The Sax Institute produces a range of publications, including: published research in peer-reviewed journals; Evidence Check Reviews, evidence summaries designed to answer specific policy questions; and a peer-reviewed public health journal Public Health Research & Practice.

Evidence Matters Issue 29

June 2018. In this issue of Evidence Matters, we share details of the Sax Institute’s inaugural Knowledge Mobilisation conference 2018, discuss public participation in health research, show you the new SEARCH video and more Read the full issue of Evidence Matters Subscribe to Evidence Matters

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Supporting people in social housing gain and maintain employment

March 2018. Leishman C, Cebulla A, Petrou K. There is a growing recognition that policies designed to assist people into work, retain work, re-train, supplement earnings and eventually transition out of social housing and housing assistance, deliver on both social justice and economic objectives. This Evidence Check aimed to...

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Review of effective strategies to promote breastfeeding

May 2018. Smith JP, Cattaneo A, Iellamo A, Javanparast S, Atchan M et al. Interventions to support breastfeeding are among the key childbirth and postnatal interventions that have a beneficial impact on maternal and newborn outcomes. This review examines the effectiveness of strategies designed to improve breastfeeding considering their...

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Evidence Matters Issue 28

May 2018. In the latest issue of Evidence Matters, we highlight the upcoming Knowledge Mobilisation Conference, training opportunities for researchers, new Evidence Check reviews ‘Wellbeing indicators across the life cycle’ and ‘Homelessness at Transition’ and new job opportunities at the Sax Institute. Read the full issue of Evidence Matters Subscribe to Evidence...

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Accountable care organisations

April 2018. Peris D, News M, Nallaiah K. There is increasing interest around the globe in accountable care organisations (ACOs) as models of health system reform that have the potential to improve health outcomes and patient experience, while containing or reducing costs of care. This review describes the purpose...

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Alcohol and other drugs prevention in vulnerable young people

February 2018. Snijder M, Stockings E, Munro A, Barrett E, Knight A, Doyle M, Shakeshaft A, Hall W. This review summarises the evidence on alcohol and other drug (AOD) prevention and early intervention programs targeting vulnerable young people aged between 12–17 years old. Programs were included if they aimed...

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New and emerging technologies in neurophysiology and operating theatres

January 2018. Finnigan S. Medical technicians provide support to medical professionals in various ways including operating medical equipment and performing or assisting with patient assessments or tests. As technology advances over the next decade, it is expected this will impact the operation of these workforces and the skills required....

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Evidence Matters Issue 27

March 2018. In the latest issue of Evidence Matters, we highlight refugee health, our upcoming Knowledge Mobilisation Conference, training opportunities for researchers and more Read the full issue of Evidence Matters Subscribe to Evidence Matters

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Evidence Matters Issue 26

February 2018. In the latest issue of Evidence Matters, we announce our inaugural Knowledge Mobilisation Conference, share the Sax Institute’s latest Annual report as well as an expert commentary on trans fats consumption in Australian. We also announce a new series of courses for early career researchers, policy, program...

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Community-based approaches to adolescent obesity

August 2017. Miller M, Damarell R, Bell L, Moores C, Miller J, Matwiejczyk L. With more than a quarter of Australian adolescents currently considered overweight or obese, robust targets to reduce prevalence have been set. Evidence around obesity prevention approaches is needed to inform future interventions. This review focused...

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