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ERANID To Fund Multinational Research on Drug Use Pathways

September 2015
Provides a link to the European Research Area Network on Illicit Drugs (ERANID) preliminary call for multidisciplinary, transnational research projects investigating drug use pathways. Read more »

NIDA International Forum Turns 20; Focuses on Opportunities for International Collaboration and Multidisciplinary Initiatives

September 2015
Briefly summarizes the 2015 NIDA International Forum, including plenary session speakers, breakout session topics, the NIDA International Research poster session, and the 20th anniversary of the meeting. Read more »

International Program Presents Awards of Excellence to Four Individuals

September 2015
Announces the recipients of the 2015 NIDA International Awards of Excellence in mentoring, international leadership, and collaborative research. Read more »

CPDD Creates Award for Best Poster at International Research Poster Session

September 2015
Announces the winner of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) inaugural award for best international research poster presentation by a scientist from a low- or middle-income country at the joint NIDA International Forum/CPDD International Research Poster Session. Read more »

2016 NIDA International Forum Will Use New Abstract Submission, Travel Award Application, Registration, and Visa Letter Procedures

September 2015
Announces the January 4, 2016, abstract submission and travel award application deadline as well as new procedures for meeting registration for the 2016 NIDA International Forum, which will be held June 10–13, 2016, in Palm Springs, California. Read more »

In Women’s 2016 Conference Set for Friday, June 10, 2016

September 2015
Announces the date and location of the 2016 International Women’s and Children’s Health and Gender Working Group (InWomen’s) Conference, which will be held June 10, 2016, in conjunction with the NIDA International Forum and the College on Problems of Drug Dependence Annual Scientific Meeting. Read more »

Thai Researcher Named WHO/NIDA/CPDD International Traveling Fellow

September 2015
Announces the recipient of the 2015 International Traveling Fellowship and describes the program supported by the NIDA International Program, World Health Organization, and College on Problems of Drug Dependence. Read more »

SPR Meeting Features NIDA International Poster Session

September 2015
Describes the NIDA-supported international prevention research poster session that took place during the 2015 Society for Prevention Research meeting and announces travel award support to nine scientists from eight nations. Read more »

NIDA Supports ISAJE/Hashemite University Scientific Writing Workshop

September 2015
Describes a NIDA International Program-supported workshop for substance abuse researchers in the Middle East and North Africa that was organized by the International Society of Addiction Journal Editors (ISAJE), University of California, San Francisco, and Hashemite University at Zarqa, Jordan. Read more »

NIDA Selects INVEST Postdoctoral Fellows

September 2015
Announces new INVEST, INVEST/Clinical Trial Network, and U.S.–Mexico postdoctoral fellowships for drug abuse researchers from five nations. Read more »

NIDA Supports Two Participants in Dutch Summer Institute on Alcohol, Drugs, and Addiction

September 2015
Announces the recipients of NIDA scholarships to the 2015 Dutch program, which focuses on policy models, prevention, and evidence-based treatment for addiction. Read more »

CICAD Issues Report on Drug Use Trends in the Americas

September 2015
Announces publication of the Inter-American Drug Abuse Control Commission (CICAD) report on drug use in countries that participate in the Organization of American States. Read more »

University of Adelaide Offers Free Online Course About Addiction Treatment

September 2015
Announces an online resource for health care professionals and policymakers about evidence-based treatment for drug abuse and addiction. Read more »

NIDA Reissues International Collaborative Research Program Announcements

April 2015
Announces new NIDA funding opportunities and research priorities for binational and multinational drug abuse research. Read more »

International Program Director and Former NIDA Humphrey Fellows Join UNODC Informal International Scientific Network

April 2015
Announces members of a United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime panel with ties to the NIDA International Program. Read more »

Egyptian Version of NIDA National Drug Facts Week a Success

April 2015
Describes Egyptian participation in a NIDA school- and community-based drug abuse education and prevention activity aimed at teens, and invites international organizations to sponsor events affiliated with National Drug Facts Week. Read more »

NIDA, SAMHSA Host Humphrey Fellows

April 2015
Identifies NIDA staff members who briefed the 2014–2015 NIDA Hubert H. Humphrey Drug Abuse Research Fellows about the Institute’s research priorities, initiatives, and resources. Read more »

CTN Meeting Focuses on International Collaboration

April 2015
Describes reports on drug abuse research conducted in Canada, China, Ecuador, Mexico, and Nepal that were presented at the NIDA Clinical Trials Network meeting in April 2015. Read more »

INVEST/CTN Fellow Discusses Drug Abuse in Nepal

April 2015
Describes a presentation by NIDA INVEST/CTN Fellow Chandra K. Jha at the University of Washington. Read more »

IPAS Adds Certificate Programs; Applications Due July 15

April 2015
Announces new professional development options through the online International Programme in Addiction Studies. Read more »


Important Dates

NIDA International Program Fellowships

Application Deadlines:
Postdoctoral Fellowships:
April 1


October 5 - October 8, 2015
Dundee, Scotland
October 17 - October 21, 2015
Chicago, IL
October 31 - November 1, 2015
Chicago, Illinois

2015 NIDA International Forum

June 12 – 15, 2015
Phoenix, Arizona
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