The Sax Institute hosts regular events and training courses 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.

Building successful partnerships for policy-relevant research – 26-28 March inclusive

Research conducted with policy partners can have a greater chance of impacting on policies, programs and services. But how do early career researchers build these partnerships? How do they manage and sustain them? And how do they get their research findings known and used? Our new skills-based training course,...


Working with MBS and PBS data – 6 April 2018

The Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) and Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) are valuable data resources with untapped potential to identify and monitor patterns of health service use and inform health service planning. The Sax Institute invites you to attend this seminar on working with MBS and PBS data, which will...


Evaluation that matters – 18 April 2018

This workshop provides an introduction to evaluation theory and practice for improving evidence-based policies and programs. It will introduce participants to a core set of knowledge and skills to facilitate the use of the best and most relevant evaluation evidence when assessing the value, impact and outcome of their...


Knowledge Mobilisation Conference 2018

The Sax Institute’s Inaugural Knowledge Mobilisation Conference New approaches to knowledge mobilisation: co-production, impact, evaluation Hyatt Regency Sydney, 4 – 5 July 2018 The Sax Institute’s Knowledge Mobilisation Conference provides an opportunity to hear from international and Australian experts in knowledge mobilisation and to share experience in this emerging...


Public lecture with Trish Greenhalgh and Anne Kelso

Measuring the impact of research. Please note: places for this lecture are full. Live streaming details now available below. There is increasing pressure for researchers to achieve ‘impact’, but this means different things to different people. Impact occurs when research generates health, economic or cultural benefits in addition to...


Translating Evidence into Policy

Implementation Science Online Course. Design, adapt, and evaluate more effective strategies to facilitate implementation of health interventions in communities. The 10-week course is delivered by the University of California, San Francisco. Participants will emerge from this class with a clearer understanding of the policy process and how they can...