This is achieved by:
- conducting world-class research;
- capacity-building through training of professionals, practitioners and researchers;
- collaborating with international partners and organisations; and
- hosting and participating in international conferences.
CARRS-Q is committed to the United Nations Decade of Action for Road Safety to reduce road trauma both in Australia and overseas.
CARRS-Q’s international and cross-cultural research projects (commissioned through grants or as part of higher degree research) have included the following:Expand list / Hide list
CARRS-Q’s Advanced Driving Simulator brings together researchers from several disciplines and provides new opportunities to study driver behaviour in different driving conditions, with a high degree of realism, but free of crash risk. This enables the Centre to deliver cutting-edge research.
Enquiries regarding international collaboration should be directed to the Research Manager on +61 7 3138 84873 or email email@example.com
A key objective of CARRS-Q is to continue to strengthen its international role 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; and
- encouraging international researchers to visit the Centre.
In addition to building capacity within Australia for Australian agencies and international visitors, CARRS–Q delivers customised capacity-building courses in several countries which have included China, Indonesia and Malaysia.
To develop a customised capacity-building course, please contact Ashlea Haddow, Education and International Development Officer by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +61 (0)7 3138 4592.
CARRS-Q is situated within the Faculty of Health at QUT who also undertake international capacity-building programs.
As part of its professional development program, CARRS-Q delivers QUT-awarded higher degree research at Masters and PhD level in the fields of road safety, crash and injury prevention and traffic and transport improvement. The Centre has the highest number of PhD and Masters students enrolled in any designated road safety program in the world.
The Centre is pleased to host many international students, co-tutelle students and interns. CARRS-Q’s postgraduate students are reflective of the Centre’s international outreach, coming from many countries throughout the world.
Over 90% of our postgraduate students have secured prestigious scholarships to support their study (further information on how to apply). Examples of postgraduate studies with an international focus include those of Keqin Jia , Judy Fleiter , Ahsan Kayani , Oscar Oviedo-Trespalacios , Atiyeh Vaezipour , Teodora Stefanova and Suhaila Abdul Hanan .
CARRS-Q currently hosts a number of unpaid Occupational Trainees (Interns) from various overseas institutions.
Senior CARRS-Q staff are involved in and provide expert opinion to a number of international committees.Expand table / Hide table