Roger joined Loughborough as Lecturer in Ergonomics in 1990, retiring in 2021. During his time with the University, Roger served as Head of Department, Human Sciences from 2004-2010 and as Associate Dean Teaching, School of Design and Creative Arts between 2018-2021. Roger also held positions with the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (CIEHF), including a term as President, coinciding with the Institute being granted its Royal Charter. On his retirement, Roger was appointed Professor Emeritus. Roger has now stepped down as Editor-in-Chief of the journal Ergonomics. Having served in this capacity for 15 years, Roger is pleased to have been invited to become Editor-in-Chief Emeritus of the journal.
Roger's primary research contribution has been in the area of human factors aspects of health and safety. In particular, the protection of workers in the construction industry; the design, safety and usability of the built environment; and understanding and preventing slips, trips and falls.
More details of Roger's publications can be found here.