Grant success! The UPLOADS Project funded to 2020

Professor Paul Salmon, Dr Natassia Goode and Professor Caroline Finch are excited to announce that they have been awarded just under $500,000 in funding from the ARC to continue and extend the UPLOADS Project for five years.

This means that the UPLOADS Project is fully funded until 2020.

The new grant continues the collaboration between the University of the Sunshine Coast, Federation University, Australian Camps Association, OEG, The Outdoor Council of Australia, Sport and Recreation Victoria and YMCA Victoria.

The goals of the next phase of the project are to:

  • Develop, test and implement a process for translating incident reporting data into appropriate and effective injury countermeasures.
  • Evaluate the impact of implementing the UPLOADS incident reporting system within organisations.

Thank you to all the people and organisations from the outdoor sector that have been involved in each stage of the UPLOADS Project so far. Your contributions, input and insights were critical to the success of the project, and the successful application for continued funding.

The award of this new grant indicates that the UPLOADS Project is not only world-leading and highly innovative, but that the ARC recognises that it has the potential to impact industries beyond the outdoor sector.

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One comment on “Grant success! The UPLOADS Project funded to 2020
  1. WorthWild says:

    Nice work Natassia


    Martin Worth

    Managing Director – Outdoor Recreation

    WorthWild Pty Ltd

    M 0413 157 358 | E | W

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  • PrIMe Workshop July 31, 2019 at 9:30 am – 4:00 pm 9 Lakeside Dr, Burwood East Victoria 3151, Australia Workshop Information Join us for a full day workshop where you will learn how to translate the data collected through the UPLOADS App into incident prevention strategies. Professor Paul Salmon and Dr Scott McLean will introduce you to PrIMe (Preventing Incidents Method), which is a quick and simple process used to identify incident prevention strategies…
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