Professor Tim Driscoll

Public Health, School of Public Health

A27 - Edward Ford Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

T: +61 2 9351 4372
F: +61 2 9351 5049
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Research interests

My main research interest is the epidemiology of work-related injuries and diseases, with an emphasis on work-related fatal injury. I am also interested in data systems that facilitate the effective recording and analysis of injury and disease information, and how best to use surveillance and research data in planning and prioritising interventions aimed at decreasing the frequency and severity of work-related and other disorders. I have worked for several years as a member of the team considering occupational risk factors in the WHO Global Burden of Disease Comparative Risk Assessment.

Teaching areas

My main area of teaching is epidemiology at the post-graduate level. I also contribute to teaching in burden of disease, occupational health and safety and injury in the Master of Public Health and the Graduate Medical Program.

Current national competitive grants*


Sound practice: Supporting sustainable careers in orchestral musicians through occupational health and safety initiatives
Ackermann B, Kenny D, Driscoll T
ARC Linkage Project ($734,042 over 5 years)

* Grants administered through the University of Sydney