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Dr Mark Symmons

Senior Lecturer

mark symmons
Phone:   +61 3 990 26747 or +61 3 512 26747
Fax:   +61 3 990 26359 or +61 3 512 26359
Office:   1E 117, Gippsland Campus
    902-161, Berwick Campus
Email:   mark.symmons@monash.edu

Biography

Mark completed an undergraduate degree in physics before going on to honours, masters and PhD in psychology. He has worked for and still collaborates with the Accident Research Centre (MUARC) on a variety of road safety projects, but is currently teaching into the Psychological Studies program and conducting research in several fields. Further detail is provided below and at http://users.monash.edu.au/~msymmons/

Research interests

Current research project

Several current projects involving motorcycle safety, ecodriving in corporate fleets, the use of a touch-based interface to remotely control mining machinery, and a number of psychophysics touch projects.

Recent publications

Peer reviewed

Other publications

Teaching

Psychological Studies at Gippsland and Berwick and by distance.

Expert media commentary

Motorcycle safety, heavy vehicles, ecodriving, fleets, and general rider and driver behaviour.
Haptics and virtual reality.

Postgraduate supervision

Current students:

Grants

Total since 2007 exceeds $1.2M

2009


2008


2007

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