Prevention Centre news

Report card on the liveability of our cities

12 October 2017

Findings of the Prevention Centre’s National Liveability Study feature in a new report that details the first baseline measure of liveability in Australia’s state and territory capitals.

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Prevention news wrap

11 October 2017

Your guide to what’s been happening in prevention: the news and views you may have missed in the past few months.

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Internships to break new ground in communicating prevention

11 October 2017

Podcasts, science centres and school teachers may not immediately come to mind in population health, but they are key to a Prevention Centre project with the Centre for the Public Awareness of Science at The Australian National University.

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Join our community of practice in systems work

6 October 2017

The Prevention Centre has launched a virtual community of practice – a network of practitioners who are learning from each other to build their capacity in using systems approaches for prevention.

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Social network tool provides insights into communities

29 September 2017

The Prevention Centre’s use of Social Network Analysis in prevention research is helping stakeholders across Australia gain a deeper understanding of their professional communities.

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How inequity leads to poor nutrition

27 September 2017

A Prevention Centre project is examining the inequities in the food system and people’s local environment that encourage poor diets.

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Chief Investigators honoured for outstanding prevention paper

25 September 2017

Prevention Centre Chief Investigators Professors Penny Hawe and Alan Shiell are among the group of co-authors awarded the President’s Award for Outstanding Prevention Science Research Paper in the past year from the European Society for Prevention Research.

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Focus on the food system not the individual, experts urge

9 August 2017

Focusing on nutrition and the food system and holding governments, sections of the food industry and other organisations to account for their policies should be key prevention strategies in coming years, some of Australia’s leading nutrition experts say.

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