Dr Marilyn Johnson
Dr Marilyn Johnson is a road safety researcher and practitioner.
She completed her PhD at the Monash University Accident Research Centre where she investigated how cyclists and drivers interact on the roads and conducted the first Australian naturalistic cycling study.
For the last five years, Marilyn has been at the Monash University Institute of Transport Studies where she is a Senior Research Fellow and leads the Cycling and Walking Research Group. She is an Australian Research Council DECRA Fellow and has recently started a major five year study into the effectiveness of coroners' recommendations on reducing fatalities on Australian roads.
Marilyn is also the Research and Policy Manager at the Amy Gillett Foundation, Australia's national cycling safety organisation. In her role at the Foundation she provides advice to ensure action and activities are based on critically evaluated scientific evidence.
Marilyn is a recognised expert in road safety and is currently a member of the National Executive of the peak road safety body, the Australasian College of Road Safety and Vice-Chair of the Victorian chapter. She is also part of the National Executive of the Australasian Injury Prevention Network.
Thursday 19 October | 11:55am