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MUARC Road Safety Management Leadership Program - Registrations are now open

We're pleased to announce that registrations are now open for the next instalment of the MUARC Road Safety Management Leadership Program.

19 December, 2018
Leadership Program Nov 2018 cohort

MUARC holds its tenth Road Safety Management Leadership Program

From the 12th to 16th November 2018, MUARC hosted senior road safety managers from Australia and abroad at the flagship program where participants were exposed to the extensive knowledge and real-world experience of the internationally-renowned

21 November, 2018

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