Sustainability, Environmental Change and Health

Deakin Health Economics, Determinants of Health, Obesity Prevention

To profile the Institute and its partners’ research capabilities in sustainability, environmental change, and health.


To build an evidence informed health sector capable of responding to the health impacts of environmental change.


To expand multi-disciplinary research collaborations between Institute for Health Transformation researchers, Deakin University Faculty of Health and other Institute partners on sustainability, environmental change, health and healthcare.


To achieve real-world impact by creating and exchanging new and high-quality knowledge; by making that knowledge available to our sector and industry partners and working with them to translate it into action; by strengthening evidence-based policy-making; and by supporting the best investment decisions on sustainability and health.