Our researchers have edited a new book that was published by Routledge (UK) in February 2017:
Youth drinking cultures in a digital world: Alcohol, social media and cultures of intoxication.
Edited by Antonia Lyons, Tim McCreanor, Ian Goodwin, & Helen Moewaka Barnes.

Read about the book and browse the Table of Contents

Lyons, A.C., Goodwin, I, Griffin, C, McCreanor, T & Moewaka Barnes, H. (2016). Facebook and the fun of drinking photos: Reproducing gendered regimes of power. Social Media and Society, 1-13. ttp://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/2056305116672888

Hutton, F., Griffin, C., Lyons, A.C., Niland, T. & McCreanor, T. (2016). “Tragic girls” and “crack whores”: Alcohol, femininity and Facebook. Feminism and Psychology, 26(1), 73-93. http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0959353515618224

Goodwin, I., Griffin, C., Lyons, A.C., McCreanor, T. and Moewaka Barnes, H. (2016). Precarious popularity: Facebook drinking photos, the attention economy, and the regime of the branded self. Social Media and Society, 2(1). https://doaj.org/article/221b0efcc4fa42a688674a62bf7c39c6

Moewaka Barnes, H., McCreanor, T., Goodwin, I., Lyons, A.C. ,Griffin, C. & Hutton, F. (2016). Alcohol and social media: Drinking and drunkenness while online. Critical Public Health, 26(1), 62-76. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09581596.2015.1058921

McCreanor, T., Lyons A.C., Goodwin, I., Moewaka-Barnes, H., Griffin, C. & Hutton, F. (2016).  “Drink a twelve box before you go”: Pre-loading among young people in Aotearoa New Zealand. Kotuitui: New Zealand Journal of Social Sciences Online, 11(1). DOI: 10.1080/1177083X.2015.1037314

Lyons, A.C., Goodwin, I., McCreanor, T. & Griffin, C. (2015). Social networking and young adults’ drinking practices: Innovative qualitative methods for health behavior research. Health Psychology, 34(4), 293-302. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/hea0000168

Tonks, A., Lyons, A.C. & Goodwin, I. (2015). Researching online visual displays on social networking sites: Methodologies and meanings. Qualitative Research in Psychology, 12(3), 326-339. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/14780887.2015.1008910#.VbGmrfmV5BE

Niland, P. Lyons A.C., Goodwin I & Hutton F. (2015). Friendship work on Facebook: Young adults’ understandings and practices of friendship. Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology, 25(2), 123-137. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/casp.2201/abstract

Hebden, R., Lyons, A.C., Goodwin, I. & McCreanor, T. (2015). “When you add alcohol it gets that much better”: Tertiary students, alcohol consumption and online drinking cultures. Journal of Drug Issues, 45(2), 214-226.

Niland, P. Lyons A.C., Goodwin I. & Hutton F.  (2014). “See it doesn’t look pretty does it?”: Young adults’ airbrushed drinking practices on Facebook. Psychology and Health, 29(8), 877-895. DOI:10.1080/08870446.2014.893345. http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/wEVGEJExp8QkkFJUJaAH/full

Lyons, A.C., McCreanor, T., Goodwin, I., Griffin, C., Hutton, F., Moewaka Barnes, H., O’Carroll, A.D., Samu, L., Niland, P. & Vroman, K.E. (2014). Youth drinking cultures in Aotearoa. Sites, 11(2). http://dx.doi.org/10.11157/sites-vol11iss2id265

Lyons, Antonia; McCreanor, Tim; Hutton, Fiona; Goodwin, Ian; Barnes, Helen Moewaka; Griffin, Christine; Kerryellen, Vroman; O’Carroll, Acushla Dee; Niland, Patricia; Samu, Lina. (2014). Flaunting it on Facebook: Young adults, drinking cultures and the cult of celebrity. http://mro.massey.ac.nz/handle/10179/5187

Niland, P. Lyons A.C., Goodwin I. & Hutton F (2014), "See it doesn’t look pretty does it?”: Young adults’ airbrushed drinking practices on Facebook Psychology and Health, 29(8), 877-895. DOI:10.1080/08870446.2014.893345. http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/wEVGEJExp8QkkFJUJaAH/full

O’Carroll, A. D. (2013), Māori Identity Construction in SNS. International Journal of Critical Indigenous Studies, 6(2). http://www.isrn.qut.edu.au/publications/internationaljournal/documents/volume6_number2_13-OCarroll.pdf

O'Carroll, A. D. (2013) Virtual whanaungatanga. Māori utilising social networking sites to attain and maintain relationships. AlterNative Journal, 9(3), 230-245. http://www.alternative.ac.nz/journal/volume9-issue3/article/virtual-whanaungatanga-m%C4%81ori-utilizing-social-networking-sites-attai-0

Niland, P. Lyons, A.C., Goodwin, I. & Hutton, F. (2013). "Everyone can loosen up and get a bit of a buzz on": Young adults, alcohol and friendship practices. International Journal of Drug Policy, 24(6), 530-537. DOI: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2013.05.013

McCreanor, T., Lyons A.C., Goodwin, I., Moewaka-Barnes, H., Griffin, C. & Hutton, F. (2013). Youth drinking cultures, social networking and alcohol marketing: Implications for public health. Critical Public Health, 23, 1, 110-120. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09581596.2012.748883

Completed PhD Projects

Friendship: Over a drink, over a network.
Patricia Niland
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Kanohi ki te kanohi a thing of the past.
Acushla Dee O'Carroll
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Completed Masters Theses

Photos on Facebook: An exploratory study of their role in the social lives and drinking experiences of New Zealand university students
Anna Tonks
Master of Science in Psychology 2012
Available : http://mro.massey.ac.nz/handle/10179/4177

Tertiary student drinking culture, facebook and alcohol advertising: Collapsing boundaries between social life and commericalised consumption
Ross Hebden
Master of Arts in Psychology 2011
Available : http://mro.massey.ac.nz/handle/10179/3043

Completed Honours Dissertations

Celebrities, new media and young women’s drinking cultures
Michelle Pedersen
Honours in Psychology, 2010

Current PhD Projects

Digital navigators: Young Pasifika adults in Aoteraroa New Zealand navigating the new millennium online.
Lina Samu
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Alcohol advertising online and young adult drinking cultures.
Ross Hebden
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