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Evidence shows pill testing benefits In The Media - Posted on 10 January 2019

Evidence is growing that pill testing encourages young people to reconsider their drug use.

What is pill testing? In The Media - Posted on 3 January 2019

The recent deaths of young people after taking party drugs at festivals has prompted calls for organised pill testing at events. So what would that look like? And why is it so controversial?

Here are some of the experts who back pill testing In The Media - Posted on 2 January 2019

While still opposing pill testing at festivals, NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian appears to have extended the invitation to experts to prove her wrong.

What's the evidence for pill testing? In The Media - Posted on 21 December 2018

Drug and medical experts say pill testing leads to a reduction in the harms associated with drug use.

SPRC researcher awarded at the APSAD Annual 2018 Auckland Scientific Alcohol & Drug Conference Article - Posted on 6 December 2018

Dr Claire Wilkinson, a postdoctoral research fellow at the Social Policy Research Centre at UNSW Sydney, won the Late Breaker Presentations at the APSAD Annual 2018 Auckland Scientific Alcohol & Drug Conference.

SPRC Seminar Series 2019 Article - Posted on 5 December 2018

The SPRC 2019 seminar series is taking submissions.

China’s Digital Economy Offers Employment For Disabled People In The Media - Posted on 4 December 2018

The digital economy offers new employment opportunities for China’s disabled people. Expanding the digital economy to include broader parts of the population combines the economic goal of China’s transition to a high-tech nation with the political imperatives of growth and social stability. This is the fourth part of a series based on a MERICS publication on social services in China.

It’s not just Newstart. Single parents are $271 per fortnight worse off. Labor needs an overarching welfare review In The Media - Posted on 3 December 2018

Thirty years after Prime Minister Bob Hawke famously promised that by 1990 no Australian child would live in poverty, Bill Shorten has promised that, if elected, Labor will use a “root and branch review” to lift the rate of the Newstart unemployment benefit.

ARC success for Arts & Social Sciences researchers In The Media - Posted on 3 December 2018

Staff within the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences has been awarded 16 grants following former Education Minister Simon Birmingham's controversial veto last year.

New report sheds light on young Australians and poverty In The Media - Posted on 26 November 2018

The report, produced with UNSW Sydney, for the first time allows young people to explain in revealing detail their experiences of poverty.