Prof Steven Allender

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Professor

Faculty

Faculty of Health

Department

School of Health & Soc. Dev.

Campus

Geelong Waterfront Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Ballarat, 2002

Research interests

Professor Allender has an ongoing program of research on the burden of disease and obesity prevention. Recent work has seen a particular interest in the emerging burden of chronic disease in developing countries and the possibilities for using complex systems methodologies in community based interventions. Further work is in the development and understanding of community based approaches to chronic disease prevention.

Affiliations

Oxford Health Alliance, 2008-ongoing



Cardio and Vascular Coalition Modelling Burden of CVD Working Group, 2007ongoing



European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, Prevention and Health Policy Section Nucleus, 2006-ongoing



European Public Health Association Public Health Epidemiology, 2006-ongoing



European Public Health Association Public health and Policy, 2006-ongoing



International Society for Behavioural Nutrition and Physical Activity, 2005-ongoing



Society for Social Medicine, 2002-ongoing



Public Health Association of Australia and New Zealand, 2002-ongoing



Australian Council of Health Physical, Education and Recreation, 2002-ongoing

Teaching interests

Teaching Interests

Professor Allender has a Research Intensive role within the Centre for Population Health Research. He focuses on supervision of research students: PhD, Doctoral, Masters, and fourth year students.

Some teaching highlights includes:
Postgraduate teaching

World Health Organization CC for Obesity Prevention short Course (Course Director and Teacher). The Epidemiology of Obesity; Determinants of obesity; Leadership in chronic disease prevention; Dissemination in obesity prevention. Deakin University, Aus, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

World Health Organization CC for Obesity Prevention short Course (Course Director and Teacher). Systems approaches to preventing obesity. Fiji National University 2012

Department of Health and Ageing. Obesity prevention in communities (Course Director and Teacher). Melbourne 2012.

World Heart Federation
Faculty - International Society of Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention 41st ten day international teaching seminar on cardiovascular disease epidemiology and prevention. Fiji 2015

Faculty - International Society of Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention 41st ten day international teaching seminar on cardiovascular disease epidemiology and prevention. Oxford, UK, 2008

University of Oxford 
Systems thinking in NCD prevention. WHO Global Short Course on NCD Prevention. University of Oxford 2015.
Next steps in NCD prevention. Prevention Strategies for Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs). September 2013 Department of Public Health, Department for Continuing Education.
Tools to prioritise different policy options. Prevention Strategies for Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)
15 – 20 July 2012 Department of Public Health, Department for Continuing Education.
How can community based interventions for NCD prevention be developed? Prevention Strategies for Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) 15 – 20 July 2012 Department of Public Health, Department for Continuing Education.
Prevention of Chronic disease from randomized trials to systems intervention: Global Health Summer School, 2011-
Developing policy options from epidemiology: Global Health Summer School, 2009
MSc in Evidence Based Health Care: Centre for Continuing Education, 2003-2005
Introduction to Social Research Methods: Centre for Continuing Education, 2003-2005
Ecology of chronic disease risk factors: Human Sciences MSc, 2006 – 2007
Chronic disease epidemiology: Human Performance MSc, 2006 - 2007


Knowledge areas

Epidemiology, Obesity, Prevention, Systems thinking, Public Health

Awards

Consultant, Prevention, Health Policy and Epidemiology Section, European Association for Cardiac Prevention and Care 2010

Honorary Membership Faculty of Public Health. Royal College of Physicians, United Kingdom, 2009

Nominated Future Leader within the Deakin University Developing Research Leaders Program 2010

Merit review award (recurring) for outstanding contribution above that expected of the grade. Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, 2009

World Heart Federation Fellowship. Cardiovascular Epidemiology and Prevention, 2006

University of Oxford. Medical Sciences Division Research Fund Travel Award, 2002

International Society for Equity in Health. Kellogg Foundation Travel Award, 2002

Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation. Doctoral level student award for excellence, creative and original thinking and relevance to the field, 2002

Publications

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2020

A comparison of the modelled impacts on CVD mortality if attainment of public health recommendations was achieved in metropolitan and rural Australia

L Alston, J Jacobs, S Allender, M Nichols

(2020), Vol. 23, pp. 339-347, Public health nutrition, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article

A systematic review of the Australian food retail environment: characteristics, variation by geographic area, socioeconomic position and associations with diet and obesity

C Needham, G Sacks, L Orellana, E Robinson, S Allender, C Strugnell

(2020), Vol. 21, pp. 1-22, Obesity reviews, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

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

Tahna Pettman, Rebecca Armstrong, Shae Johnson, Penelope Love, Timothy Gill, John Coveney, Boyd Swinburn, Steven Allender

(2020), Vol. 16, pp. 99-121, Evidence & policy, Bristol, Eng., C1

journal article

Building a systems thinking prevention workforce

M Bensberg, S Allender, G Sacks

(2020), pp. 1-11, Health Promotion Journal of Australia, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Sleep and obesity among children: a systematic review of multiple sleep dimensions

B Morrissey, E Taveras, S Allender, C Strugnell

(2020), Vol. 15, pp. 1-21, Pediatric obesity, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Integrating complex systems methods to advance obesity prevention intervention research

E Hennessy, C Economos, R Hammond, L Sweeney, L Brukilacchio, V Chomitz, J Collins, E Nahar, N Rioles, S Allender, B Swinburn, M Gillman, P Hovmand, M Kasman, M Nichols

(2020), Vol. 47, pp. 213-223, Health education and behavior, Thousand Oaks, Calif., C1

journal article

Process evaluation of a whole-of-community systems approach to address childhood obesity in western Victoria, Australia

E Jenkins, J Lowe, S Allender, K Bolton

(2020), Vol. 20, pp. 1-9, BMC public health, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Responsibility for evidence-based policy in cardiovascular disease in rural communities: Implications for persistent rural health inequalities

L Alston, L Bourke, M Nichols, S Allender

(2020), pp. 1-8, Australian health review, Clayton, Vic., C1

journal article
2019

Is school community perception of student weight status a barrier for addressing childhood obesity?

J Marks, L Barnett, S Allender

(2019), Vol. 30, pp. 28-36, Health promotion journal of Australia, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Variation in the physical activity environment according to area-level socio-economic position-a systematic review

Jane Jacobs, Laura Alston, Cindy Needham, Kathryn Backholer, Claudia Strugnell, Steven Allender, Melanie Nichols

(2019), Vol. 20, pp. 686-700, Obesity reviews, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Associations between combined overweight and obesity, lifestyle behavioural risk and quality of life among Australian regional school children: baseline findings of the Goulburn Valley health behaviours monitoring study

Erin Hoare, Nicholas Crooks, Joshua Hayward, Steven Allender, Claudia Strugnell

(2019), Vol. 17, pp. 1-10, Health and quality of life outcomes, London, Eng., C1

journal article

The global syndemic of obesity, undernutrition, and climate change: the Lancet Commission report

Boyd Swinburn, Vivica Kraak, Steven Allender, Vincent Atkins, Phillip Baker, Jessica Bogard, Hannah Brinsden, Alejandro Calvillo, Olivier De Schutter, Raji Devarajan, Majid Ezzati, Sharon Friel, Shifalika Goenka, Ross Hammond, Gerard Hastings, Corinna Hawkes, Mario Herrero, Peter Hovmand, Mark Howden, Lindsay Jaacks, Ariadne Kapetanaki, Matt Kasman, Harriet Kuhnlein, Shiriki Kumanyika, Bagher Larijani, Tim Lobstein, Michael Long, Victor Matsudo, Susanna Mills, Gareth Morgan, Alexandra Morshed, Patricia Nece, An Pan, David Patterson, Gary Sacks, Meera Shekar, Geoff Simmons, Warren Smit, Ali Tootee, Stefanie Vandevijvere, Wilma Waterlander, Luke Wolfenden, William Dietz

