Katie Palmer du Preez

Katie Palmer du Preeze 2014

Senior Research Officer

Phone: +64 9 921 9999 Ext 7640

Email: katie.palmerdupreez@aut.ac.nz

Physical Address:
AUT University  (Room AR433)
North Shore Campus
90 Akoranga Drive
Northcote, Auckland
New Zealand

Postal Address:
AUT University
North Shore Campus
Private Bag 92006
Auckland 1142
New Zealand

Qualifications:

BA (Hons) First class.

Memberships and Affiliations:

Gambling and Addictions Research Centre (GARC),
National Institute for Public Health and Mental Health Research 

Biography:

Katie studied Psychology at the University of Auckland, completing her BA (Hons) in 2006 with research considering the legitimising role of progression ideology in attitudes Pakeha New Zealanders hold about race and social dominance.  After working in the commercial social and market research environment for 2 years Katie joined the Gambling and Addictions Research Centre at AUT in 2009.  Katie also became a doctoral student within the Centre for Midwifery and Women’s Health Research at AUT in 2010.  

Research Areas:

Gambling and Addictions.
Women’s Health.

Broadly, Katie is interested in the influence of culture and society on people’s, choices, thoughts, feelings and behaviours, as well as understanding connections with health policy and practice.  

Research Summary:

Katie develops, manages and delivers mixed methods research projects conducted within the Gambling and Addictions Research Centre (GARC).  GARC brings together research that improves New Zealanders' understanding of how gambling and addictions affect society, and informs policy and professional practice in public education, population health and primary and secondary health care.

In her doctoral research Katie employs feminist and discursive theory and practice (drawing on the work of Michel Foucault) in describing and researching young adult women’s sexuality health and wellbeing in New Zealand.

Current Research Projects:

Family violence in problem gambling help-seeking populations.  Funded by the Ministry of Health.

Effectiveness study of problem gambling standard and brief interventions.  Funded by the Ministry of Health.

A post structural analysis of young lesbian health and wellbeing in New Zealand.  Doctoral study.

Publications:

2014
Palmer du Preez, K., Landon, J., Garrett, N., Bellringer, M., Page, A., Coomarasamy, C., & Abbott, M. (2014). Investigation into the effects of gambling game characteristics, PIDs and pop-up technology on gambling and problem gambling behaviour in New Zealand. Auckland: Auckland University of Technology, Gambling and Additions Research Centre.

2013
Abbott M, Bellringer M, Garrett N, Vandal A, Hodgins D, Palmer Du Preez K, Landon J, Sullivan S. Effectiveness of Problem Gambling Brief Telephone Interventions: An Uncontrolled Outcome Study. 18 Jul 2013. AUT University, Auckland. 1-102 (Report)

2012
Abbott M, Bellringer M, Vandal A, Hodgins D, Palmer Du Preez K, Landon J, Sullivan S, Feigin V. Effectiveness of Problem Gambling Brief Telephone Interventions: A Randomised Controlled Trial. 13 Dec 2012. AUT University, Auckland. 1-166 (Report)


Last updated: 05-Nov-2015 10.30am

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