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Ritter A; Lancaster K; Grech K; Reuter P, 2011, An assessment of illicit drug policy in Australia (1985 to 2010): Themes and trends, Original, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia,$file/DPMP+MONO+21.pdf

Book Chapters

Lancaster K; Rhodes T, 2022, 'The Thing We Call Evidence: Toward a Situated Ontology of Evidence in Policy', in Elhers S; Esselborn S (ed.), Evidence in Action between Science and Society: Constructing, Validating, and Contesting Knowledge, Routledge, pp. 145 - 164

Barrett L; Ritter A; Lancaster K; Seear K, 2021, 'Stigma and discrimination', in Haber P; Riordan B (ed.), Guidelines for the Treatment of Alcohol Problems, Specialty of Addiction Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney., Sydney, pp. 31 - 36,

Lancaster K; Rhodes T, 2021, 'Falling Short of 90-90-90: How Missed Targets Govern Disease Elimination', in Bernays S; Bourne A; Kippax S; Aggleton P; Parker R (ed.), Remaking HIV Prevention in the 21st Century. Social Aspects of HIV, Springer, pp. 219 - 233,

Nathan S; Newman C; Lancaster K, 2019, 'Qualitative interviewing', in Handbook of Research Methods in Health Social Sciences, pp. 391 - 410,

Ritter A; Lancaster KS, 2018, 'Multiple Streams', in Hoppe R; Colebatch H (ed.), Handbook on the Policy, Process and Governing, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, pp. 232 - 252,

Nathan S; Newman CE; Lancaster K, 2018, 'Qualitative interviewing', in Liamputtong P (ed.), Handbook of Research Methods in Health Social Sciences, Springer,

Ritter A; Lancaster KS, 2017, 'Making Drugs Policy: Policy Models and Influences on Policy Processes', in Ritter A; Trevor K; Lee N (ed.), Drug Use in Australian Society, Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Victoria, pp. 266 - 291,,-nursing-and-social-work/9780190306458-drug-use-in-australian-society

Ritter A; Lancaster K, 2013, 'Policy models and influences on policy processes', in Ritter A; King T; Hamilton M (ed.), Drug Use in Australian Society, edn. 1, Oxford University Press, Australia, pp. 99 - 132,

Journal articles

Neale T; Addison C; Lancaster K; Kearnes M, 2022, 'A Meeting Point for STS Interventions and Conversations', Science, Technology and Human Values,

Rhodes T; Lancaster K, 2022, 'Making pandemics big: On the situational performance of Covid-19 mathematical models', Social Science and Medicine, vol. 301, pp. 114907 - 114907,

Cui J; Newman CE; Lancaster K; Mao L, 2022, 'Interprofessional dynamics that promote client empowerment in mental health practice: A social work perspective', Journal of Social Work, vol. 22, pp. 364 - 383,

Harrison M; Lancaster K; Rhodes T, 2022, '“A matter of time”: Evidence-making temporalities of vaccine development in the COVID-19 media landscape', Time and Society, vol. 31, pp. 132 - 154,

Haber PS; Riordan BC; Winter DT; Barrett L; Saunders J; Hides L; Gullo M; Manning V; Day CA; Bonomo Y; Burns L; Assan R; Curry K; Mooney-Somers J; Demirkol A; Monds L; McDonough M; Baillie AJ; Clark P; Ritter A; Quinn C; Cunningham J; Lintzeris N; Rombouts S; Savic M; Norman A; Reid S; Hutchinson D; Zheng C; Iese Y; Black N; Draper B; Ridley N; Gowing L; Stapinski L; Taye B; Lancaster K; Stjepanović D; Kay-Lambkin F; Jamshidi N; Lubman D; Pastor A; White N; Wilson S; Jaworski AL; Memedovic S; Logge W; Mills K; Seear K; Freeburn B; Lea T; Withall A; Marel C; Boffa J; Roxburgh A; Purcell-Khodr G; Doyle M; Conigrave K; Teesson M; Butler K; Connor J; Morley KC, 2021, 'New Australian guidelines for the treatment of alcohol problems: an overview of recommendations', Medical Journal of Australia, vol. 215, pp. S3 - S32,