(2019), Vol. 393, pp. 791-846, Lancet, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Policy makers' perceptions of the high burden of heart disease in rural Australia: implications for the implementation of evidence-based rural health policy

Laura Alston, Melanie Nichols, Steven Allender

(2019), Vol. 14, PLoS one, San Francisco, Calif., C1

journal article

Dietary and activity factors influence poor sleep and the sleep-obesity nexus among children

Bridget Morrissey, Steven Allender, Claudia Strugnell

(2019), Vol. 16, International journal of environmental research and public health, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Lessons from Iceland: developing scalable and sustainable community approaches for the prevention of mental disorders in young Australians

E Hoare, I Thorisdttir, A Kristjansson, I Sigfusdttir, J Hayward, S Allender, C Strugnell, N Reavley, G Patton, M Berk, F Jacka

(2019), Vol. 15, pp. 1-4, Mental health and prevention, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Engagement and weightloss: results from the mobile health and diabetes trial

S Muralidharan, H Ranjani, R Mohan Anjana, S Jena, N Tandon, Y Gupta, S Ambekar, V Koppikar, N Jagannathan, S Allender, V Mohan

(2019), Vol. 21, pp. 507-513, Diabetes technology and therapeutics, New York, N.Y., C1

journal article

Generating political commitment for ending malnutrition in all its forms: a system dynamics approach for strengthening nutrition actor networks

P Baker, A Brown, K Wingrove, S Allender, H Walls, K Cullerton, A Lee, A Demaio, M Lawrence

(2019), Vol. 20, pp. 30-44, Obesity reviews, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Translating systems thinking into practice for community action on childhood obesity

S Allender, A Brown, K Bolton, P Fraser, J Lowe, P Hovmand

(2019), Vol. 20, pp. 179-184, Obesity reviews, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Activating a community: an agent-based model of Romp & Chomp, a whole-of-community childhood obesity intervention

M Kasman, R Hammond, B Heuberger, A Mack-Crane, R Purcell, C Economos, B Swinburn, S Allender, M Nichols

(2019), Vol. 27, pp. 1494-1502, Obesity, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Design and methods of Shape up under 5: Integration of systems science and community-engaged research to prevent early childhood obesity

J Appel, K Fullerton, E Hennessy, A Korn, A Tovar, S Allender, P Hovmand, M Kasman, B Swinburn, R Hammond, C Economos

(2019), Vol. 14, pp. 1-10, PLoS One, San Francisco, Calif., C1

journal article

Associations between school food environments, body mass index and dietary intakes among regional school students in Victoria, Australia: a cross-sectional study

L Alston, N Crooks, C Strugnell, L Orellana, S Allender, C Rennie, M Nichols

(2019), Vol. 16, pp. 1-13, International journal of environmental research and public health, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Collaboration in complex systems: multilevel network analysis for community-based obesity prevention interventions

J McGlashan, K de la Haye, P Wang, S Allender

(2019), Vol. 9, pp. 1-10, Scientific Reports, London, Eng., C1

journal article

A rural community moves closer to sustainable obesity prevention - an exploration of community readiness pre and post a community-based participatory intervention

J Whelan, P Love, L Millar, S Allender, C Morley, C Bell

(2019), Vol. 19, pp. 1-9, BMC public health, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Campbelltown - changing our future: study protocol for a whole of system approach to childhood obesity in South Western Sydney

N Maitland, M Williams, B Jalaludin, S Allender, C Strugnell, A Brown, J Hayward, N Crooks, J Tredoux, V Li, K Wardle

(2019), Vol. 19, pp. 1-9, BMC public health, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Weight status and obesity-related dietary behaviours among culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) children in Victoria, Australia

B Scott, K Bolton, C Strugnell, S Allender, J Marks

(2019), Vol. 19, pp. 1-9, BMC Pediatrics, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2018

Obesity in Australia

O Huse, J Hettiarachchi, E Gearon, M Nichols, S Allender, A Peeters

(2018), Vol. 12, pp. 29-39, Obesity research & clinical practice, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Understanding a successful obesity prevention initiative in children under 5 from a systems perspective

Brynle Owen, Andrew Brown, Jill Kuhlberg, Lynne Millar, Melanie Nichols, Christina Economos, Steven Allender

(2018), Vol. 13, pp. 1-10, PLoS one, San Francisco, Calif., C1

journal article

Sustaining obesity prevention in communities: a systematic narrative synthesis review

J Whelan, P Love, L Millar, S Allender, A Bell

(2018), Vol. 19, pp. 839-851, Obesity reviews, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Active (Opt-In) consent underestimates mean BMI-z and the prevalence of overweight and obesity compared to passive (Opt-Out) consent. Evidence from the healthy together victoria and childhood obesity study

C Strugnell, L Orellana, J Hayward, L Millar, B Swinburn, S Allender

(2018), Vol. 15, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, C1

journal article

Networks for prevention in 19 communities at the start of a large-scale community-based obesity prevention initiative

J Marks, A Sanigorski, B Owen, J McGlashan, L Millar, M Nichols, C Strugnell, S Allender

(2018), Vol. 8, pp. 575-584, Translational behavioral medicine, Oxford, Eng., C1

journal article

Social network analysis of stakeholder networks from two community-based obesity prevention interventions

Jaimie McGlashan, Melanie Nichols, Ariella Korn, Lynne Millar, Jennifer Marks, Andrew Sanigorski, Mark Pachucki, Boyd Swinburn, Steven Allender, Christina Economos

(2018), Vol. 13, pp. e0196211-e0196211, PLoS One, San Francisco, Calif., C1

journal article

Protocol for an economic evaluation of WHO STOPS childhood obesity stepped-wedge cluster randomised controlled trial

Rohan Sweeney, Marj Moodie, Phuong Nguyen, Penny Fraser, Kristy Bolton, Andrew Brown, Jennifer Marks, Nic Crooks, Claudia Strugnell, Colin Bell, Lynne Millar, Liliana Orellana, Steven Allender

(2018), Vol. 8, pp. 1-10, BMJ Open, London, ENg., C1

journal article

Evaluation of complex community-based childhood obesity prevention interventions

D Karacabeyli, S Allender, S Pinkney, S Amed

(2018), Vol. 19, pp. 1080-1092, Obesity reviews, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Personal Network Characteristics as Predictors of Change in Obesity Risk Behaviors in Early Adolescence

Jennifer Marks, Kayla de la Haye, Lisa Barnett, Steven Allender

(2018), pp. 1-14, Journal of research on adolescence, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Development and testing of a novel survey to assess stakeholder-driven community diffusion of childhood obesity prevention efforts

Ariella Korn, Erin Hennessy, Ross Hammond, Steven Allender, Matthew Gillman, Matt Kasman, Jaimie McGlashan, Lynne Millar, Brynle Owen, Mark Pachucki, Boyd Swinburn, Alison Tovar, Christina Economos

(2018), Vol. 18, pp. 1-11, BMC public health, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Regional variation in cardiovascular mortality in Australia 2009-2012: the impact of remoteness and socioeconomic status

