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New International Bioethics Course Available Online

December 2012
Announces the third in a series of graduate-level bioethics courses designed for researchers in Central and Eastern Europe. Read more »

NIDA Supports Participants at NHSN Conference

December 2012
Describes the scientific program and lists the NIDA International Program-supported participants at the 2012 National Hispanic Science Network conference. Read more »

Drug Abuse Prevention Research Fellowship Trains "Next Generation" of Mexican Prevention Research Scientists

December 2012
Discusses the research focus and accomplishments of the first U.S.–Mexico Drug Abuse Prevention Research Fellow Read more »

Humphrey Fellows Meet NIDA During Campus Visits and Global Leadership Forum

December 2012
Lists the research interests of the 2012–2013 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellows at Virginia Commonwealth University and Johns Hopkins University. Read more »

Important Dates and Meetings

December 2012
Announces funding opportunities Read more »

Italy Translates NIDA Website as Part of Binational Agreement

September 2012
Describes a NIDA Website that has been translated into Italian. Read more »

Funding Opportunities for International Research

September 2012
Recent funding announcements for international collaborative research include programs focusing on HIV/AIDS research Read more »

NIDA International Forum Focuses on New and Emerging Psychoactive Substances

September 2012
Presents a summary of the 2012 NIDA International Forum Read more »

NIDA Supports Latin American Scientists at Grants Workshop

September 2012
Describes a training program for Latin American researchers that provided guidance on the U.S. scientific award process. Read more »

Australian State Honors Director for Developing Online Master's Degree in Addiction Studies

September 2012
Announces a teaching award for the Australian director of the International Programme in Addiction Studies. Read more »

WHO Database Documents Lack of Resources To Treat Substance Abuse

September 2012
Describes a new database with country-level information on alcohol and drug abuse prevention and treatment resources. Read more »

WHO Begins Developing Guidelines on Substance Use During Pregnancy

September 2012
Announces a World Health Organization initiative to develop guidelines for identifying and managing substance use by pregnant women. Read more »

UNODC Report Finds Increases in Nonmedical Prescription Drug Use and New Psychoactive Substances

September 2012
Summarizes key findings from the UNODC 2012 World Drug Report. Read more »

International AIDS Society, NIDA Select New Fellows

September 2012
Announces the 2012 International AIDS Society/NIDA postdoctoral and professional development fellowships awarded to scientists from Bangladesh Read more »

NIDA Selects INVEST and INVEST/CTN Fellows

September 2012
Announces NIDA International Program postdoctoral fellowships awarded to scientists from Indonesia Read more »

Dutch Researcher Uses DISCA Award To Explore Prevention Research

September 2012
Announces a NIDA International Program research exchange award to a scientist from The Netherlands. Read more »

NIDA Supports Student at FENS-IBRO Training Course

September 2012
Announces NIDA support for a U.S. student in the Advanced Course in Computational Neuroscience. Read more »

Thai Researchers Translate NIDA Notes Articles

September 2012
Describes NIDA materials translated into Thai and provides instructions about public domain use of Institute publications. Read more »

Important Dates and Meetings

September 2012
Announces funding opportunities Read more »


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NIDA International Program Fellowships

Application Deadlines:
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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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