Monash Injury Research Institute

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02/03/14
Monash University study found that children in the backseat of cars are 12 times more distracting than a mobile phone.
2GB

23/02/15
Professor Chris Goddard, Monash Injury Research Institute, said that the St Kilda Hebrew Congregation had a responsibility to alert police when it was informed two years ago of credible abuse allegations against two minors, dating back several decades.
The Age, Sydney morning Herald

19/02/15
Professor Max Cameron, Monash Injury Research Institute, says a better investment in road safety is improving road systems.
The Age

18/02/15
Nimmi Candappa, Monash Injury Research Institute, comments on the pedestrians being killed this week in Melbourne.
The Age, Sydney Morning Herald



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Speed Camera 16 Feb 2015
Research by MUARC has found, on average, that intersections with road safety cameras had seen a 47 per cent decrease in crashes in the road where the camera was place and a 26 per cent decrease on all roads going into the intersection.Read the full article

Child Abuse Whistleblower 16 Feb 2015
Chris Goddard, an adjunct professor at Monash University, argued legislation is needed to encourage whistleblowers and punish those who knew of abuse but failed to report it. Full article from aljazeera news.

Elderly transport usage Melbourne 2 Feb 2015
A new Monash study has, for the first time, looked at active transport usage among over 65s in Melbourne, with implications for the design of road environments for the transport needs of its ageing population.Read the full report.

Resilient Australia Award 21 Jan 2015
MIRI researchers have received a Resilient Australia Award for their groundbreaking work with communities affected by the Black Saturday bushfires in 2009. Read the full report.

Safe System Road Infrastructure Program 14 Jan 2015
In an Australian first, the Victorian Government is piloting an innovative safety platform, based on intersection safety research conducted by the Monash University Accident Research Centre (MUARC).

Zero Road Deaths 02 Jan 2015
Professor Mark Stevenson, Director, Monash University Accident Research Centre discusses the appalling 2014/15 Holiday road toll and that zero road deaths is a goal we should aim for. Photo: Joseph Feil

ARSC2015 Road Safety Conference

ARSC2015 -The Australasian Road Safety Conference

14-16 October 2015, Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre, Queensland, Australia
With a theme of “Taking Action Together”, the Conference will be a multi-disciplinary event featuring representatives from all facets of road and transport safety including research, teaching, practice and policy.View the event Summary

transitioning emergency management

2015 MUDRI Forum

VICTORIA, TRANSITIONING EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT: KEEPING UP WITH CHANGE
Focusing on two contemporary key elements of the EM cycle, ‘Resilience’ and ‘Recovery’. Two recent MUDRI literature reviews and news from 3rd World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan inform the sessions View the event Summary

Occupational Driving

Occupational Driving

Dr Sharon Newnam has announced the launch of the Safe Behaviour in Occupational Driving & Safety Management for the Occupational Driver Programs.

MUARC – TAC Road Safety Seminar

MUARC – TAC Road Safety Seminar
MUARC – TAC Road Safety Seminar

Monash University Accident Research Centre and the TAC recently held a seminar on "Innovative thinking in reducing road trauma" with leading international and local experts discussing state of the art innovations in road safety.

We would like to thank all those who attended.


ISCRRThe Institute for Safety, Compensation and Recovery Research (ISCRR) is a research-policy partnership  between the Victorian WorkCover Authority (VWA), the Transport Accident Commission (TAC) and Monash University. ISCRR aims to develop, conduct and translate research that has an impact and leads to positive change in practice or policy.

Find out more on what ISCRR does.

ARSC2015 -The Australasian Road Safety Conference

Road Safety Conference14-16 October 2015, Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre, Queensland, Australia
With a theme of “Taking Action Together”, the Conference will be a multi-disciplinary event featuring representatives from all facets of road and transport safety including research, teaching, practice and policy. Further details on ARSC2015