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Biography

Associate Professor Bonevski’s primary research focus as a Cancer Institute NSW Research Fellow is in the field of reducing the burden of disease, and health inequity, related to tobacco smoking and other health risk behaviours.  She has recently been awarded an NHMRC Career Development Fellowship Level 2 (2014-2018) as well as the Gladys M Brawn Career Development Research Award from the  University of Newcastle.

Current projects: To date, A/Prof Bonevski has been a chief investigator on grants amounting to over $7.5M in competitive funding including 9 NHMRC grants, 5 as CIA. She is currently CIA on a NHMRC grant “RCT of a client-centred, case worker delivered smoking cessation intervention for socially disadvantaged population”, and a NHMRC funded RCT of an “Organisational Change Intervention for Smoking Cessation in Drug and Alcohol Treatment Centres”,  a recently awarded NHMRC RCT of an online smoking cessation program for hospital patients, and a National Stroke Foundation  funded project on the development and pilot testing of an online lifestyle behaviours program for stroke and TIA survivors. She is CIC on a National Heart Foundation grant-in-aid “Randomised controlled trial of a personal financial incentive (PFI) intervention to reduce antenatal smoking in women receiving public antenatal care”, CIC on a NHMRC project grant with the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) on “Randomised controlled trial of a financial counselling intervention and smoking cessation assistance to reduce smoking in socioeconomically disadvantaged groups”, CIC with Monash University on an ARC Linkage grant for a RCT assessing a systems change smoking cessation intervention in hospitals and CIF on an NHMRC funded review of airway dysfunction and inter-disciplinary community-based care in adult long-term smokers. She is also part of a large consortium of researchers examining methods of improving the chronic care outcomes of Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service (ACCCHS) patients, funded by the NSW Ministry of Health. 

Qualifications

  • PhD (Medicine), University of Newcastle, 16/05/1997
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Newcastle, 09/05/1992
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), University of Newcastle, 08/05/1993

Research

Research keywords

  • Public Health
  • cancer control

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
111700Public Health And Health Services70
170199Psychology Not Elsewhere Classified20
111299Oncology And Carcinogenesis Not Elsewhere Classified10

Awards

Research Award.

1992WH Ward Prize for Best Applied Thesis
University of Newcastle, Psychology Department (Australia)

Teaching

Teaching keywords

  • health promotion
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Publications

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Chapter (1 outputs)

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2000Sanson-Fisher RW, Bonevski B, 'Psychosocial aspects of cancer control', Stress and Health: Research and Clinical Applications, Harwood Academic Publishers, Amsterdam, Netherlands 319-334 (2000) [B1]

Co-authors: Rob Sanson-Fisher

Journal article (76 outputs)

