Research and innovation

We support population health research and innovation in NSW Health, with the aim of keeping people healthy.

We achieve this by identifying quality, high-priority research and facilitating its effective use.


We conduct and support evaluations of large-scale and high priority NSW Health initiatives.

This ensures methods are fit-for-purpose and results are shared and translated into practice.

Capability building

We build research and evaluation capability by providing guides, presentations, face-to-face training and online learning modules.

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Aboriginal health evidence and evaluation

We lead and support the conduct of applied Aboriginal health research and evaluation in NSW, with a focus on identifying evidence-based approaches and implementing what works for Aboriginal people.

Research funding and assets

We enable population health research and research capabilities through:

  • funding of infrastructure and partnership grants
  • supporting the maintenance of assets that sustain data collection and linkage.
Current as at: Monday 8 May 2023