Dr Hannah Pitt

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Research Fellow, Vic Health

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Health & Social Dev

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

hannah.pitt@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 46239

Publications

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2024

Australian youth perspectives on the role of social media in climate action

G Arnot, H Pitt, S McCarthy, C Cordedda, S Marko, S Thomas

(2024), Vol. 48, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, C1

journal article

Adolescent sexual and reproductive health and rights for ethnic minority girls in Vietnam

L Burns, H Pitt, T Ngoc

(2024), Vol. 39, Health Promotion International, C1

journal article

Children, young people and the Commercial Determinants of Health

H Pitt, S McCarthy, G Arnot

(2024), Vol. 39, Health Promotion International, C1

journal article

Young people's views about the use of celebrities and social media influencers in gambling marketing

H Pitt, S McCarthy, M Randle, M Daube, S Thomas

(2024), Vol. 39, Health promotion international, C1

journal article
2023

Viewing young men's online wagering through a social practice lens: implications for gambling harm prevention strategies

C Nyemcsok, H Pitt, P Kremer, S Thomas

(2023), Vol. 33, pp. 1-12, Critical Public Health, London, England, C1

journal article

"Drugs and alcohol get talked about, why not betting?" Young men's qualitative insights about strategies to prevent gambling harm

C Nyemcsok, H Pitt, P Kremer, S Thomas

(2023), Vol. 34, pp. 276-283, Health Promotion Journal of Australia, London, Eng., C1

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"It is always there in your face." Australian young people discuss exposure to gambling activities and promotions.

S Thomas, S McCarthy, H Pitt, S Marko, S Cowlishaw, M Randle, M Daube

(2023), Vol. 3, pp. 1-10, SSM - Qualitative Research in Health, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

A scoping review of the individual, socio-cultural, environmental and commercial determinants of gambling for older adults: implications for public health research and harm prevention

R Johnson, H Pitt, M Randle, S Thomas

(2023), Vol. 23, pp. 1-15, BMC Public Health, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Protecting children and young people from contemporary marketing for gambling

S Thomas, M Van Schalkwyk, M Daube, H Pitt, D McGee, M McKee

(2023), Vol. 38, pp. 1-14, Health Promotion International, Oxford, Eng., C1

journal article

The impact of responsible gambling framing on people with lived experience of gambling harm

S Marko, S Thomas, H Pitt, M Daube

(2023), Vol. 8, pp. 01-13, Frontiers in Sociology, Lausanne, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Older adults' perceptions of the risks associated with contemporary gambling environments: Implications for public health policy and practice

H Pitt, S McCarthy, S Thomas, M Randle, S Marko, S Cowlishaw, S Kairouz, M Daube

(2023), Vol. 8, pp. 1-10, Frontiers in Sociology, Lausanne, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Australian young people's perspectives about the political determinants of the climate crisis

Grace Arnot, Samantha Thomas, Hannah Pitt, Elyse Warner

(2023), pp. 1-11, Health Promotion Journal of Australia, London, Eng., C1

journal article

"It shows we are serious": Young people in Australia discuss climate justice protests as a mechanism for climate change advocacy and action

G Arnot, S Thomas, H Pitt, E Warner

(2023), Vol. 47, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, C1

journal article

Australian young people's perceptions of the commercial determinants of the climate crisis

Grace Arnot, Samantha Thomas, Hannah Pitt, Elyse Warner

(2023), Vol. 38, pp. 1-12, Health Promotion International, Oxford, Eng., C1

journal article

The lived experience of financial harm from gambling in Australia

S Marko, S Thomas, H Pitt, M Daube

(2023), Vol. 38, Health Promotion International, C1

journal article

Global public health action is needed to counter the commercial gambling industry

S Thomas, S Cowlishaw, J Francis, M van Schalkwyk, M Daube, H Pitt, S McCarthy, D McGee, M Petticrew, T Rwafa-Ponela, A Minja, G Fell

(2023), Vol. 38, pp. 1-8, Health Promotion International, Oxford, Eng., C1

journal article

Supporting young people as genuine political actors in climate decision-making

Grace Arnot, Hannah Pitt, Simone McCarthy, Philippa Collin, Samantha Thomas

(2023), Vol. 38, pp. daad148-, Health Promotion International, England, C1

journal article

Unhealthy and health promoting sponsorship of male and female professional sporting teams in Australia

