- 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, Heavy Vehicle, Post-Partum Fatigue, Prevention Driveway Runovers, 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.
- Leal NL, Watson BC, King MJ, Armstrong KA, (2007) The Road Safety Implications of Street Racing and Associated (Hooning) Behaviours, Presentation - School of Psychology and Counselling PhD & Masters Research Symposium p1-10
- Khawaja NG, Brooks B, Armstrong KA, (2008) Relationship Between the Dimensions of Anxiety Sensitivity and the Symptoms of Anxiety in Clinical and Non-Clinical Populations, Australian Journal of Psychology p53-61
- Armstrong KA, Ryan L, (2006) Psychosocial Influences on Young Australian University Students Decisions to Ride with a Drink Driver, 2006 Australasian Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference Proceedings p1-8
- Armstrong KA, Khawaja NG, Oei T, (2006) Confirmatory Factor Analysis and Psychometric Properties of the Anxiety Sensitivity Index: Revised in Clinical and Normative Populations, European Journal of Psychological Assessment p116-125
- Khawaja NG, Armstrong KA, (2005) Factor Structure and Psychometric Properties of the Frost Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale: Developing Shorter Versions Using an Australian Sample, Australian Journal of Psychology p129-138
- Armstrong KA, Steinhardt DA, (2005) Understanding Street Racing and "Hoon" Culture: An Exploratory Investigation of Perceptions and Experiences, 2005 Australasian Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference Proceedings p1-11
- Armstrong KA, Wills A, Watson BC, (2005) Psychosocial Influences on Drug Driving in Young Australian Drivers, 2005 Australasian Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference Proceedings p1-11
- Armstrong K, Khawaja NG, (2002) An investigation of the Anxiety Sensitivity Index - Revised (ASI-R) in a clinical and normative population, Australian Journal of Psychology, Vol 54, supplement 2002 (combined abstract of 2002) p10
- Armstrong K, Khawaja NG, (2002) Gender Differences in Anxiety: An Investigation of the Symptoms, Cognitions, and Sensitivity Towards Anxiety in a Nonclinical Population, Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy p227-231
- Khawaja N, Armstrong K, (2001) Factor Structure and Psychometric Properties of Frost Multi Dimensional Perfectionism Scale: An Investigation on the Basis of Australian Population, Australian Journal of Psychology p158-159
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