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Kirsten Lovelock, Department of Public Health

Profile_Kirsten_LovelockBA(Hons), PhD

Senior Research Fellow

Contact details

Tel 64 4 918 4990
Fax 64 4 389 5319
Email  kirsten.lovelock@otago.ac.nz

Research interests and activities

Kirsten is a medical and social anthropologist who has research interests in the field of environmental and occupational health and health services. Her current research includes a study on the occupational health of forestry workers; community responses to wind farms; elder care and the migrant workforce; health, quality and safety in DHBs; and occupational health of front line workers following the Christchurch earthquakes.

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Publications

Shepherd, D., McBride, D., & Lovelock, K. (2017). First responder wellbeing following the 2011 Canterbury earthquake. Disaster Prevention & Management. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1108/DPM-06-2016-0112

Lovelock, K., Martin, G., Gauld, R., & MacRae, J. (2017). Better, sooner, more convenient? The reality of pursuing greater integration between primary and secondary healthcare providers in New Zealand. SAGE Open Medicine, 5. doi: 10.1177/2050312117701052

McBride, D., Lovelock, K., Shepherd, D., Dirks, K., Welch, D., & Gray, A. (2016). Community exposure to hazardous site remediation in rural New Zealand: An exposed-referent study of serum dioxins and health effects. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 40(5), 412-417. doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.12583

Lovelock, K., & Martin, G. (2016). Eldercare work, migrant care workers, affective care and subjective proximity. Ethnicity & Health, 21(4), 379-396. doi: 10.1080/13557858.2015.1045407

McBride, D. I., Lovelock, K., Dirks, K. N., Welch, D., & Shepherd, D. (2015). Responsible corporate change: Detecting and managing employee stress. Occupational Medicine, 65(3), 226-228. doi: 10.1093/occmed/kqu210

Authored Book - Research

Lovelock, B., & Lovelock, K. M. (2013). The ethics of tourism: Critical and applied perspectives. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 368p.

Lovelock, K., & Trlin, A. D. (2000). The Immigration Industry in New Zealand: A Survey of Industry Characteristics, Services, Practices and Contemporary Issues. New Settlers Programme, Occasional Publications No. 3. Palmerston North: Massey University, 99p.

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Chapter in Book - Research

Lovelock, K., & Lovelock, B. (2014). Medical tourism: Consumptive practice, ethics and healthcare: The importance of subjective proximity. In C. Weeden & K. Boluk (Eds.), Managing ethical consumption in tourism. (pp. 207-224). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Lovelock, K., & Leopold, T. (2010). The political economy of temporary migration: Seasonal workers, tourists and sustaining New Zealand's labour force. In J. Mosedale (Ed.), Political economy and tourism: A critical perspective. Routledge.

Lovelock, K. (1999). Men and machines: Manufacturing work sites in Mataura, Southland. In R. Law, H. Campbell & J. Dolan (Eds.), Masculinities in Aotearoa/New Zealand. (pp. 121-134). Palmerston North: Dunmore Press.

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Journal - Research Article

Shepherd, D., McBride, D., & Lovelock, K. (2017). First responder wellbeing following the 2011 Canterbury earthquake. Disaster Prevention & Management. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1108/DPM-06-2016-0112

Lovelock, K., Martin, G., Gauld, R., & MacRae, J. (2017). Better, sooner, more convenient? The reality of pursuing greater integration between primary and secondary healthcare providers in New Zealand. SAGE Open Medicine, 5. doi: 10.1177/2050312117701052

McBride, D., Lovelock, K., Shepherd, D., Dirks, K., Welch, D., & Gray, A. (2016). Community exposure to hazardous site remediation in rural New Zealand: An exposed-referent study of serum dioxins and health effects. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 40(5), 412-417. doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.12583

Lovelock, K., & Martin, G. (2016). Eldercare work, migrant care workers, affective care and subjective proximity. Ethnicity & Health, 21(4), 379-396. doi: 10.1080/13557858.2015.1045407

McBride, D. I., Lovelock, K., Dirks, K. N., Welch, D., & Shepherd, D. (2015). Responsible corporate change: Detecting and managing employee stress. Occupational Medicine, 65(3), 226-228. doi: 10.1093/occmed/kqu210

Norris, P., Horsburgh, S., Becket, G., Keown, S., Arroll, B., Lovelock, K., Crampton, P., Cumming, J., & Herbison, P. (2014). Equity in statin use in New Zealand. Journal of Primary Health Care, 6(1), 17-22.