Hannah Pitt, Simone McCarthy, Melanie Randle, Samantha Thomas, Grace Arnot, Mike Daube

(2023), Health Promotion Journal of Australia, Australia, C1

journal article

The symbolic consumption processes associated with 'low-calorie' and 'low-sugar' alcohol products and Australian women

H Pitt, S McCarthy, D Keric, G Arnot, S Marko, F Martino, J Stafford, S Thomas

(2023), Vol. 38, Health Promotion International, C1

journal article
2022

Electronic gambling machine harm in older women: a public health determinants perspective

S McCarthy, H Pitt, M Bellringer, S Thomas

(2022), Vol. 30, pp. 41-50, Addiction Research and Theory, C1

journal article

"I always walked out with an empty purse." Older adults' engagement with electronic gambling machines in Victoria, Australia

H Pitt, S Thomas, S Cowlishaw, M Randle, S Balandin

(2022), Vol. 33, pp. 533-541, Health Promotion Journal of Australia, Australia, C1

journal article

Expert by Experience engagement in gambling reform: qualitative study of gamblers in the United Kingdom

C Nyemcsok, H Pitt, P Kremer, S Thomas

(2022), Vol. 37, Health Promotion International, England, C1

journal article

"They loved gambling more than me." Women's experiences of gambling-related harm as an affected other

S McCarthy, S Thomas, H Pitt, E Warner, G Roderique-Davies, A Rintoul, B John

(2022), pp. 1-10, Health Promotion Journal of Australia, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Young people in Australia discuss strategies for preventing the normalisation of gambling and reducing gambling harm

H Pitt, S Thomas, M Randle, S Cowlishaw, G Arnot, S Kairouz, M Daube

(2022), Vol. 22, BMC Public Health, England, C1

journal article

Young men's perceptions about the risks associated with sports betting: a critical qualitative inquiry

C Nyemcsok, H Pitt, P Kremer, S Thomas

(2022), Vol. 22, BMC Public Health, England, C1

journal article

Women's perceptions of strategies to address the normalisation of gambling and gambling-related harm

S McCarthy, S Thomas, S Marko, H Pitt, M Randle, S Cowlishaw

(2022), Vol. 46, pp. 821-828, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, Australia, C1

journal article

Young women's engagement with gambling: A critical qualitative inquiry of risk conceptualisations and motivations to gamble

S McCarthy, S Thomas, H Pitt, S Marko, M Randle, S Cowlishaw, S Kairouz, M Daube

(2022), Vol. 34, Health Promotion Journal of Australia, Australia, C1

journal article

"Aussies love a bet": Gamblers discuss the social acceptance and cultural accommodation of gambling in Australia

S Marko, S Thomas, H Pitt, M Daube

(2022), Vol. 46, pp. 829-834, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, Australia, C1

journal article

A critical qualitative inquiry of the social practices of older adult gamblers: implications for public health risk prevention

Rebecca Johnson, Hannah Pitt, Melanie Randle, Samantha Thomas

(2022), pp. 1-22, Ageing and Society, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article

Convenient consumption: a critical qualitative inquiry into the gambling practices of younger women in Australia

S Thomas, H Pitt, M Randle, S Cowlishaw, A Rintoul, S Kairouz, M Daube

(2022), Vol. 37, Health promotion international, England, C1

journal article
2021

Parent and child perceptions of gambling promotions in Australian sport

J David, S Thomas, M Randle, H Pitt, M Daube

(2021), Vol. 35, pp. 362-372, Health Promotion International, England, C1

journal article

Do health halos and conspicuous consumption influence the appeal and risk perceptions of e-cigarettes among young Cambodian men?

T Stubbs, S Thomas, H Pitt, M Daube

(2021), Vol. 31, pp. 505-510, Tobacco Control, England, C1

journal article

How Do People With Intellectual Disability Engage With and Understand Gambling? A Qualitative Study of Adults in Victoria, Australia

H Pitt, S Thomas, J Watson, R Shuttleworth, K Murfitt, S Balandin

(2021), Vol. 8, Frontiers in Public Health, Switzerland, C1

journal article

"You don't really see the dangers of it at the time." Risk perceptions and behaviours of older female gamblers

S McCarthy, S Thomas, H Pitt, M Bellringer

(2021), Vol. 272, Social Science and Medicine, England, C1

journal article

Young people's reflections on the factors contributing to the normalisation of gambling in Australia

