"Don't wait for accidents to happen"




Born 1962


  • UCL Centre For Transport Studies  PhD                                          1999
  • PhD Thesis: Accident involvement of child pedestrians: a holistic study of relative risk.
  • University of Reading                      BA  Psychology (2:1)               1984

Professional activities

  • Member of the Parliamentary Advisory Committee on Traffic Safety (PACTS) Working Group on Road user Behaviour  and European Transport Safety Council (ETSC)
  • Member of Editorial Board of the journal “Injury Prevention”
  • Member of Editorial Board of the journal “International Association of Traffic and Safety Sciences Research IATSS”
  • Member of the Editorial Board of “BMC Public Health”
  • Member of UK Transport Safety Commission

Main areas of interest

  • Causes and consequences of road collisions
  • Relationship between poverty and  collisions
  • In depth crash analysis
  • Occupational road risk
  • Applying systems and health models to road safety
  • Risk and risk analysis


  • British Psychological Society


  • Helman, S., Christie, N., Ward, H., Grayson, G., Delmonte, E., & Hutchins, R. (2014). A strategic review of the management of occupational road risk. Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.
  • Talbot, R., Reed, S., Barnes, J., Thomas, P. D., & Christie, N. (2014). Pedal Cyclist Fatalities in London: Analysis of Police Collision Files (2007-2011). Transport for London.
  • Gabbe, B. J., Sleney, J. S., Gosling, C. M., Wilson, K., Sutherland, A., Hart, M., . . . Christie, N. (2014). Financial and employment impacts of serious injury: A qualitative study. Injury, 45 (9), 1445-1451. doi:10.1016/j.injury.2014.01.019
  • Sleney, J., Christie, N., Earthy, S., Lyons, R. A., Kendrick, D., & Towner, E. (2014). Improving recovery—Learning from patients’ experiences after injury: A qualitative study. Injury, 45 (1), 312-319. doi:10.1016/j.injury.2012.12.025 Linking transport, health and sustainability: Better data sets for better policy-making
  • Cavoli, CM; Christie, N; Mindell, J; Titheridge, H; Linking transport, health and sustainability: Better data sets for better policy-making. Journal of Transport and Health

Contact details: UCL, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT. Tel: (44) 20 7679 2716 email: nicola.christie@ucl.ac.uk

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