A/Prof Nicola Newton
University of New South Wales
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Phone:
+61 2 9385 0159
Fax:
+61 2 9385 0222
image - N. Newton Photo 2015
Role:
Director of Prevention Research
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Nicola Newton is an Associate Professor at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) and Director of Prevention Research at the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use. She leads a large program of research developing and evaluating innovative approaches to the prevention of alcohol and other drug use in adolescents. Her main focus is on developing internet-based preventive interventions and improving the sustainability and translation of programs into schools. Nicola has worked extensively on the Climate Schools series for drug prevention, the first online programs shown to reduce substance use.

 

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