C Nyemcsok, S Thomas, H Pitt, S Pettigrew, R Cassidy, M Daube

(2021), Vol. 45, pp. 165-170, Australian and New Zealand journal of public health, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Strategies to prevent and reduce gambling harm in Australian women

S McCarthy, H Pitt, M Bellringer, S Thomas

(2021), Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, C1

journal article
2020

'Everyone knows grandma'. Pathways to gambling venues in regional Australia

Amy Bestman, Samantha Thomas, Melanie Randle, H Pitt, Rebecca Cassidy, Mike Daube

(2020), Vol. 35, pp. 1273-1282, Health Promotion International, Oxford, Eng., C1

journal article

Weighing up the risks and benefits of community gambling venues as recreational spaces for people with lifelong disability

H Pitt, S Thomas, J Watson, R Shuttleworth, K Murfitt, S Balandin

(2020), Vol. 20, BMC Public Health, England, C1

journal article

The development and implementation of electronic gambling machine policy: a qualitative study of local government policy makers

S Marko, S Thomas, H Pitt, M Daube

(2020), Vol. 44, pp. 369-375, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, Australia, C1

journal article

'It's a tradition to go down to the pokies on your 18th birthday' - the normalisation of gambling for young women in Australia

S McCarthy, S Thomas, H Pitt, M Daube, R Cassidy

(2020), Vol. 44, pp. 376-381, Australian and New Zealand journal of public health, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article
2019

Exploring children's experiences in community gambling venues: a qualitative study with children aged 6-16 in regional New South Wales

Amy Bestman, Samantha Thomas, Melanie Randle, Hannah Pitt, Mike Daube

(2019), Vol. 30, pp. 413-421, Health promotion journal of Australia, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article
2018

Attitudes towards community gambling venues and support for regulatory reform: An online panel study of residents in New South Wales, Australia

A Bestman, S Thomas, M Randle, H Pitt, M Daube

(2018), Vol. 15, Harm Reduction Journal, England, C1

journal article

Women's gambling behaviour, product preferences, and perceptions of product harm: Differences by age and gambling risk status

S McCarthy, S Thomas, M Randle, A Bestman, H Pitt, S Cowlishaw, M Daube

(2018), Vol. 15, Harm Reduction Journal, C1

journal article

Young people's awareness of the timing and placement of gambling advertising on traditional and social media platforms: A study of 11-16-year-olds in Australia

S Thomas, A Bestman, H Pitt, R Cassidy, S McCarthy, C Nyemcsok, S Cowlishaw, M Daube

(2018), Vol. 15, Harm Reduction Journal, England, C1

journal article

Do betting advertisements contain attention strategies that may appeal to children? An interpretative content analysis

Hannah Pitt, Samantha Thomas, Amy Bestman, Melanie Randle, Mike Daube

(2018), Vol. 29, pp. 265-273, Health promotion journal of Australia, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Young people's recall and perceptions of gambling advertising and intentions to gamble on sport

Christian Nyemcsok, Samantha Thomas, Amy Bestman, Hannah Pitt, Mike Daube, Rebecca Cassidy

(2018), Vol. 7, pp. 1068-1078, Journal of behavioral addictions, Budapest, Hungary, C1

journal article

A public health framework for assessing gambling industry strategies and tactics

Samantha Thomas, Melanie Randle, H Pitt, Amy Bestman, Mike Daube, Simone Pettigrew

(2018), Melbourne, Vic., A6

research report/technical paper
2017

Factors that influence children's gambling attitudes and consumption intentions: Lessons for gambling harm prevention research, policies and advocacy strategies

H Pitt, S Thomas, A Bestman, M Daube, J Derevensky

(2017), Vol. 14, Harm Reduction Journal, C1

journal article

Children's attitudes towards Electronic Gambling Machines: An exploratory qualitative study of children who attend community clubs

A Bestman, S Thomas, M Randle, H Pitt

(2017), Vol. 14, Harm Reduction Journal, C1

journal article

Public attitudes towards gambling product harm and harm reduction strategies: An online study of 16-88 year olds in Victoria, Australia

S Thomas, M Randle, A Bestman, H Pitt, S Bowe, S Cowlishaw, M Daube

(2017), Vol. 14, Harm Reduction Journal, C1

journal article

What do children observe and learn from televised sports betting advertisements? A qualitative study among Australian children

