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19th National Outdoor Education Conference Call for Presenters

The 19th National Outdoor Education Conference (29 March – 1 April 2016) will be convened by the Outdoor Education Association of Queensland and based at the University of the Sunshine Coast (the home of the UPLOADS Project). The NOEC committee are inviting

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Outdoor education to be offered at the University of the Sunshine Coast!

Exciting news for the UPLOADS Research Team who are based at the University of the Sunshine Coast: In A Queensland first a new degree in outdoor education will be offered at the University of the Sunshine Coast from next year.

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Professor Caroline Finch awarded major international injury prevention honor

A key member of the UPLOADS Research Team, Professor Caroline Finch, has been awarded the 2015 International Distinguished Career Award by the American Public Health Association’s (APHA) Injury Control and Emergency Health Services (ICEHS) Section. The award recognises Caroline’s “outstanding dedication

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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

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First report from the UPLOADS National Trial

We’ve just finalised the first report on the UPLOADS National Incident Dataset, which presents the findings from the first six months of the National trial of the UPLOADS Software Tool and UPLOADS Lite. This really is a watershed moment for the

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Watch our Human Factors Seminar 2015 online

The Centre for Human Factors and Sociotechnical Systems recently held a seminar to communicate our research.  The theme for the seminar was “optimising people, technology and their environment.” The links below will take you to videos of presentations from the seminar. We hope you

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UPLOADS featured in The Conversation

Paul Salmon and I have just published an new article in The Conversation which argues that safety critical sectors such as road, rail and aviation can learn a lot from the UPLOADS Project when it comes to learning from accidents. Since the launch of

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Workshop: Adopting a Systems-Based Approach to Accident Analysis and Prevention

Paul Salmon, Clare Dallat and I recently conducted a workshop for the Outdoor Recreation department at TAFE Western – Lithgow. The aim of the workshop was to develop critical reflection skills for better understanding why accidents happen and developing appropriate countermeasures from

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Invitation: Results from the first six months of the UPLOADS National Incident Dataset

The UPLOADS Team would like to invite you to our seminar on the results from the first six months of the UPLOADS National Incident Dataset. We have collected incident and participation data from over 30 organisations on 800 incidents and

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The UPLOADS website in review 2014

WordPress.com prepared a 2014 annual report for the UPLOADS website. It gives an overview of how many times the website was viewed, and which countries are interested in the project. I thought I’d share it with you, because it shows

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Upcoming Events
  • Evaluating Incident Prevention Methods in Led Outdoor Activities Workshop April 28, 2021 – April 30, 2021 1 Moreton Pde, Petrie Queensland 4502, Australia
  • Evaluating Incident Prevention Methods in Led Outdoor Activities - Workshop May 12, 2021 – May 14, 2021 Burwood East Victoria, Australia

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