CARBC researcher receives international award for work on alcohol use

Tim Stockwell, UVic psychology professor and director of the Centre for Addictions Research (CARBC), has received the 2013 Jellinek Memorial Fund Award. The award is given to a scientist who has made an outstanding contribution to the advancement of knowledge in the alcohol/alcoholism field and was presented during the 39th Annual Alcohol Epidemiology Symposium of the Kettil Bruun Society in Kampala, Uganda June 3–7. Stockwell’s work on the relationship between public health and alcohol pricing has also drawn considerable attention from policy-makers and legislators in Canada, Australia, the US, across the European Union and particularly in Scotland, where the results are central to a debate on alcohol pricing.

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