Position/s

Dean
School of Health Sciences

Biography

Professor John Coveney is Dean of the School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, 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.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy 1996 (Murdoch University,Perth, Western Australia)
  • Master of Health Personnel Education 1985 (University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia)
  • BSc (Hons) Nutrition 1977 (University of Surrey, Guildford, UK)
  • UK State registration in Dietetics 1977 (University of Surrey, Guildford, UK)
  • Accredited Practising Dietitian (Dietitians Association of Australia).

Honours, awards and grants

  • Honorary Research Fellow, Menzies School of Health Research, Australia (2013-present)
  • Honorary Visiting Senior Research Fellow, City University, London, UK (2007 to present)
  • External Examiner, Community and Public Health Dietetics (HUNX 472). Otago University, NZ (2006 to present)
  • Associate Editor, BMC Health Services Research (2009 – present)
  • Editorial Board, Critical Public Health, (2010 to present)
  • Foundation member of Critical Dietetics initiative, Toronto, Canada (2009 to present)
  • Books, papers and presentations translated into languages other than English
  • Invited speaker to international conferences, symposia, and workshops
  • Recipient of more than 35 awards for project and grant funding

Teaching interests

Professor John Coveney has taught the following programmes: Master of Public Health, Doctorof Public Health, Master of Health and International Development, Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics and Master of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Research expertise

  • Health professional education
  • Health services research
  • Nutrition and dietetics
  • Other medical and health sciences
  • Public health and health services

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.

Supervisory interests

  • Food and public trust
  • Food, health and social media
  • History of food and health
  • Politics of overweight and obesity
  • Social and cultural factors that influence food patterns and food intake

