23 May 2022.

The Sax Institute has welcomed four new Members: Burnet Institute, The Daffodil Centre, Flinders Health and Medical Research Institute (FHMRI) and Improving Palliative, Aged and Chronic Care through Clinical Research and Translation (IMPACCT).

Burnet Institute links medical research with practical action to help solve global health problems. The Daffodil Centre is a world-leading research centre on cancer control and policy. FHMRI is a leader in medical and health research in Australia. IMPACCT is a research program focused on helping people with life-limiting illnesses.

All four organisations enrich the Sax Institute’s 60-strong network of Members across Australia, which works together on research, training and collaborative opportunities for improving public health.

Sax Institute CEO Professor Sally Redman AO says she is delighted to welcome the Institute’s latest Members.

“Burnet Institute, The Daffodil Centre, FHMRI and IMPACCT all have outstanding expertise in public health and health services research that achieves real impact,” she says. “We are very pleased to have them on board and we look forward to working with them in the future. Collaboration is the key to addressing Australia’s public health challenges.”

About our new Members

Burnet Institute was established in 1986 to create and translate knowledge into better health so no-one is left behind. Burnet brings together more than 400 staff and students working across cutting-edge research, international development and public health projects in Australia as well as across the Indo Pacific region and in Africa. Read more

The Daffodil Centre is a joint venture between Cancer Council NSW and the University of Sydney, providing timely and relevant evidence to national and international policy-makers to inform best-practice decision-making in cancer control. They are focused on reducing the incidence, morbidity and mortality associated with cancer and on improving the quality of life of people with a cancer diagnosis. Read more

Flinders Health and Medical Research Institute (FHMRI) works with health practitioners, consumers and a network of rural and remote community partnerships to better understand the health needs of Australians and people across the globe. FHMRI is home to some of Australia’s most accomplished researchers in the fields of cancer, sleep, infection and immunity, neuroscience, heart and vascular, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and public health. Read more

Improving Palliative, Aged and Chronic Care through Clinical Research and Translation (IMPACCT) is a transdisciplinary research program run through UTS dedicated to improving the care, outcomes and quality of life of people affected by a range of chronic conditions or who have palliative care needs. IMPACCT encompasses a group of internationally renowned clinical academics who generate outstanding research that delivers real-world impact. Read more

The Sax Institute welcomes applications for membership from organisations that share the Institute’s values and our mission to improve public health through better use of evidence.

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