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 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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The Patient Centred Medical Home: barriers and enablers to implementation

January 2018. Pearse J, Mazevska D. This review examined published and grey literature (2013–2017) to identify barriers and enablers to the implementation of a patient centred medical home model. Five central themes emerge: policy settings and funding incentives; transformation and change management; care coordination beyond the practice; health information...

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The Chronicle, Edition 24, December-January 2018

The last edition for the year acknowledges the Centre’s important contribution to prevention research so far and exciting plans for 2018. Read the full issue

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The Chronicle, Edition 23, October-November 2017

News about how Prevention Centre researchers are exploring social networks in communities; the new liveability report; and the virtual community of systems practitioners. Read the full issue

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The Chronicle, Edition 22, August-September 2017

Chief investigators and researchers discuss four years of collective nutrition research projects at the Prevention Centre; science communications training with a difference; and the liveability study expands. Read the full issue

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The Chronicle, Edition 21, June-July 2017

News about the Prevention Centre’s new project on the compelling case for preventing chronic disease and key findings from the liveability project. Read the full issue

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Trans fats consumption in Australia

December 2017. Wu JHY, Downs S, Catterall E, Bloem M, Zheng M, Veerman L, Barendregt J, Thomas B. This expert commentary analyses data and recent policy developments to: examine the levels of trans fatty acids (TFA) in food consumed in Australia; assess the corresponding burden on coronary heart disease...

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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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Dietary fats and cardiovascular disease

Rapid review: Dietary fats and CVD

November 2017. Clifton P, Keogh J. This review examined the evidence for the association between dietary fat consumption and cardiovascular disease (CVD). Commissioned by the National Heart Foundation of Australia, the review looked at CVD incidence, outcomes for people with existing CVD, and the effectiveness of manipulating dietary fat...

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