DR Jason Thompson

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  • Agent-Based Modelling (Complex Systems)
  • Computational Social Science (Public Health)
  • Injury Rehabilitation (Transport Workplace)
  • Public Health (Injury Prevention)
  • Transportation (Safety)

Overview

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  • Dr Jason Thompson (BSc (Hons), M.Psych (Clinical), PhD (Medicine))
    Melbourne School of Design

    With a background in Psychology and Medicine, Jason’s work is focused on the translation of research into practice across the areas of transportation, heavy vehicle safety, public health, post-injury rehabilitation, and system design.

    Jason has expertise in methods of computational social science for the modelling of urban, social, organisational, safety, rehabilitation, and active transport networks (e.g., cycling and walking) and has pioneered their use and publication in areas of traditional medical and transportation research. Statistical analyses and computational social modelling he conducted for Victorian Transport Accident Commission has contributed to tens of millions of dollars in savings for the Victorian community since its development in 2010.

    Jason maintains membership of the European Complex Systems Society, Australian College of Road Safety, Australasian Society of Behavioural Medicine, Australian Economics Society, American Psychological Society – Rehabilitation Psychology Division, Australian Injury Prevention Network, Australian Institute of Policy and Science, and is a Registered Psychologist.   

Affiliation

Member of

  • Australian Injury Prevention Network. Member 2015 -
  • European Complex Systems Society. Member 2015 -
  • American Psychological Association Rehabilitation Psychology Division. Member 2014 -
  • Australasian Society of Behavioural Medicine. Member 2014 -
  • Australian Economics Society. Member 2014 -
  • Australian Institute of Policy and Science. Member 2014 -
  • Psychologist. Registered Psychologist - General Registration 2009 -

Publications

Selected publications

Research

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Awards

Education and training

  • PhD, Deakin University 2015
  • M.Psych(Clinical), University of Ballarat 2005
  • B.Sc, Deakin University 2001

Other

Has work location

  • Level: 04 Room: 416, GLYN DAVIS BUILDING (MELBOURNE SCHOOL OF DESIGN), Parkville

Email

  • jason.thompson@unimelb.edu.au

Phone

  • +61 3 83447782