Monday, 24 June 2019 at 9:00 am – Monday, 24 June 2019 at 5:00 pm

Drugs: North West

Inaugural conference for the new network, Drugs: North West, of which the SUAB Research Centre at Manchester Metropolitan University is a part

Date: Monday 24th June 2019

Time: 9.30am to 6pm

Location: Brooks Building, Birley Campus, Manchester Metropolitan University

Tickets: £10 - £30 - Available here

Drugs: North West is a new network of drugs researchers working in North West England. We are delighted to announce registrations for our inaugural conference are now open. The conference will be on 24th June 2019 from 9.30am to 6pm at Brooks Building, Birley Campus, Manchester Metropolitan University.

World leading drugs researcher with interests spanning drug use, policy and markets, Professor Judith Aldridge, School of Law, University of Manchester will begin the conference with a keynote reflecting on her long history of drugs research in the North West. Throughout the day there will be a mixture of quick fire and 20 minute oral presentations covering themes related to analysing drugs and people who use drugs, different perspectives about drugs and people who use them, human enhancement drugs, regulating and drug testing MDMA/Ecstasy, and many more. Posters, images and art work presentations will be available to view and discuss during the lunch break. Our aim is to bring together postgraduate students, academic and non-academic researchers from a variety of disciplines to learn about the diverse and innovative research in our region and foster future collaborations. There will be plenty of opportunities to share and connect with others during the conference.

This is a not-for-profit and paper free event. As a contribution towards the costs of running the event, catering, and supporting the attendance of students/early career participants, we are requesting the following small charges for registrations. Any surplus will be used to support future Drugs: NW

Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to disability equality. If you have any access requirements, please let us know via 0161 247 6740 or email us at before you arrive to help us to make sure that your visit to the event is as enjoyable as possible.

For more information, please contact:

Rob Ralphs ·

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