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Simulation modelling helps to unpick causes of gestational diabetes

1 June 2016

A multi-disciplinary group of clinicians, policy makers, researchers and modellers has worked together to map the risk factors and causes of gestational diabetes in the ACT.

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Public health accolade goes to two Prevention Centre investigators

30 May 2016

Professors Penny Hawe and Alan Shiell have been honoured by the UK Faculty of Public Health for exceptional contributions to the science, literature or the practice of public health.

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Closing the gap in evidence around public health law

24 May 2016

The law can be as effective in addressing poor health outcomes as any pharmaceutical – yet there is virtually no research evaluating its impact or unintended consequences.

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Better evaluation could unlock benefits of public health law

24 May 2016

Australia has an excellent track record in effective public health law interventions, but there is great untouched potential to use the law to combat the chronic disease epidemic.

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Keeping it real: the potential of big data in simulation modelling

9 May 2016

Big data are providing vital insights into real-life human behaviour and transforming the modelling of public health interventions.

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Addressing mind and body in mental health services

31 March 2016

A new Prevention Centre research project will address the significant physical health issues of mental health clients.

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‘Natural experiments’ hold key to better public health research

24 March 2016

Conducting studies of ‘natural experiments’ such as policy changes and infrastructure projects could hold the key to identifying key factors essential for improving public health

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Beyond RCTs: why we should be addressing the real issues

24 March 2016

Many important questions in public health remain unanswered due to the research community’s preoccupation with randomised controlled trials: Don Nutbeam.

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