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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.
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A review of studies of interventions for heavy drinkers among general hospital inpatients concluded that multi-session brief interventions could reduce drinking, while no effect was found for single interventions. “Could” is an important qualifier: it remains unclear why, although they sometimes, brief interventions still often fail to produce significant effects. [Read more…]
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Videos of presentations from our 2016 annual conference ‘Critical measures: next steps in alcohol research and policy are now available via the Film Exchange on Alcohol and Drugs website.
New research funded by Alcohol Research UK provides a unique insight into the complexity of British drinking cultures. Researchers from the Sheffield Alcohol Research Group used detailed data from 30,000 individuals to develop a overview of different drinking occasions. The results represent an important new perspective on what ‘British drinking culture’ really consists of.
At its Annual Conference in March 2016, Alcohol Research UK gathered together senior executives, policymakers, practitioners, researchers, and other leading experts from across the UK and beyond to discuss new evidence on patterns of alcohol use, alcohol risks and harm, developing interventions, and reflections on the relationship between alcohol research and evidence-informed policy. In a […]
As part of its Annual Conference 2016 ‘Critical Measures: Next steps in alcohol research and policy’, Alcohol Research UK has today (16 March) unveiled a new report which looks back at its 30 year history. The report ‘Researching alcohol harm: 30 years of impact’ is based on an impact study undertaken by Professor Richard Velleman […]