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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.
Latest from Drug and Alcohol Findings
London pilot of enforced sobriety offers useful insights to inform expansion of the Alcohol Abstinence Monitoring Requirement scheme.
Applications are now invited for the 2016/17 Research Innovation Grants Programme for our ‘Treatment and Recovery Today’ priority area. Proposals which include collaborations between academic researchers and different stakeholder groups, such as: treatment providers, commissioners, and researchers are particularly encouraged. Deadline: 1 November 2016.
Two open-access papers from an Alcohol Research UK-funded project on the delivery of brief interventions in non-healthcare settings have been published in a special edition of Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy. The edition also includes an editorial by Professor Nick Heather (a former ARUK trustee) on the future for research and policy in this area.
Clarification: Alcohol Research UK confirms that its CEO is in no way connected to the newly launched Alcohol Information Partnership
It has come to our attention that the Director General of a new organisation called the Alcohol Information Partnership shares the same name as our Chief Executive, Dave Roberts. We would like to make it clear that Dave Roberts remains our Chief Executive and is in no way connected to the Alcohol Information Partnership. We […]
Alcohol dependency is a complex problem to which there are no simple solutions. There are many routes into dependency, many ways in which it manifests itself and many approaches to treatment. However, dependent drinkers also require access to large, affordable volumes of alcohol. Recent research by Professor Jonathan Chick and colleagues shows that, in Scotland […]
A fresh bout of media attention on the revised alcohol guidelines hit the headlines last week as survey figures released by CAMRA suggest much of the public ‘disagree with official health guidelines on alcohol consumption’.