Survey to quiz students on ‘study drugs’
CURTIN-BASED researchers are asking WA university and Tafe students to take part in an online survey about use of substances that they believe help them study.
Open to 18-29 year-olds enrolled as a student at any WA university or Tafe, the study is examining attitudes to and use of “study drugs”.
Researchers from the National Drug Research Institute at Curtin University are also looking at whether financial and other pressures on students, such as balancing work and study, influence use. The online survey is anonymous and students do not have to have used “study drugs” to participate.
The survey can be accessed via Facebook, at facebook.com/studydrugs and the NDRI website, ndri.curtin.edu.au.
Those who complete the survey can enter a prize draw as acknowledgment of their contribution to the project.
Study leader Simon Lenton said: “We really want students in WA to tell us what they think about use of these substances.”