Joanne Dono

Ms, BA (Psych, Hons), MPsych

  • 284 Citations
  • 8 h-Index

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Joanne Dono has over ten years of behavioural science research experience. During this time, Ms Dono has co-authored 20 peer reviewed publications and delivered numerous conference presentations. In addition, Ms Dono has authored over 35 reports in Tobacco Control which were commissioned by South Australian Government departments (e.g. DASSA, Country Health SA), Quit South Australia and Quit Tasmania. She has been involved in the design, implementation and management of numerous research and evaluation studies in Tobacco Control that have delivered evidence for health policy initiatives. She currently manages and coordinates various components of a research program exploring public health approaches to reducing sugary drink consumption. Jo has experience in a variety of research methods, including undertaking qualitative studies that explore content and themes of text based documents (e.g. focus group transcripts, social media, websites), and quantitative studies that analyse numerical data derived from population-based questionnaires.

Research Interests

Joanne has a background in psychology and public health and has research interests in the following areas:

  • Health behaviour change
  • Social psychology of health behaviour
  • Mass media and communication approaches to behaviour change
  • Public health approaches to reducing sugary drink consumption
  • Tobacco control
  • Obesity prevention

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, School of Psychology, the University of Adelaide

14 May 201431 Jul 2020

Masters, University of Adelaide

Bachelor's Degree (Honours), Deakin University

External positions


  • Psychology
  • Public health
  • Behaviour change

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Research Output

Consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages, juice, artificially-sweetened soda and bottled water: An Australian population study

Miller, C., Ettridge, K., Wakefield, M., Pettigrew, S., Coveney, J., Roder, D., Durkin, S., Wittert, G., Martin, J. & Dono, J., Mar 2020, In : Nutrients. 12, 3, 817.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Nothing beats taste or convenience: a national survey of where and why people buy sugary drinks in Australia

Dono, J., Ettridge, K., Wakefield, M., Pettigrew, S., Coveney, J., Roder, D., Durkin, S., Wittert, G., Martin, J. & Miller, C., 1 Jun 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 44, 4, p. 291-294 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)