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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.

1 November, 2018

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

23 October, 2018

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.

15 October, 2018

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.

10 October, 2018
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.

9 October, 2018

MUARC's Dr Sharon Newnam recognised as Australia's leading researcher in Quality and Reliability

Congratulations to Dr Sharon Newnam for receiving the accolade of a Research Field Leader in a recent edition of The Australian's Research acknowledgements.

4 October, 2018

MUARC joins new EU-project: improving road safety with virtual crash tests

MUARC has joined a new EU-funded research project that will develop virtual methods of crash testing to improve road safety.

1 October, 2018

2018 Used Car Safety Ratings released

The latest Used Car Safety Ratings have been released, helping motorists buy a safe second-hand car by checking how well each vehicle protects the driver from death or serious injury in a crash.

19 September, 2018
Dudley McArdle

MUDRI Annual Community Forum returned for its 6th showcasing event

In response to popular demand, the MUDRI Annual Community Forum returned for its 6th showcasing event to address community needs and help drive resilience strengthening activities.

5 July, 2018