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:

      • 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
      • New HARC e-Bulletin now out
        In this month’s Bulletin we look at research about two vital safety and quality themes… Read more
      • Sax adviser honoured in NHMRC excellence awards
        The Sax Institute’s Senior Science Adviser, Dr Bette Liu, has been honoured with one of the NHMRC’s top prizes… Read more

The 45 and Up Study

Learn about our research into healthy ageing