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Research projects

We have 37 projects, as well as a number of projects that our Standing Capacities are supporting. Most of these projects are described below, and a diagram of our projects and activities and their links to our objectives is here (PDF, 152KB).

Revealing the unsung heroes of healthy public policy

This project is finding new ways to frame health promotion and disease prevention that value the role of the hidden workforce who create healthy public policy, and to quantify the benefits of public health interventions that have been taken for granted.

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Understanding barriers to evaluating complex interventions

This project is developing an understanding of the barriers to organisations conducting routine evaluation of complex interventions and develop strategies to overcome these barriers.

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Creating liveable and healthy communities

This project is developing ways to measure the key factors that make our cities healthy and liveable. The researchers are working with policy makers and practitioners responsible for creating the built environment, and providing them with evidence about optimal city design to create good health.

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Find out more

If you're interested in any of the Prevention Centre's research projects, or would like more information about any aspect of our work, please email us at preventioncentre@saxinstitute.org.au or call us on (02) 9188 9576.

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