• Director
  • NDARK, University of New South Wales
  • Australia
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  • October 24 10:50 to 12:20
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  • October 25 09:00 to 10:30
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Professor Michael Farrell, is the Director of the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre in the University of New South Wales in Sydney Australia. He was a Professor of Addiction Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London up until 2011. His research areas cover Policy Practice and Treatment Evaluation and the translation of research into practice. He is a founding Editor of the Cochrane Drug and Alcohol Group. He is the Theme lead for UNSW Faculty of Medicine promoting research collaboration across Mental Health, Neuroscience, Addiction and Ageing. From 2006 to 2011 he was Chair of the EMCDDA Scientific Advisory Committee. He has published over 250 scientific papers and is a member of the WHO Expert Committee on Drug Dependence. He is Assistant Editor of Addiction. He is on the editorial advisory board of Lancet Psychiatry and The BMJ journal JNNNP. He is President elect of the Australian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs and takes up the Presidency in November 2019.. He has undertaken a wide range of work for international agencies and for National Governments on aspects of National Drug Policies.