Professor

Richard Edwards

MB BChir, MRCP, FCPHM(NZ), MPH, MD
Co-Director ASPIRE Aotearoa Research Centre; Co-Director Whakahā o te Pā Harakeke Research Programme
Prof Richard Edwards

Richard trained initially as a public health doctor and has over 20 years experience in tobacco control practice and research. Richard is co-director of the ASPIRE Aotearoa Research Centre and Whakahā o te Pā Harakeke research programme and co-principal investigator of the Evidence for Achieving Smokefree Aotearoa Equitably (EASE) study (New Zealand arm of the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Evaluation project).

 

His main research interests are in tobacco use epidemiology and tobacco control with a focus on smokefree policy research to inform the achievement of the Smokefree Aotearoa goal of ending significant tobacco use in Aotearoa/New Zealand for all peoples by 2025.

Richard is a Fellow of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco and a Deputy Editor of the journal Nicotine and Tobacco Research. He serves on various expert advisory committees including for Hāpai Te Hauora the national tobacco control advocacy service.

Recent publications

  1. Hammond, D Reid, J Burkhalter, R
    ITC Youth & Young Adult Survey: support and perceived impact of key Smokefree policies in Aotearoa/New Zealand

    A national survey was conducted in 2023 in Aotearoa /New Zealand among 3,414 youth (aged 16-19) and young adults (aged 20-29) as part of the International Tobacco Control (ITC) Policy Evaluation Pr

  2. Martins, JS. McAllister, S. da Conceição Matos, L. Pereira, N. Dos Santos, FB.
    Smoking Among High School Students in Dili, Timor-Leste: Prevalence, Potential Determinants and Opportunities for Prevention and Control
    Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health.
  3. Howden-Chapman, P. Bennett, J. Jacobs, D. Nathan, K. Ormandy, D.
    Review of the Impact of Housing Quality on Inequalities in Health and Wellbeing
    Annual Review of Public Health, 2023;44:10.1–10.22.
  4. Submission to consultation on Australian Draft: National Tobacco Strategy 2022–2030.
    University of Otago, Wellington,
    March 24 2022.
  5. Kaai, S.C. Ouimet, J. Martin, N. Quah, A.C.K. Fong, G.T.
    The New Zealand smokefree 2025 action plan: support for and anticipated behavioural responses to key measures among smokers in the ITC New Zealand (EASE) 2018 and 2020 surveys (Poster).
    Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, Baltimore, Maryland, USA,
    March 15-18, 2022.
  6. Hird, T.R. Gallagher, A.W.A. Evans-Reeves, K. Zatoński, M. Dance, S. Diethelm, P.A. Gilmore, A.B.
    Understanding the long-term policy influence strategies of the tobacco industry: two contemporary case studies.
    Tobacco Control,
    2022;31:297-307.
  7. Puljević, C. Morphett, K. Hefler, M. Walker, N. Thomas, D.P. Khan, M.A. Perusco, A. Le Grande, M. Cullerton, K. Quakrim, D.A. Carstenen, G. Sellars, D. Borland, R. Bonevski, B. Blakely, T. Brolan, C. Gartner, C.E.
    Closing the gaps in tobacco endgame evidence: a scoping review.
    Tobacco Control,
    2022;31:365-375
  8. Zhang, J. Gurram, N.
    Has increasing internet use contributed to the decline in adolescent smoking?
    Drug and Alcohol Review,
    2022; 41(2): 365-376.
  9. Pearson, J. L. Siddiqi, K. Henderson, P. N. Hooper, M. W.
    Naming racism, not race, as a determinant of tobacco-related health disparities.
    Nicotine & Tobacco Research,
    23(6), 885-887. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntab059
  10. Nghiem, N. Summers, J. Grout, L.
    Report on Preliminary High-Level Modelling Estimates of Impacts on Smoking Prevalence of Major Tobacco Control Interventions in Aotearoa New Zealand.
    University of Otago, Wellington
  11. New Zealand: Government proposes world-leading action plan to achieve smokefree 2025 goal [News analysis].
    Tobacco Control,
    30(5), 482-483. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2021-056941
  12. White, M. Kaai, S.C. Ouimet, J. Quah, A.C.K. Fong, G.T.
    Patterns of use of vaping products among smokers: Findings from the 2016-2018 International Tobacco Control (ITC) New Zealand Surveys.
