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Professor Jeremy Davey

PhD UQ, Med JCU, BEd, JCU

  • Leader, USC Road Safety Research Collaboration
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Room G.47, Innovation Centre
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Sunshine Coast
Jeremy Davey

Profile

Dr Jeremy Davey is a Professor in the School of Law and Society and is Leader of USC's Road Safety Research Collaboration. Jeremy was previously Professor and co-founder of the State’s first dedicated university research centre in road safety (CARRS-Q at the Queensland University of Technology).

In 2018, he was invited by the Queensland Government’s Motor Accident Insurance Commission (MAIC) to establish and lead a dedicated university research group in road safety at the University of the Sunshine Coast. He has an extensive international history and experience in research, publication and doctoral supervision in areas such as Road Safety, Alcohol and other Drug Use, Workplace Safety, Policing, Rail Safety, Heavy Vehicles, Impaired driving, Enforcement and Policy development. He is regularly sought after by governments, national and international organisations and major industries as an advisor and consultant.

He has held senior executive and advisory positions on a number of national bodies including the Australasian College of Road Safety, the Alcohol and Other Drug Council of Australia, the National Police Drug and Alcohol Coordinators Committee and the Australian Defence Force. He is currently a member of the Australian Commonwealth Government’s National Drug Driving Working Group.

At the international level, Jeremy is a member of the US Government’s National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Transportation Research Board’s, Standing Committee on Alcohol and Other Drugs . In 2018, in recognition of his leadership and expertise, Jeremy was awarded the United States Government’s flagship foreign exchange scholarship program award of a Senior Fulbright Scholar and undertook a comparative study into the legalisation of cannabis in various US states and its impact on drug driving.

Awards

Senior Fulbright Scholarship 2018

Best Lecturer of the Year 2003 QUT

Inaugural National Campaign Against Drug Abuse (NCADA) PhD Fellowship 1990-1994

Professional Memberships

Fulbright Alumni

Australasian College of Road Safety 

Potential Research Projects for HDR & Honours students:

  • Drink and drug driving
  • Injury prevention
  • Driver attitudes and behaviours
  • Fleet and occupational safety
  • Risk and safety culture

Research areas

  • Road Safety
  • Substance use
  • Drug driving
  • Drink driving
  • Roadside and Workplace Drug Testing

Dr Jeremy Davey is a Professor in the School of Law and Society and is Leader of the University of the Sunshine Coast’s (USC) Road Safety Research Collaboration. He has an extensive international history and experience in research, publication and Doctoral supervision in areas such as Road Safety, Workplace Safety, Policing, Rail Safety, Alcohol and other Drug Use, Heavy Vehicles, Impaired driving, Enforcement and Policy development. He has held senior executive and advisory positions in a number of national bodies and advisory groups. (Deleted section was here) ) . He is currently a member of the Australian Commonwealth Government’s, National Drug Driving Working Group and the US Government’s National Academies of Sciences, (Deleted section was here) Standing Committee on Alcohol and Other Drugs, and Transportation. Jeremy was previously Professor and co-founder of the State’s first dedicated university research centre in road safety (CARRS-Q at the Queensland University of Technology). In 2018, he was awarded the United States Government’s flagship foreign exchange scholarship program award of a Senior Fulbright Scholar and asked by the Queensland Government’s Motor Accident Insurance Commission (MAIC) to establish and develop a dedicated university research group in road safety within USC

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