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.

Webinar series: Working with MBS and PBS data

12, 19, 26 March 2019. Presented by: Dr Anna Kemp-Casey 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 a...

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Building successful partnerships for policy-relevant research

2019: 5-7 March; 21-23 May; 20-22 August; 5-7 November. 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...

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Working with MBS and PBS data

21 June 2019. The Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) and Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) generate large amounts of valuable data 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 one-day seminar on working with...

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Critical appraisal of research to support policy and program professionals

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31 July 2019. This workshop will help busy policy and program professionals understand how to critically appraise research when designing their policy and programs. The workshop will include a practical focus on how to use tools when critically appraising research to judge its quality and relevance to ‘real world’...

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Introduction to Economic Evaluation in Health

13 August 2019. The Sax Institute invites you to attend a one-day short course on “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:...

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Knowledge Mobilisation Conference 2018

Sax Institute hosts Knowledge Mobilisation conference as field moves “beyond the rhetoric” Hyatt Regency Sydney, 4 – 5 July 2018 National and international experts gathered to share their research and experiences in the emerging knowledge mobilisation field at the Sax Institute’s inaugural conference earlier this month. The two-day Knowledge...

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