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The UPLOADS Project Update November 2015

This year the combined efforts of the outdoor sector and the UPLOADS Research Team have come to fruition. We have developed, tested and implemented an incident reporting and learning for the outdoor sector in Australia. We now have 32 organisations,

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Development of Australian Adventure Activity Standards announced!

Adventure Activity Standards (AAS) are industry best practice guidelines used to manage risk and safety across a wide range of outdoor adventure activities. They are designed to be used by skilled outdoor leaders who are responsible for participants in these

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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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Upcoming Events
  • UPLOADS PrIMe Workshop June 26, 2019 at 9:00 am – 4:00 pm 9 Lakeside Drive, Tally Ho Business Park, Burwood East PrIMe Workshop: Translating UPLOADS data into incident prevention strategies. 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…
  • Australian Camps Association National Conference 'Telling our Story" June 27, 2019 – June 28, 2019 Oaks Oasis Resort (2 Landsborough Parade, Caloundra QLD, Australia) Link to Event
  • Outdoors NSW Symposium 2019 August 23, 2019 – August 24, 2019 Western Sydney University, Hawkesbury Campus
  • Wilderness Risk Management Conference (WRMC) October 30, 2019 – November 1, 2019 Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States Link to Event Information

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