- Dr Kerry Armstrong
- Senior Research Fellow
Faculty of Health,
School - Psychology and Counselling,
Research - CARRSQ
- IHBI Member
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects,
IHBI Psychology and Counselling - Injury
- Discipline *
- Psychology, Criminology
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Doctor of Philosophy (Queensland University of Technology), Bachelor of Social Science (Queensland University of Technology)
- Professional memberships
- 2004 – current: Registered Psychologist (Queensland).
- 2009 – current: Australian College of Road Safety (ACRS)
Alcohol And Culture, Drink Driving, Drug Driving, Fatigue, Sleepiness, Post-Partum Fatigue, Women Drinking Culture
Dr Kerry Armstrong is a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety – Queensland, Australia.
She has been actively involved in road safety analysis, initiatives, and research for the past 10 years and has an established national and international profile.
Kerry is a registered psychologist and holds a PhD from QUT.
She is currently the Chair of the Australasian College of Road Safety (ACRS) Queensland chapter.
- understanding the phenomenon of illegal street racing
- postpartum fatigue
- drink driving
- drug driving
- safety culture in the heavy vehicle industry
- women’s drinking
- knowledge transfer and capacity building for road safety professionals from low- to middle-income countries.
Kerry has been involved, as either a chief or co-investigator, in attracting over $2.5 million in research grants and consultancies, with the outcomes being published numerous articles in high quality journals or disseminated via presentations at both national and international conferences.
- Armstrong KA, Thunstrom H, Davey JD, Darvell MJ, (2014) A qualitative exploration of young women's drinking experiences and associated protective behaviours, Journal of Youth Studies p749-762
- Filtness AJ, Mackenzie JE, Armstrong KA, (2014) Longitudinal change in sleep and daytime sleepiness in postpartum women, PLoS One p1-7
- Armstrong KA, Mackenzie JE, Smith SS, (2014) Postpartum sleepiness and sleepy driving in Australian mothers, International Journal of Health Promotion and Education p1-11
- Armstrong KA, Watling H, Watson AL, Davey JD, (2014) Profile of women detected drink driving via Roadside Breath Testing (RBT) in Queensland, Australia, between 2000 and 2011, Accident Analysis and Prevention p67-74
- Davey JD, Armstrong KA, Martin PJ, (2014) Results of the Queensland 2007-2012 roadside drug testing program: The prevalence of three illicit drugs, Accident Analysis and Prevention p11-17
- Armstrong KA, Watling H, Buckley L, (2014) The nature and correlates of young women's peer-directed protective behavioral strategies, Addictive Behaviors p1000-1005
- Armstrong KA, Filtness AJ, Watling CN, Barraclough PJ, Haworth NL, (2013) Efficacy of proxy definitions for identification of fatigue/sleep-related crashes: An Australian evaluation, Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour p242-252
- Armstrong KA, Freeman JE, Barraclough PJ, Davey JD, (2013) Are more city dwellers caught drink driving than country folk? An analysis by random breath testing apprehension rates, 20th International Conference on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety Proceedings p56-61
- Watling HA, Armstrong KA, (2013) Exploring the influences of country-level factors on mid-age women's drink driving attitudes, 20th International Conference on Alcohol, Drugs and Traffic Safety Proceedings p1-6
- Armstrong KA, Thunstrom H, Davey JD, (2011) Young women's drinking experiences in public drinking venues, http://www.fare.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/Final-Report-Young-Womens-Drinking-Experiences-in-Public-Drinking-Venues.pdf p1-54
For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.
Grants and projects (Category 1: Australian Competitive Grants only)
- Developing Female Specific Intervention Strategies to Reduce the Alarming Levels of Risky Alcohol Consumption by Young Women
- Primary fund type
- CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
- Project ID
- Start year
- Alcohol, Culture, Women
Completed supervisions (Doctorate)
- Safety culture and the australian heavy vehicle industry : a concept in chaos - an industry in need (2014)
- Illegal street racing and associated (hooning) behaviours (2010)