Lunch & Learn on Community Engagement Opportunities with NE Extension

The Department of Sociology, Minority Health Disparities Initiative, and Rural Drug Addiction Research Center are jointly sponsoring a Lunch & Learn event entitled “Community Engagement Opportunities with NE Extension” presented by Dr. Jentry Barrett. This event will be held on Friday, February 17, 2023, from 12:30pm -1:30pm in the Nebraska Union Platte River Room South. It is FREE and open to public.

Monday, January 23, 2023 by Halley Horne

RDAR Center Request for Pilot Grant Applications

The RDAR Center is pleased to announce an opportunity for funding that is open to all disciplines. Applicants must be full-time faculty in the University of Nebraska system who are eligible for NIH funding. Submit a pilot grant application by March 20, 2023, at 5:00 PM CT to potentially receive up to $50,000 in direct costs for two-year research projects.

Learn more and submit here: http://ow.ly/HPPH50MnUk3.

Thursday, January 12, 2023 by Halley Horne

RDAR Center Seminar Series on February 9, 2023

Alian Kasabian will present “Data Sharing Considerations in Substance Use Research” at the upcoming RDAR Center Seminar Series on February 9, 2023, at 1:30 PM CT via Zoom. The presentation will explore types of data sharing, data organization, de-identification, legalities, and some risk factors. There is no cost to attend and all are welcome.

Register: https://unl.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_TyD207YVSmGcU7oTjVXKaw

Thursday, January 12, 2023 by Halley Horne

RDAR Center Seminar Series on October 13, 2022

Edythe London will join the RDAR Center on October 13, 2022, at 1:30pm CT via Zoom to present “What Brain Imaging Has Taught Us About Addiction.” The event is free and open to the public. Registration is required. For more details, visit https://events.unl.edu/RDAR/2022/10/13/163841/.

Register Here: https://unl.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_PFMNAfe1Qle283uHZpm6qg

Wednesday, August 10, 2022 by Halley Horne

RDAR Center Seminar Series on September 8, 2022

Trey Andrews will give a talk on his RDAR Center funded project “Mediators of Violence Exposure and Substance Use (MoVES)” on September 8, 2022, at 1:30pm CT via Zoom. The event is free and open to the public. Registration is required. For more information, visit https://events.unl.edu/RDAR/2022/09/08/166472/.  

Register Here: https://unl.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_vdIvqcsVT4GymVFansls-w

Wednesday, August 10, 2022 by Halley Horne

RDAR Center Seminar Series on August 11, 2022

The August Seminar Series event will feature a presentation by Maggie Mott on “The Basic Science Side of Sex & Addiction.” The talk will take place from 1:30 to 2:30 PM CT via Zoom. Register: http://ow.ly/uC2n50JVkNM

For More Event Details: https://events.unl.edu/RDAR/2022/08/11/163842/

Tuesday, July 12, 2022 by Halley Horne

2022 SOSUR Call for Abstracts and Registration Now Open

The call for abstracts and registration for this year's Symposium on Substance Use Research is officially open! For more information on the event, visit https://rdar.unl.edu/2022-symposium-substance-use-research

Register Here: ow.ly/K4W250JJV0Q                 

Thursday, June 30, 2022 by Halley Horne

Lincoln Journal Star: UNL Survey Shows 'Overwhelming' Support for Legalizing Medical Marijuana

Lincoln Journal Star reports on a study by Center leaders Patrick Habecker and Rick Bevins revealing that 83% of Nebraskans support legalizing medical marijuana.

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Wednesday, June 15, 2022 by Halley Horne

Save the Date for the 2022 Symposium on Substance Use Research

The RDAR Center is excited to announce that the virtual 2022 Symposium on Substance Use Research will be held during November 8-10th, 2022. They will be co-hosting the event alongside the COBRE on Opioids and Overdose, West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute, West Virginia INBRE at Marshall University, and the COBRE Center for Addiction and Disease Risk Exacerbation at Brown University.

More details to come.

Wednesday, June 15, 2022 by Halley Horne

KLKN TV: Study Shows Need to Battle Misinformation on Drug Use

KLKN TV reports on a study by RDAR Center researchers and collaborators showing substance use stigmas and resistance to Narcan (naloxone). 

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Friday, April 1, 2022 by Halley Horne