Jane Jacobs, Karen Peterson, Steven Allender, Laura Alston, Melanie Nichols

(2018), Vol. 42, pp. 467-473, Australia and New Zealand journal of public health, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

You can't find healthy food in the bush: poor accessibility, availability and adequacy of food in rural Australia

Jill Whelan, Lynne Millar, Colin Bell, Cherie Russell, Felicity Grainger, Steven Allender, Penelope Love

(2018), Vol. 15, pp. 1-15, International journal of environmental research and public health, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Comparing complex perspectives on obesity drivers: action-driven communities and evidence-oriented experts

J McGlashan, J Hayward, A Brown, B Owen, L Millar, M Johnstone, D Creighton, S Allender

(2018), Vol. 4, pp. 575-581, Obesity science and practice, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article
2017

Rural inequalities in the Australian burden of ischaemic heart disease: a systematic review

L Alston, S Allender, K Peterson, J Jacobs, M Nichols

(2017), Vol. 26, pp. 122-133, Heart lung and circulation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Establishing a sustainable childhood obesity monitoring system in regional Victoria

N Crooks, C Strugnell, C Bell, S Allender

(2017), Vol. 28, pp. 96-102, Health promotion journal of Australia, Clayton, Vic., C1

journal article

Comparison between measured and perceived weight status in a nationally representative sample of Australian adults

J Herbert, K Peterson, L Alston, S Allender, M Nichols

(2017), Vol. 11, pp. 414-425, Obesity research & clinical practice, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

'Maximising shareholder value': a detailed insight into the corporate political activity of the Australian food industry

M Mialon, B Swinburn, S Allender, G Sacks

(2017), Vol. 41, pp. 165-171, Australian and New Zealand journal of public health, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Mobile health technology in the prevention and management of Type 2 diabetes

S Muralidharan, H Ranjani, R Anjana, S Allender, V Mohan

(2017), Vol. 21, pp. 334-340, Indian journal of endocrinology and metabolism, Mumbai, India, C1

journal article

Depression, psychological distress and Internet use among community-based Australian adolescents: a cross-sectional study

E Hoare, K Milton, C Foster, S Allender

(2017), Vol. 17, pp. 1-10, BMC public health, London, Eng., C1

journal article

School-based systems change for obesity prevention in adolescents: outcomes of the Australian Capital Territory 'It's Your Move!'

M Malakellis, E Hoare, A Sanigorski, N Crooks, S Allender, M Nichols, B Swinburn, C Chikwendu, P Kelly, S Petersen, L Millar

(2017), Vol. 41, pp. 490-496, Australian and New Zealand journal of public health, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Exploring the dynamics of food-related policymaking processes and evidence use in Fiji using systems thinking

G Waqa, M Moodie, W Snowdon, C Latu, J Coriakula, S Allender, C Bell

(2017), Vol. 15, pp. 1-8, Health research policy and systems, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Quantifying the role of modifiable risk factors in the differences in cardiovascular disease mortality rates between metropolitan and rural populations in Australia: a macrosimulation modelling study

L Alston, K Peterson, J Jacobs, S Allender, M Nichols

(2017), Vol. 7, pp. 1-10, BMJ Open, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Mobile health technology (mDiab) for the prevention of type 2 diabetes: protocol for a randomized controlled trial

S Muralidharan, V Mohan, R Anjana, S Jena, N Tandon, S Allender, H Ranjani

(2017), Vol. 6, pp. 1-12, JMIR research protocols, Toronto, Ont., C1

journal article
2016

The association between self-reported diet quality and health-related quality of life in rural and urban Australian adolescents

K Bolton, F Jacka, S Allender, P Kremer, L Gibbs, E Waters, A de Silva

(2016), Vol. 24, pp. 317-325, Australian journal of rural health, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Evaluation of a knowledge translation and exchange platform to advance non-communicable disease prevention

T Pettman, R Armstrong, E Waters, S Allender, P Love, T Gill, J Coveney, S Boylan, S Booth, K Bolton, B Swinburn

(2016), Vol. 12, pp. 109-126, Evidence and policy, Bristol, Eng., C1

journal article

Depressive symptomatology, weight status and obesogenic risk among Australian adolescents: a prospective cohort study

E Hoare, L Millar, M Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, H Skouteris, M Nichols, M Malakellis, B Swinburn, S Allender

(2016), Vol. 6, pp. 1-11, BMJ open, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Sleep duration and risk of obesity among a sample of Victorian school children

B Morrissey, M Malakellis, J Whelan, L Millar, B Swinburn, S Allender, C Strugnell

(2016), Vol. 16, pp. 1-8, BMC public health, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Systematic examination of publicly-available information reveals the diverse and extensive corporate political activity of the food industry in Australia.

M Mialon, B Swinburn, S Allender, G Sacks

(2016), Vol. 16, pp. 1-13, BMC Public Health, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Healthy together Victoria and childhood obesity-a methodology for measuring changes in childhood obesity in response to a community-based, whole of system cluster randomized control trial

C Strugnell, L Millar, A Churchill, F Jacka, C Bell, M Malakellis, B Swinburn, S Allender

(2016), Vol. 74, pp. 1-16, Archives of public health, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Characterising the extent of misreporting of high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and diabetes using the Australian Health Survey

K Peterson, J Jacobs, S Allender, L Alston, M Nichols

(2016), Vol. 16, pp. 1-11, BMC public health, London, Eng., C1

journal article

The cross-sectional association between diet quality and depressive symptomology amongst Fijian adolescents

R Sinclair, L Millar, S Allender, W Snowdon, G Waqa, F Jacka, M Moodie, S Petersen, B Swinburn

(2016), Vol. 11, pp. 1-12, PLoS One, San Francisco, Calif., C1

journal article

A systematic review of published interventions for primary and secondary prevention of ischaemic heart disease (IHD) in rural populations of Australia

L Alston, K Peterson, J Jacobs, S Allender, M Nichols

(2016), Vol. 16, pp. 1-11, BMC public health, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Composition of objectively measured physical activity and sedentary behaviour participation across the school-day, influence of gender and weight status: cross-sectional analyses among disadvantaged Victorian school children

C Strugnell, K Turner, M Malakellis, J Hayward, C Foster, L Millar, S Allender

(2016), Vol. 6, pp. 1-12, BMJ open, London, Eng., C1

journal article

The associations between sedentary behaviour and mental health among adolescents: a systematic review

E Hoare, K Milton, C Foster, S Allender

(2016), Vol. 13, pp. 1-22, International journal of behavioral nutrition and physical activity, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Lifestyle factors and adolescent depressive symptomatology: associations and effect sizes of diet, physical activity and sedentary behaviour

J Hayward, F Jacka, H Skouteris, L Millar, C Strugnell, B Swinburn, S Allender

(2016), Vol. 50, pp. 1064-1073, Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry, London, Eng., C1

journal article

When there Is not enough evidence and when evidence is not enough: an Australian Indigenous smoking policy study

D Vujcich, M Rayner, S Allender, R Fitzpatrick

(2016), Vol. 4, pp. 1-15, Frontier in public health, Lausanne, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Quantifying a systems map: network analysis of a childhood obesity causal loop diagram

J McGlashan, M Johnstone, D Creighton, K de la Haye, S Allender

(2016), Vol. 11, pp. 1-14, PLoS One, San Francisco, Calif., C1

journal article

Whole of systems trial of prevention strategies for childhood obesity: WHO STOPS childhood obesity

S Allender, L Millar, P Hovmand, C Bell, M Moodie, R Carter, B Swinburn, C Strugnell, J Lowe, K de la Haye, L Orellana, S Morgan

(2016), Vol. 13, pp. 1-12, International journal of environmental research and public health, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Turning points in political and health policy history: the case of Cambodia 1975-2014

John Grundy, Elizabeth Hoban, Steven Allender

(2016), Vol. 18, pp. 89-110, Health history, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal article
2015

Systematic review of mental health and well-being outcomes following community-based obesity prevention interventions among adolescents

E Hoare, M Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, H Skouteris, L Millar, M Nichols, S Allender

(2015), Vol. 5, BMJ Open, C1

journal article

A map of community-based obesity prevention initiatives in Australia following obesity funding 2009-2013.

