Extra medical tests for disability support can make health worse
ISCRR's CEO, Professor Alex Collie, has had an article published in The Conversation. It is a response to the government review of the national welfare system and proposed reducing the number of basic payments and tightening eligibility for disability support. It ties in with ISCRR's previous research into disability support services.
eNews #15: 4 February 2015
The latest news at ISCRR includes: New ISCRR Research recently released and plans for 2015 and beyond. There are new initiatives and changes that are taking place in ISCRR as well as a preview of the recent independent review of the TAC/ISCRR Neurotrauma Research Program. Meet Dr Sharon Newnam based at the Monash Injury Research Institute and has been working with ISCRR, WorkSafe and TAC for over 3 years on a number of workplace safety and compensation system projects.
Researcher in the spotlight: Dr Kate Tregloan
Meet our Researchers - Finding the Answers that help ISCRR make a difference
ISCRR Annual Report Launched 'Making a Difference Through Research'
ISCRR has now published its Annual Report for the 2013-2014 financial year.
eNews #14: 23 November 2014
The latest news at ISCRR includes: In this special issue we tell you about our Safe and Healthy Workplaces theme. We also introduce you to Jason Thompson, recently appointed as our Research Lead for Safe and Healthy Workplaces. We report on the success of both the Return to Work Forum and 4th Australasian Compensation Health Research Forum, meet Dr Trang Vu, a researcher at Monash University and highlight a recent visit to ISCRR by Dr Emile Tompa, Institute of Work and Health. Finally, we showcase our Annual Report 2013-14.
Evidence shows getting Back to Work sooner has positive benefits for everyone
The Institute for Safety, Compensation and Recovery Research (ISCRR) recently hosted a forum for over 100 employers, industry representatives and healthcare professionals around what works when it comes to facilitating safe and effective return to work (RTW).
Forum: Return to Work - Evidence on What Works
eNews #13: 23 October 2014
The latest news at ISCRR includes: information on ISCRR's major event that seeks to engage our research network with policy partners and the community. This is the Australasian Compensation Health Research Forum. We also showcase some of the work of our Compensation Research Database team and meet Ms Beth Kilgour, a PhD student at Monash University.