Evidence Check

What's the latest evidence?

Learn about the latest evidence in cancer control plans and mental health with our five new Evidence Check reports.

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45 and Up Study

What is driving higher suicide rates in older people?

New research using data from the 45 and Up Study is shedding some light on the way the transition to retirement impacts risk of suicide and attempted suicide in older people.

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Public Health Research & Practice

How to make anti-smoking campaigns more persuasive

We talked to Sarah Beasley, Make Smoking History Campaign Coordinator at Cancer Council WA, for her tips on what makes an effective anti-smoking campaign.

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45 and Up Study

Can machine learning improve prediction of chronic disease?

Public health researchers are starting to apply machine learning methods to explore very large data sets, such as the Sax Institute’s 45 and Up Study.

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Public Health Research & Practice

Loneliness: the other pandemic of our times

New research using data from the Sax Institute’s 45 and Up Study has shown a strong correlation between lower levels of social activity and higher levels of psychological distress.

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