    International Journal of Environmental Research & Public Health,
    17(18), 1-15. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17186629
  13. White, M. Chung-Hall, J. Meng, G. Craig, L. Fong, G.
    Awareness and support for New Zealand’s Smokefree 2025 goal and key measures to achieve it. International Tobacco Control (ITC) New Zealand and ITC Cross-Country findings.
    Wellington, June 2020.
  14. The place of non-combustible alternative nicotine delivery systems (ANDS) and developments in regulation in an endgame context: The New Zealand experience (oral presentation).
    SRNT Policy Network Webinar. Emerging non-combustible nicotine and tobacco products: a global policy perspective.
    May 20 2020
  15. White, M. Kaai, S. Quimet, J. Quah, A. Fong, G.
    Normative beliefs about the social acceptability of smoking and associations with quitting behaviour findings from 2016-2018 ITC New Zealand survey (Poster).
    Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco 26th Annual Meeting,
    11-14 March 2020, New Orleans.
  16. A Smokefree Aotearoa: could community pharmacies help us get there?
    Contact (Magazine for members of the Pharmacy Guild of New Zealand),
    March 2020
  17. Signal, L.N. Gage, R. Jackson, N. McKerchar, C. Sarfati, D.
    The state of cancer prevention in Aotearoa New Zealand: Slow progress requires political leadership and investment for health and equity.
    Journal of Cancer Policy,
    23, 100212. doi: 10.1016/j.jcpo.2019.100212
  18. White, M. Kaai, S.C. Quah, A.C.K. Fong, G.T.
    Reasons for stopping e-cigarette use amongst smokers: Findings from the 2018 ITC New Zealand Survey.
    European Conference on Tobacco or Health, Berlin, Germany
    February 19-22, 2020
  19. Robson, B. Quah, A. Fong, G.T.
    Perceptions of smoker stigmatization among New Zealand Māori and quitting behaviour findings from the Indigenous ITC NZ study.
    Proceedings of the Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco (SRNT) Annual Meeting. (pp. 130).
  20. Tobacco issues paper [Oral presentation].
    Knowledge Exchange Workshop on Pricing Policies for Tobacco, Alcohol and Food. Health Coalition Aotearoa. Wellington, New Zealand,
    2019, April 30
  21. Cook, H. Sim, D.
    Trends in smoking, drinking, cannabis use and sexual behavior in Australia, England, New Zealand and the United States, 1990-2017: What are the patterns, and what do they suggest about the causes of declining adolescent risk behaviour? [Oral presentation]
    Youth Drinking in Decline: Thematic Meeting of the Kettil Bruun Society, Krakow, Poland,
    2019, April 10-12
  22. Thornley, L. Schwartz, R. Hara, M. Clancy, L. Duffy, S. Gilljam, H.
    What is happening in countries with tobacco endgame goals? Findings from the INSPIRED (Network to Share Insights on Tobacco Endgames) project [Oral presentation].
    The 23rd International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE) World Conference on Health Promotion, Rotorua, New Zealand,
    2019, April 7-11
  23. Thornley, L. Schwartz, R. Hara, M. Clancy, L. Duffy, S. Gilljam, H.
    Findings from the INSPIRED (Network to Share Insights on Tobacco Endgames) project [Oral presentation].
    Society for Research into Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) 25th Annual Meeting Conference, San Francisco, California, United States,
    2019, Feb 20-23
  24. McKiernan, A. Kaai, S.C. Quah, A.C.K. Fong, G.T.
    Support among smokers and recent quitters for measures included in a plan to achieve smokefree 2025: Findings from the ITC New Zealand survey. [Oral presentation].
    Society for Research into Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) 25th Annual Meeting Conference, San Francisco, California, United States,
    2019, Feb 20-23
  25. Gravely, S. Driezen, P. Ouimet, J. Quah, A.C.K. Cummings, K.M. Thompson, M.E. Boudreau, C. Hammond, D. McNeill, A. Borland, R. Thrasher, J.F. Omar, M. Hitchman, S.C. Yong, H.H. Barrientos-Gutierrez, T. Willemsen, M.C. Bianco, E. Boado, M. Goma, F.M. Seo, H.G. Nargis, N. Jiang, Y. Perez, C.A. Fong, G.T.
