Senior Research Fellow, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre; Director, Prevention Stream, NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use, UNSW

Dr Nicola Newton is a Senior Research Fellow and Director of Prevention at the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use within the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW.

Dr Newton leads a program of research developing and evaluating innovative approaches to the prevention of substance use, mental health problems and risky health behaviours in adolescents. Her main focus is on developing internet-based preventive interventions and improving the sustainability and translation of programs into practice.

Experience

  • –present
    Senior Research Fellow, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre; Director, Prevention Stream, NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence in Mental Health and Substance Use, UNSW Australia