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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.
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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Family Life During and Beyond COVID-19: The Impact of Relationship Quality on Caregivers’ Management of Paid Work, Caregiving, and Self-CareHunter, S. C., Mauch, C. E., Ridley, K., Shipman, J., Riggs, D. W., Coveney, J., Feo, R. & Golley, R. K., 7 Feb 2023, (E-pub ahead of print) In: JOURNAL OF FAMILY ISSUES. 27 p.
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Project Everyone At the Table: The Development and Evaluation of a Feasibility Trial Designed to Reduce the Risk of Loneliness in Older AdultsMiddleton, G., Velardo, S., Patterson, K. A., McCorry, F., Muir-Cochrane, E. & Coveney, J., Feb 2023, 28 p. Adelaide, South Australia : Flinders University.
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Understanding how healthcare providers build consumer trust in the Australian food system: A qualitative studyPillen, H., Withall, L., Tonkin, E., Ward, P. R., Meyer, S. B., Henderson, J., McCullum, D., Coveney, J. & Wilson, A. M., 13 Apr 2023, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Nutrition and Dietetics. 10 p.
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A Food Relief Charter for South Australia—Towards a Shared Vision for Pathways Out of Food InsecurityPettman, T., Williams, C., Booth, S., Wildgoose, D., Pollard, C. M., Coveney, J., McWhinnie, J-A., McAllister, M., Dent, C., Spreckley, R., Buckley, J., Bogomolova, S. & Goodwin-Smith, I., 2 Jun 2022, In: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 19, 12, 16 p., 7080.
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Sharing the load: A qualitative exploration of what mothers and fathers believe the father's role should be in food provisioningBurnod, L., Patterson, K., Dickinson, K. & Coveney, J., 1 Sept 2022, In: Appetite. 176, 9 p., 106101.
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