    Prevalence of awareness, ever-use and current use of nicotine vaping products (NVPs) among adult current smokers and ex-smokers in 14 countries with differing regulations on sales and marketing of NVPs: Cross-sectional findings from the ITC Project.
    Addiction,
    114(6), 1060-1073.
  26. Smokefree Aotearoa 2025: could calling last orders for smoking in bars help us get there?
    ASPAD Scientific Alcohol and Drug Conference, Auckland,
    November 4, 2018.
  27. Smokefree Aotearoa - 2025: Could calling last orders for smoking in bars help us get there?
    APSAD Scientific Alcohol and Drug Conference, Auckland, New Zealand,
    2018
  28. Achieving Smokefree Aotearoa for all by 2025. In Stop Cancer Before it Starts: Saving lives with effective tobacco, alcohol and obesity policies.
    Symposium. Cancer Society of New Zealand Cancer Research Week, Auckland,
    29 October 2018.
  29. Kaai, S. Quah, A.C.K. G, Fong.
    A toxic brew. Smoking and drinking among indigenous and non-indigenous smokers: Findings from the New Zealand ITC survey [Poster].
    12th Asia Pacific Conference on Tobacco or Health, Bali, Indonesia,
    13-15 September 2018.
  30. Kaai, S. Quah, A.C.K. Fong, G.
    Achieving the tobacco endgame: the case for very low nicotine cigarettes. Findings from indigenous and non-indigenous smokers and recent quitters in the ITC New Zealand Survey [Poster].
    12th Asia Pacific Conference on Tobacco or Health, Bali, Indonesia,
    13-15 September 2018.
  31. Thornley, L.
    Achieving endgames. Lessons from the international endgames comparison project and New Zealand’s Smokefree 2025 goal – invited plenary address. “För ett rökfritt Sverige 2025”.
    Tobacco Endgame Sweden 2025, Stockholm, Sweden,
    12-13 June 2018.
  32. A qualitative analysis of dual use behaviours among smoker-vapers.
    Marketing and Public Policy Conference, Columbus, Ohio,
    June 2018.
  33. Signal, L.N. Bowers, S.G. Gifford, H. Hudson, S. Jenkin, G.L.S. Lanumata, T.S. Russell, M.L. Thomson, G. Walton, M.D.
    Process, pitfalls and profits: Lessons from interviewing New Zealand policy-makers.
    Health Promotion International,
    2018; 33(2): 187–194. doi: 10.1093/heapro/daw065
  34. Signal, L.N. Bowers, S.G. Gifford, H. Hudson, S. Jenkin, G.L.S. Walton, M.D.
    Process, pitfalls and profits: Lessons from interviewing New Zealand policy-makers.
    Health Promotion International,
    33(2), 187-194.
  35. An action plan for Smokefree Aotearoa (New Zealand) 2025.
    In Roadmaps to a Tobacco- and Nicotine-free Society Symposium. 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health, Cape Town, South Africa,
    March 7-9, 2018.
  36. Kaai, S. C.K.Quah, A. Fong, G.
    Achieving the tobacco endgame: The case for removing additives: Findings from the ITC New Zealand Survey.
    17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH), Cape Town, South Africa,
    2018
  37. Addressing ethnic disparities in adolescent smoking: Is reducing exposure to smoking in the home a key? [Poster].
    Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco Annual Conference, Baltimore,
    22-24 February 2018.
  38. Exposure to smoking in the home: A key to reducing ethnic disparities in smoking among adolescents? [Poster].
    Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SNRT) 24th Annual Meeting, Baltimore,
    22-24 February 2018.
  39. Lest we forget: Harm-reduction research is important and increasing, but other facets of tobacco control research remain a high priority.
    Nicotine and Tobacco Research,
    20(2), 145-146.
