Bike helmets a barrier for disabled cyclists
Our mandatory bicycle helmet laws are less than accommodating to those living with a disability.
Reinventing how the public service works
Public servants are eager to become innovative public problem-solvers, but their leaders are standing in their way.
Reframing our future technology fears
Don’t worry, your self-driving car won’t kill you – as long as research focuses on people and society, too.
Cycling injuries and deaths on the rise
Cyclists account for one in five hospitalisations for transport-related injures in Australia. And around 38 cyclists are killed each year.
Vicious cycle of resentment
A new study suggests the "dehumanisation" of cyclists could be contributing to acts of aggression towards them on the road.
The silent threat to pedestrians
The growing popularity of electric cars presents an increasing risk to the visually impaired.
Too late for the old
By the time the aged care royal commission's recommendations lead to improvements in our nursing homes, four cohorts of residents will have died. Here's why.
Problematic, on the face of it
Australia's parliament will soon decide on a bill to try to regulate facial recognition technology, but plenty of questions remain unanswered.
NT child detention: what's changed?
One year after the royal commission into Northern Territory child detention recommended big changes, little of substance has been done to tackle the problem by the NT Labor government.
From roadside to recovery
It took a coordinated effort to reduce Victoria's road toll from a peak of 1034 in 1969, but there's plenty of work still to do.
Changing course to prevent assault
To drive lasting change regarding sexual harassment and assault, greater effort needs to be directed towards preventing these issues from arising in the first place.
The leading threat to women's safety
Men’s violence continues to threaten, restrict and harm the lives of Victorian women at alarming levels.
Bridging the gap
The deadly Genoa bridge collapse should serve as a warning that safety audits of our existing infrastructure falls below what's required.
Steady as she goes for VAD
Voluntary assisted dying scaremongering is threatening to shut the door on important and much-needed access to VAD in other Australian states and territories.
Reducing the road toll on country roads
Flexible road barriers are being rolled out on high-risk Victorian roads after research showed they eliminated up to 90 per cent of fatal and serious crashes.
Tackling truck drivers asleep at the wheel
A new study aims to identify periods of increased sleepiness to reduce the risk of fatigue-related accidents on our roads.
Blame the driver? Not so fast ...
A rethink in the approach to road freight transport safety is urgently required to reduce truck-crash fatalities and injuries .
Senior lecturer, Civil Engineering
PhD candidate and teaching associate, Faculty of Law
Senior Lecturer, Civil Engineering
David Copolov, AO
Professor of Psychiatry and Pro Vice-Chancellor
Senior Research Fellow at Monash University Accident Research Centre
Lecturer in Criminology, School of Social Sciences
Professor of Sociology
Head, Health Law and Ageing Research Unit, Department of Forensic Medicine
Uehiro Chair in Practical Ethics at the University of Oxford
Senior Lecturer in Criminology
Francine McNiff Chair in Criminal Jurisprudence, Faculty of Law
Senior Researcher, Institute of Transport Studies
Associate Professor, Monash University Accident Research Centre
Associate Professor, Healthcare Quality Improvement (QI) at BehaviourWorks Australia, Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Interim Director of the Monash Sustainable Development Institute (MSDI)
Research Fellow, Monash University Accident Research Centre
Director, Emerging Technologies Research Lab, and Professor, Design
Research Fellow, Medicine, Nursing, and Health Sciences