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 25

Evidence Matters e-newsletter

November − December 2017. In the latest issue of Evidence Matters, we meet the winners of our 2017 Research Action Awards, whose research is making a real difference on the ground in the areas of alcohol policy and in supporting driver licensing in NSW Aboriginal communities. We also share tips from...

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Evidence Matters Issue 24

October 2017. In the latest issue of Evidence Matters, we share news about our recent 45 and Up Study Annual Forum, including a keynote address by pre-eminent health researcher Ian Fraser, and plans for the large-scale collection of blood samples from participants, ensuring the Study will become an even...

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Evidence Matters Issue 23

Evidence Matters September 2017

September 2017. In the latest issue of Evidence Matters we share news about how a ‘game-changing’ grant from the NSW Government will enable Australian researchers to use whole genome sequencing of samples from 45 and Up Study participants to improve understanding of the genetics of bipolar disorder. We also look...

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Evidence Matters Issue 22

August 2017. In the latest issue of Evidence Matters we share news from the 2017 Annual SEARCH Forum in which the Federal Minister for Indigenous Health, Ken Wyatt, met with SEARCH families to highlight the importance of the Study. We also share new research from the 45 and Up Study that highlights...

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Evidence Matters Issue 21

July 2017. This issue of Evidence Matters calls on researchers whose work has made a real-world impact to apply for our 2017 Research Action Awards. We also share the latest evidence on the best diets shown to reduce CVD risk and we show how SURE is opening the door to a...

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Evidence Matters Issue 20

June 2017. This issue of Evidence Matters highlights an article from our knowledge brokers on taking an interdisciplinary approach to increase the uptake of evidence in policy making. We also share nine reasons why researchers should use Twitter and new research from The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre that shows...

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Evidence Matters Issue 19

May 2017. This issue of Evidence Matters calls for researchers to sign up to our researcher database to be notified of opportunities to work with health decision makers. We also share welcome news of a $10 million funding boost for chronic disease prevention and announce the 2017 HARC Scholars. Read the...

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Evidence Matters Issue 18

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April 2017. This issue of Evidence Matters shares advice from global patient safety expert Professor Sir Liam Donaldson, information on how researchers can sign up to the Institute’s upgraded researcher database and the latest issue of Public health research & practice that focuses on mental health reform. Read the full issue...

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Evidence Matters Issue 17

March 2017. This issue of Evidence Matters has a range of articles sharing information on how to use evidence to inform policy and practice, from tips on delivering complex programs, to an opinion piece by Sax Institute Senior Adviser Professor Don Nutbeam on finding the value in evaluation. Read...

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Evidence Matters Issue 16

February 2017. This issue of Evidence Matters has a range of articles sharing information on how to use evidence to inform policy and practice, from tips on using rapid reviews, to a special issue of Public Health Research & Practice focused on knowledge translation, to showcasing how a long-running women’s...

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