Laura Mills | UniSC | University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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Laura Mills

BSocSc(Psych) (Hons), USC

  • PhD Candidate & Research Assistant
Office location
Room G.68, Innovation Centre
Sunshine Coast
Laura Mills


Laura has a strong interest in driver psychology and investigating the factors that influence and contribute to dangerous driving behaviour.

She graduated with a Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology) (Honours) at the University of the Sunshine Coast in 2020 and has been working as a research assistant with the RSRC since December 2019. In this time, Laura has been involved in a range of projects relating to mobile phone use, speeding, and impaired driving.

Her current projects as a research assistant are focused on the factors related to fatal traffic injuries, drug driving and the influence of social media on traffic offending behaviours.


Road Safety Research Collaboration PhD Scholarship 

Research areas

  • Drug Driving
  • Injury Prevention
  • Fatal Traffic Injuries
  • Social Media
  • Policing
  • Speeding