Publications

  • Coveney, J. (2013). Individualisation de l'alimention des enfants et allergies alimentaires. In C Fischler, ed. Les Alimentations Particulières: Mangerons-Nous Encore Ensemble Demain? Paris, France: Odile Jacob, pp. 78-85.
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  • Law, I., Ward, P. and Coveney, J. (2013). Food insecurity in South Australian single parents: an assessment of the livelihoods framework approach. In Wendy Wills, Alizon Draper, Ulla Gustafsson, ed. Food and Public Health: Contemporary Issues and Future Directions. NA: Routledge, pp. 0-0.
  • Coveney, J. and Putland, C. (2012). Answering Bacchi: A conversation about the work and impact of Carol Bacchi in teaching, research and practice in public health. In A Bletsas & C Beasley, ed. Engaging with Carol Bacchi Strategic Interventions and Exchanges. Adelaide, SA: University of Adelaide Press, pp. 71-78.
  • Graue, J., Santich, B. and Coveney, J.D. (2012). Australian Food. In J-P Poulain, ed. A Dictionary of Food Cultures. Paris, France: Presses Universitaires de France, pp. 129-141.
  • Coveney, J.D. (2011). In praise of hunger: Public health and the problem of excess. In Kirsten Bell, Darlene McNaughton, Amy Salmon, ed. Alcohol, Tobacco and Obesity: morality, mortality and the new public health. New York, USA: Routledge, pp. 146-160.
  • Caraher, M., Cowburn, G. and Coveney, J.D. (2007). Project Management. In Mark Lawrence & Tony Worsley, ed. Public health nutrition : from principles to practice. Crows Nest, NSW: Allen and Unwin, pp. 389-421.
  • Coveney, J.D. (2006). The governmentality of girth. In Coveney, J.D., ed. Food, Morals and Meaning: The pleasure and anxiety of eating. 2nd ed. New York, USA: Routledge, pp. 141-156.
  • Coveney, J.D. (2006). Food and aging. In Jason Powell, Azrini Wahidin, ed. Foucault and Aging. New York, USA: Nova Publishers, pp. 61-73.
  • Caraher, M., Coveney, J.D. and Lang, T. (2005). Food, health and globalisation: is health promotion still relevant? In Angela Scriven, Sebastian Garman, ed. Promoting Health: Global Issues and Perspectives. Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 90-105.
  • Coveney, J.D. (2004). The government of the table: nutrition expertise and the social organisation of family food habits. In John Germov and Lauren Williams, ed. A sociology of food and nutrition : the social appetite. 2nd ed. South Melbourne, VIC: Oxford University Press, pp. 220-238.
  • Savige, G., Dalais, F., Wahlqvist, M., Coveney, J.D. and Fallowfield, H.J. (2004). Food safety. In Environmental Health in Australia and New Zealand. Melbourne, VIC: Oxford University Press, pp. 229-250.
  • Coveney, J.D. (2014). Food. A Elliott, ed. Abingdon, UK: Routledge.
    [Web Link]
  • Baum, F.E., Ziersch, A.M., Zhang, G., Putland, C., Palmer, C., MacDougall, C.J., et al. (2007). People and Places: Urban Location, Social Capital and Health. Bedford Park, S. Aust.: Flinders University Press.
  • Coveney, J.D. (2006). Food, morals and meaning: the pleasure and anxiety of eating. 2nd ed. London, UK: Routledge.
  • Wilson, A., Henderson, J., Calnan, M., Caraher, M., Coveney, J., Meyer, S., et al. (2014). Does newsworthiness influence construction of food risk? Views of media actors. XVIII ISA World Congress of Sociology - Facing an Unequal World: Challenges for Global Sociology. Yokohama, Japan. Jul 2014.
  • Koczwara, B., Miller, M., Woodman, R., Coveney, J., Booth, S., Dollman, J., et al. (2013). Chronic conditions and lifestyle behaviour after cancer: the differences between 2,103 cancer cases and 4,185 age and gender matched controls. In Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer: Survivorship Conference. Flinders Centre for Innovation in Cancer: Survivorship Conference. Adelaide. Feb 2013.
  • Coveney, J., House, E., Henderson, J., Meyer, S., Ankeny, R., Calnan, M., et al. (2013). 'It's the mother's responsibility': a critical analysis of a citizens' jury assessment of banning food sponsorship of children's sports. Australian Food, Society and Culture Symposium: Food, Gender and the Family. University of Sydney. Jul 2013.
  • Mehta, K., Coveney, J., Ward, P. and Handsley, E. (2013). Parents as neo-liberal citizens: individualizing responsibility for children's exposure to unhealthy food marketing. In Food, Gender and the Family. Australian Food, Society and Culture Network Symposium, Sydney NSW, Australia. Jul 2013.
  • Savio, S., Mehta, K., Udell, T. and Coveney, J. (2013). A survey of the reformulation of Australian child-oriented food products. 2013 State Population Health Conference. Adelaide, South Australia. Oct 2013.
  • Koczwara, B., Miller, M., Woodman, R.J., Coveney, J., Booth, S., Dollman, J., et al. (2013). The differences between 2,103 cancer cases and 4,185 age and gender matched controls. In J Clin Oncol. 2013 ASCO Annual Meeting. Building Bridges to Conquer Cancer. Chicago, Illinois. May 2013, pp. suppl; abstr 958.
  • Savio, S., Mehta, K., Udell, T. and Coveney, J. (2013). Towards a methodology: A survey of Australian child-oriented food products to monitor reformulation from 2009 to 2011. DAA. DAA 30th National Conference. Canberra, ACT, Australia. May 2013.
  • Wilson, A., Coveney, J., Henderson, J., Meyer, S., Webb, T., Calnan, M., et al. (2013). Trust makers, breakers and brokers: building trust in the Australian food system. Nutrition & Dietetics. Dietitians Association of Australia 30th National Conference. Canberra. May 2013, pp. 46.
  • Mavrakis, V., Coveney, J., Ward, P. and Thompson, K. (2012). Towards a theory of food waste: Using ethnographic methods to inform theoretical development. In World Congress on Rural Sociology. International Rural Sociology Association. XXII World Congress on Rural Sociology. Lisbon, Portugal. Jul 2012.
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  • Mehta, K., Phillips, C., Coveney, J., Ward, P. and Handsley, E. (2011). Food marketing via social network sites: Innovative, broad reaching and insidious methods for promoting unhealthy foods to children. APCCN. The 7th Asia Pacific Conference on Clinical Nutrition. Bangkok, Thailand. Aug 2011.
  • Mehta, K., Phillips, C., Ward, P., Coveney, J. and Handsley, E. (2011). Extensive marketing of unhealthy foods to children through product packaging: This public health problem is not going away. DAA. Dietitians Association of Australia 29th National Conference. Adelaide, South Australia. May 2011.
  • Coveney, J.D., Martin, A. and Lawn, S.J. (2010). Paradigm lost: What is the role of physical health in psychiatric rehabilitation? In Brain, Behaviour & Mind 2010. supplement ed. Hong Kong: East Asian Archives of Psychiatry. Brain, Behaviour & Mind 2010: Second Joint International Conference of the Hong Kong College of Psychiatrists and the Royal College of Psychiatrists (UK) Hong Kong. Dec 2010, pp. 67-68.
  • Muller, R., Coveney, J.D., Ward, P.R., Verity, F.E., Carter, P. and Wong, C.K. (2010). Food Stress in Adelaide: The relationship between low income and food stress. In PHAA 40th Annual Conference. PHAA 40th Annual Conference. Adelaide Conference Centre. Sep 2010.