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2014Bonevski B, Paul C, Jones A, Bisquera A, Regan T, 'Smoky homes: Gender, socioeconomic and housing disparities in second hand tobacco smoke (SHS) exposure in a large population-based Australian cohort', PREVENTIVE MEDICINE, 60 95-101 (2014)
2014Neptune D, Bonevski B, Enninghorst N, Balogh ZJ, 'The prevalence of smoking and interest in quitting among surgical patients with acute extremity fractures', Drug and Alcohol Review, (2014)
2014Bonevski B, 'System-centred tobacco management: From 'whole-person' to 'whole-system' change', DRUG AND ALCOHOL REVIEW, 33 99-101 (2014)
2014Lynagh MC, Sanson-Fisher RW, Bonevski B, 'Keeping the ¿goose¿ on the menu: response to commentaries on financial incentives in health behaviour change.', International journal of behavioral medicine, 21 206-209 (2014)
2014Bonevski B, 'System-centred tobacco management: From 'whole-person' to 'whole-system' change', Drug and Alcohol Review, 33 99-101 (2014)
2014Passey M, Bonevski B, 'The importance of tobacco research focusing on marginalized groups.', Addiction, 109 1049-1051 (2014)
2014Guillaumier A, Bonevski B, Paul C, Durkin S, D'Este C, 'Socioeconomically disadvantaged smokers' ratings of plain and branded cigarette packaging: an experimental study.', BMJ Open, 4 e004078 (2014)
2014Courtney RJ, Bradford D, Martire KA, Bonevski B, Borland R, Doran C, et al., 'A randomized clinical trial of a financial education intervention with nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) for low socio-economic status Australian smokers: A study protocol', Addiction, (2014)
2014Hoekzema L, Werumeus Buning A, Bonevski B, Wolke L, Wong S, Drinkwater P, et al., 'Smoking rates and smoking cessation preferences of pregnant women attending antenatal clinics of two large Australian maternity hospitals', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 54 53-58 (2014)
2014Bonevski B, Regan T, Paul C, Baker AL, Bisquera A, 'Associations between alcohol, smoking, socioeconomic status and comorbidities: Evidence from the 45 and Up Study', DRUG AND ALCOHOL REVIEW, 33 169-176 (2014)
2014Passey M, Bonevski B, 'The importance of tobacco research focusing on marginalized groups', Addiction, 109 1049-1051 (2014)
2014Bonevski B, Paul C, Jones A, Bisquera A, Regan T, 'Smoky homes: Gender, socioeconomic and housing disparities in second hand tobacco smoke (SHS) exposure in a large population-based Australian cohort', Preventive Medicine, 60 95-101 (2014)
2014Guillaumier A, Bonevski B, Paul C, D'Este C, Doran C, Siahpush M, 'Paying the price: A cross-sectional survey of Australian socioeconomically disadvantaged smokers' responses to hypothetical cigarette price rises', Drug and Alcohol Review, 33 177-185 (2014)
2014Bonevski B, Randell M, Paul C, Chapman K, Twyman L, Bryant J, et al., 'Reaching the hard-to-reach: a systematic review of strategies for improving health and medical research with socially disadvantaged groups.', BMC Med Res Methodol, 14 42 (2014)
2014Vuong K, Trevena L, Bonevski B, Armstrong BK, 'Feasibility of a GP delivered skin cancer prevention intervention in Australia.', BMC Fam Pract, 15 137 (2014)
2014Hoekzema L, Buning AW, Bonevski B, Wolke L, Wong S, Drinkwater P, et al., 'Smoking rates and smoking cessation preferences of pregnant women attending antenatal clinics of two large Australian maternity hospitals', AUSTRALIAN & NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS & GYNAECOLOGY, 54 53-58 (2014)
2014Guillaumier A, Bonevski B, Paul C, 'Tobacco health warning messages on plain cigarette packs and in television campaigns: a qualitative study with Australian socioeconomically disadvantaged smokers.', Health Educ Res, (2014)
2014Lynagh MC, Sanson-Fisher RW, Bonevski B, 'Keeping the 'Goose' on the Menu: Response to Commentaries on Financial Incentives in Health Behaviour Change', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE, 21 206-209 (2014)
2014Guillaumier A, Bonevski B, Paul C, Durkin S, D'Este C, 'Socioeconomically disadvantaged smokers' ratings of plain and branded cigarette packaging: An experimental study', BMJ Open, 4 (2014)
2013Lynagh MC, Sanson-Fisher RW, Bonevski B, 'What's Good for the Goose is Good for the Gander. Guiding Principles for the Use of Financial Incentives in Health Behaviour Change', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE, 20 114-120 (2013) [C1]
2013Paul CL, Turon H, Bonevski B, Bryant J, McElduff P, 'A cross-sectional survey of experts' opinions about the relative effectiveness of tobacco control strategies for the general population versus disadvantaged groups: What do we choose in the absence of evidence?', BMC Public Health, 13 (2013) [C1]
2013Bonevski B, Bryant J, Lambert S, Brozek I, Rock V, 'The ABC of Vitamin D: A Qualitative Study of the Knowledge and Attitudes Regarding Vitamin D Deficiency amongst Selected Population Groups', NUTRIENTS, 5 915-927 (2013) [C1]
2013Bonevski B, O'Brien J, Frost S, Yiow L, Oakes W, Barker D, 'Novel setting for addressing tobacco-related disparities: a survey of community welfare organization smoking policies, practices and attitudes', HEALTH EDUCATION RESEARCH, 28 46-57 (2013) [C1]
2013Bonevski B, Guillaumier A, Paul C, Walsh R, 'The vocational education setting for health promotion: A survey of students' health risk behaviours and preferences for help', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 24 185-191 (2013) [C1]

DOI: 10.1071/HE13047

Co-authors: Chris Paul

2013Bryant J, Bonevski B, Paul CL, Lecathelinais CL, 'A cross-sectional survey of health risk behaviour clusters among a sample of socially disadvantaged Australian welfare recipients', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 37 118-123 (2013) [C1]
2013Girgis A, Lambert SD, McElduff P, Bonevski B, Lecathelinais C, Boyes A, Stacey F, 'Some things change, some things stay the same: a longitudinal analysis of cancer caregivers' unmet supportive care needs', PSYCHO-ONCOLOGY, 22 1557-1564 (2013) [C1]
2013Thomas D, Abramson MJ, Bonevski B, Taylor S, Poole S, Weeks GR, et al., 'A pharmacist-led system-change smoking cessation intervention for smokers admitted to Australian public hospitals (GIVE UP FOR GOOD): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial', TRIALS, 14 (2013) [C3]
2013Bryant J, Zucca A, Brozek I, Rock V, Bonevski B, 'Sun Protection Attitudes and Behaviours Among First Generation Australians with Darker Skin Types: Results from Focus Groups', Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 1-7 (2013)
2013Guillaumier A, Bonevski B, Doran C, Paul C, D'Este C, Siahpush M, 'Paying the price: A cross-sectional survey of Australian socioeconomically disadvantaged smokers' responses to hypothetical cigarette price rises', Drug and Alcohol Review, (2013)
2012Paul CL, Bonevski B, Turon HE, Bryant JL, 'The balancing act: Experts' opinions about the relative resourcing of tobacco control efforts for the general population versus disadvantaged populations', Drug and Alcohol Review, 31 602-607 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: Chris Paul

