Research & Practice: Exploring how public health research has supported government and health and wellbeing agencies to deliver effective health promotion and prevention strategies

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Event Series External event

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A panel discussion will be led by the Director of Centre of Research Excellence in Food Retail Environments for Health (RE-FRESH) and the Nourish Network, Alfred Deakin Professor Anna Peeters AM.

Hear about what evidence partners value, how research can support their aims and how we can all work collaboratively to bring about wide-reaching food environment change. 

This panel will feature academic and practice experts, including: 

  • Dr Tailane Scapin, RE-FRESH researcher from the Global Centre for Preventive Health and Nutrition at Deakin University,
  • Victoria Hobbs, Coordinator of the Nourish Network, speaking from her experience as a facilitator between researchers and government/health agencies working to deliver effective health promotion, 
  • Brigitte Annois, Nutrition Policy Advisor at the Healthy Eating Advisory Service at Nutrition Australia, leading the implementation of the Victorian Government’s Policy Directive for all Victorian Public Health Services. 
  • Sherridan Cluff, Senior Dietitian at Health and Wellbeing Queensland, who is a partnering with RE-FRESH researchers on a study to improve the healthiness of food retail environments, at scale. 

RE-FRESH is a member of the Collaboration for Enhanced Research Impact (CERI).

About CERI

The Collaboration for Enhanced Research Impact (CERI) is a joint initiative between the Prevention Centre and several NHMRC Centres of Research Excellence, established in June 2020 to enhance the profile and impact of chronic disease prevention in Australia. We are working together to find alignment in the policy and practice implications of our work and to develop shared communications across our various projects and participating centres.


CERI develop shared communication across research projects and participating centres.