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Contact Details

Phone
+64 3 470 4134 or mobile +64 21 471 042
Email
geoff.noller@otago.ac.nz
Position
Assistant Research Fellow
Department
Department of General Practice and Rural Health (Dunedin)
Qualifications
PhD
Research summary
Medical anthropology and mixed methods; special interest in psychotropic drug use
Memberships
Chair, Dunedin Intravenous Organisation (DIVO) Reference Group

Research

Current research at the Department of General Practice and Rural Health includes exploring the psychosocial impact of the impact of Mycoplasma bovis on rural communities in southern New Zealand.

Independent contracting includes a research coordinator role with the national office of the New Zealand Needle Exchange Programme and researcher-initiated projects examining the therapeutic use of cannabis and other psychotropics.

Additional details

Geoff is an independent researcher and medical anthropologist, with a special interest in the use of psychotropic drugs as a cultural practice.

Current employment also includes:

  • 0.5 FTE with the New Zealand Needle Exchange Programme, Research Coordinator
  • Independent research consultant, see https://geoffnoller.com

Publications

Whelan, J., Noller, G., & Ward, R. D. (2024). Harm reduction behaviours and harm experiences of people who use 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) in Aotearoa New Zealand. Harm Reduction Journal, 21, 67. doi: 10.1186/s12954-024-00979-y

Whelan, J., Noller, G. E., & Ward, R. D. (2024). Rolling through TikTok: An analysis of 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine-related content. Drug & Alcohol Review, 43, 36-44. doi: 10.1111/dar.13640

Crossin, R., Cleland, L., Wilkins, C., Rychert, M., Adamson, S., Potiki, T., Pomerleau, A. C., … Noller, G., … Bagshaw, S., … Boden, J. (2023). The New Zealand drug harms ranking study: A multi-criteria decision analysis. Journal of Psychopharmacology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/02698811231182012

Hutton, F., Noller, G., & McSherry, A. (2023). Patients experiences of therapeutic cannabis consumption in New Zealand. Drugs, Habits & Social Policy. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1108/DHS-12-2022-0049

Doolan-Noble, F., Noller, G., Jaye, C., & Bryan, M. (2023). Moral distress in rural veterinarians as an outcome of the Mycoplasma bovis incursion in southern New Zealand. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/00480169.2023.2174202

Whelan, J., Noller, G. E., & Ward, R. D. (2024). Rolling through TikTok: An analysis of 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine-related content. Drug & Alcohol Review, 43, 36-44. doi: 10.1111/dar.13640

Journal - Research Article

Whelan, J., Noller, G., & Ward, R. D. (2024). Harm reduction behaviours and harm experiences of people who use 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) in Aotearoa New Zealand. Harm Reduction Journal, 21, 67. doi: 10.1186/s12954-024-00979-y

Journal - Research Article

Crossin, R., Cleland, L., Wilkins, C., Rychert, M., Adamson, S., Potiki, T., Pomerleau, A. C., … Noller, G., … Bagshaw, S., … Boden, J. (2023). The New Zealand drug harms ranking study: A multi-criteria decision analysis. Journal of Psychopharmacology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/02698811231182012

Journal - Research Article

Doolan-Noble, F., Noller, G., Jaye, C., & Bryan, M. (2023). Moral distress in rural veterinarians as an outcome of the Mycoplasma bovis incursion in southern New Zealand. New Zealand Veterinary Journal. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/00480169.2023.2174202

Journal - Research Article

Hutton, F., Noller, G., & McSherry, A. (2023). Patients experiences of therapeutic cannabis consumption in New Zealand. Drugs, Habits & Social Policy. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1108/DHS-12-2022-0049

Journal - Research Article

Jaye, C., Noller, G., Bryan, M., & Doolan-Noble, F. (2022). ‘The day I killed my cows was the day I walked away’: Mycoplasma bovis, moral economy and moral capital. Journal of Rural Studies, 95, 86-94. doi: 10.1016/j.jrurstud.2022.08.001

Journal - Research Article

Noller, G., Doolan-Noble, F., Jaye, C., & Bryan, M. (2022). The psychosocial impact of Mycoplasma bovis on southern New Zealand farmers: The human cost of managing an exotic animal disease incursion. Journal of Rural Studies, 95, 458-466. doi: 10.1016/j.jrurstud.2022.09.037

