Our mission

Behind a healthier tomorrow

The Sax Institute improves health and wellbeing by driving the use of research in policies, programs and services.

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Photo: Mr Saul Moss, 45 and Up Study participant

45 and Up Study

World-class research on healthy ageing

Information from more than a quarter of a million people in our
45 and Up Study on healthy ageing is being used to design better
health policies and programs.

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Photo: Professor Emily Banks, Scientific Director of the 45 and Up Study

Knowledge Exchange

Putting evidence to work

Our Knowledge Exchange program helps health decision makers find
and use research evidence, work with researchers, and evaluate
their programs.

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Photo: Cancer Institute staff, lead by CEO Professor David Currow

Sax Institute events

Learn something new

Our recent forum on public health
messages in the media is one of many
tailored events we hold for the research
and policy communities.

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Photo: Dr Norman Swan, Professor
Simon Chapman and Ms Amy Corderoy

Latest News

New issue of Public Health Research & Practice now online

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Research translation symposium – a call for abstracts

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Seeking researchers to conduct rapid evidence reviews

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New HARC e-Bulletin out now: out-of-the-box thinking on ED incidents

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Ice rethink, anti-vaccination activists and more in the latest Health Wrap

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The numbers are in: 1.8m Australian smokers will die from their habit

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