The Sax Institute hosts regular events to promote networking, collaboration and learning among health policy makers and researchers.

We also list externally run events for your interest. Check regularly for upcoming seminars, conferences and training events relevant to health research and policy making.

Know of a great event coming up? Contact the communications team to have it listed.

10th Health Services and Policy Research Conference

The conference (1-3 November 2017) will focus on current and future priorities for resources in acute and primary care, in order to achieve a sustainable and functional system into the future. This conference will examine the structures and processes for the organisation and delivery of healthcare services to society....


Realist Research Evaluation and Synthesis

This conference on 24-26 October 2017 aims to ask the questions: in what circumstances and for whom have realist methods been useful, in what respects, and why? And how do the specific methods used in research or evaluation contribute (or not) to their use? The program will also focus on new...


45 and Up Study Collaborators’ Meeting 2017

Health services research: the key to better healthcare integration The Annual 45 and Up Study Collaborators’ Meeting allows researchers, partners, supporters and interested parties to come together and hear about the progress of the 45 and Up Study. This year’s meeting will be on 24 October 2017. We are...


Annual NHMRC Symposium on Research Translation

This symposium on 14 November themed “The Butterfly Effect: Translating Knowledge into Action for Positive Change”, is an opportunity to focus on action needed to improve the health and wellbeing of Australia’s First Peoples through effective translation of health, wellbeing and medical research into policy and practice. It is also a forum...