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Journal articles

Dehez J; Castelle B; Carayon D; Peden AE; Brander RW, 2024, 'The role of surfers in beach safety management: Insights from French respondents to a global surfer survey', Ocean and Coastal Management, 248,

Shibata M; Peden AE; Lawes JC; Wong TK; Brander RW, 2024, 'What is a shore dump?: Exploring Australian university students’ beach safety knowledge and their perceptions of Australian beach safety signage', Safety Science, 170,

Castelle B; Dehez J; Savy JP; Marieu V; Lyser S; Bujan S; Carayon D; Brander R, 2024, 'Environmental controls on lifeguard-estimated surf-zone hazards, beach crowds, and resulting life risk at a high-energy sandy beach in southwest France', Natural Hazards, 120, pp. 1557 - 1576,

Koon WA; Peden AE; Lawes JC; Brander RW, 2023, 'Corrigendum to "Mortality trends and the impact of exposure on Australian coastal drowning deaths, 2004-2021" [Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 47 (2023) 100034', Australian and New Zealand journal of public health, 47, pp. 100125,

Koon W; Peden AE; Brander RW, 2023, 'Impact of a surfer rescue training program in Australia and New Zealand: a mixed methods evaluation', BMC Public Health, 23,

Koon W; Stewart O; Brander R; Quan L; Peden AE, 2023, 'Burden of fatal drowning in California, 2005-2019', Injury Prevention, 29, pp. 371 - 377,

Kamstra P; Cook BR; Brander R; Lawes JC; Calverley H; Strugnell G; Kiss B; Bond J; Daw S, 2023, 'Evaluating the impact of skill development for drowning prevention: A relationship-building approach to community engagement', Injury Prevention, 29, pp. 425 - 430,

Cornell S; Brander RW; Peden AE, 2023, 'Preventing selfie-related incidents: Taking a public health approach to reduce unnecessary burden on emergency medicine services', EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia, 35, pp. 691 - 693,

Willcox-Pidgeon S; Miller L; Leggat PA; Peden AE; Brander RW; Wilks J; Franklin RC, 2023, 'The characteristics of drowning among different types of international visitors to Australia and how this contributes to their drowning risk', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 47,

Koon W; Brander RW; Dusek G; Castelle B; Lawes JC, 2023, 'Relationships between the tide and fatal drowning at surf beaches in New South Wales, Australia: Implications for coastal safety management and practice', Ocean and Coastal Management, 238,

Koon WA; Peden AE; Lawes JC; Brander RW, 2023, 'Mortality trends and the impact of exposure on Australian coastal drowning deaths, 2004–2021', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 47,

Koon W; Brander RW; Alonzo D; Peden AE, 2023, 'Lessons learned from co-designing a high school beach safety education program with lifeguards and students', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 34, pp. 222 - 231,

Cornell S; Brander RW; Roberts A; Koon W; Peden AE; Lawes JC, 2023, '‘I actually thought that I was going to die’: Lessons on the rip current hazard from survivor experiences', Health Promotion Journal of Australia,

Cornell S; Brander R; Peden A, 2023, 'Selfie-Related Incidents: Narrative Review and Media Content Analysis', Journal of Medical Internet Research, 25,

Asselot R; Brander RW, 2023, 'Short-term dynamics of a high energy embayed beach: Stanwell Park, NSW, Australia', Ocean and Coastal Research, 71,

Cornell S; Brander RW; Peden AE, 2023, 'Should land managers be doing more to avert social media-related injuries and fatalities at tourism hotspots?', Current Issues in Tourism,

Kamstra P; Cook BR; Brander RW; Lawes JC; Matthews B; Calverley H; Imperiale AJ; Hooper B, 2022, 'Awareness without learning: A preliminary study exploring the effects of beachgoer's experiences on risk taking behaviours', Heliyon, 8,

Brander RW; Williamson A; Dunn N; Hatfield J; Sherker S; Hayen A, 2022, 'Evaluating the effectiveness of a science-based community beach safety intervention: The Science of the Surf (SOS) presentation', Continental Shelf Research, 241,

Uebelhoer L; Koon W; Harley MD; Lawes JC; Brander RW, 2022, 'Characteristics and beach safety knowledge of beachgoers on unpatrolled surf beaches in Australia', Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 22, pp. 909 - 926,

Woods M; Koon W; Brander RW, 2022, 'Identifying risk factors and implications for beach drowning prevention amongst an Australian multicultural community', PLoS ONE, 17,

Koon W; Schmidt A; Queiroga AC; Sempsrott J; Szpilman D; Webber J; Brander R, 2021, 'Need for consistent beach lifeguard data collection: Results from an international survey', Injury Prevention, 27, pp. 308 - 315,

Lawes JC; Uebelhoer L; Koon W; Strasiotto L; Anne F; Daw S; Brander RW; Mulcahy N; Peden AE, 2021, 'Understanding a population: A methodology for a population-based coastal safety survey', PLoS ONE, 16,

Szpilman D; Palacios Aguilar J; Queiroga AC; Barcala-Furelos R; Baker S; Dunne C; Peden AE; Brander R; Claesson A; Avramidis S; Leavy J; Luckhaus JL; Manino LA; Marques O; Nyitrai NJ; Pascual-Gomez LM; Springer L; Stanley TJ; Venema AM, 2021, 'Drowning and aquatic injuries dictionary', Resuscitation Plus, 5,

Koon W; Peden A; Lawes JC; Brander RW, 2021, 'Coastal drowning: A scoping review of burden, risk factors, and prevention strategies', PLoS ONE, 16,