  40. Kaai, S. Quah, A.C.K. Fong, G.
    Indigenous and non-indigenous experiences and views of tobacco tax increases: Findings from the ITC New Zealand Survey [Poster].
    17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH), Cape Town, South Africa,
    2018
  41. The effect of tobacco price changes on adolescent smoking [Poster].
    Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SNRT) 24th Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland,
    2018
  42. Hogg, S.L. Thomson, G.
    Achieving an end to government tobacco tax revenues: Another challenge for the tobacco endgame? [Poster].
    17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH), Cape Town, South Africa,
    2018
  43. Kaai, S. Quah, A.C.K. Fong, G.
    Use of roll-your-own tobacco among smokers in New Zealand: results from the ITC New Zealand Survey [Poster].
    17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH), Cape Town, South Africa,
    2018
  44. Kaai, S. Quah, A.C.K. Fong, G.
    Use of e-cigarettes among smokers and recent quitters: results from the ITC New Zealand Survey [Poster].
    17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH), Cape Town, South Africa,
    2018
  45. Kaai, S. Quah, A. Fong, G.
    Smoking and quitting in social networks among indigenous and non-indigenous smokers: Findings from the ITC New Zealand survey.
    Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SNRT) 24th Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland,
    2018
  46. Kaai, S. Quah, A. Fong, G.
    Hardening among indigenous and non-indigenous smokers: Findings from the ITC New Zealand Survey.
    Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SNRT) 24th Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland,
    2018
  47. Thornley, L.
    Endgames for smoking: How does Smokefree Aotearoa 2025 compare internationally?
    UOW Public Health Seminar, Wellington, New Zealand,
    2018
  48. ITC project first-wave findings: Support for ASAP action plan recommendations.
    ASPIRE-NIHI Smokefree 2025 Research Symposium, Wellington, New Zealand,
    2018
  49. Thornley, L.
    INSPIRED: Lessons from other countries with endgames.
    ASPIRE-NIHI Smokefree 2025 Research Symposium, Wellington, New Zealand,
    2018
  50. Kaai, S. Quah, A.C.K. Fong, G.
    Views about e-cigarettes among smokers and recent quitters: results from the New Zealand ITC project (Oral presentation).
    From vision to reality: a tobacco-free Oceania. Oceania Tobacco Control Conference, Hobart, Australia,
    2017, October
  51. Kaai, S. Quah, A.C.K. Fong, G.
    Patterns of use of e-cigarettes among smokers and recent quitters: results from the New Zealand ITC project (Oral presentation).
    From vision to reality: a tobacco-free Oceania. Oceania Tobacco Control Conference, Hobart, Australia,
    2017, October
  52. Kaai, S. Quah, A.C.K. Fong, G.
    Smokers’ awareness, understanding and support for Smokefree 2025: results from the New Zealand ITC project (Oral presentation).
    From vision to reality: a tobacco-free Oceania. Oceania Tobacco Control Conference, Hobart, Australia,
    2017, October
  53. Kaai, S. Quah, A.C.K. Fong, G.
    Smoker support for retail and supply interventions: results from the New Zealand ITC project (Oral presentation).
    From vision to reality: a tobacco-free Oceania. Oceania Tobacco Control Conference, Hobart, Australia,
    2017, October
  54. Tu, D. Martin, G. Newcombe, R.
    High and very low smoking prevalence occupations: data from the New Zealand census (Oral presentation).
    From vision to reality: a tobacco-free Oceania. Oceania Tobacco Control Conference, Hobart, Australia,
    2017, October
  55. Oceania today, our realities: New Zealand (Oral presentation).
    From vision to reality: a tobacco-free Oceania. Opening Plenary. Oceania Tobacco Control Conference, Hobart, Australia,
    17-19 October 2017.
  56. Regulations to ban vaping in indoor settings (Oral presentation).
    International Conference on Tobacco Control. Taipei, Taiwan,
    2017, October
  57. Kaai, S. Quah, A.C.K. Fong, G.
    Māori smoker perceptions of tobacco tax (Oral presentation).
    From vision to reality: a tobacco-free Oceania. Oceania Tobacco Control Conference, Hobart, Australia,
    2017, October
  58. Kaai, S. Quah, A.C.K. Fong, G.
    Māori smoker support for achieving a Smokefree Aotearoa by 2025 (Oral presentation).
