A/Prof Chris Wilkins

Associate Professor Chris Wilkins is the leader of the drug research team at SHORE & Whariki Research Centre, College of Health, Massey University.


Chris has published on synthetic cannabinoids, medicinal cannabis regulation, “not-for-profit” cannabis regulatory regimes, methamphetamine and new psychoactive substances. He has recently led wastewater studies of drug use and a national online survey of drug use. Chris has been an invited speaker at the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) meeting on new drug use, the Novel Psychoactive Substances conference, the United States Community Epidemiology Working Group (CEWG) meeting, and the Australian and New Zealand Addiction conference.