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The BetterStart group are well published across different mediums. We publish academic papers in peer-reviewed literature but we also have a very strong interest in authoring reports for government and non-government organisations which can help with translating research for health services and policy.

  • Monitoring framework for South Australia's children and youth
  • Characteristics of boys and girls who are emotionally vulnerable
  • Television marketing of unhealthy food and beverages to children in Australia: a review of published evidence
  • The Excel set of spreadsheets containing the data used in the following systematic review is available here:
    Smithers LG, Sawyer ACP, Chittleborough CR, Davies NM, Davey Smith G, Lynch JW. A systematic review and meta-analysis of effects of early life non-cognitive skills on academic, psychosocial, cognitive and health outcomes. Nature Human Behavior.  Published online 05 November 2018. Paper available here.
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