2012Kelly PJ, Baker AL, Deane FP, Kay-Lambkin FJ, Bonevski B, Tregarthen J, 'Prevalence of smoking and other health risk factors in people attending residential substance abuse treatment', Drug and Alcohol Review, 31 638-644 (2012) [C1]
2012Lambert SD, Harrison JD, Smith E, Bonevski B, Carey ML, Lawsin C, et al., 'The unmet needs of partners and caregivers of adults diagnosed with cancer: A systematic review', BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care, 2 224-230 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: Chris Paul

2012O'Brien J, Bonevski B, Salmon A, Oakes W, Goodger B, Soewido D, 'An evaluation of a pilot capacity building initiative for smoking cessation in social and community services: The Smoking Care project', Drug and Alcohol Review, 31 685-692 (2012) [C1]
2012Bonevski B, Bryant JL, Lynagh MC, Paul CL, 'Money as motivation to quit: A survey of a non-random Australian sample of socially disadvantaged smokers' views of the acceptability of cash incentives', Preventive Medicine, 55 122-126 (2012) [C1]
2012Bonevski B, Girgis A, Magin PJ, Horton GL, Brozek I, Armstrong B, 'Prescribing sunshine: A cross-sectional survey of 500 Australian general practitioners' practices and attitudes about vitamin D', International Journal of Cancer, 130 2138-2145 (2012) [C1]
2012Bryant JL, Bonevski B, Paul CL, Hull P, O'Brien J, 'Implementing a smoking cessation program in social and community service organisations: A feasibility and acceptability trial', Drug and Alcohol Review, 31 678-684 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: Chris Paul

2012Guillaumier AM, Bonevski B, Paul CL, 'Anti-tobacco mass media and socially disadvantaged groups: A systematic and methodological review', Drug and Alcohol Review, 31 698-708 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: Chris Paul

2012Bonevski B, Baker AL, Twyman LH, Paul CL, Bryant JL, 'Addressing smoking and other health risk behaviours using a novel telephone-delivered intervention for homeless people: A proof-of-concept study', Drug and Alcohol Review, 31 709-713 (2012) [C1]
2012Bonevski B, Baker AL, 'Tobacco smoking as a social justice issue: Advances in research', Drug and Alcohol Review, 31 599-601 (2012) [C3]

Co-authors: Amanda Baker

2012Lynagh MC, Bonevski B, Sanson-Fisher RW, Symonds IM, Scott A, Hall AE, Oldmeadow CJ, 'An RCT protocol of varying financial incentive amounts for smoking cessation among pregnant women', BMC Public Health, 12 1032 (2012) [C3]
2011Bryant JL, Bonevski B, Paul CL, McElduff P, Attia JR, 'A systematic review and meta-analysis of the effectiveness of behavioural smoking cessation interventions in selected disadvantaged groups', Addiction, 106 1568-1585 (2011) [C1]
2011Bonevski B, Bryant JL, Paul CL, 'Encouraging smoking cessation among disadvantaged groups: A qualitative study of the financial aspects of cessation', Drug and Alcohol Review, 30 411-418 (2011) [C1]
2011Bonevski B, Paul CL, Walsh RA, Bryant JL, Lecathelinais LC, 'Support for smoke-free vocational education settings: An exploratory survey of staff behaviours, experiences and attitudes', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 22 11-16 (2011) [C1]

Co-authors: Chris Paul

2011Lynagh MC, Bonevski B, Symonds IM, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Paying women to quit smoking during pregnancy? Acceptability among pregnant women', Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 13 1029-1036 (2011) [C1]
2011Bonevski B, Magin PJ, Horton GL, Foster M, Girgis A, 'Response rates in GP surveys: Trialling two recruitment strategies', Australian Family Physician, 40 427-430 (2011) [C1]
2011Bonevski B, Bowman JA, Richmond R, Bryant JL, Wye PM, Stockings EA, et al., 'Turning of the tide: Changing systems to address smoking for people with a mental illness', Mental Health and Substance Use, 4 116-129 (2011) [C1]
2011Bryant JL, Bonevski B, Paul CL, 'A survey of smoking prevalence and interest in quitting among social and community service organisation clients in Australia: a unique opportunity for reaching the disadvantaged', BMC Public Health, 11 827 (2011) [C1]

Co-authors: Chris Paul

2011Bonevski B, Paul CL, D'Este CA, Sanson-Fisher RW, West R, Girgis A, et al., 'RCT of a client-centred, caseworker-delivered smoking cessation intervention for a socially disadvantaged population', BMC Public Health, 11 70 (2011) [C1]
2011Bryant JL, Bonevski B, Paul CL, Lecathelinais LC, 'Assessing smoking status in disadvantaged populations: Is computer administered self report an accurate and acceptable measure?', BMC Medical Research Methodology, 11 153 (2011) [C1]