Lovelock, B., Jellum, C., Thompson, A., & Lovelock, K. (2013). Could immigrants care less about the environment? A comparison of the environmental values of immigrant and native-born New Zealanders. Society & Natural Resources, 26(4), 402-419. doi: 10.1080/08941920.2012.697979

Lovelock, B., Lovelock, K., Jellum, C., & Thompson, A. (2012). Immigrants’ experiences of nature-based recreation in New Zealand. Annals of Leisure Research, 15(3), 204-226. doi: 10.1080/11745398.2012.716618

Lovelock, K. (2012). The injured and diseased farmer: Occupational health, embodiment and technologies of harm and care. Sociology of Health & Illness, 34(4), 576-590. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9566.2011.01394.x

Norris, P., Horsburgh, S., Keown, S., Arroll, B., Lovelock, K., Cumming, J., Herbison, P., Crampton, P., & Becket, G. (2011). Too much and too little? Prevalence and extent of antibiotic use in a New Zealand region. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 66, 1921-1926. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkr194

Lovelock, K., Lovelock, B., Jellum, C., & Thompson, A. (2011). In search of belonging: Immigrant experiences of outdoor nature-based settings in New Zealand. Leisure Studies, 30(4), 513-529. doi: 10.1080/02614367.2011.623241

Norris, P., Horsburgh, S., Lovelock, K., Becket, G., Keown, S., Arroll, B., … Herbison, P., & Crampton, P. (2011). Medicalisation or under-treatment? Psychotropic medication use by elderly people in New Zealand. Health Sociology Review, 20(2), 202-218. doi: 10.5172/hesr.2011.20.2.202

Lovelock, B., Lovelock, K., & Normann, Ø. (2010). The big catch: Negotiating the transition from commercial fisher to tourism entrepreneur in island environments. Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research, 15(3), 267-283. doi: 10.1080/10941665.2010.503616

Lovelock, K. (2010). Conceiving reproduction: New reproductive technologies and the redefinition of the kinship narrative in New Zealand society. Anthropological Forum, 20(2), 125-146. doi: 10.1080/00664677.2010.487296

Lovelock, K., & Leopold, T. (2007). Labour force shortages in rural New Zealand: Temporary migration and the Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) work policy. New Zealand Population Review, 33/34, 213-234.

Lovelock, K. (2000). Intercountry adoption as a migratory process: A comparative analysis of intercountry adoption and immigration policy and practice in the United States, Canada and New Zealand in the post WWII period. International Migration Review, 34(3), 906-948.

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Lovelock, K., Martin, G., Gauld, R., & Cumming, J. (2014). Complex integration initiatives in primary care: Workplace culture, prevailing institutional structures and health care reform. Proceedings of the Primary Health Care (PHC) Research Conference: Integrating Knowledge Exchange to Improve Primary Health Care Outcomes. Retrieved from http://www.phcris.org.au/conference/browse.php?id=7913

Martin, G., Lovelock, K., Cumming, J., & Gauld, R. (2014). Caring and sharing: Implementation issues with an Electronic Shared Healthcare Record. Proceedings of the Primary Health Care (PHC) Research Conference: Integrating Knowledge Exchange to Improve Primary Health Care Outcomes. Retrieved from http://www.phcris.org.au/conference/browse.php?id=7945

McBride, D., Lovelock, K., Shepherd, D., & Billington, R. (2013). Occupational health of frontline workers in Christchurch. New Zealand Medical Journal, 126(1386). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Lovelock, K. M., McBride, D., Shepherd, D., & Billington, R. (2012). Occupational health of front line workers responding to earthquakes in New Zealand: Workplace cultures: Vulnerability, resistance and resilience. Proceedings of the 4th International Disaster and Risk Conference (IDRC) Davos: Integrative Risk Management in a Changing World: Pathways to a Resilient Society. (pp. 151-152). Retrieved from http://idrc.info/pages_new.php/IDRC-Davos-2012/831/1/

Lovelock, K., Lovelock, B., Jellum, C., & Thompson, A. (2011). National parks, national identity and immigrant integration. In M. Abbott & M. Boyes (Eds.), Proceedings of the Public Conservation Lands Research Symposium. (pp. 15). Dunedin, New Zealand: Centre for Research on National Identity, University of Otago. [Abstract]

Lovelock, K. (2010). Prescription patterns: A critical review of the literature on the socio-demographic characteristics of medicine prescription and utilization. Pharmacy Practice. 8(Suppl. 1), (pp. 82). [Abstract]

Lovelock, B., Lovelock, K., Jellum, C., & Thompson, A. (2010). What recent migrants seek in New Zealand's great outdoors. In A. Reis, C. Jellum, B. Lovelock & A. Thompson (Eds.), Proceedings of the Centre for Recreation Research Symposium: Recreation Values and Natural Areas. (pp. 48-50). Dunedin, New Zealand: Centre for Recreation Research, School of Business, University of Otago. [Abstract]

