Congratulations to Dr Andrew McAuley, Senior Epidemiologist in the Sexual Health and Blood-Borne Virus Team at Health Protection Scotland and Senior Research Fellow within the School of Health & Life Sciences at Glasgow Caledonian University, and winner of the 2018 Fred Yates prize for his broad-based contribution to the addiction field, through addiction research on both alcohol and drug related harms and harm reduction policy initiatives; research findings; and through policy advisory positions.