Co-authors: Chris Paul

2011Bryant JL, Bonevski B, Paul CL, O'Brien J, Oakes W, 'Developing cessation interventions for the social and community service setting: A qualitative study of barriers to quitting among disadvantaged Australian smokers', BMC Public Health, 11 493 (2011) [C1]
2011Bonevski B, Walsh RA, Paul CL, Smith A, 'Equity should be given high priority in population tobacco control. Letter', British Medical Journal, (2011) [C3]

Co-authors: Chris Paul

2010Paul CL, Ross S, Bryant JL, Hill W, Bonevski B, Keevy N, 'The social context of smoking: A qualitative study comparing smokers of high versus low socioeconomic position', BMC Public Health, 10 1-7 (2010) [C1]
2010Wilson AJ, Bonevski B, Jones AL, Henry DA, 'Deconstructing cancer: What makes a good-quality news story?', Medical Journal of Australia, 193 702-706 (2010) [C1]
2010Bryant JL, Bonevski B, Paul CL, O'Brien J, Oakes W, 'Delivering smoking cessation support to disadvantaged groups: A qualitative study of the potential of community welfare organizations', Health Education Research, 25 979-990 (2010) [C1]
2010Bonevski B, Campbell EM, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'The validity and reliability of an interactive computer tobacco and alcohol use survey in general practice', Addictive Behaviors, 35 492-498 (2010) [C1]
2010Bonevski B, Paul CL, Paras LE, Lecathelinais LC, 'Spending, shopping and saving: Ex-smokers' perceptions about material gains following quitting', Journal of Smoking Cessation, 5 77-82 (2010) [C1]
2009Wilson AJ, Bonevski B, Jones AL, Henry D, 'Media reporting of health interventions: Signs of improvement, but major problems persist', PLoS ONE, 4 e4831 (2009) [C1]
2009Kralikova E, Bonevski B, Stepankova L, Pohlova L, Mladkova N, 'Postgraduate medical education on tobacco and smoking cessation in Europe', Drug and Alcohol Review, 28 474-483 (2009) [C1]
2009Bonevski B, Walsh RA, Paul CL, 'Government slow to act on public preference for total pub smoking ban', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 33 95 (2009) [C3]
2008Bonevski B, Wilson AJ, Henry DA, 'An analysis of news media coverage of complementary and alternative medicine', PLoS ONE, 3 e2406 (2008) [C1]
2008Paul CL, Tzelepis F, Walsh RA, Bonevski B, 'Is Australia headed for an epidemic of nicotine replacement therapy addicts?', Medical Journal of Australia, 189 346 (2008) [C3]
2007Sanson-Fisher RW, Bonevski B, Green LW, D'Este CA, 'Limitations of the Randomized Controlled Trial in Evaluating Population-Based Health Interventions', American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 33 155-161 (2007) [C1]
2006Schofield P, Carey M, Bonevski B, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Barriers to the provision of evidence-based psychosocial care in oncology', Psycho-Oncology, 15 863-872 (2006) [C1]
2006Aldrich R, Bonevski B, Wilson AJ, 'A case study on determining and responding to health managers' priorities for research to assist health service decision making', Australian Health Review, 30 435-441 (2006) [C1]

Co-authors: Amanda Wilson

2005Carey M, Bonevski B, Sanson-Fisher R, 'Barriers to the provision of evidence-based psychosocial care in oncology', AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHOLOGY, 57 189-189 (2005)
2004Green S, Parkinson L, Bonevski B, Considine RJ, 'Community health needs assessment for health service planning: realising consumer participation in the health service setting', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 15 142-150 (2004) [C1]

Co-authors: Lynne Parkinson

2002Bonevski B, Doran C, Bailey C, Lowe J, 'Description of an early discharge post-acute care program: length of hospital stay, patient and carer needs and cost', Australian Health Review, 25(2) 78-86 (2002) [C1]
2000Bonevski B, Sanson-Fisher RW, Girgis A, Burton L, Cook P, Boyes A, et al., 'Evaluation of an instrument to assess the needs of patients with cancer', Cancer, 88 217-225 (2000) [C1]
2000Sanson-Fisher RW, Girgis A, Boyes A, Bonevski B, Burton L, Cook P, et al., 'The unmet supportive care needs of patients with cancer', Cancer, 88 225-236 (2000) [C1]

Co-authors: Rob Sanson-Fisher

2000Sanson-Fisher R, Girgis A, Boyes A, Bonevski B, Burton L, Cook P, 'The unmet supportive care needs of patients with cancer. Supportive Care Review Group.', Cancer, 88 226-237 (2000)

Co-authors: Allison Boyes

1999Bonevski B, Sanson-Fisher RW, Girgis A, Perkins JJ, 'Women's experiences of having a colposcopic examination: Self-reported satisfaction with care, perceived needs and consequences', Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 18(5) 462-470 (1999) [C1]

