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Tackling alcohol and addictions through applied health research

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Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN)

King’s College London

16 De Crespigny Park

London

SE5 8AF

United Kingdom

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The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care (CLAHRC) South London and the Medical Research Council Addiction Research Clinical training programme (MARC) are pleased to invite you to a conference: ‘Tackling alcohol and addictions through applied health research’.

This half-day conference will showcase current work in alcohol and addictions research and will include examples of innovative applied health research. It will also provide a platform for PhD students working in this field to discuss the challenges of completing a PhD and to present their projects to an audience of senior researchers. The aim of the conference is to inspire and promote applied health research to prevent and treat alcohol and drug addiction.

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The event is relevant to PhD students, people considering doing a PhD, health service commissioners, researchers and practitioners working in the drug and alcohol fields and patients and the public with an interest in addictions research.

Conference topics will include:
• Alcohol screening and brief interventions in different settings
• Assertive outreach treatment for frequent hospital attenders
• Opioid analgesic addiction
• ‘How to survive a PhD’ - from the perspective of students and supervisors
• Presentation of PhD projects in alcohol and addictions research

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Tickets for this event are free and admission is on a first-come, first-served basis. Lunch will be available from 12.30pm on the day, and the conference is from 1.30pm – 5.30pm.

For any questions about the day, please email Andreas Kimergård, King’s College London.

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Wolfson Lecture Theatre, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN)

King’s College London

16 De Crespigny Park

London

SE5 8AF

United Kingdom

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