    From vision to reality: a tobacco-free Oceania. Oceania Tobacco Control Conference, Hobart, Australia,
    2017, October
  59. Why are New Zealand’s rates of teen smoking, drinking, drug use and pregnancy much lower now than in the 1990s? (Oral presentation).
    PHANZ Conference, Ōtautahi, Christchurch,
    2017, October
  60. Smokefree Aotearoa 2025: Experience and lessons from the first five years of trying to end the smoking epidemic in New Zealand (Oral presentation).
    15th World Congress on Public Health, Melbourne, Australia,
    2017, 3-7 April
  61. Why are the adolescents of today in many high-income countries less likely to smoke, drink, take drugs or have sexual intercourse than those of the 1990s? (Oral presentation).
    15th World Congress on Public Health, Melbourne, Australia,
    2017, April
  62. Pearson, A.L. Thomson, G.
    Actual and potential use of Google street view for studying tobacco issues: A review (Oral presentation).
    Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco 23rd Annual Meeting, Florence, Italy,
    2017, March
  63. Pickworth, W. Evans, D.
    Roll your own cigarettes: Shining a light on a neglected aspect of the smoking epidemic (Oral presentation).
    Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco 23rd Annual Meeting, Florence, Italy,
    2017, March
  64. Could social movements galvanise endgame momentum? (Oral presentation).
    Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco 23rd Annual Meeting, Florence, Italy,
    2017, March
  65. Gifford, H. Tautolo, E.S. Erick, S. Taylor, T.
    Young adult smokers’ perceptions of endgame interventions: A qualitative analysis (Oral presentation).
    Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco 23rd Annual Meeting, Florence, Italy,
    2017, March
  66. How does the impact of pictorial health warnings vary by ethnicity and type of cigarette smoked? (Oral presentation).
    Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco 23rd Annual Meeting, Florence, Italy,
    2017, March
  67. Healey, B. Thomson, G.
    Politicians’ references to New Zealand’s smokefree 2025 goal: A barometer of political will (Oral presentation).
    Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco 23rd Annual Meeting, Florence, Italy,
    2017, March
  68. Healey, B.
    Patterns of roll-your-own tobacco use among adolescents and young adults in New Zealand (Oral presentation).
    Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco 23rd Annual Meeting, Florence, Italy,
    2017, March
  69. Smokefree 2025 and ASPIRE 2025 – research to achieve the endgame for tobacco smoking (Oral presentation).
    Innovations in Tobacco Control Seminar series, Institute for Global Tobacco Control (IGTC) at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA,
    2017, March
  70. Sim, D. Erick, S.
    Declining exposure to smoking in the home is an important driver of rapidly declining smoking in 14-15 year olds in New Zealand (Oral presentation).
    Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco 23rd Annual Meeting, Florence, Italy,
    2017, March
  71. Smokefree New Zealand 2025 (Oral presentation).
    New Zealand College of Public Health Medicine, Annual Scientific Meeting. Christchurch,
    September 14-16, 2016.
  72. Tobacco free New Zealand 2025 (Oral presentation).
    Berzelius symposium 92, Tobacco Endgame – Swedish Style. Stockholm,
    September 2016.
  73. Tobacco control and ASPIRE 2025 - where are we in 2016? (Oral presentation).
    5th New Zealand Lung Cancer Conference, Thoracic Society of Australasia and New Zealand, Auckland,
    May 2016.
  74. Smokefree 2025 (Oral presentation).
    New Zealand Lung Day, Auckland,
    March 18, 2016.
  75. Eckert, C. Louviere, J. Farley, T.
    Impact of standardised packaging relative to a tobacco price increase: Results of two experiments (Poster).
    22nd Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) Annual Meeting, Chicago, USA,
    March 2016.
  76. Thomson, G. Collins, D.
    Attitudes to outdoor smokefree policies in the USA and Canada (Poster).
    22nd Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) Annual Meeting, Chicago, USA,
    March 2016.
  77. Thomson, G. Jaine, R.
    The world’s first regulated legal market for psychoactive substances: Relevance to tobacco control? (Poster).
