Professor Andrew Morris
Professor of Human Factors in Transport Safety
Director of Internationalisation (Design School)
Andrew graduated from York University in 1988 and holds post-graduate qualifications from the University of Birmingham including a Master’s degree in Ergonomics and a PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering. He is currently Professor of Human Factors in Transport Safety and leads the Behavioural Safety Research and Injury Prevention Research Group.
Andrew is also Director of Internationalisation for the Loughborough Design School and holds a position as a Visiting Professor at Hasselt University in Belgium, Andrew was awarded US Government Special Award of Appreciation in recognition of outstanding leadership and special contributions in the field of motor vehicle safety (June 2009).
- Transport Safety (Module leader – DSP201)
- Mind at Work (Module Leader - DSA114)
- Driver and Vehicle Ergonomics (Module Leader - DSP117)
- Overseas Study & Industrial Placement (Module Leader DS1004 - DIntS)
- Automotive Crash Protection (MPB013)
- Introduction to Ergonomics (DSP101)
- Research Methodology (DSP206)
- Introduction to Ergonomics (DSP101)
- Body at Work (DSA103)
- Project (Ergonomics post-graduate) (DSP100)
- Project (Ergonomics undergraduate) (DSC100)
- Cognitive Ergonomics (DSB108)
- Data Collection and Analysis (DSP106)
Research Group: Behavioural Safety and Injury Prevention.
Andrew has over 27years’ experience of research in road transportation safety, vehicle safety, accident investigation, crash-injury and driver behaviour research and has published over 180 refereed technical publications, reports and conference papers in the subject of accident research, road crash injury, accident causation and driver behaviour. During his research career, Andrew has been involved in successful research grant applications totalling over £7million.
- Barnes, J, Morris, A, Welsh, R, Summerskill, S, Marshall, R, Kendrick, D, Logan, P, Drummond, A, Conroy, S, Fildes, B, Bell, J (2016) Injuries to older users of buses in the UK, Public Transport, 8(1), pp.25-38, ISSN: 1866-749X. DOI: 10.1007/s12469-015-0113-8.
- Morris, A, Reed, S, Welsh, R, Brown, L, Birrell, S (2015) Distraction effects of navigation and green-driving systems - results from field operational tests (FOTs) in the UK, EUROPEAN TRANSPORT RESEARCH REVIEW, 7(3), ISSN: 1867-0717. DOI: 10.1007/s12544-015-0175-3.
- Lenard, JA, Ekambaram, K, Morris, A (2015) Position and rotation of driver's head as risk factor for whiplash in rear impacts, J Ergonomics, 3(12).
- Hancox, G and Morris, AP Current and Future Trends in VRU Accidents in Europe - Why We Need ITS Solutions. In Silla, A, Scholliers, J, van Noort, M, Bell, D Paper No ITS- 2833 ITS World Congress 2015, Bordeaux.
- Silla, A; Rämä, P; Leden, L: van Noort, M; de Kruijff, J; Bell, D; Morris, A; Hancox, G & Scholliers, J Are Intelligent Transport Systems effective in improving the Safety of vulnerable road users? Paper No ITS-2453 ITS World Congress 2015, Bordeaux
- Niedderer, K, Cain, R, Clune, S, Lockton, D, Ludden, G, Mackrill, J, Morris, AP (2014) Creating Sustainable Innovation through Design for Behaviour Change. AHRC Design for Behaviour Change: Full Project Report, pp.1-126, Arts and Humanities Research Council under the 'Design in Innovation' call 2013, ISBN: 978-0-9560204-9-9. Full text: http://www./behaviourchange.eu/ .
- Niedderer, K, Cain, R, Clune, S, Lockton, D, Ludden, G, Mackrill, J, Morris, AP (2014) Creating Sustainable Innovation through Design for Behaviour Change. AHRC Design for Behaviour Change: Summary Report, pp.1-52, Arts and Humanities Research Council under the 'Design in Innovation' call 2013, ISBN: 978-0-9560204-7-5. Full text: http://www.behaviourchange.eu/ .
Key areas of expertise: Accident investigation and analysis, injury biomechanics, occupant kinematics, accident causation, driver behaviour, human factors in transport safety, behavioural change for safety