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Research Biography

John Coveney is Professor of Global Food, Culture and Health in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at Flinders University. Earlier in his career, Professor Coveney worked as a leading nutritionist and dietitian addressing regional, indigenous and international health issues. Professor Coveney has published more than 150 papers, sole-authored a number of books and worked on major international projects and collaborations attracting significant research and grant funding. He has research and education interests in public health nutrition; history of food and health; food policy; and social and cultural factors that influence food patterns and food intake.

Research Interests

Professor John Coveney's  research interests concern public health nutrition; history of food and health; food policy; and social and cultural factors that influence food patterns and food intake.  He is  also interested in research on the relationship between food, health and social media. He has supervised higher degree research students who have completed dissertations in areas such as food security; food and public trust; the politics of overweight and obesity; and international aspects of food and health. Because of  his interest in qualitative research methodology, Professor Coveney has supervised students in many other fields, ranging from mental health to environmental studies.

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Cross-country comparison of strategies for building consumer trust in food

Wilson, A. M., Tonkin, E., Coveney, J., Meyer, S. B., McCullum, D., Calnan, M., Kelly, E., O'Reilly, S., McCarthy, M., McGloin, A. & Ward, P. R., 1 Apr 2020, In : Health Promotion International. 35, 2, p. 267-278 12 p., daz024.

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  • Developing and Maintaining Public Trust During and post-COVID-19: Can We Apply a Model Developed for Responding to Food Scares?

    Henderson, J., Ward, P. R., Tonkin, E., Meyer, S. B., Pillen, H., McCullum, D., Toson, B., Webb, T., Coveney, J. & Wilson, A., 14 Jul 2020, In : Frontiers in Public Health. 8, 7 p., 369.

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  • Evaluation outcomes of a knowledge translation platform: a structure for support and exchange in prevention practice

    Pettman, T. L., Armstrong, R., Johnson, S., Love, P., Gill, T., Coveney, J., Swinburn, B. & Allender, S., Feb 2020, In : Evidence & Policy. 16, 1, p. 99-121 23 p.

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  • Feeding the Australian family: challenges for mothers, nutrition and equity

    Mehta, K., Booth, S., Coveney, J. & Strazdins, L., 1 Aug 2020, In : Health Promotion International. 35, 4, p. 771-778 8 p., daz061.

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  • Are Australians ready for warning labels, marketing bans and sugary drink taxes: Two cross-sectional surveys measuring support for policy responses to sugar-sweetened beverages

    Miller, C. L., Dono, J., Wakefield, M. A., Pettigrew, S., Coveney, J., Roder, D., Durkin, S. J., Wittert, G., Martin, J. & Ettridge, K. A., 27 Jun 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 6, 13 p., e027962.

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