Co-authors: Rob Sanson-Fisher

1999Bonevski B, Sanson-Fisher RW, Campbell EM, Curruthers A, Reid A, Ireland M, 'Randomized controlled trial of a computer strategy to increase general practitioner preventive care', Preventive Medicine, 29 478-486 (1999) [C1]

Co-authors: Rob Sanson-Fisher

1999Bonevski B, Sanson-Fisher RW, Hersey P, Paul C, Foot G, 'Assessing the perceived needs of patients attending an outpatient melanoma clinic', Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 17(3/4) 101-118 (1999) [C1]
1999Girgis A, Bonevski B, Perkins JJ, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Self-reported cervical screening practices and beliefs of women from urban, rural and remote regions', Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 19(2) 172-179 (1999) [C1]

Co-authors: Rob Sanson-Fisher

1998Bonevski B, Sanson-Fisher RW, Girgis A, Perkins JJ, 'Women's experiences of having a colposcopic examination: self-reported satisfaction with care, perceived needs and consequences', Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 19(5) 462-470 (1998) [C1]

Co-authors: Rob Sanson-Fisher

1998Carrick S, Bonevski B, Redman S, Simpson J, Sanson-Fisher RW, Webster F, 'Surgeons' opinions about the NHMRC clinical practice guidelines for the management of early breast cancer', Medical Journal of Australia, 169 300-305 (1998) [C1]

Co-authors: Rob Sanson-Fisher

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Conference (18 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013Kelly PJ, Hitsman B, Bonevski B, Baker AL, Ciecierski CC, Kang J, et al., 'MULTIPLE HEALTH RISK BEHAVIOURS', DRUG AND ALCOHOL REVIEW (2013) [E3]
2013Lynagh MC, Bonevski B, Sanson-Fisher R, Symonds I, Scott A, Hall A, Oldmeadow C, 'Should we pay pregnant smokers to quit? Preliminary findings of a feasibility trial.', Journal of Smoking Cessation, Sydney (2013) [E3]
2013Twyman L, Bonevski B, Paul C, Bryant J, West R, Siahpush M, D'Este C, 'RISKY COMBINATIONS: THE PREVALENCE AND PREDICTORS OF TOBACCO AND ALCOHOL USE WITHIN A HIGHLY SOCIOECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED SAMPLE', DRUG AND ALCOHOL REVIEW (2013) [E3]
2013Girgis A, Bonaventura T, Bonevski B, Hogan M, Boyes A, Proietto T, et al., 'FEASIBILITY STUDY OF AN ONCOLOGY NURSE PRACTITIONER MODEL OF CARE IN A RURAL CANCER SETTING', ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ONCOLOGY (2013) [E3]
2012Bonevski B, Shakeshaft A, Paul CL, Tzelepis F, Bryant JL, Salmon A, Hull P, 'Organisational change interventions to enhance smoking cessation treatment provision in the drug and alcohol treatment setting', Drug and Alcohol Review: Abstracts of the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs Conference 2012, Melbourne, Vic (2012) [E3]
2012Bonevski B, Shakeshaft A, Paul C, Tzelepis F, Bryant J, Salmon A, Hull P, 'PRESENTATION 2-ORGANISATIONAL CHANGE INTERVENTIONS TO ENHANCE SMOKING CESSATION TREATMENT PROVISION IN THE DRUG AND ALCOHOL TREATMENT SETTING', DRUG AND ALCOHOL REVIEW (2012) [E3]
2012Kelly PJ, Baker AL, Deane FP, Townsend C, Kay-Lambkin FJ, Bonevski B, Hull P, 'PRESENTATION 3-HEALTHY RECOVERY: CHANGES IN SMOKING AND SMOKING RELATED BEHAVIOURS', DRUG AND ALCOHOL REVIEW (2012) [E3]
2012Kelly PJ, Baker AL, Deane FP, Townsend C, Kay-Lambkin FJ, Bonevski B, Hull P, 'Healthy recovery: Changes in smoking and smoking related behaviours', Drug and Alcohol Review: Abstracts of the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs Conference 2012, Melbourne, Vic (2012) [E3]
2012Bonevski B, Bowman J, Kelly P, West R, 'SYMPOSIUM - SMOKING CESSATION AND DRUG AND ALCOHOL DEPENDENCE TREATMENT: AN OVERVIEW OF OPPORTUNITIES', DRUG AND ALCOHOL REVIEW (2012) [E3]
2012Johnson G, Buning AW, Hoekzema L, Stewart K, Bonevski B, Wong S, et al., 'Smoking cessation in pregnant women: A potential role of pharmacists', Final Program and Abstract Book. National Medicines Symposium 2012, Sydney, NSW (2012) [E3]
2011Paras LE, Morgan PJ, Lynagh MC, James EL, Bonevski B, 'A family focused community-based RCT to increase physical activity levels in children and their parents: Rationale and intervention description of the FamilyFIT study', 2011 Annual Meeting of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA) eProceedings, Melbourne, VIC (2011) [E3]
2010Paul CL, Bonevski B, Bryant JL, Sanson-Fisher RW, 'Approaches to tobacco control and population effects: how good is the evidence that standard approaches are equitable', 12th Annual Meeting of the SRNT Europe Programme, Bath, UK (2010) [E3]
2010Bryant JL, Bonevski B, Paul CL, O'Brien J, Oakes W, 'The potential of community service organisations for delivering smoking cessation support to disadvantaged smokers', 12th Annual Meeting of the SRNT Europe Programme, Bath, UK (2010) [E3]

