Prevention Centre blog

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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Leadership through a systems lens to tackle wicked problems

Professor Andrew Wilson | Prevention Centre Director
09 June 2015

We need to think about how the attributes or skills that we might find in systems thinking might improve leadership in tackling the complex problems in prevention.

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‘What if’ tool explores complex problems

Associate Professor Jo-An Atkinson | Research Fellow
23 March 2015

Simulation modelling gives policy makers a new risk-free way to explore solutions to complex problems.

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What does beer have to do with systems?

Jackie Stephenson | Learning and Development Manager
28 January 2015

The beer game is a practical group exercise that illustrates the challenges of working in a complex system.

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