Rhodes T; Lancaster K, 2021, 'Futures-oriented drugs policy research: Events, trends, and speculating on what might become', International Journal of Drug Policy,

Nielsen S; Sanfilippo P; Belackova V; Day C; Silins E; Lintzeris N; Bruno R; Grebely J; Lancaster K; Ali R; Bell J; Dietze P; Degenhardt L; Farrell M; Larance B, 2021, 'Perceptions of injectable opioid agonist treatment (iOAT) among people who regularly use opioids in Australia: findings from a cross-sectional study in three Australian cities', Addiction, vol. 116, pp. 1482 - 1494,

Mellor R; Lancaster K; Ritter A, 2021, 'Recovery from alcohol problems in the absence of treatment: a qualitative narrative analysis', Addiction, vol. 116, pp. 1413 - 1423,

Rhodes T; Lancaster K, 2021, 'Excitable models: Projections, targets, and the making of futures without disease', Sociology of Health and Illness, vol. 43, pp. 859 - 880,

Rhodes T; Harris M; Sanín FG; Lancaster K, 2021, 'Ecologies of drug war and more-than-human health: The case of a chemical at war with a plant', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 89, pp. 103067 - 103067,

Mellor R; Lancaster K; Ritter A, 2021, 'Examining untreated and treated alcohol problem resolution in an Australian online survey sample', Drug and Alcohol Review,

Rhodes T; Lancaster K, 2021, 'How to think with models and targets: Hepatitis C elimination as a numbering performance', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 88, pp. 102694 - 102694,

Rance J; Rhodes T; Lancaster K, 2021, 'Pharmaceutical citizenship in an era of universal access to hepatitis C treatment: Situated potentials and limits', Health: an interdisciplinary journal for the social study of health, illness and medicine,

Madden A; Lancaster K; Ritter A; Treloar C, 2021, 'Making legitimacy: Drug user representation in United Nations drug policy settings', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 87, pp. 103014 - 103014,

Adams S; Rhodes T; Lancaster K, 2021, 'New directions for participatory modelling in health: Redistributing expertise in relation to localised matters of concern', Global Public Health, pp. 1 - 15,

Scallan E; Lancaster K; Kouyoumdjian F, 2021, 'The “problem” of health: An analysis of health care provision in Canada’s federal prisons', Health (United Kingdom), vol. 25, pp. 3 - 20,

Cui J; Mao L; Newman CE; Kwan CK; Lancaster K, 2020, 'Managing Risk in the Pro-Empowerment Era of Mental Health Care: A Cross-Cultural Study of Social Work Perspectives in Hong Kong and Sydney', The British Journal of Social Work,

Rawstorne P; O'Connor R; Cohn A; Fredrickson A; Jayasinha R; Hayen A; Lancaster K; Nathan S, 2020, 'Australian news media reporting of methamphetamine: an analysis of print media 2014–2016', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 44, pp. 468 - 475,

Lancaster K; Rhodes T, 2020, 'Towards an ontological politics of drug policy: Intervening through policy, evidence and method', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 86, pp. 102932 - 102932,

Lancaster K; Rhodes T, 2020, 'What prevents health policy being 'evidence-based'? New ways to think about evidence, policy and interventions in health', British Medical Bulletin, vol. 135, pp. 38 - 49,

Larance B; Byrne M; Lintzeris N; Nielsen S; Grebely J; Degenhardt L; Shahbazi J; Shanahan M; Lancaster K; Dore G; Ali R; Farrell M, 2020, 'Open-label, multicentre, single-arm trial of monthly injections of depot buprenorphine in people with opioid dependence: Protocol for the CoLAB study', BMJ Open, vol. 10, pp. e034389,

Cohn A; O'Connor R; Lancaster K; Rawstorne P; Nathan S, 2020, 'Media and political framing of crystal methamphetamine use in Australia', Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, vol. 27, pp. 261 - 270,

