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Biography

Professor Lynn Meuleners is an epidemiologist in the School of Population and Global Health. She has over 16 years’ experience in road safety.

Professor Meuleners has a PhD from Curtin University and a Masters of Science degree from the University of Manchester. She has worked on numerous national and international projects that have directly influenced road safety policy and worked with both Federal and State Governments in Australia and internationally. She has led many research projects and has developed an extensive collaborative network with road safety researchers and practitioners. Institutions which she liaises and collaborates with include the Department of Health WA, Main Roads WA, WA Police, the Road Safety Commission, Injury Matters, WALGA and the Department of Transport. Her interests include older drivers, data linkage, cycling safety, driving simulation studies, visual impairment and road safety program evaluations. She has published over 200 peer-reviewed articles, books, book chapters and technical reports and procured competitive research funding including funding from the NHMRC and the ARC.

 Additional grants acquired while at Curtin University are included in the following table.

Grant title

Period of support

Amount

Funding source

Optimising drug driving deterrence regimes

Joint submission between C-MARC and CASR

Baldock M, Wundersitz L, Rafferty S, Palamara P, Meuleners L.

2018

$90,000

Austroads Tender

Natural view on rural and remote road safety

Joint submission between C-MARC and CASR)

Baldock M, Wooley J, Wundersitz L, Rafferty S, Brameld K, Palamara P, Meuleners L.

2018

$120,000

Austroads Tender

Electronic advertising billboards: A driver distraction study

Meuleners L, Roberts P.

2017

$100,000

Main Roads WA

The DIAMOND Study: Diverging Diamond Interchanges in Western Australia: PerforMance ON a Driving simulator

Meuleners L, Logan D, Roberts P, Chow K

2015

$134,000

Neurotrauma Research Program

Characterisation of deficits in driving performance and self- regulation practices among older drivers with bilateral cataract

Meuleners L, Keay L, Ng J, Morlet N, McCluskey P, Young M

2014-2016

 

$376,000

 

Australian Research Council-Discovery Grant

Understanding the impact of cataract vision impairment on risk of falls

Keay L, Meuleners L, McCluskey PJ, Morlet N, Ng J

2013-2015

 

$770,000

 

National Health and Medical Research Council

Neurocognitive predictors of risky driving in young people

Stout J, Stevenson M, Meuleners L

2013

$197,000

Neurotrauma Research Program

Motor control and driving ability – quantifying the utility of motor control screening protocols for older drivers

Allison G, Meuleners L, Hendrie D, Grisbrook T

2013

$50,000

Neurotrauma Research Program

Proximity to alcohol outlets and risk of road crash: A population based study

Ivers R, Chikritzhs T, Meuleners L, Boufous S

2012-2013

$9,600

Australian Rechabite Foundation

Australia and Taiwan Road Safety Workshop

Chen T, Meuleners L, Hendrie D

2012-2013

$10,700

Australia China Council Grant

The impact of first and second eye cataract surgery on falls and utilisation of mental health services among older Australians

Meuleners L, Lee AH, Hendrie D, Ng J

2011-2013

$150,000

Australian Research Council-Discovery

Dementia and hospitalisations due to an injury: a population study

Chen T, Meuleners L

2012

$50,000

Dementia Research Grant

Medications and crash involvement for older drivers: A population based study

Meuleners LB, Palamara P, Duke J

2010-2011

$65,000

Department of Health, Western Australia

Cataract and crash risk for older drivers: evidence from a population based study.

Meuleners L, Semmens J, Ng J, Hendrie D

2010-2013

$60,000

Australian Research Council-Discovery

Mental illness and interpersonal violence: evidence from a population-based study.

Meuleners LB, Semmens J, Spilsbury K

2009

$60,000

Rotary Health Fund

Interpersonal violence and adverse pregnancy outcomes: evidence from a   population-based study.

Meuleners LB, Jansen P

2009

$11,000

Curtin Internal Grant Scheme

Assessing interpersonal violence in Western Australia

Meuleners LB, Lee AH, Hendrie D

2010

$100,000

Office of Crime Prevention

Safety in the heavy vehicle industry: a collaborative response

Stevenson M, Sharwood LN, Wong K, Elkington J, Meuleners L, Ivers R, Grunstein R, Williamson A, Haworth N, Norton R.

2007-2009

$1,200,000

Australian Research Council-Linkage

Evaluation of the Youth Driver Development Program (YDDP).

Meuleners LB, Lee A, Hendrie D

2007-2008

$25,000

Office of Road Safety

A population based study examining the impact of interpersonal violence victimisation on mental health.

Meuleners LB, Lee A, Hendrie D

2006-2007

$93,000

Criminology Research Council

The crash risk for older drivers taking medications that act on the central nervous system: a population based study.

Meuleners LB, Palamara P, Semmens J, Ng J, Lee A

2006-2008

$19,000

Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB)

 

 

Keywords

  • Ageing
  • Transport
  • road safety
  • data linkage
  • older drivers
  • driving simulators
  • road treatment evaluations

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Research Output 2001 2019

Impact of first and second eye cataract surgery on physical activity: a prospective study

Meuleners, L. B., Feng, Y. R., Fraser, M., Brameld, K. & Chow, K., 20 Mar 2019, In : BMJ Open. 9, 3, p. e024491

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Cataract
Prospective Studies
Leisure Activities
Exercise
Gardening

Safer cycling and the urban road environment: A case control study

Meuleners, L. B., Stevenson, M., Fraser, M., Oxley, J., Rose, G. & Johnson, M., 1 Aug 2019, In : Accident Analysis and Prevention. 129, p. 342-349 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bicycles
Case-Control Studies
road
Telecommunication traffic
bicycle
2 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of first- and second-eye cataract surgery on motor vehicle crashes and associated costs

Meuleners, L. B., Brameld, K., Fraser, M. L. & Chow, K., 1 Jan 2019, In : Age and Ageing. 48, 1, p. 128-133 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motor Vehicles
Cataract
Costs and Cost Analysis
Cost Savings
Information Storage and Retrieval

The impact of first and second eye cataract surgery on physical activity: a prospective study.

Meuleners, L., Feng, W., Fraser, M., Brameld, K. & Chow, K., 1 Feb 2019, (Submitted) In : BMJ: British Medical Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
Motor Vehicles
motor vehicle
Alcohols
alcohol
Buffers

Projects 2003 2020