Journal - Research Article

Armour, M., Sinclair, J., Noller, G., Girling, J., Larcombe, M., Al-Dabbas, M. A., … Johnson, N. (2021). Illicit cannabis usage as a management strategy in New Zealand women with endometriosis: An online survey. Journal of Women's Health, 30(10), 1485-1492. doi: 10.1089/jwh.2020.8668

Journal - Research Article

Boyce, C., Jaye, C., Noller, G., Bryan, M., & Doolan-Noble, F. (2021). Mycoplasma bovis in New Zealand: A content analysis of media reporting. Kōtuitui, 16(2), 335-355. doi: 10.1080/1177083X.2021.1879180

Journal - Research Article

Doolan-Noble, F., Noller, G., Nixon, G., & Stokes, T. (2021). 'I'm still here, that's probably the best part': Lives of those living rurally with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator: A qualitative study. Rural & Remote Health, 21, 5659. doi: 10.22605/RRH5659

Journal - Research Article

Jaye, C., Amos, C., Richard, L., & Noller, G. (2021). Hidden in plain sight: Transactions of moral capital in sick leave management within the corporate university. SAGE Open, 11(2). doi: 10.1177/21582440211007453

Journal - Research Article

Jaye, C., Noller, G., Bryan, M., & Doolan-Noble, F. (2021). "No better or worse off": Mycoplasma bovis, farmers and bureaucracy. Journal of Rural Studies, 88, 40-49. doi: 10.1016/j.jrurstud.2021.10.007

Journal - Research Article

Jaye, C., Noller, G., Richard, L., & Amos, C. (2021). 'There is no sick leave at the university': How sick leave constructs the good employee. Anthropology & Medicine, 28(4), 461-476. doi: 10.1080/13648470.2020.1814988

Journal - Research Article

Jaye, C., Richard, L., Amos, C., & Noller, G. (2021). Managing sick leave in the university: Bureaucracy and discretion. Humanistic Management Journal, 6, 211-227. doi: 10.1007/s41463-020-00094-7

Journal - Research Article

Noller, G., & Bourke, J. (2020). Point-of-care rapid testing for hepatitis C antibodies at New Zealand needle exchanges. New Zealand Medical Journal, 133(1525), 84-95. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Article

Richard, L., Noller, G., Derrett, S., Sullivan, T., Doolan-Noble, F., McCombie, A., Schultz, M., Ho, C., & Stokes, T. (2020). Patients' accounts of living with and managing inflammatory bowel disease in rural Southern New Zealand: A qualitative study. BMJ Open, 10, e041789. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-041789

Journal - Research Article

Saxton, P. J. W., McAllister, S. M., Noller, G. E., Newcombe, D. A. L., & Leafe, K. A. (2020). Injecting drug use among gay and bisexual men in New Zealand: Findings from national human immunodeficiency virus epidemiological and behavioural surveillance. Drug & Alcohol Review, 39, 365-374. doi: 10.1111/dar.13046

Journal - Research Article

Brown, T. K., Noller, G. E., & Denenberg, J. O. (2019). Ibogaine and subjective experience: Transformative states and psychopharmacotherapy in the treatment of opioid use disorder. Journal of Psychoactive Drugs, 51(2), 155-165. doi: 10.1080/02791072.2019.1598603

Journal - Research Article

Deering, D. E. A., Adamson, S. J., Sellman, J. D., Henderson, C., Sheridan, J., Pooley, S., … Noller, G., & Frampton, C. M. A. (2018). Potential risk for fatal drug overdose perceived by people using opioid drugs. Drug & Alcohol Review, 37(S1), S309-S313. doi: 10.1111/dar.12635

Journal - Research Article

Noller, G. E., Frampton, C. M. A., & Yazar-Klosinski, B. (2018). Ibogaine treatment outcomes for opioid dependence from a twelve-month follow-up observational study. American Journal of Drug & Alcohol Abuse, 44(1), 37-46. doi: 10.1080/00952990.2017.1310218

Journal - Research Article

Rychert, M., Wilkins, C., & Noller, G. (2019). Medicinal Cannabis Scheme in New Zealand: Lessons from international experience and our own recent drug policy reform setbacks. New Zealand Medical Journal, 132(1503), 8-12. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Journal - Research Other

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