Nate Thomas, a COBE research assistant and recent graduate of the International Programme in Addiction Studies (IPAS), received the IPAS Most Outstanding Student Award for 2015-2016.
The International Programme in Addiction Studies is a unique collaboration of three of the world’s leading research universities in the field of Addiction Science: King’s College London, the University of Adelaide, and Virginia Commonwealth University. This partnership offers three nested graduate program options available to students from around the globe via distance learning technologies.
Students are introduced to the latest information on topics ranging from the biological basis of addiction to addiction treatment, prevention and policy through lectures produced exclusively for IPAS by an international Who’s Who of experts in the field.
The mission of the IPAS is to offer students cross-cultural exposure through distance learning technologies to the critical prevention, treatment, policy and research issues facing the field of addiction studies. These programs will speed the dissemination of the latest international addictions-related knowledge, especially to remote locations around the world.
Students become familiar with international perspectives and research as well as the importance of translating this knowledge into more effective prevention and treatment practices and evidence-based policies within their own countries.
At the end of each academic year, the IPAS program assess’ students performance and awards the best student Most Outstanding.
If you are interested in enrolling in one of the programs, complete the electronic expression of interest form .