The Norwegian Institute for Alcohol and Drug Research (SIRUS) is an independent research institution, and at the same time an administrative government body under the Ministry of Health and Care Services.
The institute maintains a national library containing alcohol and drug-related literature. The library is open to the public. SIRUS is also responsible for maintaining the statistics database RusStat, which contains updated statistics on alcohol, drugs and tobacco.
The institute is the Norwegian focal point for the EU drugs surveillance centre at Lisbon, EMCDDA.
At the moment SIRUS has a staff of around 45. Pål Kraft is the institute’s director.
- Staff (link to the institutes scientific staff at Cristin)
- Research projects (the institutes current projects, link to catalogue at Cristin)
- Publications (the institutes publications, link to catalogue at Cristin)
- The drug situation in norway 2014. Report to EUs drugs surveillance centre at Lisbon, EMCDDA
Telephone: +47 22 34 04 00
Postal address: Postbox 565 Sentrum, 0105 Oslo, Norway
Visiting address; Øvre Slottsgate 2 B, Oslo, Norway.