Evidence Matters is the Sax Institute’s monthly newsletter, which will update you on the latest jobs, events, reports, research and news from the Institute, as well as new programs and services, and opportunities for collaboration.

Evidence Matters Issue 15

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January 2017. In the first issue of Evidence Matters for 2017, we share an opinion piece from WHO health leader Dr Abdul Ghaffar on how to embed research in health systems for more evidence-informed practice, news of funding grants to help researchers use genomic research in combination with the...


Evidence Matters Issue 14

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November – December 2011. In this issue, we announce the winners of our Research Action Awards, making a a real-world impact on vaccine safety, maternal and reproductive health, and strengthening the Medicare system. We also share the year’s most thought-provoking blog posts, an opinion piece describing the importance of...


Evidence Matters Issue 13

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October 2016. In this issue we describe an innovative partnership benefiting urban Aboriginal children in NSW, share news of our CEO winning a prestigious Heart Foundation award, and present two new Evidence Check rapid reviews examining smoking cessation and alcohol harms. Read the full issue Subscribe to Evidence Matters


Evidence Matters Issue 12


September 2016. In this issue we showcase some of the diverse research presented at the 45 and Up Study’s annual meeting, share insights from two Canadian scholars who spent time at the Sax Institute learning about knowledge exchange, and highlight the newest issue of Public Health Research & Practice. Read...


Evidence Matters Issue 11

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August 2016. In this issue, we announce that applications are open for our 2016 Research Action Awards, share the results of an evaluation of the Sax Institute’s work, and put the spotlight on Sax staff member Amanda Dominello, who supports our research and researchers. Read the full issue Subscribe...


Evidence Matters Issue 10

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July 2016. In this issue we highlight the newest edition of the journal we publish, Public Health Research & Practice, share an invitation to our upcoming 45 and Up Study Collaborators’ Meeting, discuss impactful work being done by our member University of Newcastle, and more. Read the full issue Subscribe...


Evidence Matters Issue 9

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June 2016. In this issue we share our submission to the Australian Medical Research and Innovation Five Year Strategy and we share news published in The Mandarin addressing the challenges that face evidence-informed policy making today. Read the full issue Sign up for the newsletter here.


Evidence Matters Issue 8

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May 2016. In this issue we share a summary of  a joint Sax Institute and The Australian Prevention partnership centre seminar with Canadian health data science expert Professor Nate Osgood. He told the packed seminar that dynamic simulation modelling could make sense of the “cacophony of data” being collected from...


Evidence Matters Issue 7

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April 2016. In this issue we introduce the four future healthcare leaders who are set to embark on diverse research projects aimed at improving health services delivery and outcomes, after being awarded 2016 HARC (Hospital Alliance for Research Collaboration) scholarships and we take you behind the scenes with a Sax Institute...


Evidence Matters Issue 6

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March 2016. In this issue we share a new blog by Professor Don Nutbeam who has recently joined the Sax Institute as a Senior Adviser. He argues the UK experience has enabled universities and researchers to demonstrate the tangible benefits of national research investment. And he says it’s time for...