    22nd Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) Annual Meeting, Chicago, USA,
    March 2016.
  78. Do young adults exercise informed choice about smoking as the tobacco industry claim? (Poster).
    22nd Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) Annual Meeting, Chicago, USA,
    March 2016.
  79. Tautolo, E.-S.
    Appraisal of radical options for achieving New Zealand’s Smokefree 2025 goal: Maori, Pacific, and policy experts’ perspectives (Poster).
    22nd Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) Annual Meeting, Chicago, USA,
    March 2016.
  80. Tu, D. Newcombe, R. Walton, D.E.
    Smoking prevalence in the 2013 New Zealand census: an exploration of socio-demographic patterns and changes since 2006.
    Presented at Oceania Tobacco Control Conference, Perth, Australia,
    October, 2015
  81. Healey, B. Ajmal, A.
    Evaluation of the impact of the removal of point of sale tobacco displays: data from a New Zealand youth survey.
    Presented at Oceania Tobacco Control Conference, Perth, Australia,
    October, 2015
  82. Appraisal of radical options for achieving New Zealand’s Smokefree 2025 goal.
    Presented at Oceania Tobacco Control Conference, Perth, Australia,
    October, 2015
  83. Pathmanathan, N. De Andrade, M. Thomson, G.
    A preliminary investigation of the consequences of tobacco company involvement in the e-cigarette industry.
    Presented at Population Health Congress, Hobart, Australia,
    September, 2015
  84. How international trends map the way for local action and policy to support progress towards the Smokefree 2025 goal.
    Presented at Partnerships as Pathways to Smokefree 2025 seminar, Christchurch City Council,
    Christchurch, New Zealand, September, 2015
  85. Delany, L. Thomson, G. Curtis, H.
    An Act for Smokefree Aotearoa 2015.
    Presented at NZ Public Health Association Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand,
    September, 2015
  86. Healey, B.
    Youth preferences for roll-your-own versus factory-made cigarettes: trends and associations in repeated national surveys (2006–2013) and implications for policy.
    Nicotine & Tobacco Research,
    doi:10.1093/ntr/ntv135.
  87. Radical endgame measures: Tackling “place” and “product”.
    Presented at ASH Scotland conference, Edinburgh, Scotland,
    June, 2015
  88. Options for achieving the endgame: an appraisal of developed and developing country perspectives.
    In Symposium 7: Innovative approaches to endgame for tobacco. Presented at 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health, Abu Dhabi,
    March, 2015
  89. Use and experiences of e-cigarettes in a dark market.
    Presented at SRNT 21st Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, USA,
    February 2015
  90. Smokers’ and non-smokers’ support for endgame measures.
    Presented at SRNT 21st Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, USA,
    February, 2015
  91. Healey, B.
    Youth preferences for roll-your-own versus ready-made cigarettes: Trends in repeated national surveys (2006-13) and implications for policy.
    Accepted in Abstract Book at New Zealand Population Health Congress, Auckland, New Zealand,
    6-8 October 2014.
  92. Newcombe, R. Walton, D. Holland, K. Tu, D.
    Achieving Smokefree 2025: evidence on the hardening hypothesis from New Zealand.
    New Zealand Population Health Congress, Auckland, New Zealand,
    6-8 October 2014.
  93. Beaglehole, R. Blakely, T.
    Master class: Smoke Free 2025.
    New Zealand Population Health Congress, Auckland, New Zealand,
    6-8 October 2014.
  94. Healy, B.
    Youth preferences for roll-your-own versus ready-made cigarettes: Trends in repeated national surveys (2006-13) and implications for policy.
    SRNT Europe conference, Santiago de Compostela, Spain,
    18-20 September 2014.
  95. Newcombe, R. Walton, D. Holland, K.
    Achieving Smokefree 2025: evidence on the hardening hypothesis from New Zealand.
    Presented at SRNT Europe conference, Santiago de Compostela, Spain,
    18-20 September 2014.
  96. BODE3 Modelling on Nicotine Reduction.
    Tobacco Control Research Turanga Nicotine Reduction Symposium, Auckland, New Zealand,
    22 August 2014.
  97. Jaine, R. Russell, M. Thomson, G.
    New Zealand tobacco retailers’ attitudes to selling tobacco, point-of-sale display bans and other tobacco control measures: a qualitative analysis.
