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11th Addiction Research Symposium

The 11th Addiction Research Symposium has been postponed due to changes in Alert Levels. Anyone who registered for the event will be notified if/ when a new date is confirmed.

The 11th Addiction Research Symposium will be held at Victoria University, Wellington in collaboration with the University of Auckland, AUT, Massey University, and the University of Otago. It is supported by Te Pou.

The addiction symposium is held biannually in rotation at Victoria, Auckland, AUT, Massey, and Otago/Christchurch universities. Previous symposia have been successful in bringing together diverse researchers in the addiction/alcohol and other drugs (AOD) field.

The objectives of the Addiction Research Symposium are:

  • To provide a forum for New Zealand addiction/AOD researchers to meet and share their work;
  • To provide an opportunity for research students (PhD, Masters) to present and be supported by more experienced colleagues;
  • To allow for focused discussions on issues of common interest to addiction/AOD researchers, including potential collaborations.

Researchers and interested parties working in the areas of substance use, alcohol, nicotine, policy, other substances and behavioural addictions are welcome.

The day will involve a programme of presentations by our up-and-coming researchers alongside those who are well-known and respected in the field. An opportunity to network and liaise with your counterparts will be incorporated in the programme.

Registration is free with lunch provided.

Submission of Abstracts

Please adhere to the instructions when submitting your abstract and send abstracts to the appropriate person below – you only need to send your abstract to one of the organisers:

Abstracts are due by Friday 28 May

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