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Tyler is from Connecticut in the American northeast. His research have taken him to South Africa, where he managed research projects in Cape Town, Durban, and the tribal lands of northern KwaZulu-Natal, to the UK where he did his masters and doctorate, later working as a statistician in the Civil Service in London. Now located in Melbourne, he studies the effect of workers' compensation policy on injured worker outcomes, and advocates for quasi-experimental study designs, the R statistical package, pre-registration, and sharing of data and analytical code.

Research interests

Quasi-experimental study designs; Interrupted time series; R statistical package; social policy analysis; occupational health; workers' compensation;

Education/Academic qualification

Evidence-Based Intervention, DPhil, University of Oxford

Evidence-Based Intervention, MSc, University of Oxford

Psychology, BA, University of Connecticut

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Projects 2017 2020

Research Output 2012 2019

Association between workers’ compensation claim processing times and work disability duration: Analysis of population level claims data

Gray, S. E., Lane, T. J., Sheehan, L. & Collie, A., 23 Jun 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Health Policy. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review


Concerns About Claiming, Postclaim Support, and Return to Work Planning: The Workplace's Impact on Return to Work

Gray, S., Sheehan, L. R., Lane, T. J., Jetha, A. & Collie, A., 1 Apr 2019, In : Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 61, 4, p. e139-e145 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Factors Associated with Employer Support for Injured Workers During a Workers’ Compensation Claim

Sheehan, L. R., Lane, T. J., Gray, S. E. & Collie, A., 28 Feb 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review