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Alcohol planning laws favour industry, not communities’ health

Jan Muhunthan | PhD candidate
03 July 2017

To create healthier communities, planning legislation must be changed to give the judiciary greater flexibility to incorporate public health considerations in their decision making.

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Director’s update

Professor Andrew Wilson | Director
07 June 2017

The allocation of $10 million from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) in the Commonwealth 2017-18 budget is a fantastic endorsement of our work an organisation. Never before has prevention received such a high proportion of any research funding pool.

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MRFF funding a critical boost to prevention research

Associate Professor Sonia Wutzke | Deputy Director
24 May 2017

The Budget provided the most significant funding in years for research into the prevention of chronic disease. Here’s why it matters.

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Health research partnerships build policy relevance

Associate Professor Sonia Wutzke | Deputy Director
01 May 2017

Co-production has created an opportunity for high-quality, timely and innovative research that is relevant for policy and practice.

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Director’s update

Professor Andrew Wilson | Director
13 April 2017

The World Congress showcased Australia's many groups with rich expertise in prevention, with whom the Prevention Centre is progressively building links through shared interests. The more we can work collectively across Australia, the stronger we will be as a prevention community in influencing policy and practice.

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Director’s update

Professor Andrew Wilson | Director
09 February 2017

As a new Premier and two new health ministers settle in, 2017 is shaping up to be a critical year for the Prevention Centre.

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Thinking ahead: how we will make the case for prevention

Associate Professor Sonia Wutzke | Deputy Director
08 December 2016

We want more people to hear and understand the evidence base that’s available from research, and to create an environment where prevention is as important as cure.

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Making an impact – building your sphere of influence

Dr Samantha Rowbotham | Research Fellow

Dr Rowbotham shares insights and tips for academics who want to understand more about making an impact on policy.

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Five things I’ve learnt at the Prevention Centre

Christopher Galano | Masters student, McMaster University, Canada
01 August 2016

Canadian Masters student Christopher Galano reveals the key things he’s learnt in his three-month internship with the Prevention Centre.

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Looking beyond RCTs

Professor Don Nutbeam | Senior Adviser at the Sax Institute
31 March 2016

We need to continue to develop research methods that deliver the best possible answers to questions of greatest public health importance, rather than learning more and more about less and less.

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