Ms Janette Mugavin


Ms Janette Mugavin
Phone: +61 (3) 94898785

Address: Level 5, HS2, La Trobe University, Bundoora, VIC 3086, Australia

Janette is a Research Officer at CAPR, La Trobe University. She recently commenced a PhD with the School of Psychology and Public Heath, La Trobe and her thesis will examine the drinking practices of adult Australians who drink, but do so at low levels. A key focus of the study will be to better understand the role of alcohol in the life of low risk drinkers and the strategies and approaches they use to manage their consumption levels.

Janette is a mixed methods researcher with a background in social science, and postgraduate qualifications in statistical analysis. She has worked in the alcohol and other drug (AOD) research field for 10 years, and has completed a range of projects involving AOD service responses, treatment pathways and program evaluations. As part of CAPR, Janette has worked primarily on a suite of projects focused on estimating and understanding alcohol’s harm to others.


Research interests:

  • Low risky drinking
  • Alcohol’s harm to others
  • Diversion programs
  • Social inclusion and marginalisation
  • Nexus between sport and substance use
  • Mixed methods

Click here for a list of Janette’s publications, book chapters, and presentations.