The importance of innovative qualitative research in Psychology: Young people, social networking and alcohol
Invited guest address By Antonia Lyons to the New Zealand Psychological Society annual conference, Wellington 1-4 September 2016.
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Digital alcohol marketing
Lyons, A.C.  (2016)
Pecha Kucha presentation given at the Dangerous Consumptions Colloquium, Victoria University, Wellington, 24-25 November 2016.
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Flaunting it on Facebook: Young adults and drinking cultures in Aotearoa New Zealand
Invited keynote presentation by Antonia Lyons at the Australasian Human Development Association, Wellington, NZ, 9-11 July 2015.
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Preparing the body: Gender, Facebook and preloading practices among young New Zealand adults.
Lyons, A.C., McCreanor, T. Moewaka Barnes, H., Hutton, F., Goodwin, I. & Griffin, C. (2015).
Presentation by Antonia Lyons at the ‘New Directions in Drinking Studies’ Conference, Leicester UK, 6-7 June 2015.
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Harmful clicks: Alcohol marketing online
McCreanor, T.M., Lyons, A.C. & Niland, P. (2014)
Presentation by Tim McCreanor at the 12th Dangerous Consumptions Colloquium (University of Queensland), Brisbane, Australia, 11-12 December 2014
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Precarious popularity: Exploring young people’s accounts of Facebook drinking photos.
Goodwin I, Lyons AC, Griffin, C & McCreanor T.  (2014)
Presentation by Ian Goodwin at the 12th Dangerous Consumptions Colloquium (University of Queensland), Brisbane, Australia, 11-12 December 2014.
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Pre-loading practices and gender identities in young adults
Lyons, A.C., McCreanor, T., Moewaka Barnes, H., Hutton, F., Goodwin, I. & Griffin, C. (2014)
Presentation by Antonia Lyons at the 12th Dangerous Consumptions Colloquium (University of Queensland), Brisbane, Australia, 11-12 December 2014.
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Snap Star: Celebritising the self, young adults, social media, media, and the culture of intoxication Aotearoa, New Zealand
Presentation by Prof Christine Griffin at the ‘Under control: Alcohol and drug regulation, past and present’ conference in London, June 2013.
In this presentation Christine discusses innovative form of multi-modal discourse analysis (MMDA) to explore the ways in which various digital technologies and social media are integrated into young adults’ drinking cultures in Aotearoa New Zealand (Levine and Scollon, 2004). Drawing on material from a 3-year study on young adults’ alcohol consumption and social media use supported by the Marsden Fund, Christine explains how different groups of young adults  engage with the celebritising process in the context of the night-time economy.

The culture of intoxication: Young adults, social networking and alcohol marketing
Keynote presentation by Associate Professor Antonia Lyons at the The Perils of Alcohol Marketing conference, Te Papa, Wellington, New Zealand on Thursday 7 March 2013.

Consuming cultures: Gender, alcohol and Facebook
Presentation by Dr Fiona Hutton at the 10th Dangerous Consumptions Colloquium,
November 29-30 2012, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand.
Fiona Hutton et al. Presentation abstract

Digital Navigators: How young Pacific Island adults are using Facebook in Aotearoa New Zealand
Presentation by Lina Samu at the 8th Discourse Analysis Symposium, 16 November 2012, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia. 
Lina presented in the Interactions with Digital Media stream discussing some of her PhD research.
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Facebook Flows: Alcohol and Friendship
Presentation by Associate Professor Tim McCreanor at the 6th International Conference on Multimodality: Multimodal Methods for Researching Digital Data and Environments, August 22-24 2012,  London, UK  (http://mode.ioe.ac.uk/events/conferences/).
Tim presented work on working with multi modalities of data from a single, guided tour of one participant’s Facebook page that encompasses interview, video affective record and digital navigation trace.
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Mixing alcohol and social media: Young adults and drinking cultures
Presentation by Associate Professor Antonia Lyons at the European Health Psychology Society’s 26th Conference, August 21-25, Prague, Czech Republic (http://www.ehps2012prague.com/). 
Antonia’s presentation was part of a symposium on ‘Critical perspectives on health behaviours’.
Symposium outline and presentation abstract.

Kanohi ki te kanohi - a thing of the past? An examination of Māori engagement with social networking sites and its impacts on Whanaungatanga, Tikanga, and Tuakiri
Presentation by Acushla Dee O’Carroll at the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association Conference, June 3-6, 2012, at Uncasville, Connecticut NY, USA.  Dee presented part of her doctoral research at this conference.
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Kanohi ki te kanohi - a thing of the past? An examination of Māori engagement with social networking sites and its impacts on Whanaungatanga, Tikanga, and Tuakiri
Presentation by Acushla Dee O’Carroll at the International Indigenous Development Research Conference – the 5th Biennial Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga conference, 27-30 June, 2012, Auckland, Aotearoa. http://www.indigenousdevelopment2012.ac.nz/.
Dee presented part of her doctoral research at this conference.
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Kanohi ki te kanohi, a thing of the past? An examination of social networking sites and its impacts on tikanga (practices), tuakiritanga (identity) and whanaungatanga (relationships).

Dee O’Carroll presented her doctoral research to a majority Māori PhD audience and academics, sharing research and celebrating Māori scholarship at the 2011 MAI Kupenga Māori Doctoral Conference: Transformation: The Politics of Advancing Knowledge. November 5-7, hosted by Awanuiarangi, Whakatane, Aotearoa.
The Māori and Indigenous programme (MAI) is a nationally organised network focused on the accelerated development of Māori and Indigenous Doctoral graduates.

2011 Toihuarewa & Te Mata o te Tau Research Symposium, 18 November, hosted by Victoria University & Massey University at Te Herenga Waka Marae, Wellington, Aotearoa. 
Dee OCarroll presented her doctoral research to academics and researchers of Toihuarewa (the centre for Māori academic research at Victoria University) and Te Mata o te Tau (Māori research academy at Massey University). Both focus on Māori learning, teaching and research and provide Māori perspectives and voice in academia.

User experiences of Facebook and online alcohol marketing: Social life as commercialised consumption
Presentation by Ross Hebden at the Journalism, Media and Democracy (JMAD) Conference, Political Economy of Communication, September 15-16 2011, Auckland, New Zealand.  
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Symposium on Critical Perspectives on Young People’s Drinking Cultures
Antonia Lyons and Christine Griffin coordinated a symposium at the International Society of Critical Health Psychology (ISCHP) 7th Biennial Conference: Advancing Critical Perspectives for Health and Health Care, April 18-20 2011, Adelaide, Australia. 
Symposium overview and abstracts
Presentation titles and speakers are listed below:

  • Drunken Celebrities, New Media and Young Adults’ Drinking Cultures
    Antonia Lyons, Ian Goodwin, Christine Griffin and Michelle Pedersen.
  • Undergraduates’ Drinking Cultures and Online Alcohol Advertising
    Tim McCreanor, Ross Hedben, Antonia Lyons and Ian Goodwin.
    Click for Tim’s slide-show.

Drunken celebrities, new media and young women’s drinking cultures
Presentation by Antonia Lyons at the European Health Psychology Society 24th Conference, September 1-4 2010, Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
Abstract available here.

Interrogating Mediated Youth Drinking Cultures: Locating and Studying the ‘Digital Audience
Presentation by Dr Ian Goodwin at the University of Waikato Audience Research Symposium, ‘Viewers, navigators and users: Researching contemporary audiences’, June 28, 2010, Hamilton, New Zealand. 
Ian overviewed the drinking cultures and social networking research project and presented key ideas about researching the audience in the context of online social networking.
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