Pitman SJ; Thompson K; Hart DE; Moran K; Gallop SL; Brander RW; Wooler A, 2021, 'Beachgoers' ability to identify rip currents at a beach in situ', Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 21, pp. 115 - 128,

Lawes JC; Rijksen EJT; Brander RW; Franklin RC; Daw S, 2020, 'Dying to help: Fatal bystander rescues in Australian coastal environments', PLoS ONE, 15,

Brander RW, 2020, ''Do You Want the Good News or the Bad News?' Measuring Rip Currents at Muriwai Beach, New Zealand', Journal of Coastal Research, 101, pp. 269 - 275,

Brander RW; Masselink G; Turner IL, 2020, ''There's Camels on the Beach!' The Nine Mile Beach, Central Queensland Macrotidal Beach Experiment', Journal of Coastal Research, 101, pp. 246 - 251,

Bauer BO; Sherman DJ; Brander RW; Osborne PD; Greenwood B, 2020, 'The Times They Are a-Changin', Journal of Coastal Research, 101, pp. 125 - 135,

Castelle B; Scott T; Brander R; McCarroll RJ; Tellier E; De Korte E; Tackuy L; Robinet A; Simonnet B; Salmi LR, 2020, 'Wave and Tide Controls on Rip Current Activity and Drowning Incidents in Southwest France', Journal of Coastal Research, 95, pp. 769 - 774,

Castelle B; Scott T; Brander R; McCarroll J; Robinet A; Tellier E; De Korte E; Simonnet B; Salmi LR, 2019, 'Environmental controls on surf zone injuries on high-energy beaches', Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 19, pp. 2183 - 2205,

Franklin RC; Peden AE; Brander RW; Leggat PA, 2019, 'Who rescues who? Understanding aquatic rescues in Australia using coronial data and a survey', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 43, pp. 477 - 483,

Pitman SJ; Gallop SL; Brander RW, 2019, 'Staying Safe on a Surf Beach: What Are Rip Currents?', Frontiers for Young Minds, 7,

Brewster BC; Gould RE; Brander RW, 2019, 'Estimations of rip current rescues and drowning in the United States', Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 19, pp. 389 - 397,

Brander RW; Warton N; Franklin RC; Shaw WS; Rijksen EJT; Daw S, 2019, 'Characteristics of aquatic rescues undertaken by bystanders in Australia', PLoS ONE, 14,

Clifford KM; Brander RW; Trimble S; Houser C, 2018, 'Beach safety knowledge of visiting international study abroad students to Australia', Tourism Management, 69, pp. 487 - 497,

Ménard AD; Houser C; Brander RW; Trimble S; Scaman A, 2018, 'The psychology of beach users: importance of confirmation bias, action, and intention to improving rip current safety', Natural Hazards, 94, pp. 953 - 973,

Castelle B; Brander R; Tellier E; Simonnet B; Scott T; McCarroll J; Campagne JM; Cavailhes T; Lechevrel P, 2018, 'Surf zone hazards and injuries on beaches in SW France', Natural Hazards, 93, pp. 1317 - 1335,

McCarroll RJ; Brander RW; Scott T; Castelle B, 2018, 'Bathymetric controls on rotational surfzone currents', Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 123, pp. 1295 - 1316,

Warton NM; Brander RW, 2017, 'Improving tourist beach safety awareness: The benefits of watching Bondi Rescue', Tourism Management, 63, pp. 187 - 200,

Gallop SL; Harley MD; Brander RW; Simmons JA; Splinter KD; Turner IL, 2017, 'Assessing cross-shore and alongshore variation in beach morphology due to wave climate: Storms to decades', Oceanography, 30, pp. 120 - 125,

Houser C; Trimble S; Brander R; Chris Brewster B; Dusek G; Jones D; Kuhn J, 2017, 'Public perceptions of a rip current hazard education program: "Break the Grip of the Rip!"', Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, 17, pp. 1003 - 1024,

Castelle B; Scott T; Brander RW; McCarroll RJ, 2016, 'Rip current types, circulation and hazard', Earth-Science Reviews, 163, pp. 1 - 21,

Houser C; Brander R; Brannstrom C; Trimble S; Flaherty J, 2016, 'Case study of rip current knowledge amongst students participating in a study abroad program', Frontiers: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Study Abroad

Miller I; Forster BC; Laffan SW; Brander RW, 2016, 'Bidirectional reflectance of coral growth-forms', International Journal of Remote Sensing, 37, pp. 1553 - 1567,

McCarroll RJ; Brander RW; Turner IL; Leeuwen BV, 2016, 'Shoreface storm morphodynamics and mega-rip evolution at an embayed beach: Bondi Beach, NSW, Australia', Continental Shelf Research, 116, pp. 74 - 88,

Van Leeuwen BR; McCarroll RJ; Brander RW; Turner IL; Power HE; Bradstreet AJ, 2016, 'Examining rip current escape strategies in non-traditional beach morphologies', Natural Hazards, 81, pp. 145 - 165,

Castelle B; McCarroll RJ; Brander RW; Scott T; Dubarbier B, 2016, 'Modelling the alongshore variability of optimum rip current escape strategies on a multiple rip-channelled beach', Natural Hazards, 81, pp. 663 - 686,

Brander R, 2016, 'The importance of visual rip current education', Physical Educator New Zealand

Gallop SL; Woodward E; Brander RW; Pitman SJ, 2016, 'Perceptions of rip current myths from the central south coast of England', Ocean and Coastal Management, 119, pp. 14 - 20,

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