Co-authors: Chris Paul

2010Bonevski B, Bryant JL, Paul CL, O'Brien J, 'Addressing social inequalities in smoking by partnering with community social services: The Tackling Tobacco Research Project', 12th Annual Meeting of the SRNT Europe Programme, Bath, UK (2010) [E3]

Co-authors: Chris Paul

2010Paras LE, Morgan PJ, Lynagh MC, James EL, Bonevski B, 'Rationale and intervention description of the familyFIT study: A family-focused community-based RCT, to increase physical activity levels in children and their parents', Obesity Research and Clinical Practice, Sydney, NSW (2010) [E3]
2010Lynagh M, Symonds I, Sanson-Fisher R, Bonevski B, 'THE ACCEPTABILITY OF PERSONAL FINANCIAL INCENTIVES(PFI) FOR REDUCING ANTENATAL SMOKING', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE (2010) [E3]
2000Sanson-Fisher R, Girgis A, Boyes A, Bonevski B, Burton L, Cook P, 'The unmet supportive care needs of patients with cancer', CANCER, SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (2000)
1993BONEVSKI B, HUNTER M, FULHAM WR, 'FRONTAL COGNITIVE ERP COMPONENTS AND OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDER', BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY (1993)
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants34
Total funding$7,256,986

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2014 (6 grants)

Review of Airway Dysfunction and Interdisciplinary Community-based Care in Adult Long-term Smokers (RADICALS)$464,591
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

SchemeRole
Partnership ProjectsInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$464,59120142017
GNo:184407477

Reducing the burden of disease and inequity related to preventable health risk behaviours$447,840
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Associate Professor Billie Bonevski
SchemeRole
Career Development FellowshipsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$447,84020142017
GNo:G1300207

Evaluation of a tailored online hospital and post-discharge smoking cessation program for orthopaedic trauma surgery patients$364,658
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Associate Professor Billie Bonevski, Professor Zsolt Balogh, Professor Amanda Baker, Professor Ian Harris, Professor John Attia, Conjoint Professor Christopher Doran, Dr Johnson George, Doctor Luke Wolfenden
SchemeRole
Partnership ProjectsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$364,65820142017
GNo:G1300686

HosQuit Pilot Study$100,000
Funding Body: St Vincents Hospital, Sydney

SchemeRole
Pilot ProjectsInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$100,00020142015
GNo:185873149

Prevent 2nd Stroke: The development and pilot testing of an online lifestyle behaviours program for stroke and TIA survivors$20,000
Funding Body: National Stroke Foundation

Project Team
Associate Professor Billie Bonevski, Dr Alyna Turner, Professor Amanda Baker, Conjoint Professor Chris Levi, Conjoint Associate Professor Michael Pollack, Mr Timothy Regan
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$20,00020142014
GNo:G1301114

Exploration of the knowledge, attitudes and practices of clinicians in providing behaviour change counselling and prescribing NRT for women who smoke in pregnancy. $15,000
Funding Body: Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)

Project Team
Dr Gillian Gould, Associate Professor Billie Bonevski, Associate Professor Kerrianne Watt, Dr Marilyn Clarke
SchemeRole
Chris Silagy Research ScholarshipChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$15,00020142015
GNo:G1400666

2013 (2 grants)

Cost-effectiveness of a systems change intervention for smoking cessation in drug and alcohol treatment centres$1,060,523
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Associate Professor Billie Bonevski, Associate Professor Anthony Shakeshaft, Professor Michael Farrell, Doctor Flora Tzelepis, Dr Allison Salmon, Professor John Strang
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,060,52320132016
GNo:G1200208

Cost-effectiveness of a systems change intervention for smoking cessation in drug and alcohol treatment centres$75,519
Funding Body: Cancer Council NSW

Project Team
Associate Professor Billie Bonevski, Associate Professor Anthony Shakeshaft, Associate Professor Christine Paul, Doctor Flora Tzelepis, Doctor Jamie Bryant, Dr Peter Kelly
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$75,51920132016
GNo:G1300120

2012 (3 grants)

RCT of financial counselling and NRT for low income smokers$1,900,000
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,900,00020122015
GNo:182517069

Which anti-smoking media campaign best predicts perceived effectiveness among socioeconomically disadvantaged smokers? An experimental study$23,548
Funding Body: Hunter Medical Research Institute

