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Eleanor Harvey BSc (Hons)

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Ellie graduated with a first class BSc in Ergonomics from Loughborough University in 2013 and received the ‘IEHF Hywel Murrell Award 2014’ for an outstanding undergraduate project.


After spending a year working for BAE Systems she returned to Loughborough in October 2014 to begin a PhD funded by a design school studentship.  

Research Group: Human Factors in Complex Systems


Construction is a high risk industry which presents some unique challenges for health and safety management. Ellie’s research aims to explore the potential to adopt a resilience-based approach to safety within a dynamic sector formed of temporary projects, with a view to producing a framework to equip Safety Intelligent leaders. 

Dr Patrick Waterson

Prof. Andrew Dainty

Resilience in Safety Leadership. Exploring its Potential Within Construction Health and Safety

Human Factors; Health and Safety; Complex Systems; Construction Project Management; Competency Development.