Senior Research Fellow, Road Safety and Injury Prevention, UNSW

Soufiane Boufous is an injury epidemiologist at Transport and Road Safety Research at the University of NSW. Soufiane's has led policy relevant research in the area of road safety for various state governments as well as international organisations such WHO and UNICEF. He is also a member of the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study. His main areas of research include cycling safety and injury prevention in older people.

Experience

  • –present
    Research Fellow, Raod Safety and Injury Prevention, UNSW Australia
  • 2007–2012
    Senior research fellow, The George Institute for Global Health, University of New South Wales.

Education

  • 2007 
    University of New South Wales, PhD, Public Health and Epidemiology
  • 2002 
    University of Sydney, Masters of Public Health

Publications

  • 2015
    The Lancet, Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 301 acute and chronic diseases and injuries in 188 countries, 1990–2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013
  • 2015
    Injury Prevention, Recent trends in cyclist fatalities in Australia
  • 2014
    American Journal of Epidemiology , The Role of Sleepiness, Sleep Disorders and the Work Environment on Heavy Vehicle Crashes.
  • 2014
    Accident Analysis & Prevention, Cyclists' clothing and reduced risk of injury in crashes
  • 2014
    Traffic Injury Prevention, Bicycle Crashes in Different Riding Environments in the Australian Capital Territory
  • 2014
    BMC Public Health , Factors influencing social and health outcomes after motor vehicle crash injury: an inception cohort study protocol
  • 2013
    Injury Prevention , Single-versus multi-vehicle bicycle road crashes in Victoria
  • 2013
    British Medical Journal , Caffeinated Substance Use and Crash Risk in Long Distance Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers: a Case-Control Study
  • 2012
    Accident Analysis & Prevention , Risk factors for severe injury in cyclists involved in traffic crashes in Victoria
  • 2012
    The Lancet, Global and regional mortality from 235 causes of death for 20 age groups in 1990 and 2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010
  • 2011
    Traffic Injury Prevention , Cycling crashes in children, adolescents and adults - a comparative analysis
  • 2009
    American Journal of Public Health , Novice drivers risky driving behaviours, risk perception and crash risk: Findings from the DRIVE Study
  • 2008
    Journal of Safety Research , The impact of environmental, vehicle and driver characteristics on injury severity in older drivers
  • 2008
    Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health , How comparable are road traffic crash cases in hospital admissions data and police records? An examination of data linkage rates
  • 2006
    Accident Analysis and Prevention , Work-related traffic crashes, a record linkage study

Grants and Contracts

  • 2015
    Human factor considerations for driver licensing point system
    Role:
    chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    New Zealand Transport Agency
  • 2013
    Safety on shared cyclists and pedestrians facilities
    Role:
    Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Transport for NSW
  • 2012
    Falls risk associated with cataract and after first and second eye cataract surgery
    Role:
    Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    National Health and Medical Research Council
  • 2012
    Falls risk associated with cataract and after first and second eye cataract surgery
    Role:
    Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    National Health and Medical Research Council
  • 2010
    Evaluation of a program to enable older, at-risk drivers to stop or limit driving, but maintain mobility
    Role:
    Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Australian Research Council
  • 2009
    Key factors in Pedestrian and Cyclist Casualty Crashes in Victoria
    Role:
    Lead investigator
    Funding Source:
    VicRoads