Professor at the National Drug Research Institute (Melbourne), Curtin University

Nicole Lee is Adjunct Professor at the National Drug Research Institute (NDRI) Curtin University and Director of 360Edge (360edge.com.au) a specialist alcohol and other drugs consultancy translating research to policy and practice.

She is a consultant psychologist, and has worked in the alcohol and other drugs and mental health sectors for 30 years as clinician, educator and researcher.

Her area of expertise is in alcohol and other drug policy and practice, including all aspects of methamphetamine/'ice'; cannabis policy; alcohol use and treatment; and general harm reduction and treatment approaches.

Nicole is a member of the Australian National Advisory Council on Alcohol and Drugs (ANACAD) and Deputy Editor of the Drug and Alcohol Review journal, and is a Fellow of the Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy. She has previously served on the boards of the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs (APSAD); the Australian Association for Cognitive and behaviour Therapy; and the Alcohol and other Drugs Council of Australia (ADCA).

Experience

  • 2016–present
    Past President, Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy (AACBT)
  • 2008–present
    Deputy Editor, Drug and Alcohol Review (Journal)
  • 2016–present
    Adjunct Professor, National Drug Research Institute (NDRI), Curtin University
  • 2010–present
    Director, 360Edge
  • 2014–2016
    President , Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy (AACBT)
  • 2009–2016
    Adjunct Associate Professor, National Drug Research Institute (NDRI), Curtin University
  • 2010–2015
    Associate Professor, National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA), Flinders University
  • 2001–2010
    Head of Research, Turning Point

Education

  • 2001 
    UQ, GradCertEd (Tertiary)
  • 1999 
    UQ, PhD
  • 1991 
    UQ, BSC (Hons)
  • 1990 
    UNSW, BSc