Research Projects

Research Projects

Lets Move Together

The University of Wollongong (UOW) and Assistive Technology Suppliers Australia (ATSA) are collaborating on research into “integrated futures for motorised mobility devices” after their research proposal was awarded a three-year grant from the Australian Research Council (ARC) in the Linkage Projects funding announced on Friday 5 July 2019.

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Do you use a Motorised Mobility Device (a power wheelchair or a scooter)?

If the answer is YES would you consider participating in a government sponsored research project about motorised mobility devices (MMDs)?
You can read more about the research on our website here:

People who use a motorised mobility device are invited to complete a short survey. The survey aim is to collect insights to how they see a future of inclusion drawing on their experiences of being out and about.

The survey is available on this link Qualitative Survey and Invitation to Participate. Any information that you supply will be deidentified and your privacy will be protected. if you are interested in participating in a follow up conversation please provide your contact details. A $50 shopping voucher will be provided to those who choose to participate in the follow-up conversation. If you have trouble accessing the survey or would like further information please email Dr Theresa Harada at the University of Wollongong or phone 0423 383 113 and leave a message.

iMove and La Trobe University

Connected and Automated Vehicle (CAV) technologies are advancing more quickly than governments can regulate. People with disability have high expectations of CAVs. However, development of standards and regulations – especially for people with disability, who need the technology the most – risks falling behind.

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