Welcome to the Sax Institute

The Sax Institute is a not-for-profit organisation that acts as a bridge between researchers and health decision makers. We:

  • Improve policy makers’ access to existing research
  • Generate new research for use in health policies and programs
  • Develop and test innovative ways to increase the use of research evidence.

Sax News:

      • Seeking expressions of interest from researchers to conduct a rapid review on managing the health of an ageing prison population … Read more
      • Obesity sending over-45s to hospital – at a cost of $4 billion per year
        New 45 and Up Study research shows one in every six days spent in Australian hospitals is related to overweight and obesity … Read more
      • What do we learn about mental health and medication safety when the Commonwealth-State data divide is torn down?
        The University of Sydney and the Sax Institute are very pleased to be hosting a free public lecture by Emeritus Professor D’Arcy Holman … Read more

The 45 and Up Study

Learn about our research into healthy ageing