The Prevention Centre wants to engage with the broader community about the prevention of lifestyle-related chronic disease. This section includes media coverage of our work and events.
24 February 2021: In this InTouch blog, Research Officer, Elly Howse, explores an interesting and under-studied area of acceptability – the ways in which people’s views about preventive health may be associated with and possibly influenced by some common discourses or narratives used by unhealthy commodity industries.Read More
20 November 2020: In this blog, Dr Anne Grunseit talks through the findings from a review of existing research highlighting that parkrun participants show improvements in, among other things, fitness, total physical activity, and mood.Read More
11 August 2020: Christina Heris co-authored this blog post in PHAA's InTouch magazine. The findings are from research undertaken in her Prevention Centre PhD project.Read More
10 August 2020: Professor Melanie Wakefield featured on ABC's Health Report discussing applying anti-smoking and cancer campaigns to COVID-19 communications.Read More
Upholding human rights, defending multilateralism and promoting global solidarity: Reasons for support the WHO post-COVID-19
28 July 2020: Senior Research Fellow Elly Howse and Professor Adrian Bauman for the Evatt Foundation.Read More
6 July 2020: Dr Melanie Pescud details how a systems approach is a useful for addressing population health and health inequities around the COVID-19 crisis.Read More