  • Field, L.A., Drummond, C.E., Kellett, E., Jolley, G.M., Coveney, J.D., Scott, J.A., et al. (2009). National Healthy School Canteens Project. In Dietitians Association of Australia 27th National Conference. Dietitians Association of Australia 27th National Conference. Darwin. May 2009.
  • Drummond, C.E., Field, L.A., Kellett, E., Scott, J.A., Coveney, J.D., Cobiac, L., et al. (2009). The national healthy school canteens project. In Make Health Promotion a Priority. Australian Health Promotion Association 18th National Conference. Perth: Australian Health Promotion Association. Go West and make health promotion a priority. Perth, WA. May 2009, pp. 53-53.
  • Coveney, J.D., Henderson, J.A., Ward, P.R. and Taylor, A. (2009). Food choice: Impact of SES on principles for food selection. In Food choice and Trust. Canberra: PHAA conference 2009. PHAA 39th Annual Conference 2009 Making a Difference Intervening to improve health outcomes. Canberra. Sep 2009.
    [Web Link]
  • Coveney, J.D. (2009). Social and cultural theories of nutrition and dietetics [abstract] In Beyond Nutritionism. Toronto: Ryerson College. Beyond Nutritionism: Rescuing Dietetics through Critical Dialogue. Toronto. Jun 2009.
    [Web Link]
  • Holmberg, L., Coveney, J.D., Henderson, J.A. and Meyer, S. (2009). Food & Trust: what are young peoples' perspectives? In PHAA conference 2009. Public Health Association of Australia conference 2009. Canberra. Sep 2009.
  • Scott, J.A., Field, L.A., Drummond, C.E., Kellett, E., Coveney, J.D., Jolley, G.M., et al. (2009). Towards a National food categorisation system for Australian school canteens. In Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism. 19th International Nutrition Congress. Bangkok, Thailand. Oct 2009, pp. 323-323.
  • Meyer, S., Ward, P.R., Coveney, J.D. and Rogers, W.A. (2009). Understanding patient-physician trust: Confronting general assumptions of declining trust in healthcare [abstract] In Making a difference : program and abstracts. Canberra: PHAA. PHAA 39th Annual Conference Making a Difference. Canberra. Sep 2009, pp. 85-85.
    [Web Link]
  • Mehta, K.P., Coveney, J.D., Ward, P.R. and Handsley, E. (2009). Parent's and children's awareness of food & beverage marketing on non-broadcast media. In 17th European Congress on Obesity (ECO2009) May 2009 ed. Freiburg: S. Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. May 2009, pp. 55-55.
  • Holmberg, L., Coveney, J.D., Henderson, J.A. and Meyer, S. (2009). Food trust in young Australians [Poster] In Making a difference : program & abstracts. Canberra: PHAA. PHAA 39th Annual Conference 2009 Making a difference. Canberra. Sep 2009, pp. 91-91.
    [Web Link]
  • Meyer, S., Ward, P.R., Coveney, J.D. and Rogers, W.A. (2008). Understanding consumer trust in food, food systems, and dietary advice: what can social theory add? In A global world - practical action for health and well-being: population health congress 2008. A global world - practical action for health and well-being: population health congress 2008. Brisbane. Jul 2008.
  • Foley, W., Ward, P.R., Carter, P., Coveney, J.D. and Avery, J. (2008). Social determinants of food insecurity in South Australia: an ecological analysis. In Public health nutrition in Australia: principles to practice, rhetoric to reality. Public health nutrition in Australia: principles to practice, rhetoric to reality. Adelaide, SA. Jul 2008.
  • Coveney, J.D. (2007). Climate change, food and health: What should the public health response be? In Future Foods for Future Health Conference 2007. Drivers and Opportunities: Future Foods for Future Health Conference 2007. Melbourne, VIC. Jul 2007.
  • Coveney, J.D. (2007). Food and trust in Australia. In Program & Abstracts 38th Public Health Association of Australia Annual Conference. Association of Australia Annual Conference. Alice 2007 Reality Check: Inequities & Health - Tackling the Differentials. Alice Springs, SA. Sep 2007, pp. 48-48.
  • Coveney, J.D. (2007). Climate change and the sustainability of food basics. In Climate Change and Human Health Conference 2007. Department of Human Services. Climate Change and Human Health Conference 2007. Melbourne, VIC. Oct 2007.
  • Coveney, J.D. (2007). Changing social structures and nutrition. In Dietitians Association of Australia: 25th National Conference. Dietitians Association of Australia. Crunch Time - Nutrition in a changing environment: Dietitians Association of Australia: 25th National Conference. Hobart, TAS. May 2007.
  • Javanparast, S., Coveney, J.D. and Saikia, U.S. (2007). Moving towards comprehensive primary health care to address the social determinants of child malnutrition: The perceptions of Iranian health stakeholders. In Public Health Nutrition in Australia: New Directions, New Priorities. The Australian Public Health Nutrition Academic Collaboration. Public Health Nutrition in Australia: New Directions, New Priorities. Brisbane, QLD. Nov 2007.
  • Sulda, M.L., Coveney, J.D. and Bentley, M.W. (2007). Food, health and climate change: Where do public health nutritionists fit in? In Public Health Nutrition in Australia: New Directions, New Priorities Conference. Public Health Nutrition in Australia: New Directions, New Priorities Conference 2007. Brisbane, QLD. Nov 2007.
  • Javanparast, S., Coveney, J.D. and Saikia, U.S. (2007). Unequal distribution of childhood malnutrition in Iran: Contribution of primary health care system in addressing basic determinants. In 11th Global Forum for Health Research: Equitable Access, Research Challenges for Health in Developing Countries. 11th Global Forum for Health Research: Equitable Access, Research Challenges for Health in Developing Countries. Beijing, China. Oct 2007.
  • Mehta, K.P., Coveney, J.D., Magarey, A.M., Spurrier, N.J. and Udell, T.M. (2006). Young children's perception of television food advertising. In International Journal of Obesity: Abstracts from the 16th Workshop of the European Childhood Obesity Group. London, UK: Nature Publishing Group. 16th Workshop of the European Childhood Obesity Group. Rzeszow, Poland. Jun 2006, pp. 20-20.
  • Mehta, K.P., Coveney, J.D., Magarey, A.M., Spurrier, N.J. and Udell, T.M. (2006). What young children say about television food advertising. In Obesity Reviews: Abstracts of the 10th International Congress on Obesity (ICO) Oxford: Blackwell Publishing. 10th International Congress on Obesity (ICO) 2006. Sydney, NSW. Sep 2006, pp. 75-75.
    [10.1111/j.1467-7881.2006.00281.x]
  • Coveney, J.D., Mehta, K.P. and Ip, J. (2006). Parents' perceptions of the influence of television food advertising on children's food choices. In Obesity Reviews: Abstracts of the 10th International Congress on Obesity (ICO) Oxford: Blackwell Publishing. 10th International Congress on Obesity (ICO) 2006. Sydney, NSW. Sep 2006, pp. 79-79.
    [10.1111/j.1467-7881.2006.00281.x]
  • Handsley, E., Nehmy, C.S., Coveney, J.D. and Mehta, K.P. (2006). Evaluating diverse models for the regulation of food advertising to children on television. In Obesity Reviews: Abstracts of the 10th International Congress on Obesity (ICO) Oxford: Blackwell Publishing. 10th International Congress on Obesity (ICO) 2006. Sydney, NSW. Sep 2006, pp. 268-268.
