Prevention Centre news

Using system science to reveal and strengthen prevention in the Queensland public health system

14 October 2021

Queensland Health is leading a new project using system science methods to uncover opportunities for chronic disease prevention in the public health system.

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Sitting more than usual during COVID? Here are some expert tips to get you active again

13 October 2021

Tips from our new CERI member, CRE Prevention of Falls Injuries, on how to stay active during and post lockdown especially people over 60 and those with physical disabilities

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NHMRC funding success for prevention researchers

13 October 2021

Congratulations to several Prevention Centre collaborators who have been successful in the latest round of NHMRC funding for health and medical research …

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AUSPOPS proves popularity of prevention

15 September 2021

Our AUSPOPS national survey on community perceptions has found strong and continued community support for government-led interventions for prevention of chronic diseases.

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CERI CRE expansion

14 September 2021

The Collaboration for Enhanced Research Impact (CERI) is expanding and we welcome another three Centres of Research Excellence (CRE)

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Epic EPOCH CRE – preventing obesity in childhood

14 September 2021

One in four children is affected by overweight or obesity by the time they start school. The Centre of Research Excellence in the Early Prevention of Obesity in Childhood (EPOCH) is producing world-leading policy and research to address this.

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Preventing liver cancer project

11 August 2021

A new Prevention Centre research project is conducting innovative modelling to help predict health outcomes and costs of liver cancer surveillance in cirrhotic patients.

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Primary Health Networks as primary research sites

9 August 2021

Australia’s Primary Health Networks (PHNs) have played an important role in several research projects of the Prevention Centre

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