Larance B; Degenhardt L; Grebely J; Nielsen S; Bruno R; Dietze P; Lancaster K; Larney S; Santo T; Shanahan M; Memedovic S; Ali R; Farrell M, 2020, 'Perceptions of extended-release buprenorphine injections for opioid use disorder among people who regularly use opioids in Australia', Addiction, vol. 115, pp. 1295 - 1305,

Lancaster K; Rhodes T, 2020, 'Wastewater monitoring of SARS-CoV-2: lessons from illicit drug policy', The Lancet Gastroenterology and Hepatology, vol. 5, pp. 641 - 642,

Lancaster K; Rhodes T, 2020, 'Futuring a world without disease: visualising the elimination of hepatitis C', Critical Public Health, pp. 1 - 15,

Rhodes T; Lancaster K; Lees S; Parker M, 2020, 'Modelling the pandemic: Attuning models to their contexts', BMJ Global Health, vol. 5, pp. e002914 - e002914,

Lancaster K; Rhodes T; Rance J, 2020, '“Towards eliminating viral hepatitis”: Examining the productive capacity and constitutive effects of global policy on hepatitis C elimination', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 80,

Houborg E; Bjerge B; Lancaster K; Berends L, 2020, 'Problematisations in drug use policy, practice and research', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 80, pp. 102779 - 102779,

Rhodes T; Lancaster K; Rosengarten M, 2020, 'A model society: maths, models and expertise in viral outbreaks', Critical Public Health, vol. 30, pp. 253 - 256,

Rhodes T; Lancaster K, 2020, 'Mathematical models as public troubles in COVID-19 infection control: following the numbers', Health Sociology Review, vol. 29, pp. 177 - 194,

van de Ven K; Ritter A; Berends L; Chalmers J; Lancaster K, 2020, 'Perceptions of purchasing and payment mechanisms in alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia: A qualitative study involving alcohol and other drug service providers and purchasers of treatment', Drug and Alcohol Review, vol. 39, pp. 189 - 197,

Lancaster K; Rhodes T; Rosengarten M, 2020, 'Making evidence and policy in public health emergencies: Lessons from COVID-19 for adaptive evidence-making and intervention', Evidence and Policy, vol. 16, pp. 477 - 490,

Rhodes T; Lancaster K, 2019, 'Evidence-making hepatitis C cure: Towards a science that knows more carefully', International Journal of Drug Policy, vol. 72, pp. 40 - 46,

Rhodes T; Lancaster K, 2019, 'Evidence-making interventions in health: A conceptual framing', Social Science and Medicine, vol. 238, pp. 112488 - 112488,

Mellor R; Lancaster K; Ritter A, 2019, 'Systematic review of untreated remission from alcohol problems: Estimation lies in the eye of the beholder', Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, vol. 102, pp. 60 - 72,

Holt M; Newman CE; Lancaster K; Smith AK; Hughes S; Truong H-HM, 2019, 'HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis and the ‘problems’ of reduced condom use and sexually transmitted infections in Australia: a critical analysis from an evidence-making intervention perspective', Sociology of Health & Illness, vol. 41, pp. 1535 - 1548,

Lancaster K; Rhodes T; valentine K; Ritter A, 2019, 'A ‘promising tool’? A critical review of the social and ethico-political effects of wastewater analysis in the context of illicit drug epidemiology and drug policy', Current Opinion in Environmental Science and Health, vol. 9, pp. 85 - 90,

Rhodes T; Lancaster K; Harris M; Treloar C, 2019, 'Evidence-making controversies: the case of hepatitis C treatment and the promise of viral elimination', Critical Public Health, vol. 29, pp. 260 - 273,

Ritter A; Mellor R; Chalmers J; Sunderland M; Lancaster K, 2019, 'Key Considerations in Planning for Substance Use Treatment: Estimating Treatment Need and Demand', Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, pp. 22 - 30,

Rhodes T; Azbel L; Lancaster K; Meyer J, 2019, 'The becoming-methadone-body: on the onto-politics of health intervention translations', Sociology of Health and Illness, vol. 41,

Fredrickson A; Gibson A; Lancaster K; Nathan S, 2019, '‘Devil’s lure took all I had’: Moral panic and the discursive construction of crystal methamphetamine in Australian news media', Contemporary Drug Problems, vol. 46,

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