    [Web Link]
  • Coveney, J.D. (2003). Examining food frameworks: A comparison of socio-economic differences in knowledge of food and diet [Abstract] In Essentials, Differentials and Potentials in Health: 35th Public Health Association of Australia Annual Conference: Program & Abstracts. Canberra, ACT: Public Health Association of Australia. 35th Public Health Association of Australia Annual Conference. Brisbane, QLD. Sep 2003, pp. 59-59.
  • Coveney, J.D. (2011). Social and cultural theories of nutrition and dietetics. Journal of Critical Dietetics, 1(1) pp. 14-19.
    [Web Link]
  • Coveney, J.D. (2010). What took you so long? Sociology's recent foray into food. Health Sociology Review, 19 pp. 282-284.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • McMillan, J.R. and Coveney, J.D. (2010). Editorial. Health Sociology Review,
  • Coveney, J.D. (2010). Diversity is our strength. Journal of Critical Dietetics, 1(1)
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  • McMillan, J.R. and Coveney, J.D. (2010). Food, Ethics and Identity. Health Sociology Review,
  • Ward, P.R., Coveney, J.D. and Henderson, J.A. (2010). A sociology of food and eating: Why now. Journal of Sociology, 46(2010) pp. 375-376.
    [10.1177/1440783310384448] [Scopus]
  • Coveney, J.D. (2009). Hunger [book review] Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 49(2) pp. 409-413.
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  • Coveney, J.D. (2008). M. Pollan, 'In Defence of Food' (book review) Nutrition and Dietetics, 65(4) pp. 307-308.
    [10.1111/j.1747-0080.2008.00319.x]
  • Coveney, J.D. (2007). The politics of food. Public Health Bulletin South Australia, 4(1) pp. 3-5.
    [Web Link]
  • Coveney, J.D. (2006). The politics of food. Nutrition and Dietetics, 63(3) pp. 188-188.
    [10.1111/j.1747-0080.2006.00081.x]
  • Coveney, J.D., Mehta, K.P., Ward, P.R. and Handsley, E. (2010). Children and Food Marketing Research Project. Final Report to SA Health.
  • Coveney, J.D., Ward, P., Mehta, K. and Handsley, E. (2010). Targeting Children with Integrated Marketing Communications. Report to SA Health.
  • Coveney, J.D., Ward, P.R. and Verity, F.E. (2010). Socio Economic Status and Overweight/Obesity: Suppy of and Access to (Un)healthy Food. Food Access and Health in SA Project.
  • Handsley, E., Nelson, S., Coveney, J.D., Mehta, K. and Ward, P. (2010). International Regulation of Non-Broadcast Marketing of Food to Children. Report to SA Health.
  • Mehta, K., Banytis, F., Coveney, J.D., Ward, P. and Handsley, E. (2010). Food and Beverage Sponsorships of Children's Sport in South Australia: A Pilot Study. Report to SA Health.
  • Mehta, K., Coveney, J.D., Ward, P. and Handsley, E. (2010). Parent's and Children's Awareness and Experience of Food Beverage Marketing on Non-Boroadcast Media. Report to SA Health.
  • Mehta, K., Phillips, S., Ward, P., Coveney, J.D. and Handsley, E. (2010). Marketing Food and Beverages to Children, on three Internet platforms: Company websites, Popular websites and Social network websites. Report to SA Health.
  • Ward, P.R., Coveney, J.D. and Verity, F.E. (2010). Food Access and Health in SA Project Final Report, pp. 1-155.
  • Mehta, K.P., Phillips, C., Banytis, F.H., Ward, P.R., Coveney, J.D. and Handsley, E. (2010). Marketing Food and Beverages to Children via Product Packaging in Supermarkets. Report to SA Health.
  • Coveney, J.D. (2008). The role of 'front-of-pack' nutrition labelling as part of the health strategies of Australia and New Zealand. Report for SA Health.
  • Nehmy, C., Handsley, E., Mehta, K. and Coveney, J.D. (2008). Food Advertising to Children: Evaluation of Diverse Regulatory Models. Report on ARC Linkage Study.
  • Coveney, J.D. (2007). Public Health Nutrition in Australia: new directions, new priorities. Food Chain: the business of food and drink. 20(December) pp. 5-6.
  • O'Dwyer, L.A. and Coveney, J.D. (2005). Space, place and access to food : report to health Promotion SA : phase 1 - spatial analysis of access and availability, pp. 1-94.
  • Wilson, A., Ward, P., Webb, T., Lloyd, S., Calnan, S., McCullum, D., et al. (2014). Managing Risk in a Complex Food System: The Importance of Inter-Personal, Professional and Organisational Trust. In ISA World Congress of Sociology. XVII ISA World Congress of Sociology - Facing an Unequal World: Challenges for Global Sociology. Yokohama, Japan. Jul 2014.
  • Henderson, J.A., Ward, P.R., Coveney, J.D. and Taylor, A. (2009). Health is the number one thing we go for: healthism, citizenship and food choice. In Stewart Lockie, David Bissell, Alastair Greig, Maria Hynes, David Marsh, Larry Saha, Joanna Sikora & Dan Woodman, ed. The Future of Sociology. Canberra, ACT: The Australian Sociological Association. the Australian Sociological Association 2009 Annual conference. Canberra, ACT. Dec 2009.
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  • Henderson, J., Ward, P., Coveney, J. and Taylor, A. (2009). “Health is the number one thing we go for”: Healthism, citizenship and food choice. In The Sociological Association of Australia. TASA Conference. Dec 2009.
  • Mehta, K., Coveney, J., Ward, P. and Handsley, E. (2009). Parents' and children's awareness of food and beverage marketing on non-braodcast media. In European Congress on Obesity. European Congress on Obesity. Amsterdam.
  • Henderson, J.A., Coveney, J.D., Ward, P.R. and Taylor, A. (2008). Governing childhood obesity: Print media reporting of the regulation of fast food advertising 2006-2008. In Marjoribanks, T, Barraket, J et al., ed. Reimagining Sociology. Melbourne Australia: The Australian Sociological Association. The Australian Sociological Association conference: Reimagining sociology. University of Melbourne, Melbourne. Dec 2008, pp. 1-20.
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  • Meyer, S., Ward, P., Coveney, J. and Rogers, W. (2008). Do you trust your doctor's advice?: A sociological understanding of coronary heart disease patients' compliance with professional dietary recommendations. In State Population Health Conference. State Population Health Conference (PHAA SA Branch) Adelaide, Australia.
  • Meyer, S., Ward, P., Coveney, J. and Rogers, W. (2008). Operationalising trust in food, food systems and dietary recommendations: what can social theory add? In Thinking in Synergy Conference. Thinking in Synergy Conference. Adelaide, Australia.
  • Meyer, S., Ward, P.R., Coveney, J.D. and Rogers, W.A. (2007). Patient-physician trust in a two-tier health system. In State Population Health Conference (PHAA SA Branch) State Population Health Conference. Adelaide, SA.
  • Meyer, S., Coveney, J. and Ward, P. (2014). A qualitative study of CVD management and dietary changes: problems of 'too much' and 'contradictory' information. BMC Family Practice, 15(25) pp. 1-4.
    [10.1186/1471-2296-15-25]
  • Mehta, K., Coveney, J., Ward, P. and Handsley, E. (2014). Parents' and children's perceptions of the ethics of marketing energy-dense nutrient-poor foods on the Internet: implications for policy to restrict childrens exposure. Public Health Ethics, 7(1) pp. 21-34.
