The ESSD supports and encourages young drug scholars. Since 2016, the ESSD Board elects and awards the best conference presentation by an early career researcher.


Jessica Williamson
University of Manchester
Implementing the Three Ps Drug Policy: Harm Reduction or Risk Production?


Kostas Skliamis
University of Amsterdam
(The Netherlands)
It's a magical weed: Drug-themed chants in Greek football


Luise Klaus
Centre for Drug Research
Goethe University, Frankfurt (Germany)
Sketch mapping - an innovative method of researching drug users


Levente Móró
Faculty of Social Sciences
University of Turku (Finland)
A mixed-methods analysis of online NPS user discussion in Hungary


Oskar Enghoff
Sociological Institute
University of Copenhagen (Denmark)
Revisiting the situated nature of recreational drug use experiences