• 28 JUL 19

    Writing for Policy Makers Short Course: Getting your Research into Policy and Practice

    PRLIMINARY PROGRAM NOW AVAILABLE! This two-day course presented by the Deeble Institute for Health policy Research, the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) and the Health Services Research Association of Australia and New Zealand (HSRAANZ) is designed to assist academic and clinical researchers make their research more accessible and useful to policymakers. Combining theory with a strong practical focus, you will receive training on the fundamentals of writing for policymakers and communicating in the mainstream media. Practical sessions will include translating a piece of your own research into a policy backgrounder and a media release. Opportunities will be given to develop and present your own work. Places are limited to 25 so register early!

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    • 16 JUL 19

    2019 Victorian Cancer Agency Funding Round – Now Open!

    Applications are encouraged from multiple disciplines across the translational cancer research continuum.

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    • 16 JUL 19

    Registration for the 11th Health Services and Policy Research Conference now open.

    Rgistation is now open for the Health Services and Policy Research Conference in Auckland, New Zealand, 4 to 6 December, 2019. The Conference will be held at the  Pullman Hotel Auckland, located in the heart of the city, just minutes from iconic Viaduct Harbour and a short stroll from the waterfront dining and entertainment precinct.   You still have till Friday 19 July to submit an abstract. There are a variety of presentation formats and we are particularly keen to encourage  entries in this year’s 3 minute thesis competition for Early Career Researchers. The competition is open to higher degree research students, or Early Career Researchers who have completed a higher degree by research within the last 2 years. 

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    • 16 JUL 19

    Grattan Working Paper on “The history and purpose of private health insurance”

    The working paper explores the contested history of publicly funded health care in Australia. It describes the dual role of private health care as a complement to and substitute for public care and questions whether whether government should support private health care directly, or via public health insurance – or not at all.

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