J Whelan, P Love, A Romanus, T Pettman, K Bolton, E Smith, T Gill, J Coveney, E Waters, S Allender

(2015), Vol. 39, pp. 168-171, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, Australia, C1

journal article

Web search activity data accurately predict population chronic disease risk in the USA

T Nguyen, T Tran, W Luo, S Gupta, S Rana, Q Phung, M Nichols, L Millar, S Venkatesh, S Allender

(2015), Vol. 69, pp. 693-699, Journal of epidemiology and community health, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Cardiovascular prevention model from Kenyan slums to migrants in the Netherlands

S van de Vijver, S Oti, E Moll van Charante, S Allender, C Foster, J Lange, B Oldenburg, C Kyobutungi, C Agyemang

(2015), Vol. 11, pp. 1-6, Globalization and health, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Is demography destiny? Application of machine learning techniques to accurately predict population health outcomes from a minimal demographic dataset

W Luo, T Nguyen, M Nichols, T Tran, S Rana, S Gupta, Q Phung, S Venkatesh, S Allender

(2015), Vol. 10, pp. 1-13, PLoS One, San Francisco, Calif., C1

journal article

A snapshot of the scope of obesity prevention practice in Australia.

T Pettman, K Bolton, P Love, E Waters, T Gill, J Whelan, S Boylan, R Armstrong, J Coveney, S Booth, B Swinburn, S Allender

(2015), Health Promotion International, C1

journal article

The stability of weight status through the early to middle childhood years in Australia: a longitudinal study

N Wheaton, L Millar, S Allender, M Nichols

(2015), Vol. 5, pp. 1-9, BMJ open, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Changing from primary to secondary school highlights opportunities for school environment interventions aiming to increase physical activity and reduce sedentary behaviour: a longitudinal cohort study

J Marks, L Barnett, C Strugnell, S Allender

(2015), Vol. 12, International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, C1

journal article

A community based systems diagram of obesity causes

S Allender, B Owen, J Kuhlberg, J Lowe, P Nagorcka-Smith, J Whelan, C Bell

(2015), Vol. 10, pp. 1-12, PLoS One, San Francisco, CA, C1

journal article

A systematic review of how researchers characterize the school environment in determining its effect on student obesity

K Turner, C Foster, S Allender, E Plugge

(2015), Vol. 2, pp. 1-6, BMC obesity, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Change of school in early adolescence and adverse obesity-related dietary behavior: a longitudinal cohort study, Victoria, Australia, 2013-2014

J Marks, L Barnett, S Allender

(2015), Vol. 12, pp. 1-11, Preventing chronic diseases: public health research, practice, and policy, Atlanta, Ga., C1

journal article

Critical design features for establishing a childhood obesity monitoring program in Australia

K Lacy, M Nichols, A De Silva, S Allender, B Swinburn, E Leslie, L Jones, P Kremer

(2015), Vol. 21, pp. 369-372, Australian journal of primary health, Melbourne, Vic, C1

journal article

Friendship network characteristics are associated with physical activity and sedentary behavior in early adolescence

J Marks, K de la Haye, L Barnett, S Allender

(2015), Vol. 10, pp. 1-15, PLoS One, San Francisco, Calif., C1

journal article
2014

Associations between obesogenic risk factors and depression among adolescents: A systematic review

E Hoare, H Skouteris, M Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, L Millar, S Allender

(2014), Vol. 15, pp. 40-51, Obesity Reviews, C1

journal article

Relationship between raised BMI and sugar sweetened beverage and high fat food consumption among children

L Millar, B Rowland, M Nichols, B Swinburn, C Bennett, H Skouteris, S Allender

(2014), Vol. 22, Obesity, C1

journal article

Associations between obesogenic risk and depressive symptomatology in Australian adolescents: A cross-sectional study

E Hoare, L Millar, M Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, H Skouteris, M Nichols, F Jacka, B Swinburn, C Chikwendu, S Allender

(2014), Vol. 68, pp. 767-772, Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, C1

journal article

A systematic review and meta-analysis of whole of community interventions to prevent excessive population weight gain

L Wolfenden, R Wyse, M Nichols, S Allender, L Millar, P McElduff

(2014), Vol. 62, pp. 193-200, Preventive Medicine, C1

journal article

Urbanicity and Lifestyle Risk Factors for Cardiometabolic Diseases in Rural Uganda: A Cross-Sectional Study

J Riha, A Karabarinde, G Ssenyomo, S Allender, G Asiki, A Kamali, E Young, M Sandhu, J Seeley

(2014), Vol. 11, PLoS Medicine, C1

journal article

Systematic review of incidental physical activity community interventions

R Reynolds, S McKenzie, S Allender, K Brown, C Foulkes

(2014), Vol. 67, pp. 46-64, Preventive Medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

The inter-section of political history and health policy in Asia - the historical foundations for health policy analysis

J Grundy, E Hoban, S Allender, P Annear

(2014), Vol. 117, pp. 150-159, Social Science & Medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Lessons from obesity prevention for the prevention of mental disorders: The primordial prevention approach

J Hayward, F Jacka, E Waters, S Allender

(2014), Vol. 14, pp. 1-4, BMC Psychiatry, London, England, C1

journal article
2013

The possibility of regulating for obesity prevention - Understanding regulation in the Commonwealth Government

B Crammond, C Van, S Allender, A Peeters, M Lawrence, G Sacks, H Mavoa, B Swinburn, B Loff

(2013), Vol. 14, pp. 213-221, Obesity Reviews, C1

journal article

Increasing community capacity and decreasing prevalence of overweight and obesity in a community based intervention among australian adolescents

L Millar, N Robertson, S Allender, M Nichols, C Bennett, B Swinburn

(2013), Vol. 56, pp. 379-384, Preventive Medicine, C1

journal article

Inconsistent associations between sweet drink intake and 2-year change in BMI among Victorian children and adolescents

B Jensen, M Nichols, S Allender, A De Silva-Sanigorski, L Millar, P Kremer, K Lacy, B Swinburn

(2013), Vol. 8, pp. 271-283, Pediatric Obesity, C1

journal article

Using social network analysis to identify key child care center staff for obesity prevention interventions: A pilot study

J Marks, L Barnett, C Foulkes, P Hawe, S Allender

(2013), Vol. 2013, Journal of Obesity, C1

journal article

Community-based efforts to prevent obesity: Australia-wide survey of projects

M Nichols, R Reynolds, E Waters, T Gill, L King, B Swinburn, S Allender

(2013), Vol. 24, pp. 111-117, Health Promotion Journal of Australia, C1

journal article

Evidence and obesity prevention: Developing evidence summaries to support decision making