    [10.1093/phe/phu002]
  • Markow, K.N., Coveney, J.D. and Booth, S.L. (2014). Improving access to community-based food systems in Adelaide, South Australia: Strategies to encourage low-socioeconomic status groups to participate. Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition, 9(1) pp. 113-134.
  • House, E., Coveney, J., Pulvirenti, M., Tsourtos, G., Aylward, P., Henderson, J.A., et al. (2014). Perceptions of food risk and trust in non-English speaking Greek and Vietnamese immigrants in South Australia. Nutrition and Dietetics,
    [10.1111/1747-0080.12117]
  • Handsley, E., Nehmy, C., Mehta, K. and Coveney, J. (2014). A Children's Rights Perspective on Food Advertising to Children. International Journal of Children's Rights, 22(1) pp. 93-134.
    [10.1163/15718182-55680024]
  • Berry, N., Miller, M., Woodman, R.J., Coveney, J., Dollman, J., Mackenzie, C., et al. (2014). Differences in chronic conditions and lifestyle behaviour between people with a history of cancer and matched controls. MJA Medical Journal of Australia, 201(2) pp. 96-100.
  • Halliday, G., Coveney, J. and Henderson, J.A. (2014). An exploration of professional careers and living with a mental illness. Journal of Occupational Science,
  • Alexander, S. and Coveney, J. (2013). A critical discourse analysis of Canadian and Australian public health recommendations promoting physical activity to children. Health Sociology Review, 22(4) pp. 353-364.
    [10.5172/hesr.2013.22.4.353]
  • Ward, P., Verity, F.E., Carter, P., Tsourtos, G., Coveney, J. and Wong, K.C. (2013). Food Stress in Adelaide: The relationship between low income and the affordability of healthy food. Journal of Environmental and Public Health, 2013 pp. 968078.
    [10.1155/2013/968078]
  • Bickford, J.M., Coveney, J., Baker, J.E. and Hersh, D. (2013). Living with the altered self: A qualitative study of life after total laryngectomy. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 15(3) pp. 324-333.
    [10.3109/17549507.2013.785591]
  • Henderson, J.A., House, E.A., Coveney, J., Meyer, S., Ankeny, R., Ward, P., et al. (2013). Evaluating the use of citizens' juries in food policy: a case study of food regulation. BMC Public Health, 13 pp. 596.
    [10.1186/1471-2458-13-596]
  • Henderson, J.A., Mamerow, L., Taylor, A., Ward, P., Meyer, S. and Coveney, J. (2013). The importance placed on the monitoring of food safety and quality by Australian consumers. Laws, 2(2) pp. 99-114.
    [10.3390/laws2020099]
  • Lawless, A., Coveney, J. and MacDougall, C. (2013). Infant mental health promotion and the discourse of risk. Sociology of Health and Illness, 36(3) pp. 416-431.
    [10.1111/1467-9566.12074]
  • Meyer, S., Mamerow, L., Henderson, J.A., Taylor, A., Coveney, J. and Ward, P. (2013). The importance of food issues in society: Results from a national survey in Australia. Nutrition and Dietetics,
    [10.1111/1747-0080.12076]
  • Meyer, S., Mamerow, L., Taylor, A., Henderson, J.A., Ward, P. and Coveney, J. (2013). Demographic indicators of trust in Federal, State and local government: Implications for Australian policy makers. Australian Health Review, 37(1) pp. 11-18.
    [10.1071/AH11073] [Scopus]
  • Nath, J., Henderson, J.A., Coveney, J. and Ward, P. (2013). Consumer faith: An exploration of trust in food and the impact of religious dietary norms and certification. Food, Culture and Society, 16(3) pp. 421-436.
    [10.2752/175174413X13673466711840]
  • Savio, S., Mehta, K., Udell, T. and Coveney, J. (2013). A survey of the reformulation of Australian child-oriented food products. BMC Public Health, 13(836)
    [10.1186/1471-2458-13-836]
  • Tahlil, T., Coveney, J., Woodman, R.J. and Ward, P.R. (2013). Exploring Recommendations for an Effective Smoking revention Program for Indonesian Adolescents. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer Prevention, 14(2) pp. 865-871.
    [10.7314/APJCP.2013.14.2.865]
  • Tahlil, T., Woodman, R., Coveney, J. and Ward, P. (2013). The impact of education programs on smoking prevention: a randomized controlled trial among 11 to 14 year olds in Aceh, Indonesia. BMC Public Health, 13(367)
    [10.1186/1471-2458-13-367]
  • Withall, E.A. and Coveney, J.D. (2013). 'I mean I expect that it's pretty safe': Perceptions of food trust in pregnancy - implications for primary health care practice. Australasian Medical Journal, 6(7) pp. 358-366.
    [10.4066/AMJ.2013.1748]
  • Wilson, A., Coveney, J., Henderson, J.A., Meyer, S., Calnan, M., Caraher, M., et al. (2013). Trust makers, breakers and brokers: building trust in the Australian food system. BMC Public Health, 13 pp. 229.
    [10.1186/1471-2458-13-229]
  • Bastian, A. and Coveney, J. (2013). The responsibilisation of food security: What is the problem represented to be? Health Sociology Review, 22(2) pp. 162-173.
    [10.5172/hesr.2013.22.2.162] [Web Link]
  • Ward, P.R., Henderson, J.A., Coveney, J.D. and Meyer, S. (2012). How do South Australian consumers negotiate and respond to information in the media about food and nutrition? The importance of risk, trust and uncertainty. Journal of Sociology, 48(1) pp. 23-41.
    [10.1177/1440783311407947] [Scopus]
  • Ward, P., Mamerow, L., Henderson, J., Taylor, A., Meyer, S. and Coveney, J. (2012). The social determinants of food purchasing practices: Who chooses price-before-health, taste-before-price or organic foods in Australia. Food & Nutrition Sciences, 3(4) pp. 461-470.
    [10.4236/fns.2012.34066]
  • Ward, P., Coveney, J., Verity, F., Carter, P. and Schilling, M. (2012). Cost and affordability of healthy food in rural South Australia. Rural and Remote Health, 12(1938 (online)) pp. 1-10.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Taylor, A., Coveney, J.D., Ward, P.R., Henderson, J.A., Meyer, S., Pilkington, R., et al. (2012). Fruit and vegetable consumption - the influence of aspects associated with trust in food and safety and quality of food. Public Health Nutrition, 15(2) pp. 208-217.
    [10.1017/S1368980011001698] [Scopus]
  • Taylor, A., Coveney, J., Ward, P., Dal Grande, E., Mamerow, L., Henderson, J.A., et al. (2012). The Australian Food and Trust Survey: Demographic indicators associated with food safety and quality concerns. Food Control, 25(2) pp. 476-483.
    [10.1016/j.foodcont.2011.11.003] [Scopus]
  • Mwanri, L., Foley, W., Coveney, J., Muller, R., Verity, F.E., Ward, P., et al. (2012). Food Supply and the obesity scourge: Is there a relationship? Health, 4(12a) pp. 1457-1463.
    [10.4236/health.2012.412A210]
  • Meyer, S., Coveney, J., Henderson, J.A., Ward, P. and Taylor, A. (2012). Reconnecting Australian consumers and producers: Identifying problems of distrust. Food Policy, 37(6) pp. 634-640.
    [10.1016/j.foodpol.2012.07.005] [Scopus]
  • Mehta, K., Phillips, C., Ward, P., Coveney, J., Handsley, E. and Carter, P. (2012). Marketing foods to children through product packaging: prolific, unhealthy and misleading. Public Health Nutrition, 15(9) pp. 1763-1770.
    [10.1017/S1368980012001231]
