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: Mrs Julie Plant, 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

Sax Institute Research Action Awards: call for applications now open

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Research Translation Symposium registrations now open

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Seeking expressions of interest from researchers

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June HARC e-Bulletin features emergency care, patient safety and more

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Latest Health Wrap: Windfarm woes, hope for medicinal cannabis and more

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Nudge theory in public health - a way to achieve behavioural change

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