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Injury Prevention is an international peer reviewed journal that offers the best in science, policy, and public health practice to reduce the burden of injury in all age groups around the world. The journal publishes original research, opinion, debate and special features on the prevention of unintentional, occupational and intentional (violence-related) injuries. Injury Prevention is online only.

It is the official journal of the Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research (SAVIR).

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Editor-in-Chief: Professor Roderick J. McClure, University of New England, Australia
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Injury Prevention considers unsolicited submissions of a wide range of article types, including original research, systematic reviews, and methodology articles.
The Author Information section provides provides general guidelines as well as requirements for specific article types.
Information is also provided on editorial policies and open access.
All manuscripts should be submitted online.

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Free Monthly Podcasts

Injury Prevention produces free audio podcasts that are released on the first Thursday of every month. Editor-in-Chief Rod McClure interviews leading players within the injury prevention field to discuss their own research as well as major developments in this multidiscliplinary area. 


Latest episode: A vision of safer cities

This month's guest is Professor Richard Franklin, Co-Director of the World Safety Organisation Collaborating Centre for Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion at James Cook University in Australia. He raises the importance of active and safe transportation for the future of our cities, and also discusses his public health work in rural populations. Professor Franklin also gives us a preview of the forthcoming Safety 2020 conference.


You can listen via Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, SoundCloud and other popular podcast platforms. Subscribe today to make sure that you never miss an episode! 


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