  • Markow, K., Coveney, J. and Booth, S. (2012). Enhancing food literacy through school-based programmes - what's working and what's not? Journal of Home Economics Institute of Australia, 19(2) pp. 2-11.
    [Web Link]
  • Hendrie, G., Coveney, J. and Cox, D. (2012). Defining the complexity of childhood obesity and related behaviours within the family environment using structural equation modelling. Public Health Nutrition, 15(1) pp. 48-57.
    [10.1017/S1368980011001832] [Scopus]
  • Henderson, J.A., Ward, P., Coveney, J. and Meyer, S. (2012). Trust in the Australian food supply: Innocent until proven guilty. Health Risk and Society, 14(3) pp. 257-272.
    [10.1080/13698575.2012.662948] [Scopus]
  • Coveney, J., Mamerow, L., Taylor, A., Henderson, J.A., Meyer, S. and Ward, P. (2012). Comparative examination of trust during times of a food scandal in Europe and Australia. Food and Public Health, 2(6) pp. 202-212.
    [10.5923/j.fph.20120206.04]
  • Coveney, J., Begley, A. and Gallegos, D. (2012). 'Savior Fare': Are cooking skills a new morality? Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 52(3) pp. 617-642.
    [Web Link]
  • Bastian, A. and Coveney, J. (2011). Local evidenced-based policy options to improve food security in South Australia: the use of local knowledge in policy development. Public Health Nutrition, pp. 1-6.
    [10.1017/S1368980011003260]
  • Bunton, R. and Coveney, J.D. (2011). Drugs' Pleasures. Critical Public Health, 21(1) pp. 9-23.
    [10.1080/09581596.2010.530644] [Scopus]
  • Henderson, J.A., Coveney, J.D., Ward, P.R. and Taylor, A. (2011). Farmers are the most trusted part of the Australian food chain: results from a national survey of consumers. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 35(4) pp. 319-324.
    [10.1111/j.1753-6405.2011.00725.x] [Scopus]
  • Hendrie, G., Coveney, J. and Cox, D. (2011). Factor analysis shows association between family activity environment and children's health behaviour. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 35(6) pp. 524-529.
    [10.1111/j.1753-6405.2011.00775.x] [Scopus]
  • Law, I., Ward, P. and Coveney, J. (2011). Food insecurity in South Australian single parents: an assessment of the livelihoods framework approach. Critical Public Health, 21(4) pp. 455-469.
    [10.1080/09581596.2011.619963] [Scopus]
  • Lawn, S.J., Hersh, D.J., Ward, P.R., Tsourtos, G., Muller, R., Winefield, A.H., et al. (2011). 'I just saw it as something that would pull you down, rather than lift you up': resilience in never-smokers with mental illness. Health Education Research, 26(1) pp. 26-38.
    [10.1093/her/cyq065] [10.1093/her/cyq065] [Scopus]
  • Liberato, S., Brimblecombe, J., Ritchie, J., Ferguson, M. and Coveney, J. (2011). Measuring capacity building in communities: a review of the literature. BMC Public Health, 11(850)
    [10.1186/1471-2458-11-850] [Scopus]
  • Parkyn, H. and Coveney, J. (2011). An exploration of the value of social interaction in boys' group for adolescents with muscular dystrophy. Child Care Health and Development, pp. 1-9.
    [10.1111/j.1365-2214.2011.01353.x] [Scopus]
  • Tsourtos, G., Ward, P.R., Muller, R., Lawn, S.J., Winefield, A.H., Hersh, D.J., et al. (2011). The importance of resilience and stress to maintaining smoking abstinence and cessation: a qualitative study in Australia with people diagnosed with depression. Health and Social Care in The Community, 19(3) pp. 299-306.
    [10.1111/j.1365-2524.2010.00973.x] [10.1111/j.1365-2524.2010.00973.x] [Scopus]
  • Ward, P.R., Muller, R., Tsourtos, G., Hersh, D., Lawn, S.J., Winefield, A.H., et al. (2011). Additive and subtractive resilience strategies as enablers of biographical reinvention: a qualitative study of ex-smokers and never smokers. Social Science and Medicine, 72(7) pp. 1140-1148.
    [10.1016/j.socscimed.2011.01.023] [Scopus]
  • Wong, K.C., Coveney, J., Ward, P.R., Muller, R., Carter, P., Verity, F.E., et al. (2011). Availability, affordability and quality of a healthy food basket in Adelaide, South Australia. Nutrition and Dietetics, 68(1) pp. 8-14.
    [10.1111/j.1747-0080.2010.01490.x] [Scopus]
  • Begley, A. and Coveney, J.D. (2010). Wonder Vitamin or Mass Medication? Media and academic representations of the folate fortification policy problem in Australia and New Zealand. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 34(5) pp. 466-471.
    [10.1111/j.1753-6405.2010.00591.x] [10.1111/j.1753-6405.2010.00591.x] [Scopus]
  • Coveney, J.D. (2010). Analysing public health policy: Three approaches. Health Promotion Practice, 11(4) pp. 515-521.
    [10.1177/1524839908318831] [10.1177/1524839908318831] [Scopus]
  • Foley, W., Ward, P.R., Carter, P., Coveney, J.D., Tsourtos, G. and Taylor, A. (2010). An ecological analysis of factors associated with food insecurity in South Australia, 2002-7. Public Health Nutrition, 13(2) pp. 215-221.
    [10.1017/S1368980009990747] [10.1017/S1368980009990747] [Scopus]
  • Henderson, J.A., Coveney, J.D. and Ward, P.R. (2010). Who regulates food? Australians' perceptions of responsibility for food safety. Australian Journal of Primary Health, 16(4) pp. 344-351.
    [10.1071/PY10011] [10.1071/PY10011] [Scopus]
  • Henderson, J.A., Ward, P.R., Coveney, J.D. and Meyer, S. (2010). What are the important issues around food safety and diet? Findings from a media analysis and a qualitative study of consumer trust. Australasian Medical Journal, 3(2) pp. 164-169.
    [10.4066/AMJ.2010.202] [10.4066/AMJ.2010.202] [Scopus]
  • Holmberg, L., Coveney, J.D., Henderson, J.A. and Meyer, S. (2010). What should primary health care practitioners know about factors influencing young people's food choice? Australasian Medical Journal, 3(4) pp. 156-163.
    [10.4066/AMJ.2010.246] [10.4066/AMJ.2010.246] [Scopus]
  • Mallyon, A., Holmes, M.E., Coveney, J.D. and Zadoroznyj, M. (2010). I'm not dieting, 'I'm doing it for science': Masculinities and the experience of dieting. Health Sociology Review, 19(3) pp. 330-342.
    [10.5172/hesr.2010.19.3.330] [10.5172/hesr.2010.19.3.330] [10.5172/hesr.2010.19.3.330] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Sulda, H., Coveney, J.D. and Bentley, M.W. (2010). An investigation of the ways in which public health nutrition policy and practices can address climate change. Public Health Nutrition, 13(3) pp. 304-313.
    [10.1017/S1368980009990334] [10.1017/S1368980009990334] [Scopus]
  • Mehta, K.P., Coveney, J.D., Ward, P.R., Magarey, A.M., Spurrier, N.J. and Udell, T.M. (2010). Australian children's views about food advertising on television. Appetite, 55(1) pp. 49-55.
    [10.1016/j.appet.2010.03.011] [10.1016/j.appet.2010.03.011] [Scopus]
  • Mehta, K., Coveney, J., Ward, P., Magarey, A., Spurrier, N. and Udell, T. (2010). Australian children's views about food advertising on television. Appetite, 55(1) pp. 49-55.
  • Henderson, J.A., Coveney, J.D., Ward, P.R. and Taylor, A. (2009). Governing childhood obesity: framing regulation of fast food advertising in the Australian print media. Social Science and Medicine, 69(9) pp. 1402-1408.
    [10.1016/j.socscimed.2009.08.025] [10.1016/j.socscimed.2009.08.025] [Scopus]
