Advocacy

CARRS-Q strengthens its research capabilities by:

  • undertaking capacity building research and education initiatives in other countries;
  • arranging for road safety practitioners from other countries to visit the Centre through programs such as the Australia Award Fellowships and the Endeavour Executive Awards;
  • maintaining links with road safety and injury prevention institutions and organisations in other countries, and maintaining international partnerships with key groups;
  • encouraging international researchers to visit the Centre; and
  • hosting and participating in national and international events and seminars.

Some events and seminars are listed below:

Date Details
18-20 Nov 2019 International Cycling Safety Conference 2019 – QUT Gardens Point Campus
8 Dec 2018 Bundaberg Emergency Services Expo – organised by Queensland Police Service
17 Oct 2018 Bicycle Queensland National Ride2Work Breakfast
25 Sept 2018 HealthCAM 2018
27-31 Aug 2018 Queensland Road Safety Week

Innovative Directions for Older Road Users Safety Seminar – view presentations here.

5 June 2018 ACRS Queensland Chapter Seminar: “Breaking down the silos – the Safe System
24-25 Mar 2018 World Science Festival – Street Science – QUT Pavillion

21 Mar 2018

Professor Kara Kockelman, Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering, University of Texas, Americans’ Plans for Acquiring, Using and Sharing Self-Driving Vehicles”

Download the recording of this seminar

8 Mar 2018 Dr Eric Hildebrand, Transportation Group, University of New Brunswick, “Current issues in Road Safety Research – a Canadian perspective

Download the recording of this seminar

22 Feb 2018 Philipp Maruhn & Sonja Schneider, Technical University Munich, Germany, “VR Pedestrian Simulation and Traffic Safety Research @TUMunich”

Download the recording of this seminar

23 Aug 2017 Queensland Road Safety Awards and Community Engagement Workshop
20 Aug 2017 Bundaberg Road Safety Expo – organised by Queensland Police Bundaberg District Patrol Group.
20-27 Aug 2017 Queensland Road Safety Week
14 Aug 2017 CARRS-Q Launch of “The Science of Speed” at QUT’s The Cube
9 Aug 2017  Professor Klaus Bengler, Fakultat fur Maschinenwesen, Lehrstuhl fur Ergonomie, Technische Universitat Munchen, “Cooperative Driving as a New Paradigm for Highly Automated Vehicles”.

12 May 2017 CARRS-Q Watch your pace when sharing space launch
11 May 2017 Queensland Bike Week: Ride2Work Breakfast
22 Nov 2016 CARRS-Q Seminar – “Distraction: the problem & potential solutions”

Download the recording of this seminar [MP4, 4.4GB]

27 Oct 2016 Professor Max Donath, Director, Roadway Safety Institute & Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota – “Overview of RSI & Smartphone-Based Teen Driver Support System: Results from a 300 teen driver field operational test”.

Download the recording of this seminar [MP4, 1.55GB]

22 Aug 2016 Queensland Road Safety Awards Community Engagement Workshop
8 Aug 2016 Dr Wouter Van den Berghe, Research Director, Knowledge Centre, Belgian Road Safety Institute – “The development and deployment of the research strategy of the Belgian Road Safety Institute”.

View presentation: Motorcycle Safety Research in Belgium.

8 Aug 2016 Tara Goddard, PhD Candidate, Nohad Toulan School of Urban Studies & Planning, Portland State University – “Explicit and Implicit Attitudes and Self-Reported Safety Behaviours in US Drivers towards Bicyclists”.
2-5 Aug 2016 ICTTP 2016: International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology
1 Aug 2016 Linda Ng Boyle, Professor and Chair, Industrial & Systems Engineering and Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Washington – “Modelling the effects of drivers’ adaptive behaviour on system safety”.

Download the recording of this seminar [MP4, 493MB]

29 July 2016 Michael Paul Manser, PhD, Program Manager, Senior Research Scientist, Texas A&M Transportation Institute – “The role of driver state detection and vehicle error recognition in addressing driver safety”.

Download the recording of this seminar [MP4, 646MB]

28 Apr 2016 CARRS-Q Seminar – Taxi Safety