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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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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By Jimmy Twin, ISCRR Research Communications and Translation Manager. I am not sure what is worse – the printed report gathering dust on the shelf, or the digital report forgotten in the digital void. ISCRR research findings are typically showcased...
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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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By Amanda Moo, ISCRR Research Officer. Irene [not her real name] suffered a physical injury at work. Although she was receiving worker’s compensation support for her injury, she was having trouble paying her mortgage. Her mental health condition worsened after...
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By Blaire Dobiecki, ISCRR Research Communications Officer. I was once giving a presentation on the relationship between the tooth form and dietary preference of dinosaurs. I had an artist’s depiction of the teeth of a Mamenchisaurus, a herbivorous long-necked dinosaur...
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By Dr. Sarah Oxford, ISCRR Senior Research Officer (Evaluation). Let’s start with a scenario. Your supervisor calls and requests that you spearhead a new program targeting behaviour change among Australian citizens. They iterate that the program must be on budget,...
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By Peter Anikijenko, ISCRR Knowledge Translation Officer. Have you ever quickly checked a text message or answered a call while driving? What about the risks that are taken at work? Driving safely, including not using a phone whilst driving, is...
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By Dr Jimmy Twin, ISCRR Research Communications and Translation Manager. Why is research impact important? No matter the discipline, research is carried out to achieve some form of positive impact. This impact varies according to why the research is needed...
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By Samantha Barker, ISCRR Director.  “Find a job you enjoy doing, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” ― Mark Twain The notion that satisfaction can come from doing a job you love has been known...
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