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Biljana Bonevski

Also known as: Biljana Bonevski
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Qualifications: Professor Billie Bonevski is a health behaviour scientist and Professor at the University of Newcastle (UoN), Faculty of Health and Medicine. She is a NHMRC Career Development Fellow (CDF Level 2: 2014-2018) and the recipient of the prestigious Faculty of Health and Medicine’s Gladys M Brawn Research Award. Bonevski was appointed UoN’s Inaugural Women in STEMM Chair in 2018. She completed a scholarship-supported PhD at the University of Newcastle, in the Discipline of Behavioural Science in Relation to Medicine after gaining a Psychology Honours degree (1st Class with WH Ward Prize for Best Applied Thesis). Immediately following her PhD she completed a World Health Organisation-sponsored postdoctoral travel fellowship with Cancer Research UK and the Cochrane Collaboration’s Tobacco Addiction Review Group, both based at Oxford University.Research Support: Overall: $22M, NHMRC: $14.5M. CI on 16 NHMRC grants (8 as CIA), one ARC Linkage grant and a number of specialty grants including National Heart Foundation, National Stroke Foundation, RACGP, VicHealth, NSW Ministry of Health and Cancer Institute NSW. In 2016 awarded funding (CIA, $2.3M) in international Global Alliance in Chronic Disease (GACD) NHMRC scheme and CIB on international Global Research Award on Nicotine Dependence (GRAND) in 2017. Income last 5 years: $10M from NHMRC project, partnership and targeted grants alone. Bonevski has also attracted over $1M in fellowship funding (NHMRC and CINSW).Research outputs and citations: Over 318 career publications including 171 peer reviewed articles in top discipline journals; 64% published in last 5 years. Ranked first in the world for peer reviewed publications on ‘smoking cessation and disadvantage’, contributing 10% of all publications on this topic worldwide; 2907 total citations and citation ranking = 7 out of 228 researchers, 10% of all citations in this area, worldwide (last 5 years, ISI Web of Science). International recognition: President of Oceania chapter of peak international Society for Research in Nicotine & Tobacco (SRNT). 7 international keynotes, symposia and chairs (SRNT, Oceania Tobacco Control, World Cancer Congress). Invited to contribute to discipline leading journals: Addiction (invited commentary), Frontiers in Psychiatry (Lead Editor, Special Issue), Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine (invited review), comment in Lancet (2017). Awarded Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand’s President’s Prize for tobacco control (2016).Translation/impact: CAPHIA award-winning research into reactions of high risk groups to plain cigarette packs was cited in UK and German parliamentary submissions for plain packaging. Research revealing gender and socioeconomic inequalities in exposure to second-hand smoke in multi-unit housing led to changes in NSW housing by-laws. Research with Cancer Council NSW (CCNSW) led to implementation of Tackling Tobacco Program in >200 community social services in NSW, a

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