Menzies Centre for Health Policy - Projects



ARC DECRA, Regulatory science and traumatic brain injury

This DECRA research explores the rise of traumatic brain injury as a health concern, focusing on how shifting scientific and public health discourses frame the condition and its treatment.

ARC Linkage Project, Modelling policy interventions to protect Australia's food security in the face of environmental sustainability challenges

Australia's future food security will be challenged by climate change, environmental and resource constraints.

Global Obesity Infographic

Lancet Commission on Obesity

Sharon Friel is a Commissioner on this project led by The Lancet and the World Obesity Federation to stimulate action on obesity.

NHMRC Partnership Centre, Systems approach to healthy and equitable eating

NHMRC Partnership Centre, Systems approach to healthy and equitable eating


ARC Discover Project, Trade policy: maximising benefits for nutrition, food security, human health, and the economy

This ARC Discovery Project (2013-2015) will develop a systems-based conceptual framework for assessing the wider societal impacts of free trade agreements.

ARC Discovery Project, Shrinking the food-print by creating consumer demand for sustainable and healthy eating

Whilst the environmental footprint from food continues to rise, governments, industry and civil society groups throughout the world are frustrated by the lack of evidence for specifying an environment


ARC Future Fellowship, Research to enhance measurement, understanding, and policy regulatory approaches to emerging markets and trade in mothers' milk

Innovation affecting human milk supply challenges current regulation of infant food, but new markets in human milk assist the economic valuation of breastfeeding.

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Socio-psychological factors and compliance with work health and safety regulation – theory, policy and practice

The project is investigating how compliance with work health and safety regulation is influenced by regulatees’ motivations, attitudes, perceptions, knowledge, skills, social norms and other socio-psy

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