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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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

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

(2022), Critical Public Health, C1

journal article
2021

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), pp. 1-6, Tobacco Control, London, Eng., C1

journal article

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

Hannah Pitt, Samantha Thomas, Joanne Watson, Russell Shuttleworth, Kevin Murfitt, Susan Balandin

(2021), Vol. 8, pp. 1-10, Frontiers in Public Health, Lausanne, Switzerland, C1

journal article

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

Simone McCarthy, Samantha Thomas, Hannah Pitt, Maria Bellringer

(2021), Vol. 272, pp. 1-7, Social science & medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 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

"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

(2021), pp. 1-9, Health promotion journal of Australia, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

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

Christian Nyemcsok, Hannah Pitt, Peter Kremer, Samantha Thomas

(2021), pp. 1-13, Health Promotion International, Oxford, Eng., C1

journal article

Strategies to prevent and reduce gambling harm in Australian women

S McCarthy, H Pitt, M Bellringer, S Thomas

(2021), pp. 1-11, Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article
2020

Parent and child perceptions of gambling promotions in Australian sport

Jennifer David, Samantha Thomas, Melanie Randle, Hannah Pitt, Mike Daube

(2020), Vol. 35, pp. 362-372, Health promotion international, Oxford, Eng., C1

journal article

'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, pp. 1-9, BMC public health, London, Eng., 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

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

(2018), Vol. 15, pp. 1-10, Harm reduction journal, London, Eng., C1

journal article

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

Simone McCarthy, Samantha Thomas, Melanie Randle, Amy Bestman, Hannah Pitt, Sean Cowlishaw, Mike Daube

(2018), Vol. 15, pp. 1-12, Harm reduction journal, London, Eng., 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

Samantha Thomas, Amy Bestman, Hannah Pitt, Rebecca Cassidy, Simone McCarthy, Christian Nyemcsok, Sean Cowlishaw, Mike Daube

(2018), Vol. 15, pp. 1-13, Harm reduction journal, London, Eng., 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, 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, pp. 1-12, Harm reduction journal, London, Eng., 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, pp. 1-11, Harm reduction journal, London, Eng., 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, pp. 1-11, Harm reduction journal, London, Eng., 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, Chichester, Eng., 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, London, Eng., 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, pp. 1-12, BMC public health, London, Eng., 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
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"They loved gambling more than me." Women's experiences of gambling‐related harm as an affected other

Simone McCarthy, Samantha Thomas, Hannah Pitt, Elyse Warner, Gareth Roderique‐Davies, Angela Rintoul, Bev John

(), Health Promotion Journal of Australia, C1

journal article

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

  • 2022: $43,698
  • 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, Dr Hannah Pitt, Miss Amy Bestman

  • 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

  • 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, Dr Chathu Ranaweera, Prof Samantha Thomas, Dr Hannah Pitt

  • 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

  • 2021: $9,920
  • 2020: $29,761

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

Dr Hannah Pitt

  • 2022: $37,500

Industry and Other Funding

Developing evidenced based gambling harm prevention education for young people.

Prof Samantha Thomas, Dr Hannah Pitt

  • 2021: $23,627
  • 2020: $20,000

Supervisions

Associate Supervisor
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