Working under a collaborative research agreement between Griffith University and the Defence Science & Technology Group, Julia continues her research investigating the application of social marketing to improve eating behaviour for the individual and societal benefit.

Julia's mission

Her goal is to foster a collaborative approach where universities, industry and governments can partner and apply skills and talent for the benefit of our society.

Projects she is currently working on

Modifying Defence food environments (Queensland): This project aims to change aspects of the military mess environment to support more healthful eating habits, and to quantify the effect of those changes. Read more about the project here.

Military marketing and consumer behaviour (Queensland): Developing an understanding of how soldiers make decisions regarding equipment, food and eating practices, and what factors influence these behaviours will enhance military capability.

Awards, publications & more


Best Academic Paper, World Social Marketing conference (2015), Highly Commended Paper, Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence (2015).

Research profile

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LinkedIn profile

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Julia’s interest lies in partnered research to achieve a meaningful impact on society. Rather than working isolated and independently, she believes that synergy of a collaboration between researchers and practitioners could benefit the outcomes.

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