R Clark, E Waters, R Armstrong, R Conning, S Allender, B Swinburn

(2013), Vol. 9, pp. 547-556, Evidence and Policy, C1

journal article

Population changes to promote cardiovascular health

T Jorgensen, S Capewell, E Prescott, S Allender, S Sans, T Zdrojewski, D De Bacquer, J De Sutter, O Franco, S Logstrup, M Volpe, S Malyutina, P Marques-Vidal, Z Reiner, G Tell, W Verschuren, D Vanuzzo

(2013), Vol. 14, pp. 393-403, Giornale Italiano di cardiologia, Roma, Italy, C1-1

journal article
2012

Relative deprivation between neighbouring wards is predictive of coronary heart disease mortality after adjustment for absolute deprivation of wards

S Allender, P Scarborough, T Keegan, M Rayner

(2012), Vol. 66, pp. 803-808, Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, C1

journal article

The decline in coronary heart disease mortality is slowing in young adults (Australia 1976-2006): A time trend analysis

M O'Flaherty, S Allender, R Taylor, C Stevenson, A Peeters, S Capewell

(2012), Vol. 158, pp. 193-198, International Journal of Cardiology, C1-1

journal article

Policy change to create supportive environments for physical activity and healthy eating: Which options are the most realistic for local government?

S Allender, E Gleeson, B Crammond, G Sacks, M Lawrence, A Peeters, B Loff, B Swinburn

(2012), Vol. 27, pp. 261-274, Health Promotion International, C1

journal article

Screen time and physical activity behaviours are associated with health-related quality of life in Australian adolescents

K Lacy, S Allender, P Kremer, A de Silva-Sanigorski, L Millar, M Moodie, L Mathews, M Malakellis, B Swinburn

(2012), Vol. 21, pp. 1085-1099, Quality of life research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Government regulation to promote healthy food environments - a view from inside state governments

J Shill, H Mavoa, S Allender, M Lawrence, G Sacks, A Peeters, B Crammond, B Swinburn

(2012), Vol. 13, pp. 162-173, Obesity Reviews, C1

journal article

What is the optimal level of population alcohol consumption for chronic disease prevention in England? Modelling the impact of changes in average consumption levels

M Nichols, P Scarborough, S Allender, M Rayner

(2012), Vol. 2, BMJ Open, C1

journal article

Contribution of climate and air pollution to variation in coronary heart disease mortality rates in England

P Scarborough, S Allender, M Rayner, M Goldacre

(2012), Vol. 7, PLoS ONE, C1-1

journal article

Modelling the health impact of environmentally sustainable dietary scenarios in the UK

P Scarborough, S Allender, D Clarke, K Wickramasinghe, M Rayner

(2012), Vol. 66, pp. 710-715, European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, C1

journal article

Population-level changes to promote cardiovascular health

T Jrgensen, S Capewell, E Prescott, S Allender, S Sans, T Zdrojewski, D De Bacquer, J De Sutter, O Franco, S Lgstrup, M Volpe, S Malyutina, W Verschuren, D Vanuzzo

(2012), Vol. 58, pp. 943-954, Vnitrni Lekarstvi, C1

journal article

The appropriateness of opt-out consent for monitoring childhood obesity in Australia

K Lacy, P Kremer, A De Silva-Sanigorski, S Allender, E Leslie, L Jones, S Fornaro, B Swinburn

(2012), Vol. 7, Pediatric Obesity, C1

journal article

Consumption patterns of sweet drinks in a population of Australian children and adolescents (2003-2008)

B Jensen, M Nichols, S Allender, A De Silva-Sanigorski, L Millar, P Kremer, K Lacy, B Swinburn

(2012), Vol. 12, BMC Public Health, C1

journal article

An analysis of potential barriers and enablers to regulating the television marketing of unhealthy foods to children at the state government level in Australia

A Chung, J Shill, B Swinburn, H Mavoa, M Lawrence, B Loff, B Crammond, G Sacks, S Allender, A Peeters

(2012), Vol. 12, BMC Public Health, C1-1

journal article

Regulation to Create Environments Conducive to Physical Activity: Understanding the Barriers and Facilitators at the Australian State Government Level

J Shill, H Mavoa, B Crammond, B Loff, A Peeters, M Lawrence, S Allender, G Sacks, B Swinburn

(2012), Vol. 7, PLoS ONE, C1-1

journal article

Prevention of diabetes in rural India with a telemedicine intervention

V Mohan, M Deepa, R Pradeepa, V Prathiba, M Datta, S Ravikumar, H Rakesh, Y Sucharita, P Webster, S Allender, A Kapur, R Anjana

(2012), Vol. 6, pp. 1355-1364, Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology, C1-1

journal article

The development and validation of an urbanicity scale in a multi-country study

N Novak, S Allender, P Scarborough, D West

(2012), Vol. 12, BMC Public Health, C1

journal article
2011

An index of unhealthy lifestyle is associated with coronary heart disease mortality rates for small areas in England after adjustment for deprivation

P Scarborough, S Allender, M Rayner, M Goldacre

(2011), Vol. 17, pp. 691-695, Health and Place, C1-1

journal article

The development of a network for community-based obesity prevention: The CO-OPS Collaboration

S Allender, M Nichols, C Foulkes, R Reynolds, E Waters, L King, T Gill, R Armstrong, B Swinburn

(2011), Vol. 11, BMC Public Health, C1

journal article

Increased energy intake entirely accounts for increase in body weight in women but not in men in the UK between 1986 and 2000

P Scarborough, M Burg, C Foster, B Swinburn, G Sacks, M Rayner, P Webster, S Allender

(2011), Vol. 105, pp. 1399-1404, British Journal of Nutrition, C1

journal article

Quantifying urbanization as a risk factor for noncommunicable disease

S Allender, K Wickramasinghe, M Goldacre, D Matthews, P Katulanda

(2011), Vol. 88, pp. 906-918, Journal of Urban Health, C1-1

journal article

Best practice principles for community-based obesity prevention: Development, content and application

L King, T Gill, S Allender, B Swinburn

(2011), Vol. 12, pp. 329-338, Obesity Reviews, C1

journal article

Associations between activity-related behaviours and standardized BMI among Australian adolescents

S Allender, P Kremer, A de Silva-Sanigorski, K Lacy, L Millar, L Mathews, M Malakellis, B Swinburn

(2011), Vol. 14, pp. 512-521, Journal of science and medicine in sport, Mitchell, A.C.T., C1-1

journal article

The economic burden of ill health due to diet, physical inactivity, smoking, alcohol and obesity in the UK: An update to 2006-07 NHS costs

P Scarborough, P Bhatnagar, K Wickramasinghe, S Allender, C Foster, M Rayner

(2011), Vol. 33, pp. 527-535, Journal of Public Health, C1

journal article
2010

Level of urbanization and noncommunicable disease risk factors in Tamil Nadu, India

S Allender, B Lacey, P Webster, M Rayner, M Deepa, P Scarborough, C Arambepola, M Datta, V Mohan

(2010), Vol. 88, pp. 297-304, Bulletin of the World Health Organization, C1-1

journal article

The incidence of all stroke and stroke subtype in the United Kingdom, 1985 to 2008: A systematic review

P Bhatnagar, P Scarborough, N Smeeton, S Allender

(2010), Vol. 10, BMC Public Health, C1-1

journal article
2009

Moving beyond 'rates, roads and rubbish': How do local governments make choices about healthy public policy to prevent obesity?