    New Zealand Medical Journal,
    127(1396).
  98. Healey, B.
    Posting behaviour patterns in an online smoking cessation social network.
    Marketing and Public Policy Conference, Boston,
    5-7 June 2014.
  99. Healey, B. Jaine, R.
    Beyond retail regulation: Managing the social supply of tobacco.
    Marketing and Public Policy Conference, Boston,
    4-6 June 2014.
  100. The Endgame for tobacco: vision for tobacco free world.
    Presented at World Cardiology Congress, Melbourne, Australia,
    5 May 2014.
  101. Tautolo, E. Gifford, H.
    A gift and a burden: the purchase and distribution of duty-free tobacco and its potential impact upon Pacific people in New Zealand.
    Tobacco Control,
    doi:10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2013-051345 (online-first 17th March 2014 ).
  102. Maubach, N. Erick, S. Gifford, H. Newcombe, R.
    Interpretations of smoke-free messages to prompt cessation during pregnancy.
    The 20th Annual International Meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT), Seattle, USA,
    5-8 February 2014.
  103. Adolescents’ Tobacco Supply Sources in a Changing Policy Environment.
    The 20th Annual International Meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT), Seattle, USA,
    5-8 February 2014.
  104. Healey, B. Peace, J.
    Why Can’t I Agree to Disagree? Tobacco industry efforts to manipulate public opinion about plain packaging.
    The 20th Annual International Meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT), Seattle, USA,
    5-8 February 2014.
  105. Gray, R. Gifford, H. Erick, S. Thomson, G.
    Exploring an oxymoron: do young adults make an “informed choice” about smoking?
    The 20th Annual International Meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT), Seattle, USA,
    5-8 February 2014.
  106. Sustainable regulation of psychoactive substances – but what about tobacco?
    BMJ,
    2014;348:g2033.
  107. Carter, K. Peace, J. Blakely, T.
    An examination of smoking initiation rates by age: results from a large longitudinal study in New Zealand.
    Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health,
    37: 516–519. doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.12105
  108. Maubach, N. Gifford, H. Erick, S. Newcombe, R.
    What elements improve the perceived communication effectiveness of cessation messages? (Poster).
    Presented at Smokefree Oceania, Auckland, NZ,
    23-25 October, 2013.
  109. Thomson, G.
    Smoking Denormalisation: What Can We Do Now? (Oral Presentation).
    Presented at Smokefree Oceania, Auckland, NZ,
    23-25 October, 2013.
  110. Tautolo, D. Gifford, H.
    Cheaper by the carton? Pacific people and duty-free tobacco (Oral Presentation).
    Presented at Smokefree Oceania, Auckland, NZ,
    23-25 October, 2013.
  111. Jaine, R. Healey, B.
    “I Want to Live in a Country Where No-one Smokes” Trends in Adolescents’ Support for a Smokefree 2025 (Oral Presentation).
    Presented at Smokefree Oceania, Auckland, NZ,
    23-25 October, 2013.
  112. Healey, B. Jaine, R.
    Determinants of Adolescents’ Perceptions of Plain Packaging (Oral Presentation).
    Presented at Smokefree Oceania, Auckland, NZ,
    23-25 October, 2013.
  113. Marshall, A. Thomson, G. Peace, J.
    Impact of foreign tobacco carried into New Zealand : evidence from a discarded pack collection study (Oral Presentation).
    Presented at Smokefree Oceania, Auckland, NZ,
    23-25 October, 2013.
  114. Marshall, A. Thomson, G. Peace, J.
    How are Tobacco Companies preparing for Standardised Packaging? A Survey of discarded Tobacco Packs in New Zealand (Oral Presentation).
    Presented at Smokefree Oceania, Auckland, NZ,
    23-25 October, 2013.
  115. Van der Deen, F.
    An evaluation of NZ’s smokefree media strategy and the 2025 goal (Oral Presentation).
    Presented at Smokefree Oceania, Auckland, NZ,
    23-25 October, 2013
  116. Legislation and regulation: where to next, and how? (Oral Presentation).
    Keynote presentation at Smokefree Oceania, Auckland, NZ,
    23-25 October, 2013.
