ASPIRE researchers have published a new paper exploring how outdoor bar settings facilitate and normalise smoking among young adults. Earlier work has established how smoking uptake often occurs al
The ASPIRE 2025 Co-Directors congratulate Mei-Ling Blank, a Research Fellow in the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, who last week received the Otago Medical School Award for “Best Rese
The ASPIRE Centre is delighted to congratulate Drs Jude Ball and Lindsay Robertson, both of whom have received a prestigious Royal Society Marsden Fast Start grant in the 2020 funding round.
New legislation governing the sale and availability of vaping products will help ensure people who smoke but who wish to switch to a less harmful option can access these products.
New data from the ITC NZ study has been published in the NZMJ exploring reasons for the discontinuation of use of e-cigarettes (ECs) among 131 study participants (63 Māori) who had tried ECs in the
A new paper published from the International Tobacco Control (ITC) NZ survey has found that people who smoke are increasingly using e-cigarettes to try to quit smoking, although it also revealed so
Discarded cigarette butts are ubiquitous and spoil our environment.
An editorial by ASPIRE researchers published in the New Zealand Medical Journal discusses the next steps that are needed for achieving a Smokefree Aotearoa by 2025 once the current Vaping Bill has
New ASPIRE 2025 research, reporting findings from the New Zealand ITC project, shows that most people who smoke or who have recently quit smoking are in support of the Smokefree Aotearoa goal and a
The tobacco industry has a long history of exploiting Indigenous peoples and their culture.
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