Jellum, C., Lovelock, B., Lovelock, K., & Thompson, A. (2010). Changes in recreation participation after immigration to New Zealand: An analysis of constraints and barriers. In A. Reis, C. Jellum, B. Lovelock & A. Thompson (Eds.), Proceedings of the Centre for Recreation Research Symposium: Recreation Values and Natural Areas. (pp. 45-47). Dunedin, New Zealand: Centre for Recreation Research, School of Business, University of Otago. [Abstract]

Lovelock, K., Lovelock, B., Jellum, C., & Thompson, A. (2010). In search of balance, cultural difference and aesthetic sameness: Recent Chinese immigrant experiences of outdoor nature based settings in New Zealand. In A. Reis, C. Jellum, B. Lovelock & A. Thompson (Eds.), Proceedings of the Centre for Recreation Research Symposium: Recreation Values and Natural Areas. (pp. 51-53). Dunedin, New Zealand: Centre for Recreation Research, School of Business, University of Otago. [Abstract]

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Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Lovelock, B., & Lovelock, K. (2014, August). Implications of medical tourism in general practice. Workshop presentation at the South General Practice Conference & Medical Exhibition (GP CME), Dunedin, New Zealand.

Lovelock, B., & Lovelock, K. (2014, August). Medical tourism: Curative systems across national borders. Verbal presentation at the South General Practice Conference & Medical Exhibition (GP CME), Dunedin, New Zealand.

Reeder, A., McNoe, B., Lovelock, K., & Gray, A. (2013, September). Solar ultraviolet radiation protection: Field observation of forestry workers and inter-rater reliability. Verbal presentation at the 2nd International Conference on UV and Skin Cancer Prevention, Berlin, Germany.

Lovelock, K. (2012, September). Occupational health and the military response to natural disaster: Working alongside other front line workers. Verbal presentation at the Health and the Military Environment Colloquium, Dunedin, New Zealand.

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Commissioned Report for External Body

Lovelock, B., Lovelock, K., Jellum, C., & Thompson, A. (2011). Recent immigrants’ recreation experiences of outdoor nature-based settings in New Zealand. Commissioned by SPARC. Dunedin, New Zealand: Centre for Recreation Research, University of Otago. 91p. Retrieved from http://www.crr.otago.ac.nz/pubs.aspx

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Working Paper; Discussion Paper; Technical Report

Lovell, S., & Lovelock, K. (2011). Mataura Community development strategy evaluation: Phase one. Dunedin, New Zealand: Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago. 20p.

Lovelock, K., & Cryer, C. (2009). Effective occupational health interventions in agriculture: Summary report [IPRU Report No. ORO72]. Dunedin, New Zealand: Injury Prevention Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago. 31p.

Lovelock, K. (2009). Stakeholders, sector dynamics, intra-sector collaborations, and emergent issues for injury and disease prevention in the agricultural sector [IPRU Report No. ORO73]. Dunedin, New Zealand: Injury Prevention Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago. 75p.

Lilley, R., Cryer, C., Lovelock, K., Davidson, P., McBride, D., Milosavljevic, S., & Morgaine, K. (2009). Effective occupational health interventions in agriculture: An international literature review of primary interventions designed to reduce injury and disease in agriculture [IPRU Report No. ORO75]. Dunedin, New Zealand: Injury Prevention Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago. 68p.

Cryer, C., Lovelock, K., Lilley, R., Davidson, P., Davie, G., Samaranayaka, A., McBride, D., Milosavljevic, S., & Morgaine, K. (2009). Effective occupational health interventions in agriculture: Report of a survey of risk factors and exposures on farms [IPRU Report No. ORO76]. Dunedin, New Zealand: Injury Prevention Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago. 169p.

Lovelock, K., Lilley, R., McBride, D., Milosavljevic, S., Yates, H., Cryer, C., on behalf of the Occupational Health in Agriculture Research Team. (2008). Occupational injury and disease in agriculture in North America, Europe and Australasia: A review of the literature [IPRU Report No. ORO77]. Dunedin, New Zealand: Injury Prevention Research Unit, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago. 238p.

Lovelock, K., & Trlin, A. (2007). Voluntary associations and immigrants: A survey of host society associations in Auckland and Wellington [Occasional publication no. 16]. Palmerston North, New Zealand: New Settlers Programme, Massey University. 75p.

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Other Research Output

Lovelock, K. (2011, May). Common threads: Chemicals, medicines, poisons. University of Otago School of Pharmacy Seminar, Dunedin, New Zealand. [Department Seminar].

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