube wrote in his nomination.

“Steve has made enormous contributions to the health and wellbeing of the community over more than 40 years, and is held in the highest regard across all sectors.”

Posted on: 30 Aug 2021

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