Accident Research Centre

Accident Research Centre

We’re one of the world’s most comprehensive injury prevention research institutions. Our research is extensive but our goal is quite simple: we strive to make people safer.

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Vale Professor Ross Day

Professor Brian Fildes pays tribute to Professor Ross Day who showed strong support for MUARC in the early days.

Injury data reveals extent and causes of aged care residents being admitted to hospital

The latest edition of Hazard, a publication by MUARC’s Victorian Injury Surveillance Unit (VISU), has found there was a total of 14,896 unintentional injury-related hospital admissions among aged care residents over the ten-year period 2007/8 to 2016/17.

Electric and hybrid cars putting pedestrians at risk

The increase of electric and hybrid cars on Australian roads is putting pedestrians at significant risk, particularly people who are blind or have low vision, new research has found.

Drivers distracted every 96 seconds – first findings from the Australian Naturalistic Driving Study

The first results from the Australian Naturalistic Driving Study (ANDS) have found that drivers are distracted for 45 per cent of the time behind the wheel.

Renee St Louis

PhD student Renée St Louis wins Best Paper by a New Researcher

Monash University Accident Research Centre PhD student Renée St. Louis was awarded Best Paper by a New Researcher at the Australasian Road Safety Conference 2018.

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