The Sax Institute regularly commissions researchers to conduct rapid reviews of evidence and other evaluations through our Knowledge Exchange program. You can sign up to our Radar database to be notified of upcoming reviews.

Current expressions of interest

The Sax Institute is commissioning an Evidence Check review to identify effective population-level interventions to reduce Hepatitis B.  Expressions of interest close on 6 May 2022.

The review will address the following questions:

  1. What population-level interventions, programs, or policy approaches:
    a. have been shown to be effective in reducing the incidence of hepatitis B?
    b. that may not yet be fully rolled out or evaluated in Australia demonstrate early effectiveness, or promise, in reducing the incidence of hepatitis B?
  2. What population-level interventions and/or programs are effective at reducing disease burden for people in the community with hepatitis B?

A draft (complete) report is required by 11 July 2022 and the final report by 11 August 2022 (fixed deadline).

If you would like a copy of the project brief for this review on the evidence to reduce Hepatitis B, please contact me by email: jacqueline.davison@saxinstitute.org.au   Please quote ref: 22-MoH-01 in the subject line.

The Sax Institute is commissioning an Evidence Check review to identify the main barriers and enablers for older people at risk of and/or living with cancer to accessing timely cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment.  Expressions of interest close on 3 May 2022.

The review will address the following questions:

  1. What are the main barriers and enablers for older people at risk of and/or living with cancer to access and participate in timely cancer screening?
  2. What are the main barriers and enablers for older people at risk of and/or living with cancer to access and/or seek timely cancer diagnosis?
  3. What are the main barriers and enablers for older people at risk of and/or living with cancer to access and complete cancer treatment (including cancer trials)?

A draft (complete) report is required by 22 June 2022 and the final report by 22 July 2022.

If you would like a copy of the project brief for this review on the barriers and enablers for older people to access cancer services, please contact me by email: jacqueline.davison@saxinstitute.org.au. Please quote ref: 22-CINSW-03 in the subject line of your email.

The Sax Institute is commissioning an Evidence Check review to identify which skin cancer primary prevention activities can be effectively and feasibly delivered in primary care settings in NSW. Expressions of interest close on 3 May 2022.

The review will address the following questions:

  1. What skin cancer primary prevention activities can be effectively administered in primary care settings? As part of this, identify the key components of such messages, strategies, programs, or initiatives that have been effectively implemented and their feasibility in the NSW/Australian context.
  2. What are the main barriers and enablers for primary care providers to deliver skin cancer primary prevention activities within their setting?

A draft (complete) report is required by 4 July 2022 and the final report by 1 August 2022.

If you would like a copy of the project brief for this review on skin cancer prevention in primary care settings, please contact me by email: jacqueline.davison@saxinstitute.org.au.  Please quote ref: 22-CINSW-04 in the subject line of your email.

Please feel free to forward this opportunity to colleagues working in this area.