Professor, Addiction Studies and Services; Director, Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre
Associate Professor (Research), Department of Neuroscience
Professor, Clinical Epidemiology
PhD Candidate at the Centre for Medicine Use and Safety, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Restraint of the aged
Regulating physical restraint of the elderly in nursing homes is a step in the right direction, but more still needs to be done to educate the sector on alternatives.
Bracing for the opioid tsunami
The drug epidemic that's claimed thousands of lives in the US is swiftly becoming a threat to the health of many Australians.
The bumpy road to recovery
A world-first neurological study has found that many athletes are returning to play too soon after suffering concussion.
Life is a battle against disorder
There is no life without enzymes. But how did the evolution of these complex molecules get going more than three billion years ago? We describe a new mechanism that may help to understand how order is created from disorder, and the starting points for protein evolution.
Too late for the old
By the time the aged care royal commission's recommendations lead to improvements in our nursing homes, four cohorts of residents will have died. Here's why.
Endo and the 'hysteria myth'
Clinicians need the training and support to provide comprehensive healthcare for women with endometriosis.
Low back pain: we're treating it all wrong
Unnecessary treatments, tests and advice to rest are making the problem worse worldwide, when in reality sufferers should simply remain active.
You remember that time when ...
We all know memory isn’t perfect, but how different people focus their attention on an event will affect what they remember.
It's no yolk: breakfast's not so special
A new study shows that, contrary to popular belief, eating or not eating breakfast has little bearing on weight.
A higher state of consciousness
An interdisciplinary project aims to unlock one of the world's greatest mysteries, and potentially advance our understanding of machine learning.