The following lists all Prevention Centre research projects, current and completed, in chronological order from newest to oldest.
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This project mapped State and Territory prevention responses to two national prevention initiatives: the National Partnership Agreement on Preventive Health and the 2005 National Chronic Disease Strategy.
The project developed empirical research tools that policy makers and researchers can use to identify deficiencies in existing public health law and to inform the design of legislative reform. These tools will build the capacity of those invested in prevention to respond to the epidemic of chronic disease with innovative, tailored and practical policy models.Read More
This PhD project examined the growing problem of gestational diabetes using systems science methods. It produced a simulation model for gestational diabetes to map the interactions between risk factors, and explore potential points of intervention.
This proof-of-concept pilot study developed methods for identifying and measuring local prevention systems.Read More
This program of research aimed to better understand the current situation in relation to chronic disease prevention in Australia and provide recommendations about who and what is, or should be, involved in efforts to improve the prevention of chronic disease.Read More
This project aimed to further our understanding of the changes in health outcomes, health behaviour and organisational culture that came out of the Healthy Worker Initiatives that were part of the National Partnership Agreement on Preventive Health.Read More