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News & Events

Alcohol media literacy program a game changer

Canberra high school students are being challenged to think critically about alcohol advertising, as they take part in an innovative new program designed to counter alcohol industry messages. Media …

A rose by any other name: the low-down on ‘healthy’ Coke

Strongly promoted as “healthy” Coke elsewhere, Coca-Cola Life may do more to improve the company’s finances than the health of its consumers… Read More …

CHaSR Awarded for Drinking Prevention Project

Australian Marketing Institute has named the Centre for Health and Social Research (CHaSR) the NSW State winner of the “Social Marketing and Social Change/Non-Profit Marketing” category of the 2016 awards.

Schoolies risking health with alcohol and energy drink mix: report

Young people are fuelling big nights out by drinking alcohol mixed with energy drinks to help them party through the night, according to a new Victorian government report.

Teaching teens the truth about alcohol

The Centre for Health and Social Research has developed a media literacy program for high school students that is a game changer. High school students are being challenged …

Lunchtime Research Seminar - May

Lunchtime Research Seminar - May

No Excuse Needed – a social norms approach to alcohol social marketing Alcohol consumption is viewed as acceptable in almost all social situations and often there is little encouragement …

Lunchtime Research Seminar - March

Lunchtime Research Seminar - March

A rough guide to systematic reviewing using examples from the behavioural sciences Researchers are increasingly interested in finding general answers across often diverse literature. For example, they may wish …

Who are those CHaSR people?

Who are those CHaSR people?

Who are those CHaSR people and how (& why) can we work together? If you have ever wondered what Social Marketing is all about and how your field of …

CHaSR Lunchtime Research Seminar - November

CHaSR Lunchtime Research Seminar - November

That’s why they call it ‘social’ marketing: A whole-of-community approach to addressing underage drinking While we hear a lot about the underage drinking problem in Australia, and there is clearly …

CHaSR Lunchtime Research Seminar - October

CHaSR Lunchtime Research Seminar - October

Are my symptoms serious Dr Google? A resource-based typology of value co-destruction in online self-diagnosis Online self-diagnosis, where consumers engage with technology by applying their knowledge and skills to generate …