Research projects

Healthy public policy to support healthy and equitable eating

The project is producing the evidence needed to create public policies that enable healthy and equitable eating, with a focus on the food and social systems.

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Economic analysis of prevention: Evaluating the ripple effect

This project developed an approach to the economic analysis of prevention programs that is potentially broader than conventional forms of economic evaluation but simple enough to be used routinely.

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Informing a national approach to Aboriginal tobacco control

The project will look at current programs and assess best practice and opportunities for improvement. It will provide policy makers with a framework for a systematic approach to reducing tobacco use among Aboriginal people.

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Creating liveable and healthy communities

This project is developing ways to measure the key factors that make our cities healthy and liveable. The researchers are working with policy makers and practitioners responsible for creating the built environment, and providing them with evidence about optimal city design to create good health.

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If you're interested in any of the Prevention Centre's research projects, or would like more information about any aspect of our work, please email us at preventioncentre@saxinstitute.org.au or call us on (02) 9188 9576.

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