H Pitt, S Thomas, A Bestman, M Daube, J Derevensky

(2017), Vol. 41, pp. 604-610, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, C1

journal article
2016

Shaping pathways to gambling consumption? An analysis of the promotion of gambling and non-gambling activities from gambling venues

A Bestman, S Thomas, M Randle, H Pitt, M Daube, S Pettigrew

(2016), Vol. 24, pp. 152-162, Addiction research and theory, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

"It's just everywhere!" Children and parents discuss the marketing of sports wagering in Australia

H Pitt, S Thomas, A Bestman, M Stoneham, M Daube

(2016), Vol. 40, pp. 480-486, Australian and New Zealand journal of public health, C1

journal article

Initiation, influence, and impact: Adolescents and parents discuss the marketing of gambling products during Australian sporting matches

H Pitt, S Thomas, A Bestman

(2016), Vol. 16, BMC Public Health, C1

journal article

Child and parent recall of gambling sponsorship in Australian sport

S Thomas, H Pitt, A Bestman, M Randle, M Daube, S Pettigrew

(2016), North Melbourne, Vic., A6

research report/technical paper

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

The impact of gambling advertising, promotions, and sponsorship on children

Prof Samantha Thomas, Dr Melanie Randle, Dr Hannah Pitt, Prof Michael Daube

ARC - Discovery Projects

  • 2023: $43,289
  • 2022: $65,406
  • 2021: $89,134

Other Public Sector Funding

The shaping of adolescent and young adult women's gambling risk behaviours: A socio-cultural investigation of gambling attitudes, beliefs and consumption intentions

Prof Samantha Thomas, Miss Amy Bestman, Dr Hannah Pitt

Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation

  • 2018: $48,749
  • 2017: $65,903

People with lifelong disability and their lived experiences of gambling

Dr Hannah Pitt, Dr Joanne Watson, Miss Amy Bestman, Prof Samantha Thomas, Prof Susan Balandin

Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation

  • 2020: $24,809
  • 2019: $14,885
  • 2018: $9,923

Responsible gambling for preventing and reducing harm through digital education.

Dr Sophie Mckenzie, Dr Nick Patterson, Prof Jo Coldwell-Neilson, Dr Elicia Lanham, Dr Guy Wood-Bradley, A/Prof Chathu Ranaweera, Prof Samantha Thomas, Dr Hannah Pitt

NSW Government - Office of Responsible Gambling

  • 2022: $25,000
  • 2021: $150,000
  • 2019: $75,000

The receptivity of young people to gambling marketing strategies on social media platforms.

Dr Hannah Pitt, Prof Samantha Thomas

Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation

  • 2023: $9,804
  • 2021: $9,920
  • 2020: $29,761

Developing a public health advocacy framework for engaging young people in local government policy development

Dr Hannah Pitt

VicHealth Research Fellowship

  • 2023: $81,125
  • 2022: $75,000

My life in recovery: A photovoice study of people who have experienced gambling harm.

Dr Simone McCarthy, Dr Hannah Pitt, Prof Samantha Thomas

Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation

  • 2024: $9,979
  • 2023: $22,453

Young people's perceptions of the commercial determinants of health, and youth involvement in public health strategies to respond.

Dr Simone McCarthy, Dr Hannah Pitt, Miss Grace Elizabeth Arnot, Prof Samantha Thomas

VicHealth Grant - Research

  • 2023: $34,143

An analysis of the targeting and representation of women in novel gambling promotions.

Dr Simone McCarthy, Dr Hannah Pitt, Miss Grace Arnot, Prof Samantha Thomas

Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation

  • 2024: $15,400

Industry and Other Funding

Developing evidenced based gambling harm prevention education for young people.

Prof Samantha Thomas, Dr Hannah Pitt

Gambling with Lives

  • 2021: $23,627
  • 2020: $20,000

Supervisions

Associate Supervisor
2023

Christian Nyemcsok

Thesis entitled: The determinants of young men¿s online wagering and strategies to prevent harm: A critical qualitative inquiry

Doctor of Philosophy (Health & Social Development), School of Health and Social Development

2022

Simone McCarthy

Thesis entitled: Australian women's lived experience of gambling: A critical qualitative inquiry

Doctor of Philosophy (Health & Social Development), School of Health and Social Development