SARG Senior Research Fellow Colin Angus spoke at the Managing Addictions in Primary Care conference last week.
SARG Senior Research Fellow Duncan Gillespie features in the latest episode of the SCHARR Communicable Research podcast.
SARG work on the combined effects of tobacco and alcohol pricing policy was mentioned in the Health and Social Care Committee inquiry on tobacco, alcohol, gambling and drugs this week.
Dr Duncan Gillespie, a Senior Research Fellow with the Sheffield Addictions Research Group, gave a talk on “Tobacco and new nicotine product pricing policy: past, present and future,” exploring the
The first of a new series of reports into no and low alcohol drinks was published today (15 January 2024) by Sheffield Addictions Research Group.
Researchers at the University of Sheffield, in collaboration with the University of Glasgow, have conducted a study that sheds light on the prevalence of harmful gambling in England.
The Sheffield Alcohol Research Group (SARG) has changed its name to the Sheffield Addictions Research Group to reflect its expanding research portfolio.
SARG Director Professor John Holmes will give a talk on no/lo drinks at the Medical Council on Alcohol’s Annual Symposium this week.
Members of SARG recently took part in the ESRC Festival of Social Science by hosting an interactive activity stand in Sheffield’s Moor Market.
Lecturer and SARG team member Inge Kersbergen will present an online master class on ‘Changing alcohol serving size to reduce drinking’ in December.
SARG’s Dr Damon Morris and Dr Duncan Gillespie recently attended the Prevention Research Conference and the SPECTRUM Consortium Annual Meeting in Edinburgh.
PhD student and SARG team member Anna Butters was awarded the prize for the best overall student poster at this year’s Society for the Study of Addiction (SSA) Annual Conference
Professor Robin Purshouse recently gave a talk on “Building agent-based models using computational intelligence” as part of the University of Exeter’ Computer Science Seminar Series.
The Sheffield Alcohol Research Group has today (20 September 2023) published a major new report on the impact of alcohol pricing policies, alcohol consumption and harm in Scotland.
A £5.5 million funding award from the NIHR will support the creation of a Policy Research Unit investigating addictions, a collaboration between the University of Sheffield, King’s College London and
The study – funded by NIHR – will explore how alcohol companies, health campaigners and the UK government encourage people to drink alcohol-free or low alcohol drinks.
On 27th August, Abi Stevely presented Y-DiD work at the European Association for Research on Adolescence (EARA) conference in Dublin to an audience of interested researchers.
This report discusses this (as yet) not widely used policy and its potential for improving public health and examines how minimum pricing policies should be applied alongside alcohol taxation measures.
Laura Fenton presents SARG research at the Pint of Science Festival
Laura Fenton and Inge Kersbergen present Y-DiD project results to the SHAAP/SARN Alcohol Occasional Series