S Allender, E Gleeson, B Crammond, G Sacks, M Lawrence, A Peeters, B Loff, B Swinburn

(2009), Vol. 6, Australia and New Zealand Health Policy, C1

journal article

The burden of smoking-related ill health in the UK

S Allender, R Balakrishnan, P Scarborough, P Webster, M Rayner

(2009), Vol. 18, pp. 262-267, Tobacco Control, C1

journal article

Tell us something we don't already know or do! the response of planning and transport professionals to public health guidance on the built environment and physical activity

S Allender, N Cavill, M Parker, C Foster

(2009), Vol. 30, pp. 102-116, Journal of Public Health Policy, C1

journal article

The burden of alcohol-related ill health in the United Kingdom

R Balakrishnan, S Allender, P Scarborough, P Webster, M Rayner

(2009), Vol. 31, pp. 366-373, Journal of Public Health, C1

journal article

Cardiovascular disease in Europe

M Rayner, S Allender, P Scarborough

(2009), Vol. 16, European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, C1

journal article

Validation of model-based estimates (synthetic estimates) of the prevalence of risk factors for coronary heart disease for wards in England

P Scarborough, S Allender, M Rayner, M Goldacre

(2009), Vol. 15, pp. 596-605, Health and Place, C1

journal article
2008

Over-nutrition

S Allender, M Rayner

(2008), pp. 28-29, The atlas of food : who eats what, where, and why, London, England, B1-1

book chapter

Occupational and nonoccupational physical activity and the social determinants of physical activity: Results from the health survey for england

S Allender, C Foster, A Boxer

(2008), Vol. 5, pp. 104-116, Journal of Physical Activity and Health, C1-1

journal article

Quantification of urbanization in relation to chronic diseases in developing countries: A systematic review

S Allender, C Foster, L Hutchinson, C Arambepola

(2008), Vol. 85, pp. 938-951, Journal of Urban Health, C1-1

journal article

Life-change events and participation in physical activity: A systematic review

S Allender, L Hutchinson, C Foster

(2008), Vol. 23, pp. 160-172, Health Promotion International, C1-1

journal article

Patterns of coronary heart disease mortality over the 20th century in England and Wales: Possible plateaus in the rate of decline

S Allender, P Scarborough, M O'Flaherty, S Capewell

(2008), Vol. 8, BMC Public Health, C1-1

journal article

Urban living and obesity: Is it independent of its population and lifestyle characteristics?

C Arambepola, S Allender, R Ekanayake, D Fernando

(2008), Vol. 13, pp. 448-457, Tropical Medicine and International Health, C1-1

journal article

Outpatient cardiac rehabilitation attendance in England: Variability by region and clinical characteristics

H Bethell, R Lewin, J Evans, S Turner, S Allender, S Petersen

(2008), Vol. 28, pp. 386-391, Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention, C1-1

journal article

Factors affecting the offer of pulmonary rehabilitation to patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease by primary care professionals: A qualitative study

D Harris, M Hayter, S Allender

(2008), Vol. 9, pp. 280-290, Primary Health Care Research and Development, C1-1

journal article

Improving the uptake of pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with COPD: Qualitative study of experiences and attitudes

D Harris, M Hayter, S Allender

(2008), Vol. 58, pp. 703-710, British Journal of General Practice, C1-1

journal article

Coronary heart disease trends in England and Wales from 1984 to 2004: Concealed levelling of mortality rates among young adults

M O'Flaherty, E Ford, S Allender, P Scarborough, S Capewell

(2008), Vol. 94, pp. 178-181, Heart, C1-1

journal article

The North-South gap in overweight and obesity in England

P Scarborough, S Allender

(2008), Vol. 100, pp. 677-684, British Journal of Nutrition, C1-1

journal article

Quality of occupational health provision: Two rating scales and their determinants

K Venables, S Allender

(2008), Vol. 58, pp. 439-442, Occupational Medicine, C1-1

journal article

Regulatory change for obesity prevention at local government level in Victoria

S Allender, E Gleeson, B Crammond, B Swinburn, M Lawrence, A Peeters, B Loff

(2008), A global world - practical action for health and well being : Proceedings of the Population Health Congress, Brisbane, Queensland, E1-1

conference
2007

The burden of physical activity-related ill health in the UK

S Allender, C Foster, P Scarborough, M Rayner

(2007), Vol. 61, pp. 344-348, Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, C1-1

journal article

The burden of overweight and obesity-related ill health in the UK

S Allender, M Rayner

(2007), Vol. 8, pp. 467-473, Obesity Reviews, C1-1

journal article

New Work Ethics?: The corporate athlete's back end index and organizational performance

P Kelly, S Allender, D Colquhoun

(2007), Vol. 14, pp. 267-285, Organization, C1-1

journal article

Cardiovascular surveys: Manual of operations

P Primatesta, S Allender, P Ciccarelli, A Doring, S Graff-Iversen, J Holub, S Panico, A Trichopoulou, W Verschuren, S Giampaoli

(2007), Vol. 14, European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation, C1-1

journal article

What determines the size of occupational health services in UK universities?

K Venables, S Allender

(2007), Vol. 57, pp. 210-213, Occupational Medicine, C1-1

journal article

Occupational health provision in UK universities

K Venables, S Allender

(2007), Vol. 57, pp. 162-168, Occupational Medicine, C1-1

journal article

Population-based register of stroke : manual of operations

S Giampaoli, N Hammar, R Adany, C De Peretti, EUROCISS Research Group, S Allender

(2007), Vol. 14, Journal of cardiovascular risk, London, England, C1-1

journal article

Population-based register of acute myocardial infarction : manual of operations

M Madson, V Gundnason, A Pajak, L Palmieri, E Rocha, V Salomaa, K Steinbach, D Vanuzzo, EUROCISS Research Group, S Allender

(2007), Vol. 14, Journal of cardiovascular risk, London, England, C1-1

journal article
2006

Competing discourses of workplace health

S Allender, D Colquhoun, P Kelly

(2006), Vol. 10, pp. 75-93, Health, C1-1

journal article

Understanding participation in sport and physical activity among children and adults: A review of qualitative studies

S Allender, G Cowburn, C Foster

(2006), Vol. 21, pp. 826-835, Health Education Research, C1-1

journal article

Symptoms, ill-health and quality of life in a support group of Porton Down veterans

S Allender, N Maconochie, T Keegan, C Brooks, T Fletcher, M Nieuwenhuijsen, P Doyle, L Carpenter, K Venables

(2006), Vol. 56, pp. 329-337, Occupational medicine, Oxford, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Values underlying the National Service Framework for coronary heart disease in England: A discourse analysis

M Rayner, P Scarborough, S Allender

(2006), Vol. 11, pp. 67-73, Journal of Health Services Research and Policy, C1-1

journal article

Occupational health needs of universities: A review with an emphasis on the United Kingdom

K Venables, S Allender

(2006), Vol. 63, pp. 159-167, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, C1-1

journal article

Current occupational health policy issues for universities in the United Kingdom

K Venables, S Allender

(2006), Vol. 10, pp. 45-51, Perspectives : policy and practice in higher education, London, England, C1-1

journal article

Governing the working population : knowledge, self and power in workplace health programs

S Allender, D Colquhoun, P Kelly

(2006), Vol. 16, pp. 131-142, Critical public health, London, England, C1-1

journal article
2005

Understanding participation in sport and physical activity amongst children and adults