  • Handsley, E., Mehta, K.P., Coveney, J.D. and Nehmy, C.S. (2009). Regulatory Axes on Food Advertising to Children. Australia and New Zealand Health Policy, 6(1)
    [10.1186/1743-8462-6-1] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Coveney, J.D. and O'Dwyer, L.A. (2009). The effects of mobility and location on food access. Health and Place, 15(1) pp. 45-55.
    [10.1016/j.healthplace.2008.01.010] [10.1016/j.healthplace.2008.01.010] [Scopus]
  • Javanparast, S., Coveney, J.D. and Saikia, U.S. (2009). Exploring health stakeholders' perceptions on moving towards comprehensive primary health care to address childhood malnutrition in Iran: a qualitative study. BMC Health Services Research, 9(36)
    [10.1186/1472-6963-9-36] [10.1186/1472-6963-9-36] [Scopus]
  • Coveney, J.D. (2008). Food and trust in Australia: building a picture. Public Health Nutrition, 11(3) pp. 237-245.
    [10.1017/S1368980007000250] [10.1017/S1368980007000250] [Scopus]
  • Coveney, J.D. (2008). The Government of Girth. Health Sociology Review, 17(2) pp. 199-213.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Meyer, S., Ward, P.R., Coveney, J.D. and Rogers, W.A. (2008). Trust in the health system: An analysis and extension of the social theories of Giddens and Luhmann. Health Sociology Review, 17(2) pp. 177-186.
    [Scopus]
  • Hendrie, G., Cox, D. and Coveney, J.D. (2008). Validation of the general nutrition knowledge questionnaire in an Australian community sample. Nutrition and Dietetics, 65(1) pp. 72-77.
    [10.1111/j.1747-0080.2007.00218.x] [10.1111/j.1747-0080.2007.00218.x] [Scopus]
  • Hendrie, G., Coveney, J.D. and Cox, D. (2008). Exploring nutrition knowledge and the demographic variation in knowledge levels in an Australian community sample. Public Health Nutrition, 11(12) pp. 1365-1371.
    [10.1017/S1368980008003042] [10.1017/S1368980008003042] [Scopus]
  • Booth, S. and Coveney, J.D. (2007). Survival on the Streets: Prosocial and Moral Behaviors Among Food Insecure Homeless Youth in Adelaide, South Australia. Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition, 2(1) pp. 41-53.
    [10.1080/19320240802080874] [10.1080/19320240802080874] [Scopus]
  • Handsley, E., Nehmy, C.S., Mehta, K.P. and Coveney, J.D. (2007). Media, public health and law: A lawyer's primer on the food advertising debate. Media and Arts Law Review, 12(1) pp. 1-20.
    [Web Link]
  • Ip, J., Mehta, K.P. and Coveney, J.D. (2007). Exploring parents' perceptions of television food advertising directed at children: a South Australian study. Nutrition and Dietetics, 64(1) pp. 50-58.
    [10.1111/j.1747-0080.2007.00069.x] [10.1111/j.1747-0080.2007.00069.x] [Scopus]
  • Tsang, T.Y., Ndung'u, M.W., Coveney, J.D. and O'Dwyer, L.A. (2007). Adelaide healthy food basket: A survey on food cost, availability and affordability in five local government areas in metropolitan Adelaide, South Australia. Nutrition and Dietetics, 64(4) pp. 241-247.
    [10.1111/j.1747-0080.2007.00169.x] [10.1111/j.1747-0080.2007.00169.x] [Scopus]
  • O'Dwyer, L.A. and Coveney, J.D. (2006). Scoping supermarket availability and accessibility by socioeconomic status in Adelaide. Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 17(3) pp. 240-246.
    [Scopus]
  • Trotta, L., Penhall, R.K., Coveney, J.D. and Carter, P. (2006). Nutritional screening for older people - A capacity building approach that targets improvement of nutritional health for older Australians through service reorientation. Public Health Bulletin South Australia, 5 pp. 29-31.
    [Web Link]
  • Coveney, J.D. (2005). A qualitative study exploring socio-economic differences in parental lay knowledge of food and health: implications for public health nutrition. Public Health Nutrition, 8(3) pp. 290-297.
    [10.1079/PHN2004682] [10.1079/PHN2004682] [Scopus]
  • Caraher, M. and Coveney, J.D. (2004). Public health nutrition, health promotion and food policy. Public Health Nutrition, 7(5) pp. 591-598.
    [10.1079/PHN2003575] [10.1079/PHN2003575] [Scopus]
  • Riley, M.D. and Coveney, J.D. (2004). Atkins and the new diet revolution: is it really time for regimen change? Medical Journal of Australia, 181(10) pp. 526-527.
    [Scopus]
  • Smith, A., Coveney, J.D., Carter, P., Jolley, G.M. and Laris, P. (2004). The Eat WEll SA project: an evaluation-based case study in building capacity for promoting healthy eating. Health Promotion International, 19(3) pp. 327-334.
    [10.1093/heapro/dah306] [10.1093/heapro/dah306] [Scopus]
  • Coveney, J.D. and Bunton, R. (2003). In pursuit of the study of pleasure: implications for health research and practice. Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine, 7(2) pp. 161-179.
    [10.1177/1363459303007002873] [10.1177/1363459303007002873] [Scopus]
  • Coveney, J.D. (2003). Why food policy is critical to public health. Critical Public Health, 12(2) pp. 99-105.
    [10.1080/0958159031000097599] [10.1080/0958159031000097599] [Scopus]
  • Coveney, J.D. (2002). What does the research on food and families tell us? Implications for nutrition and dietetic practice. Nutrition and Dietetics, 59(2) pp. 113-119.
  • Coveney, J.D. (2014). Food. A Elliott, ed. Abingdon, UK: Routledge.
    [Web Link]
  • Coveney, J.D. (2006). Food, morals and meaning: the pleasure and anxiety of eating. 2nd ed. London, UK: Routledge.
  • Coveney, J. (2013). Individualisation de l'alimention des enfants et allergies alimentaires. In C Fischler, ed. Les Alimentations Particulières: Mangerons-Nous Encore Ensemble Demain? Paris, France: Odile Jacob, pp. 78-85.
    [Web Link]
  • Law, I., Ward, P. and Coveney, J. (2013). Food insecurity in South Australian single parents: an assessment of the livelihoods framework approach. In Wendy Wills, Alizon Draper, Ulla Gustafsson, ed. Food and Public Health: Contemporary Issues and Future Directions. NA: Routledge, pp. 0-0.
  • Coveney, J.D. (2011). In praise of hunger: Public health and the problem of excess. In Kirsten Bell, Darlene McNaughton, Amy Salmon, ed. Alcohol, Tobacco and Obesity: morality, mortality and the new public health. New York, USA: Routledge, pp. 146-160.
  • Caraher, M., Cowburn, G. and Coveney, J.D. (2007). Project Management. In Mark Lawrence & Tony Worsley, ed. Public health nutrition : from principles to practice. Crows Nest, NSW: Allen and Unwin, pp. 389-421.
  • Coveney, J.D. (2006). Food and aging. In Jason Powell, Azrini Wahidin, ed. Foucault and Aging. New York, USA: Nova Publishers, pp. 61-73.
  • Coveney, J.D. (2006). The governmentality of girth. In Coveney, J.D., ed. Food, Morals and Meaning: The pleasure and anxiety of eating. 2nd ed. New York, USA: Routledge, pp. 141-156.
  • Caraher, M., Coveney, J.D. and Lang, T. (2005). Food, health and globalisation: is health promotion still relevant? In Angela Scriven, Sebastian Garman, ed. Promoting Health: Global Issues and Perspectives. Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 90-105.
  • Coveney, J.D. (2004). The government of the table: nutrition expertise and the social organisation of family food habits. In John Germov and Lauren Williams, ed. A sociology of food and nutrition : the social appetite. 2nd ed. South Melbourne, VIC: Oxford University Press, pp. 220-238.

