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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Latest from Drug and Alcohol Findings
Official assessment of Scotland’s national alcohol strategy says changes to licensing laws are unlikely to have affected alcohol-related harm, but that the brief interventions drive and the ban on quantity discounts may have contributed to recent declines in alcohol consumption and harms.
In May 2014 the Centre for History in Public Health at LSHTM ran a History and Policy Seminar on local and national alcohol policy with speakers from Alcohol Research UK, Middlesex University and Public Health England. The report is available here.
A new report looking at the relationship between sight loss and substance use finds that while alcohol consumption is generally lower among people with visual impairment, it can present real challenges when problematic use arises. This study provides the first UK overview of prevalence while presenting key insights into the issues faced by people both accessing and providing relevant services.
Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) researchers analysing the role of alcohol in intimate partner abuse have found that two-thirds of domestic incidents known to the police were found to involve at least one of the couple concerned being under the influence of alcohol.
A new report by Alcohol Research UK and the Alcohol Academy calls for a full review of the law on sales to drunk customers. In many cases sales to drunk customers appear to be the norm, but annual prosecutions for the offence are rarely more than single figures. The 2012 Government Alcohol Strategy said it would look […]
In a new set of videos our Director of Research and Policy Development, James Nicholls, speaks to the Film Exchange on Alcohol and Drugs about the history of alcohol issues in the UK.