Ethical issues in AOD research

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Ethical issues in AOD research

25 February 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm


Presenter: Professor Alison Ritter (NDARC/UNSW)
Time/Date: 25th February, 1pm AEDT (1.5 hours)
Location: Online (Zoom webinar)
Registration: Register here

Professor Alison Ritter, AO is an internationally recognised drug policy scholar and the Director of the Drug Policy Modelling Program (DPMP) at the University of New South Wales. She is an NHMRC Senior Research Fellow leading a multi-disciplinary program of research on drug policy. Her research work has focussed on many aspects of drug policy, including research on drug laws (decriminalisation models, threshold quantities), drug treatment (funding systems, unmet demand for treatment, treatment planning), models and methods of democratic participation in drug policy; and research focussed on policy process.

Professor Ritter worked as a clinical psychologist in the alcohol and drug treatment sector prior to commencing full-time research. She has contributed significant policy and practice developments across alcohol and drug policy over many years. She is past President of the International Society for the Study of Drug Policy, and Editor in Chief for the International Journal of Drug Policy. Professor Ritter has an extensive research grant track record and has published widely in the field.

Alison will be providing an overview of common ethical issues encountered in AOD-focused research.

The webinar will be recorded and made available on VAADA’s website.