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.

Critical appraisal of research to support policy and program professionals

29 April 2021. Are you a policy maker or program manager who needs to use research findings in your work? If so, the Sax Institute’s upcoming training course could be for you. In this 4 hour online course you will gain: A greater understanding of different types of evidence...

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Introduction to economic evaluation in health

26 May 2021. Join us for an “Introduction to Economic Evaluation in Health”, conducted by experienced health economists from the Sydney Health Economics Collaboration (comprising the NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney, UNSW, The George Institute). The course will cover: An introduction to economic concepts and the health...

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Working with MBS and PBS data

28 May 2021. 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. In this 5-hour course participants will gain: An introduction to datasets Advice on dealing with...

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Introduction to program evaluation

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1 June 2021. This whole-day workshop, led by internationally renowned expert in public health evaluation Professor Adrian Bauman, will help participants understand how to select the most appropriate approach when seeking to evaluate programs and policies. The focus will be on large-scale public-sector programs and the new methods used...

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Working with MBS and PBS data

Tickets for this training session have sold out. Sign up to our Evidence Matters newsletter to be notified of new upcoming events. Webinar series: 14, 21, 28 August 2020. The Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) and Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) are valuable data resources with untapped potential to identify and...

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Introduction to program evaluation

This event is fully subscribed. Subscribe to Evidence Matters to be notified of upcoming events. Webinar series: 13, 20 October 2020 This workshop will help participants understand how to select the most appropriate approach when seeking to evaluate programs and policies. The focus will be on large-scale public-sector programs...

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