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Adjunct Associate Professor Kerry Armstrong
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)

Drink Driving and Drug Driving, Rural and Remote Road Safety, Rural Isolation and Drink Driving, Fatigue and Sleepiness, Post-Partum Fatigue, Women Alcohol Use and Culture, Alcohol and Culture, Road Safety Strategy and Policy, Capacity Building and Management

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


Background Associate Professor Kerry Armstrong is a Principal 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 17 years and has an established national and international profile. She was awarded a prestigious three-year QUT Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellowship which she commenced in January, 2016. Kerry is a registered psychologist and holds a PhD from QUT. She is immediate past Chair of the Australasian College of Road Safety (ACRS) – QLD Chapter (2009-2016) and current deputy Chair. University Committee Representation   2015-current: University Academic Board 2015-2016: University Learning and Teaching Committee 2015-2016: University Appeals Committee 2015-current: IHBI Injury Prevention Program Community Theme Leader 2012-2015: CARRS-Q School and Community Theme Leader 2010-2013: IHBI Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation Domain Executive Steering Group 2009-2010: Faculty of Health Equity Committee   Research interests   postpartum sleepiness and safety-sensitive activities (such as driving) drink driving – in particular women’s drink driving drug driving women’s drinking   Research grants Kerry has been involved, as either a chief or co-investigator, in attracting close to $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. Her contributions advance several key priorities of the QUT Blueprint through her national leadership in the areas of injury prevention, knowledge transfer via consulting services, and translation of research to policy. She had led or managed a number of projects which have had direct impact on the development and implementation of policy and legislation.

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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
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CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
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Completed supervisions (Masters by Research)