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Does evidence still matter? What works now?

The Mandarin, 23 June 2019: Does evidence still matter? What works now? This article is based on an interesting new paper by Sandra Nutley, Annette Boaz and Huw Davies outlining major developments (co...

Have you seen our fact sheet?

This fact sheet summarises evidence based actions for ensuring healthy growth in the early years. It includes advice on early feeding and eating habits, being active and the importance of sleep. The f...

Creating healthy eating habits and screen time habits at home

This article outlines some clever strategies for parents in setting up healthy eating and screen time habits at home.  This article was authored by Dr Katherine Downing, a Postdoctoral Research...

Congratulations to Professor Marj Moodie

Congratulations to Professor Marj Moodie Deakin University recently conferred the title of Alfred Deakin Professor upon Professor Marj Moodie one of the Chief Invesitgators of CRE-EPOCH for her outst...

International Union of Health Promotion and Education – Rotorua, New Zealand, April 7-11, 2019

CRE EPOCH colleagues Professor Li Ming Wen, Dr Sarah Taki, Ms Sarah Marshall and Dr Seema Mihrshahi attended the IUHPE World Health Promotion Conference.    The 5-day forum included approx...

Associations between parents' screen time and childrens' weight status

  What is the influence of parents on screen time and weight status of Brazilian preschool children? Widjane Goncalves; Rebecca Byrne, Marcelo Viana; Stewart Trost   Childhood obesity is...

Socioeconomic inequalities in obesity: modelling future trends in Australia

By Andrew Tan   The paper Hayes A, Tan EJ, Killedar, Lung T. Socioeconomic inequalities in obesity: modelling future trends in Australia. BMJ Open 2019: forthcoming.   Why we studied th...

Obesity syndemics, systems and summits…

In 2015, the second Lancet Series on Obesity editorial concluded that the “little progress had been made beyond acknowledging that obesity is a worldwide problem”. This prompted the Lancet...

To undertake a systematic evaluation of a large-scale implementation and effectiveness of the Infant Program

The Research Project To undertake a systematic evaluation of large-scale implementation and effectiveness of the Infant Program This translational research project is funded through the NHMRC Partne...

NHMRC Partnership Project Grant success

  Congratulations to those members of the CRE who have just been awarded an NHMRC Partnership Project Grant entitled “A partnership approach linking two randomised controlled trials for op...