Who We Are
Alcohol Research UK is an independent charity that tackles alcohol-related harm by funding high quality, impartial research. Since 1980, we have produced over 100 reports into alcohol harm, treatment, policy and culture.
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Motivational interviewing: a test pilot of active ingredients and mechanisms of change Motivational interviewing’s originator has stressed how unexpected findings can force fruitful rethinking. This study may prove an example; designed to forefront the approach’s distinct active ingredients, other than fleetingly and non-significantly, these did not seem active at all among the stable, moderately dependent […]
This page brings together key UK Governmental documents on alcohol policy since 2002. The 2003 and 2005 Licensing Acts introduced changes to licensing practice and the hours during which alcohol could be sold. There have also been many initiatives, strategies and committee reports which have contributed to changing public and political debate.
This page provides an overview of the resources available online for people wanting to access or produce research in the alcohol field. It focuses on UK-based sources but includes an overview of international peer-reviewed journals.
We’ve added reports about two events we recently held in London. Our inaugural Postgraduate and Early Career Symposium and our annual conference, this year entitled Alcohol Through the Life Course.
The ongoing growth and development of Alcohol Research UK has been boosted by several new trustee appointments.
Today, Alcohol Research UK publishes two reports on alcohol and older people: Alcohol Misuse and Cognitive Impairment in Older People and Use and Abuse: A Feasibility Study of Alcohol Related Elder Abuse. Both are available for download on our website.
Alcohol Research UK is pleased to announce co-funding for three PhD studentships.