Professional and community engagement

Professor Coveney regularly reviews funding applications for the NHMRC, ARC, New Zealand Health Research Council and the British Academy for the Humanities and Social Sciences. He is a visiting Research Fellow, City University, UK and a member of the Social Science Expert Advisory Group (SSEAG) for Food Standards Australia and New Zealand. He is also a founding member of the Council for Academic Public Health Institutions in Australia (CAPHIA), the peak body representing universities that teach and research public health. He is a member of the population health and social policy pillar committee of the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI).

Professor Coveney is an associate editor of BMC Health Services Research, and is also on the editorial board of Critical Public Health (was Australasian region associate editor 2001-2010), and editorial board of Journal of Critical Dietetics. He regularly reviews papers and articles for national and international journals in the areas of food, diet and health, food sociology.

In addition, Professor Coveney is a member of the Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) and Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) and the Australian Public Health Nutrition Academic Collaboration (APHNAC).

Expertise for media contact

Subject Titles

  • Community/Public Health
  • Nutrition

Interests

  • Public Health Nutrition programs, campaigns etc to encourage people to eat more healthy foods
  • Food and History especially changing attitudes to food and the body
  • Food and The Environment the planning of environmentally sustainable food supply
  • Food and Families factors within families which influence eating habits
  • Food Policy and Regulation food safety, new technology and the food supply eg genetically modified foods

Contact

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Location: Health Sciences Building (2.56)
Postal address: GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Further information

Professor Coveney has been a member of teams that have completed consultancies in projects on food advertising to children, the socio-economic aspects ofoverweight and obesity, place and access to food, and improving the quality of school food. He is interested in projects and consultancies that focus on food in health and disease, especially from a social perspective. Please contact Professor Coveney for further details about his availability.

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