Project Team
Associate Professor Billie Bonevski, Associate Professor Christine Paul, Conjoint Professor Cate d'Este, Miss Ashlee Smith, Conjoint Professor Christopher Doran
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$23,54820122012
GNo:G1101150

Australian Professional Society on Drugs and Alcohol, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, 18 - 21 November 2012$1,055
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine

Project Team
Associate Professor Billie Bonevski
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,05520122012
GNo:G1200979

2011 (6 grants)

Reducing tobacco-related inequalities using community-based behavioural research$590,399
Funding Body: Cancer Institute NSW

Project Team
Associate Professor Billie Bonevski
SchemeRole
Career Development FellowshipChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$590,39920112013
GNo:G1000798

RCT of a pharmacist-led smoking cessation intervention for hospital patients$189,000
Funding Body: ARC (Australian Research Council)

SchemeRole
LinkageInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$189,00020112014
GNo:182517077

Randomised controlled trial of a personal financial incentive (PFI) intervention to reduce antenatal smoking in women receiving public antenatal care$129,000
Funding Body: National Heart Foundation of Australia

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Doctor Marita Lynagh, Associate Professor Billie Bonevski, Conjoint Professor Ian Symonds, Professor Robert Carter, Professor Anthony Scott
SchemeRole
Grant-In-AidInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$129,00020112012
GNo:G1000355

Development of a web-based CME program on 'Sun and Vitamin D' for general practitioners$49,947
Funding Body: Cancer Institute NSW

Project Team
Associate Professor Billie Bonevski, Conjoint Professor Afaf Girgis
SchemeRole
Research Innovation GrantsChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$49,94720112011
GNo:G1000833

Sun Protection attitudes and behaviours among first generation Australians with Skin Type lV$36,108
Funding Body: Cancer Council NSW

Project Team
Doctor Jamie Bryant, Associate Professor Billie Bonevski
SchemeRole
Research GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$36,10820112012
GNo:G1100775

Oceania Tobacco Control Conference, Brisbane Convention Conference, 17 - 20 October 2011$656
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine

Project Team
Associate Professor Billie Bonevski
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$65620112011
GNo:G1100873

2010 (5 grants)

Feasibility study of an oncology nurse practitioner model of care at improving outcomes in a rural cancer setting$557,634
Funding Body: Cancer Institute NSW

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Afaf Girgis, Conjoint Associate Professor Anthony Proietto, Associate Professor Billie Bonevski, Doctor Allison Boyes, Conjoint Professor Stephen Ackland, Doctor Anthony Bonaventura, Mr Douglas Bellamy
SchemeRole
Translational Health Service Research GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$557,63420102012
GNo:G0190563

RCT of a client-centred, caseworker-delivered smoking cessation intervention for a socially disadvantaged population$423,200
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Associate Professor Billie Bonevski, Associate Professor Christine Paul, Conjoint Professor Afaf Girgis, Conjoint Professor Cate d'Este
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$423,20020102013
GNo:G0190197

A qualitative study assessing the factors associated with consumer's understanding of the vitamin D message and sun exposure across select indoor settings$35,865
Funding Body: Cancer Council NSW

Project Team
Associate Professor Billie Bonevski, Conjoint Professor Afaf Girgis, Doctor Jamie Bryant, Doctor Sylvie Lambert
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$35,86520102011
GNo:G1000948

Smoking Care Evaluation$21,717
Funding Body: Cancer Council NSW

Project Team
Associate Professor Billie Bonevski
SchemeRole
Tobacco Control Unit Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$21,71720102011
GNo:G1000691

Behavioral Research in Cancer Control, Freemantle WA, 7 - 9 April 2010$898
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine

Project Team
Associate Professor Billie Bonevski
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$89820102010
GNo:G1000235

2009 (2 grants)

Health Behaviour Research Centre (HBRC)$267,361
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Conjoint Professor Afaf Girgis, Professor John Wiggers, Conjoint Professor Alison Jones, Conjoint Professor David Durrheim, Associate Professor Christine Paul, Associate Professor Erica James, Associate Professor Billie Bonevski, Conjoint Associate Professor Colin Bell, Doctor Allison Boyes, Professor Kypros Kypri, Conjoint Professor Cate d'Este, Professor John Attia, Doctor Luke Wolfenden, Doctor Frank Tuyl, Ms Lyn Francis, Ms Megan Freund, Dr Claire Johnson, Doctor Josephine Gwynn, Associate Professor Jennifer Bowman, Doctor Sue Outram, Doctor Marita Lynagh, Doctor Natalie Johnson, Doctor Conor Gilligan, Conjoint Professor David Sibbritt, Doctor Edouard Tursan D'Espaignet, Doctor Libby Campbell
SchemeRole
Priority Research CentreInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$267,36120092012
GNo:G0189877

Tackling Tobacco: An exploration of methods to reduce smoking in socially disadvantaged populations$55,305
Funding Body: Cancer Institute NSW

