Exposure to respirable crystalline silica dust results in an increased risk of developing silica-related diseases, such as silicosis. Silica dust exposure has been a known risk to workers across many industries including mining, construction and manufacturing, for many decades. Chronic...
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Kara has recently joined ISCRR’s Research Communications and Translation team as Communications Advisor. She is involved in promoting research outcomes and driving their impact and translation. Kara holds a Bachelor of Business (Marketing) and after graduating from university, Kara spent...
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Magdaline is the Research and Communications Officer and part of ISCRR’s Research Communications and Translation team. She joins us for six months as a maternity leave replacement for Blaire Dobiecki. Magdaline holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons), Bachelor of Arts...
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Liv is currently completing her Honours degree in Bachelor of Health Science. She joined ISCRR in August 2021 as a student placement during her bachelor degree. Liv’s research is examining Vicarious Trauma prevalence in teachers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Liv...
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Edwina is our new PhD candidate, jointly supervised by Dr Janine McMillan, Dr Sarah Oxford from ISCCR and A/Prof Ross Iles from the Healthy Working Lives Research Group, Monash University. Edwina holds a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Hons). She commenced her...
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Dr Sophie Pointer is the Senior Research Officer (Evidence Reviews) at ISCCR. Sophie holds a PhD in Neuropsychology and Bachelor of Science (Hons). She has published numerous reports and high-quality scientific publications in refereed journals. Sophie has extensive experience in...
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On June 30 2022, ISCRR director Samantha Barker presented an overview of Improving outcomes for long-term injured workers. Sam presented key finding from the past 13 years about long-term injured worker experiences and how they can be better supported. Our...
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In this section, we like to show our appreciation to the wonderful work done by our passionate and talented staff at ISCRR. Ashleigh Blair In our May newsletter we introduced a new member to our team, Ashleigh Blair. Ashleigh is...
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The focus of ISCRR over the past 12 months was on increasing the dissemination of ISCRR research, providing education and support, and guiding conversations. Workshops on Program Logic Program Logic workshops provide the tools for successful program implementation, while simultaneously...
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By Dr Petra Bywood, ISCRR Senior Research Officer (retired). Decisions! Decisions! We make them multiple times a day, every day, and in many different situations – at work, at home, and in public or social settings. What shall I wear...
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