  117. The place of tobacco supply control in the context of broader tobacco control measures (Oral Presentation).
    Presented at Smokefree Oceania, Auckland, NZ,
    23-25 October, 2013.
  118. Tautolo, D. Gifford, H.
    Cheaper by the carton? Pacific people and duty-free tobacco (Oral Presentation).
    Presented at International Conference on Public Health Priorities in the 21st Century: The Endgame for Tobacco, Delhi, India,
    10-12 September, 2013.
  119. Maubach, N. Gifford, H. Erick, S. Newcombe, R.
    What messages do young adult smokers believe will be effective in cessation advertising? (Poster).
    Presented at the 10th APACT conference, Japan,
    18-21 August.
  120. Healey, B.
    Patterns of Posting Behaviour in an Online Cessation Community (Poster).
    Presented at the 10th APACT conference, Japan,
    18-21 August.
  121. Healey, B. Thomson, G.
    Monitoring political discourse around end-game goals. Using automated textual analysis to enable an on-going overview for tobacco control (Poster).
    Presented at the 10th APACT conference, Japan,
    18-21 August.
  122. Healey, B. Thomson, G. Taylor, S.
    Secondhand smoke exposure in cars and homes is associated with susceptibility to smoking in 14-15 year old children: Repeated national survey data (Poster).
    Presented at the 10th APACT conference, Japan,
    18-21 August.
  123. Thomson, G. Russell, M. Peace, J. Gifford, H.
    Daring to dream: Policy-maker and practitioner views of an ‘endgame’ solution to tobacco smoking at a country level (Oral Presentation).
    Presented at the 10th APACT conference, Japan,
    18-21 August.
  124. Healey, B. Thomson, G. Taylor, S.
    Second-hand smoke exposure of children in cars in New Zealand: Repeated national survey data (Oral Presentation).
    Presented at the 10th APACT conference, Japan,
    18-21 August.
  125. How Effective Are Alternative Plain Pack Designs? (Oral Presentation).
    Marketing and Public Policy Conference 2013: The Changing Role of Policy in Consumer Well-Being. Washington D.C.: May 30–June 1, 2013.
    Best Paper in Conference. Published in: Salisbury L, Seiders K eds. Conference Proceedings. American Marketing Association, Vol 23, p 42-43; 2013, Chicago.
  126. Thomson, G. Blakely, T.
    Advantages and Disadvantages of a “Sinking Lid” Tobacco Endgame Strategy (Poster).
    Presented at the 19th Annual International Meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT), Boston USA,
    13-16 March 2013.
  127. Thomson, G.
    Lessons for the Tobacco Endgame from Past Successes with Eliminating Other Hazards: Examples from New Zealand (Poster).
    Presented at the 19th Annual International Meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT), Boston USA,
    13-16 March 2013.
  128. Gifford, H. Wilson-Tuala-Fata, M. Newcombe, R. Zhang, J.
    Evidence Based Initiatives for Parents to Reduce Smoking Uptake Among Indigenous Youth: From Theory to Practice (Poster).
    Poster presented at the 19th Annual International Meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT), Boston USA,
    13-16 March 2013.
  129. Carter, K. Peace, J. Blakely, T.
    Who is Starting Smoking? An Investigation of Uptake Among All Ages Using Prospectively Collected Data (Poster).
    Poster presented at the 19th Annual International Meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT), Boston USA,
    13-16 March 2013.
  130. Mather, D. Maubach, N. Gifford, H. Erick, S. Tautolo, D. Newcombe, R.
    An Evaluation of Alternative Smokefree Message Themes (Oral Presentation).
    Paper presented by Richard Edwards at the 19th Annual International Meeting of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT), Boston USA,
    13-16 March 2013.
  131. Peace, J. Weerasekera, D. Thomson, G.W. Gifford, H.
    Support for a tobacco endgame and increased regulation of the tobacco industry among New Zealand smokers: results from a National Survey.
    Tobacco Control,
    2013;22:e86-e93 Published Online First : 25 April 2012 doi:10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2011-050324