Design School


Human Factors in Complex Systems Research Group

This group addresses the interactions between people, products, technologies, services, procedures, policies and culture which, when combined, form complex socio-technical systems.

Areas of expertise

  • sustainable systems
  • resilience engineering
  • design and evaluation of jobs, tasks, work and service systems
  • human factors aspects of health and safety
  • risk assessment and risk management
  • mapping, modelling and simulation of complex systems
  • participatory ergonomics and service co-creation
  • public safety
  • patient safety
  • health and safety in construction, manufacturing and service sectors
  • accident analysis, investigation and prevention
  • influencing attitudes towards health and safety
  • work and ageing

Academic & Research staff

PhD & MPhil students