In memory

In memory

Professor Geoff Mercer passed away suddenly on Saturday April 12, 2014 at the peak of his career. Geoff was treasured for his personal qualities, his...

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Climate change and health: IPCC reports emerging risks, emerging consensus

Climate change and health: IPCC reports emerging risks, emerging consensus

The consequences of human-driven global climate change as this century progresses will be wide-ranging. Yet public discussion has focused narrowly on a largely...

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Running to help improve Indigenous lives

Running to help improve Indigenous lives

The NCEPH Dungeon Running Club has raised more than $2000 for the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation, as part of their team fundraising effort for the...

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Fat nation

Fat nation

This article was written by Dr Phil Baker from the ANU Research School of Population Health and was first published in The Conversation. In 1980 just 10% of...

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2014 ANU Gender Champion

2014 ANU Gender Champion

Congratulations to Professor Emily Banks who has been named as a 2014 Gender Champion. Emily, along with three other ANU staff members, were presented their...

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Dr John Powles: Success and failure in reducing adult mortality risks since 1970

Dr John Powles: Success and failure in reducing adult mortality risks since 1970

Dr John Powles graduated in Medicine from Sydney University in 1968, and subsequently spent 4 years in the UK, before returning to Australia and Monash Medical...

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Research busts myth about weight

Research busts myth about weight

Australian National University-led research has busted the myth that overweight people live longer than people with a lower body mass index (BMI). The...

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Healthy eating too expensive

Healthy eating too expensive

A healthy diet is out of reach for people on a low income, research from ANU has revealed. The study on food prices in Sydney’s Western suburbs found...

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Since 1988, NCEPH has devoted itself to improving the population's health through discovery, training and the translation of research into effective health policy. We strive to provide a work environment that is supportive and enriched by expertise in the broad range of disciplines needed to achieve excellence in population health research.

The quality of our research helped The Australian National University to receive a top rating of five in the 'Excellence in Research for Australia' assessment in the area of 'Public Health & Health Services', the only Australian university awarded this top rating.

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