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.

The Chronicle, Edition 25, February – March 2018

News of our first MRFF project, a Findings Brief on scaling up in community settings, and a new tool to help you measure the success of working in partnership. Read the full issue

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Evidence Matters Issue 31

October 2018. In this issue of Evidence Matters, we highlight the latest issue of our Public Health Research & Practice journal, look at workshops to help policy & program makers assess the research they’re using, detail some of the more than 200 published papers to have used 45 and Up Study data, and more. Read...

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Evidence Matters Issue 30

Evidence Matters - issue 30 cover - Sax Institute

August 2018. In this issue of Evidence Matters, we herald the closing of Research Action Awards applications on September 10, look at opportunities for rural health, detail renewed funding for the Australian Prevention Partnership Centre, and more Read the full issue of Evidence Matters Subscribe to Evidence Matters

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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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Outcomes based commissioning and consumers

June 2017. Dickinson H, Gardner K, Moon K. The NSW Department of Family and Community Services (FACS) commissioned this review to explore which approaches to outcomes-based commissioning have been effective in improving client outcomes in the human services sector. Stage One of this review found that very few studies actually...

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Homelessness at Transition

November 2017. Conroy E, Williams M. People leaving government-funded services have an elevated risk of becoming homeless. This review examines the evidence about who is most likely to experience homelessness at this time, and how we can best support people to prevent this from happening. The authors consider six...

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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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