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.

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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...


Building successful partnerships for policy-relevant research

Dates to be confirmed. 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...


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...


Introduction to economic evaluation in health

Dates to be confirmed. 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...


Evaluation that matters

Dates to be confirmed. This workshop provides an introduction to evaluation theory and practice for improving evidence-based policies and programs. Led by world-renowed public health expert Professor Don Nutbeam, the course will introduce participants to a core set of knowledge and skills to facilitate the use of the best and...