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.

Working with MBS and PBS data

30 July 2021 & 13 Aug 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 course participants will gain: An introduction to datasets Advice...

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Introduction to program evaluation

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This event has been postponed. New dates TBA. This workshop will be held online (via Zoom) over two x 2.5 hour sessions. We will provide you with the Zoom link before Session 1 commences. This workshop will help participants understand how to select the most appropriate approach when seeking...

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Critical appraisal of research to support policy and program professionals

Not currently scheduled. To be notified when this course is running, please subscribe to our Events and Training Notifications. 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...

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Introduction to economic evaluation in health

Not currently scheduled. To be notified when this course is running, please subscribe to our Events and Training Notifications. 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,...

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Building successful partnerships for policy-relevant research

Not currently scheduled. To be notified when this course is running, please subscribe to our Events and Training Notifications. 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...

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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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