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Biography

Carlyn is a Senior Research Fellow at Monash University Accident Research Centre.  With qualifications in psychology and public health, she has a particular interest in safety governance and culture across a diverse range of injury prevention topics.  She has experience in research, policy and evaluation in road safety and occupational safety, both nationally and internationally.  Carlyn has managed a number of large scale safety projects, with a focus on the prevention and management of injury among high risk groups (for example, emergency services and work-related drivers). This involves the application of psychological and health theory to understand and influence behaviour within complex systems.  A strong focus of this research is to develop policy recommendations that are evidence-based, practical and achievable.  Carlyn also co-ordinates MUARC’s activities as a World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Violence and Injury Prevention, which focuses on research, advocacy and capacity building in the Western Pacific Region.    

 

Research area keywords

  • Safety
  • Governance
  • Public Policy
  • Applied research

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Projects 2006 2021

Research Output 2006 2020

Challenges for safety intervention in emergency vehicle fleets: a case study

Muir, C., Newnam, S., Newstead, S. & Boustras, G., Mar 2020, In : Safety Science. 123, 8 p., 104543.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Occupational injuries among police workers: patterns and contributing factors in an Australian jurisdiction

Muir, C., Prang, K. H., Sheppard, D. & Newnam, S., 1 Feb 2020, In : Safety Science. 122, 8 p., 104525.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Workplace road safety and culture: safety practices for employees and the community

Newnam, S. & Muir, C., 2019, Traffic Safety Culture: Definition, Foundation and Application. Ward, N. J., Watson, B. & Fleming-Vogl, K. (eds.). Bingley UK: Emerald Group Publishing Limited, p. 221-250 30 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Evolution of a holistic systems approach to planning and managing road safety: the Victorian case study, 1970–2015

Muir, C., Johnston, I. R. & Howard, E. W., Jun 2018, In : Injury Prevention. 24, Suppl 1, p. i19-i24 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Supply chain risk management framework: Alcoholic Glass Beverages

Muir, C. P., Newnam, S. & Thompson, J., 2018, Melbourne, Australia: Institute for Safety, Compensation and Recovery Research (ISCRR). 40 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned ReportResearch

Prizes

Advancing Women's Research Success Grant

Carlyn Muir (Recipient), 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

WHO/MUARC Program Co-ordinator

Carlyn Muir (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

William H Millar Award - Transportation Research Board

Mustafizur Rahaman (Recipient), Graham Currie (Recipient) & Carlyn Muir (Recipient), 9 Jan 2017

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)