CEDAAR brings together the expertise of 38 researchers who use innovative approaches to understand substance and other addictive behaviours. Featured researchers:
Professor Peter Miller is Professor of Violence Prevention & Addiction studies and leads the Policy, Evaluation & Monitoring stream of CEDAAR. Peter’s work includes research on alcohol and drug-related violence, predictors of violence (including family and domestic violence), and Corporate Political Activity of alcohol and dangerous consumptions industries.
Associate Professor Petra Staiger conducts research with a focus on both theory and practice. Petra’s work aims to develop a deep understanding of the key psychological drivers of alcohol and other drug problems and identify how we might address these in treatment. She leads the Psychological and Social Studies of Addiction stream within CEDAAR.
Associate Professor Nicki Dowling conducts research focusing on three strategic areas of programmatic clinical research: the identification, prevention and treatment of gambling-related harm for gamblers and their affected others. This includes a program of research developing and evaluating mobile and online interventions to reduce gambling harm.
Dr Ashlee Curtis conducts research focused on improving responsivity to intervention and intervention outcomes for those who engage or have engaged in offending behaviour. Specifically, Ashlee’s research focuses on factors that may impact on responsivity and outcomes, such as alcohol and other drug use, trauma and neurocognition.