Project Team
Associate Professor Billie Bonevski, Associate Professor Christine Paul
SchemeRole
Research Scholars AwardChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$55,30520092011
GNo:G0189540

2008 (4 grants)

Action research for tackling tobacco in community based social services$75,988
Funding Body: Cancer Council NSW

Project Team
Associate Professor Billie Bonevski, Associate Professor Christine Paul, Conjoint Professor Afaf Girgis
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$75,98820082010
GNo:G0189214

GPs and Vitamin D deficiency: A survey of knowledge, attitudes and practices$24,615
Funding Body: Cancer Council NSW

Project Team
Associate Professor Billie Bonevski, Conjoint Professor Afaf Girgis, Doctor Benjamin Ewald, Conjoint Professor Bruce Armstrong
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$24,61520082008
GNo:G0189349

Developing an effective UV Alert: A qualitative study$20,000
Funding Body: Cancer Council NSW

Project Team
Associate Professor Billie Bonevski, Conjoint Professor Afaf Girgis
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$20,00020082008
GNo:G0189387

Tackling tobacco in community based social services: a pilot study$8,487
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Associate Professor Billie Bonevski, Associate Professor Christine Paul
SchemeRole
Pilot GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$8,48720082008
GNo:G0189056

2007 (1 grants)

The quality of health news reports about complementary and alternative medicine in Australian lay media$8,702
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Conjoint Professor Alison Jones, Associate Professor Billie Bonevski, Conjoint Professor David Henry, Doctor Amanda Wilson
SchemeRole
Pilot GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$8,70220072007
GNo:G0187836

2002 (1 grants)

Tender for the Provision of Technical Writers and/or Editors of NHMRC and Medical Research Council/Health Advisory Committee Reports.$2
Funding Body: Commonwealth Department of Health & Aged Care

Project Team
Mrs A Wilson, Associate Professor Billie Bonevski, Conjoint Associate Professor Rosemary Aldrich
SchemeRole
Consultancy/TenderInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$220022003
GNo:G0180847

1998 (2 grants)

A randomised controlled trial of a skin cancer prevention education program for general practitioners$60,626
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher, Associate Professor Billie Bonevski
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$60,62619981998
GNo:G0178393

Preparing patients for a potentially threatening investigation: a comparison of strategies$51,208
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Associate Professor Billie Bonevski, Associate Professor Anthony Smith
SchemeRole
Project GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$51,20819981999
GNo:G0177151

1997 (1 grants)

Exploration of strategies to increase preventive care in General Practice.$8,570
Funding Body: World Health Organisation

Project Team
Associate Professor Billie Bonevski
SchemeRole
Research GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$8,57019971997
GNo:G0179021

1996 (1 grants)

Randomised control trial of a paediatric asthma care disemination program for general practitioners.$168,964
Funding Body: NHMRC (National Health & Medical Research Council)

Project Team
Professor Richard Henry, Doctor Malcolm Ireland, Associate Professor Billie Bonevski, Laureate Professor Robert Sanson-Fisher
SchemeRole
Project GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$168,96419961998
GNo:G0175565
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions6
Total current UoN PhD EFTSL2.3

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Current Supervision

CommencedProposed
Completion
ProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
20142018PhD (Behavioural Science)Principal SupervisorTackling Nicotine Together: An Organisational Change Intervention for Smoking Cessation in Drug and Alcohol Treatment Centres
20142018PhD (Behavioural Science)Principal SupervisorSmoke-Free Recovery From Trauma Surgery: A Randomised Control Trial of an Online Smoking Cessation Program for Trauma Surgery Inpatients
20122013Masters Public Health Not Elswr Classi
Monash University
Co-SupervisorSmoking prevalence amongst hospitalised pregnant women
20112014PHD Behavioural Science
Monash University
Co-SupervisorSystems change smoking cessation interventions for hospitals
20112015PhD (Behavioural Science)Principal SupervisorSmoking Cessation and Social Disadvantage: Psychological and Social Factors and Their Influence on Quitting Attempts and Success
20112014PhD (Behavioural Science)Principal SupervisorAn Exploration of Socioeconomically Disadvantaged Smokers' Responses to Three Tobacco Control Strategies

Past Supervision

YearProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
2012PhD (Behavioural Science)Principal SupervisorTackling Tobacco: An Exploration of Social and Community Service Organisations as a way of Reaching the Socially Disadvantaged for Smoking Cessation
2010PhD (CommunityMed & ClinEpid)Co-SupervisorAssessing the Quality of Health News Stories in the Australian Media Using the Media Doctor Website
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Associate Professor Biljana (Billie) Bonevski

Work Phone(02) 40335710
Email
PositionNHMRC Career Development Fellow
School of Medicine and Public Health
Faculty of Health and Medicine
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Office
5014,
Level 5, McAuley Centre, Calvary Mater,
Calvary Mater
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/billie-bonevski