Mr Oliver Stanesby


Mr Oliver Stanesby

Centre for Alcohol Policy Research

La Trobe University | 215 Franklin St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Phone: +61 3 94798733



Oliver Stanesby joined the Centre for Alcohol Policy Research as a Research Officer in 2016. Oliver is an early-career researcher with a background in quantitative analysis, data management and epidemiology. He completed a Master of Science degree, specializing in epidemiology, at the University of Melbourne in 2015.

Oliver has worked on a variety of Australian and international projects and with a range of data including the international database of Alcohol’s Harms to Others (GENAHTO), the Australian National Drug Strategy Household Survey (NDSHS) database, the European Joint Action on Reducing Alcohol Related Harm (RARHA) database, the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study (MCCS) database, genetic simulation data, and cancer incidence and mortality data.

Oliver is an active member of the Kettil Bruun Society for Social and Epidemiological Research on Alcohol and the International Group for the Study of Alcohol’s Harms to Others (IGSAHO), and is involved in compiling and analysing the international database of Alcohol’s Harms to Others (GENAHTO).


  • Alcohol’s harm to others
  • Trends in alcohol consumption and drinking behaviours
  • Attitudes towards alcohol and alcohol policy
  • Alcohol cultures including the relationship between gender and alcohol
  • Cancer epidemiology
  • Genetic epidemiology