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Professor Nick Wilson, Department of Public Health

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Professor (Public Health), and co-Director BODE³ Programme

Contact details

Tel +64 4 385 5541 (ext 6469)
Mob +64 21 204 5523
Fax +64 4 389 5319

Research interests and activities

Nick trained as a medical doctor and subsequently specialised as a public health physician. He has over 270 Medline-indexed publications in peer-reviewed journals. His research interests include:

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Gage, R., Wilson, N., Signal, L., Barr, M., Reeder, A., & Thomson, G. (2018). Using Google Earth to assess shade for sun protection in urban recreation spaces: Methods and results. Journal of Health Communication. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s10900-018-0522-0

Wilson, N., Clements, C., Boyd, M. J., Teng, A., Woodward, A., & Blakely, T. (2018). The long history of health inequality in New Zealand: Occupational class and lifespan in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.12765

Petrović-van der Deen, F. S., & Wilson, N. (2018). Restricting tobacco sales to only pharmacies as an endgame strategy: Are pharmacies likely to opt in? Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 42(2), 219-220. doi: 10.1111/1753-6405.12764

Thomson, G., & Wilson, N. (2018). Playground drinking fountains in 17 local government areas: Survey methods and results. New Zealand Medical Journal, 131(1469), 69-74. Retrieved from

Thomson, G., & Wilson, N. (2017). Global tobacco industry. In S. R. Quah & W. Cockerham (Eds.), The International encyclopedia of public health (Vol. 3). (2nd ed.) (pp. 292-300). Oxford, UK: Academic Press. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-803678-5.00463-X

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