S Allender, G Cowburn, C Foster

(2005), Vol. 15, pp. 172-172, EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, A6-1

research report/technical paper

New work ethics, the professionalisation of stress management and effective schools

D Colquhoun, P Kelly, S Allender

(2005), pp. 1-1, AARE 2005 : Creative dissent: constructive solutions: proceedings of the AARE 2005 international education research conference, Sydney, N.S.W., E1-1

conference
2004

New work ethics? Foucault and the spirit of 21st century capitalism

P Kelly, D Colquhoun, S Allender

(2004), pp. 398-405, ASBBS 2004 : Proceedings of the 7th American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences conference 2004, Cairns, Qld., E1

conference
2002

Questions and answers

G Parker, S Simoens, S St Leger, W Solesbury, J Sherval, S Allender, R Gurbutt, J Boyce, R Mannion, D Kernick

(2002), Vol. 7, pp. 254-256, Journal of health services research and policy, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Centre of Research Excellence on Policy Research on Obesity and Food Systems

Prof Rob Carter, Prof Boyd Swinburn, Prof Marj Moodie, Prof Richard Osborne, Prof Colin Bell, Prof Mark Lawrence, A/Prof Jan Barendregt, Prof Bruce Neal, Prof Anna Peeters, Prof Kelly Brownell, Prof Steven Allender

NHMRC - Centres of Research Excellence

  • 2018: $596
  • 2017: $340,167
  • 2016: $431,611
  • 2015: $434,875
  • 2014: $452,808
  • 2013: $276,834
  • 2012: $65,432

How can a systems approach be efficiently and effectively applied to prevent childhood obesity?

Prof Steven Allender

NHMRC CDF - Career Development Fellowship

  • 2017: $39,727
  • 2016: $117,535
  • 2015: $125,401
  • 2014: $105,323
  • 2013: $74,640

How can a systems approach be efficiently and effectively applied to prevent childhood obesity?

Prof Steven Allender

NHF Fellowship - Career Development - National Heart Foundation of Australia

  • 2013: $30,000

Healthy Together Kids Evaluation

Prof Steven Allender, Dr Claudia Strugnell, Dr Lynne Millar

NHF Vanguard Grant - National Heart Foundation of Australia

  • 2014: $74,812

Whole of System Trial for Obesity Prevention in Childhood Obesity (WHO STOPS Childhood Obesity)

Prof Steven Allender, Dr Lynne Millar, Dr Peter Hovmand, Prof Colin Bell, Prof Marj Moodie, Prof Rob Carter, Prof Boyd Swinburn

NHMRC - Partnership Project

  • 2020: $202,840
  • 2019: $347,616
  • 2018: $321,180
  • 2017: $261,154
  • 2016: $77,171

RESPOND: Reflexive Evidence and Systems interventions to Prevent Obesity and Non-Communicable Disease

Prof Steven Allender, Dr Claudia Strugnell, Prof Boyd Swinburn, Dr Melanie Nichols, Prof Anna Peeters, Dr Andrew Bell, Prof Marj Moodie, Prof Liliana Orellana

NHMRC - Partnership Project

  • 2020: $178,187
  • 2019: $247,775
  • 2018: $85,145

A Center of Research Excellence in Food Retail Environments for Health (RE-FRESH)

Prof Anna Peeters, Dr Julie Brimblecombe, Prof Steven Allender, A/Prof Adrian Cameron, Prof Amanda Lee, A/Prof Gary Sacks, Prof Marj Moodie, A/Prof Cliona Ni Mhurchu, Prof Boyd Swinburn, Prof Bruce Neal

NHMRC - Centres of Research Excellence

  • 2020: $232,858
  • 2019: $333,411
  • 2018: $87,972

Reducing the burden of cardiovascular diseases for future rural dwelling Australians

Dr Laura Alston, Prof Steven Allender, A/Prof Vincent Versace

NHF Fellowship - Postdoctoral Research Fellowship - National Heart Foundation of Australia

  • 2020: $30,000

Scaling up food policy interventions to reduce noncommunicable diseases in the Pacific Islands

Dr Jacqui Webster, Prof Colin Bell, Dr Anne-Marie Thow, Mrs Gade Waqa, Prof Steven Allender, Dr Thomas Lung, Dr Kris Rogers, Prof Mark Woodward

NHMRC/Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases

  • 2020: $12,000
  • 2019: $12,000

Other Public Sector Funding

(Phase 2) - Provision and Evaluation of the It's Your Move Program in the ACT. (Phase 1) - systems-based interventions to promote healthy weight in ACT secondary schools - program planning

Dr Lynne Millar, Dr Melanie Nichols, Prof Boyd Swinburn, Prof Steven Allender

  • 2014: $106,146
  • 2012: $118,000
  • 2011: $5,537

CO-OPS (Mark 11) Prevention Network

Prof Steven Allender, Prof Boyd Swinburn

  • 2015: $367,044
  • 2014: $457,689
  • 2013: $169,749
  • 2012: $851,423

G21 Regional Health and Wellbeing Plan 2013-17

Prof Steven Allender, Prof Richard Osborne

  • 2014: $12,272
  • 2013: $30,000

A connected community and clinical journey to health

Dr Penny Love, Ms Jill Whelan, Prof Steven Allender, Prof Colin Bell

  • 2015: $29,000

International Society Cardiovascular Epidemiology and Prevention (ISCEP)

Dr Melanie Nichols, Prof Steven Allender

  • 2017: $15,000
  • 2016: $15,000
  • 2015: $62,000

STICK-E Healthy Eating - Systems Thinking In Community Knowledge Exchange

Prof Steven Allender, Prof Douglas Creighton, A/Prof Michael Johnstone, Prof Colin Bell, Prof Boyd Swinburn

  • 2018: $20,000
  • 2017: $90,000
  • 2016: $90,000

YCHANGe obesity prevention mapping into physical activity determinants - environmental and personal

Ms Jill Whelan, Dr Penny Love, Prof Steven Allender, Prof Colin Bell

  • 2016: $120,000

Victoria Police StEPS Project: Systems Evaluation for the Prevention of Suicide

Prof Tony LaMontagne, Prof Steven Allender, Dr Allison Milner, Dr Josh Hayward

  • 2017: $37,500
  • 2016: $37,500

STICK-E Research Workshop - EGPCP

Prof Steven Allender, Mr Andrew Brown

  • 2017: $25,000

STICK-E ACT Health Promotion

Prof Steven Allender, Mr Andrew Brown

  • 2017: $2,140

STICK-E MansfieldSC Municipal Public Health Plan

Prof Steven Allender, Mr Andrew Brown, Dr Josh Hayward

  • 2018: $39,000
  • 2017: $15,000

STICK-E TAPPC Prevention Tracker

Prof Steven Allender, Mr Andrew Brown, Dr Josh Hayward

  • 2018: $30,000
  • 2017: $30,000

Enhancing wellness in Fiji

Prof Colin Bell, Prof Marj Moodie, Prof Steven Allender, Dr I Tukana, Dr Ilisapeci Kubuabola, Dr Jillian Wate

  • 2017: $18,000

RESPOND: Reflexive Evidence and Systems interventions to Prevent Obesity and Non-Communicable Disease

Prof Steven Allender, Dr Claudia Strugnell, Prof Boyd Swinburn, Dr Melanie Nichols, Prof Anna Peeters, Dr Andrew Bell, Prof Marj Moodie, Prof Liliana Orellana

  • 2019: $25,000
  • 2018: $25,000

Food environment inequalities and obesity in Victorian Growth Areas, from paddock to shopping centre gate

