The following lists all Prevention Centre research projects, current and completed, in chronological order from newest to oldest.
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This project will build on the national system dynamics model (developed in phase 1) to show how the model can be updated as new data becomes available, making it a long-term decision support asset for best buys in chronic disease prevention and burden reduction.Read More
Despite an increase in research on the built environment and health, much of it is never translated into policy. This project will use evidence-based indicators, large-scale individual-level activity models and an economic evaluation framework to build a ‘virtual laboratory’ to identify and test prevention strategies.Read More
We are working to understand how to better influence nutrition policy and ensure governments implement effective actions to create healthier food environments and support healthy eating.Read More
This project will examine the proportion of dementia cases that can be prevented by modifying risk factors such as poor diet, inactivity, smoking and harmful alcohol use.
This project aims to create, capture and deliver health promotion, lifestyle improvement and obesity prevention strategically targeting women during pre-conception and pregnancy, to improve the health of women and the next generation.Read More
This project is using dynamic simulation modelling to tackle child and adolescent overweight and obesity and unsustainable healthcare expenditure in Australia.Read More