By Carmen Schroder, ISCRR Research Officer. ISCRR currently has a number of projects underway relating to vicarious trauma in the workplace. We have since noticed that vicarious trauma as a concept is not widely understood. As a result, we have...
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This month marks the anniversary of ISCRR’s inception 13 years ago. To celebrate we’ve produced an infographic that showcases some of our achievements, including three research impact highlights. We’re proud of the accomplishments of our team, academic researcher network and...
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On March 10 2022, ISCRR Research Officer Amanda Moo was joined by Zoe Black, co-founder and CEO of Happy Paws Happy Hearts, to discuss the benefits of Social Prescribing for injured workers. Our most recent webinar was held on April...
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ISCRR recently attended the Australian and New Zealand Society of Occupational Medicine (ANZSOM)’s Annual Scientific Meeting and contributed a paper on “Lumbar spinal fusion surgery outcomes in a cohort of injured workers in the Victorian workers’ compensation system”. Congratulations to...
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ISCRR recently welcomed Ashleigh Blair to our team. Ashleigh joins us for six months as a replacement for Lucy Klein who is currently on maternity leave. Ashleigh is a Research Program and Operations Officer at ISCRR and plays a pivotal...
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It’s no secret that not all workplaces and job-tasks are created equal in terms of health and safety. In a world where prevention is the goal, we need measures to help regulators and employers identify groups of workers, or types...
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 “Rather than being in that clinical space … where they [injured workers] are the passive recipient at times of constant care, we’re a space where it’s their job to give care because the rescue animals really need their help” –...
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Since medicinal cannabis was legalised in Victoria in 2016, there has been sustained interest in the drug for treating a wide range of conditions. To inform clinical decision-making on the safety and effectiveness of medicinal cannabis, ISCRR carried out two...
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ISCRR is immensely proud of its passionate and talented staff and we endeavour to share their achievements in this section of our newsletter. This month we are showcasing our Research Communications and Translation Manager, Dr Jimmy Twin. Jimmy oversees ISCRR’s...
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By Blaire Dobiecki, ISCRR Research Communications Officer. At ISCRR we pride ourselves that staff satisfaction has remained at a high level, despite all the challenges of the past two years. This is due to strong leadership and a supportive team...
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