Dr Claudia Strugnell, Prof Steven Allender, A/Prof Gary Sacks, Prof Liliana Orellana, Mrs Cindy Needham

  • 2020: $7,254
  • 2019: $90,000
  • 2018: $90,000

Campbelltown Changing our Future: A whole of systems approach to childhood obesity in south western Sydney

Prof Steven Allender, Mr Andrew Brown, Dr Josh Hayward, Dr Claudia Strugnell, Mr Nic Crooks

  • 2019: $42,248
  • 2018: $252,248

Allender BC Childrens Hospital Systems Training

Prof Steven Allender

  • 2018: $10,000

Childhood Advocacy Monitoring Project

Dr Claudia Strugnell, Mr Nic Crooks, Prof Steven Allender

  • 2018: $174,831

The health and related economic benefits of providing better tasting water

Mrs Jaithri Ananthapavan, Mrs Phuong Nguyen, Prof Marj Moodie, Prof Steven Allender

  • 2018: $12,700

Food and nutrition policies for Aboriginal Victorians: Evidence and Advocates for change

Dr Jennifer Browne, A/Prof Kathryn Backholer, Prof Steven Allender, Mr Andrew Brown, Ms Mikaela Egan

  • 2020: $90,000
  • 2019: $90,000

Healthy Weight Systems Science Project

Prof Steven Allender

  • 2019: $25,392

Industry and Other Funding

Developing a resource for evidence based healthy living programs

Prof Steven Allender, Kellie Nichols, Prof Boyd Swinburn

  • 2012: $80,000

Systems Science to Guide Whole-of-Community Childhood Obesity Prevention

A/Prof Matthew Gillman, Prof Steven Allender, Prof Boyd Swinburn

  • 2018: $93,038
  • 2017: $163,168
  • 2016: $47,931
  • 2015: $157,688
  • 2014: $88,470

HeartStats Project: The Heart Foundation/Deakin University Australian Heart Disease Statistics Project

Prof Steven Allender, Dr Melanie Nichols

  • 2015: $160,694
  • 2014: $169,230
  • 2013: $144,932

What is the relationship between diet quality and health-related quality of life in rural, Victorian adolescents (12-18 years old)?

Dr Kristy Bolton, Prof Steven Allender

  • 2014: $14,991

Friends & Health Behaviour over the primary to secondary school transition

Prof Steven Allender, A/Prof Lisa Barnett, Ms Jennifer Marks

  • 2014: $15,000

NCD strategic action plan development - Fiji

Prof Steven Allender, Ms Wendy Snowdon

  • 2014: $6,488

Systems Thinking in Community Knowledge - Exchange (STICK - E)

Prof Steven Allender

  • 2014: $40,000

A connected community and clinical journey to health

Dr Penny Love, Ms Jill Whelan, Prof Steven Allender, Prof Colin Bell

  • 2016: $5,454
  • 2015: $54,545

Whole of System Trial for Obesity Prevention in Childhood Obesity (WHO STOPS Childhood Obesity)

Prof Steven Allender, Dr Lynne Millar, Dr Peter Hovmand, Prof Colin Bell, Prof Marj Moodie, Prof Rob Carter, Prof Boyd Swinburn

  • 2020: $50,000
  • 2019: $50,000
  • 2017: $50,000
  • 2016: $50,000

Developing Systems Knowledge to prevent suicide in Victoria Police

Dr Amanda Allisey, Prof Tony LaMontagne, Dr Allison Milner, Prof Steven Allender, Prof Andrew Noblet

  • 2015: $50,000

Systems Thinking Workshops for City of Glenorchy, Tasmania

Prof Steven Allender

  • 2015: $10,000

Greater Shepparton's Primary School Health Behaviours Monitoring Proposal

Dr Claudia Strugnell, Prof Steven Allender

  • 2016: $29,755

YCHANGe - A connected community and clinical journey to health - YSC and RFDS

Ms Jill Whelan, Prof Colin Bell, Dr Penny Love, Prof Steven Allender

  • 2017: $40,000
  • 2016: $40,000

RESPOND: Reflexive Evidence and Systems interventions to Prevent Obesity and Non-Communicable Disease

Prof Steven Allender, Dr Claudia Strugnell, Prof Boyd Swinburn, Dr Melanie Nichols, Prof Anna Peeters, Dr Andrew Bell, Prof Marj Moodie, Prof Liliana Orellana

  • 2019: $22,500
  • 2018: $22,500

Let¿s have a yarn about chronic disease: a collaborative multi-disciplinary participatory action research approach to addressing Aboriginal health in South West Victoria

Mrs Hannah Beks, A/Prof Vincent Versace, Ms Kerry Hudson, Mr John Bell, Ms Tamika Amos, Ms Candice Mckenzie, Prof Peter Harvey, A/Prof Barry Morphett, Prof Steven Allender, Dr Josh Hayward, A/Prof Michael Johnstone, Prof Douglas Creighton, Dr Constance Kourbelis, Ms Barbara Allen

  • 2020: $22,781
  • 2019: $17,950
  • 2018: $34,072

Preventing chronic diseases in rural populations for future generations: The role of rural health services in guiding community efforts to improve the food environment.

Dr Laura Alston, Prof Steven Allender, A/Prof Vincent Versace, Dr Melanie Nichols, Dr Kristy Ann Bolton

  • 2020: $20,595
  • 2019: $41,359

Confronting Obesity: Co-creating policy with youth - project

Prof Steven Allender, Prof Knut-Inge Klepp

  • 2019: $24,525

Translate a community-based and 'systems informed' childhood obesity intervention.

Dr Claudia Strugnell, Prof Steven Allender, Dr Melanie Nichols, Prof Anna Peeters, Prof Colin Bell, Prof Marj Moodie, Prof Liliana Orellana, Dr Josh Hayward, Mr Andrew Brown

  • 2019: $70,000
  • 2018: $70,000

Assistance in strengthening Ballarat Community Health's delivery and impact on healthy eating and active living in their community.

Dr Kristy Bolton, Prof Steven Allender

  • 2020: $24,495

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2020

Shruti Muralidharan

Thesis entitled: Mobile Health Technology for the Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes

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

2017

Joshua Nicholas Hayward

Thesis entitled: Adolescent Lifestyle and Depressive Symptoms: Associations and Complex Community Determinants

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

2016

Erin Jane Hoare

Thesis entitled: Obesogenic risk and depression: patterns and prevention among adolescents

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

Jennifer Marks

Thesis entitled: Transition, School, Friends and Obesity Risk Models (The TranSFORM Study)

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

2013

Lynne Millar

Thesis entitled: Community-based obesity prevention in children

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

Executive Supervisor
2019

Jaimie McGlashan

Thesis entitled: The Use of Network Analysis to Evaluate Community-Based Obesity Prevention Interventions

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

Associate Supervisor
2019

Laura Veronica Alston

Thesis entitled: Policy priorities to reduce disparities in ischaemic heart disease among rural Australians

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

Jillian Maree Whelan

Thesis entitled: Can a rural Australian community lead and sustain obesity prevention?

Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine), School of Medicine

2017

Melissa Amina Madeleine Cavallo Mialon

Thesis entitled: Monitoring the corporate political activity of the food industry

Doctor of Philosophy (Nutrition & Exercise) (High Cost), School of Health & Social Development

2015

John Joseph Grundy

Thesis entitled: Health Systems and Social Transition in Asia

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