Staff and students at TARS undertake research in all aspects of the following:

  • Human factors and ergonomics
  • In-depth analysis of transport safety data
  • Fatigue: it's causes and effects in transport
  • Role of human error in system safety
  • Road trauma
  • Vehicle rollovers
  • Vehicle crashworthiness
  • Motorcycle barriers
  • Driver and rider fatigue
  • Operator distraction
  • Occupational driving
  • Transport safety regulation
  • Risk perception
  • Fleet safety management
  • Injury burden
  • Impact of injury prevention policies
  • Injury outcomes
  • Determinants of disability following injury
  • Injury surveillance methods
  • Injury morbidity or mortality data quality
  • Evaluative tool development
  • Safety management systems

Research degrees

Research can be undertaken as Honours, Masters or Doctoral degrees.


There are no scholarships currently available.