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Monthly Bulletin - Edition 3

Latest COVID-19 bulletin shows rise in home injuries in Victoria during May

Victorians spending more time at home and less time in school and sporting venues has had a pronounced effect on the profile of injuries presented to emergency departments, VISU's latest bulletin has reported.

6 August, 2020
Pedestrian crossing

Pedestrian road toll revealed in new MUARC report

At least 7,000 pedestrians have been hit by ‘offending’ drivers over ten years, according to Police data in the most comprehensive analysis of pedestrian crashes ever produced in the state.

30 July, 2020
VISU Monthly Bulletin - Edition 2

DIY home injuries increase during COVID-19 lockdown, overall ED presentations continue to decline

Stay-at-home restrictions caused by COVID-19 have coincided with a rise in Do-It-Yourself (DIY) home injuries during April, MUARC has reported.

30 June, 2020
Incident responders project

Incident response safety project enters next phase

A project to improve the safety of incident responders operating on high-speed roads has entered its next phase after MUARC completed over 500 surveys with emergency service workers.

23 June, 2020
VISU COVID-19 Bulletin

Victorian Injury Surveillance Unit reports decline in emergency department presentations during first month of COVID-19 lockdown

Victorian hospitals recorded a decrease in emergency department presentations during March 2020, the early period of the COVID-19 lockdown.

9 June, 2020
The Driving Simulator

Monash's Virtual Reality Autonomous Vehicle features in Infrastructure Magazine

Monash University has developed a Virtual Reality Autonomous Vehicle (VRAV) that enables on-road testing of autonomous vehicles. MUARC’s Dr Steve O’Hern is a member of the award-winning project, which features in the latest issue of

21 May, 2020
Hazard 87

New edition of Hazard provides in-depth details of on-road cyclist injuries in Victoria

The Victorian Injury Surveillance Unit has released the 87th edition of Hazard, providing an in-depth description of on-road adult cyclist injuries in Victoria from 2008/09 to 2017/18.

29 April, 2020
IP-GRIP Scholarship Available

PhD Scholarship Available with MUARC and Industry Partner TAC

Apply Now: A PhD scholarship opportunity has become available through our Injury Prevention Graduate Research Industry Partnership (IP-GRIP) program.

22 April, 2020
Caroline Spencer

From Bushfires to Coronavirus: MUDRI’s involvement in local council response to COVID-19

From providing the vulnerable with essential goods to enlisting volunteers through the local footy club, there's an important role for local councils to play during the COVID-19 pandemic. MUDRI's Caroline Spencer tells us how she became

22 April, 2020