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Can we fix it? Yes, we could
Presented by Professor Sandra Jones

Prof Sandra Jones, Director of CHaSR, has spent more than a decade exploring the influences on, and effects of, alcohol consumption. This presentation will examine some of the key drivers of, and (potential) solutions to, the negative health and social outcomes associated with harmful levels of alcohol consumption. It will focus on the complex and inter-related effects of mass media, marketing and advertising, role modelling and social norms.

Dr Lynda Berends will follow Prof Jones with brief information for students interested in undertaking study with CHaSR. This may be an undergraduate student placement, Honours, or HDR.

Date:     Thursday 30th April 2015
Time:     12pm for a 12.30pm start
Venue:   Australian Catholic University
Mary MacKillop Institute for Health Research                                                         Level 5, Meeting Room 1, 215 Spring Street, Melbourne


Lunch will be provided – please advise of any special dietary requirements when you RSVP.


Centre for Communication, Politics and Culture, RMIT University, presents a book launch.

Social Marketing and Behaviour Change: Models, Theories and Applications
by Linda Brennan, RMIT University, Australia
Wayne Binney, Deakin Univeristy, Australia
Lukas Parker, RMIT University, Vietnam
Torgeir Aleti, Monash University, Australia
Dang Nguyen, RMIT University, Vietnam

With a concise, yet comprehensive overview of the topic, Social Marketing and Behaviour Change features a review and analysis of the most validated models of behaviour change, using case studies to illustrate these models in practice.

Divided into nine sections, the authors and contributors of this unique book discuss in detail the functions of various models including: cognitive, conative, affective, social-cultural and multi-theory – along with consumer behaviour decision and social change models.

This visual and comprehensible multi-disciplinary book is accessible to professionals in a wide range of fields. In particular researchers and students in the field of social marketing will find the book an invaluable resource.

Date:     Wednesday 29th April 2015
Time:     4.00 – 5.30pm
Venue:   Building 9, Level 4, Function area
Corner of Bowen Street and Franklin Street                                                             RMIT University, Melbourne

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