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The International Narcotics Research Conference, 2016 Meeting. Bath, UK. July 10th-14th.

Registration, abstract submission and bursary (travel) applications are now open for INRC2016.

General Information

The 2016 Meeting of the INRC will be held in the historic town of Bath, England from 10 to 14 July. This meeting will be held jointly with the British Pharmacological Society (BPS). The scientific sessions will run from Monday am to Thursday pm, with an opening welcome reception on the Sunday evening and the banquet on the Thursday evening.

On-line Registration

Registration is now open, along with abstract submission. Full details are posted under 2016 meeting link at left and on the BPS website ( The last day for abstract submission and the last day to register at ‘early-bird’ rates will be May 16th.

Travel to Bath

Bath is located in the West of England, 115 miles due west of London and 15 miles east of Bristol. For those travelling to the UK by air there are a number of possible airports to fly into including Bristol, London Heathrow, and London Gatwick. Bristol Airport is the closest to Bath, being only 20 miles away. Of the London airports, Heathrow is the closest to Bath and therefore probably the most convenient.

Meeting Venue

The scientific sessions (lectures and poster sessions) will be held in the beautiful Assembly Rooms located near the centre of Bath ( Most places in Bath (meeting and reception venues, rail station, hotels etc.) are in easy walking distance of one another as the city is fairly compact and there are lots of interesting sights to see while navigating around on foot.



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2015 INRC Meeting is over and was a great success!

Many thanks to Drs. Todd Vanderah and Tally Largent-Milnes and the rest of the Local organizing and Scientific Program Committee members for an excellent conference and venue. Click on Past Meetings link on left for the compete program and abstracts, as well as some pictures from the meeting.


[poppy-pic]The poppy plant, Papavera somniferum,
is the natural source for morphine and
other opioid alkaloids


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