HRC-funded Research Projects

IPRU is funded through grants and contracts. A number of research projects have been funded by the Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC).

Subsequent Injury Study (SInS)
Creating safer workplaces: understanding our work-related fatalities (1974-2014)
Cultural and Psychosocial Influences on Disability (CUPID)
Longitudinal Spinal Cord Injury Study
Prospective Outcomes of Injury Study (POIS)

Research Areas

Injury Surveillance
Measuring injury burden & trends: what to do with the inclusion of Emergency Department cases in hospital discharge data?
Probability of Admission: Empirical Validation of the NZIPS Serious Non-Fatal Injury Indicators (Completed)
Impairment Indicators: Production of a Chartbook (Completed)
Investigation of the Provisional Status of the NZIPS Serious Non-Fatal Self Harm and Assault Indicators (Completed)

Disability, Rehabilitation & Health Outcomes
Prospective Outcomes Of Injury Study (POIS)
Subsequent Injury Study (SInS)
Cultural and Psychosocial Influences on Disability (CUPID)
Longitudinal Spinal Cord Injury Study
The Bandung Neurosurgery Patient Outcomes Project (Sarah Derrett)

Veterans’ Health
The psychological and physical health of New Zealand veterans
Alternative and complementary medicine for Veteran’s with pain and distress

Occupational Injury
Creating safer workplaces: understanding our work-related fatalities (1974-2014)
Financial outcomes following work-related injury for older workers
Quad-related fatal injuries: a comparison between Australia & New Zealand
Patterns of work-related injury in older workers
New Zealand Working Life Project (Completed)
Evaluation of the FarmSafe™ Awareness Workshop Programme (Completed)

Road Safety
The New Zealand Drivers Study
Parental Influence on the Driving Experiences of Young Newly Licensed Drivers
NZ Cyclist/Dooring Map Released by IPRU (Completed)
Cycle “Dooring” Injury Data from ACC: 2010-2012 (Completed)

Sport and Recreation Injury Prevention (Completed)

Traumatic Injury
Pre-hospital fatal injury study

Intentional injury
Effects of lowering the alcohol minimum purchasing age on intentional self-harm
Inequalities in child protection

Child Safety
Child Home Safety

Alcohol-Related Harm
Descriptions and links to demonstration versions of past alcohol research project surveys
Gender, Drinking Patterns and Alcohol-Related Harm
Local Government Alcohol Policy
Evaluation of Campus Watch
e-SBI National Trial

Past Reports

Past IPRU Fact Sheets
Past Research Reports
Past Annual Reports

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