The Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs

Podcasts

The Early Career Researcher subcommittee are developing a series of podcasts under the title “Thoughts of Substance”  where you can hear from members from the ECR sub-committee interview professionals in the Drug and Alcohol Sector discussing research, ideas, and a range of other topics, across a range of disciplines, relevant for early career researchers in this field. Over the next few episodes, you hear from some of the previous winners of the APSAD Early Career Award discuss how their careers have evolved, and their current work.

 

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Episode 2

Dr Amy Peacock is joined by Dr Sarah Larney, winner of the 2014 Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and Other Drugs (APSAD) Early Career Researcher Award. Dr Larney is a Senior Research Fellow at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, conducting epidemiological research related to injecting drug use and related problems. In this episode, Dr Larney describes her career highs and lows, and offers tips for establishing international collaborations and building an academic social media presence.

https://soundcloud.com/user-960069631-756237016/2-podcast-thought-of-substance

Episode 1

On this episode, Dr Chris Marel is joined by Dr Suzanne Nielsen winner of the 2011 Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and Other Drugs (APSAD) Early Career Researcher Award. Suzanne currently works at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW Sydney. In this episode, Suzanne shares their career path to date and talks about some of the challenges for Early Career Researchers and talks about her experience of finding her niche conducting research on dependence to codeine.

 https://soundcloud.com/user-960069631-756237016/1-thoughts-of-substance