Professor Rebecca Q Ivers

Director, Injury Division
Medicine, The George Institute for Global Health

C37 - The George Institute for International Health
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

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Research interests

Rebecca Ivers is Director of the Injury Division at The George Institute for Global Health, Conjoint Professor at the University of Sydney, immediate past president of the Australian Injury Prevention Network, editor (Epidemiology) of the journal Injury, on the editorial board of Injury Prevention and PloS Medicine and external editor of the Cochrane Injuries Group. She directs a research program which is centred on the prevention and management of injury. Research interests include road injury, prevention of injury in Aboriginal people, falls, burns and the research to policy transfer in both high and low income countries.

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Current national competitive grants*


Understanding burn injuries in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children: treatment, access to services and outcomes.
Ivers R, Holland A, Kimble R, Clapham K, Lo S, Daniels J, Hendrie D
NHMRC Project Grant ($872,802 over 4 years)


Prevention of injury in disadvantaged and high risk populations
Ivers R
NHMRC Career Development Fellowship ($432,568 over 4 years)


Evaluation of a program to enable older, at-risk drivers to stop or limit driving, but maintain mobility
Keay L, Ivers R, Boufous S
Australian Research Council Discovery Project ($431,828 over 2 years)

Adolescent Rural Cohort Study Hormones, Health, Education, Environments and Relationships
Steinbeck K, Hawke C, Hazell P, Skinner R, Ivers R, Booy R, Cumming R, Fulcher G
National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant ($975,652 over 4 years)

* Grants administered through the University of Sydney