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Dr Kerry Armstrong

Faculty of Health,
School - Psychology and Counselling,
Research - CARRSQ


Dr Kerry Armstrong
Senior Research Fellow
Faculty of Health,
School - Psychology and Counselling,
Research - CARRSQ
IHBI Membership
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects,
IHBI Psych and Counc - IPTM
Discipline *
Psychology, Criminology
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Doctor of Philosophy (Queensland University of Technology), Bachelor of Social Science (Queensland University of Technology)

Professional memberships
and associations
  • 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

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008



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.

Research interests

  • 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.

Research grants

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.

This information has been contributed by Dr Kerry Armstrong.


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Research projects

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