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Adjusting to a Messy World: Donald Broadbent Lecture 2016

On 21 April 2016, we co-presented the Donald Broadbent lecture at Ergonomics and Human Factors 2016 (Daventry, UK) summarising some of the themes in ‘Human Factors and Ergonomics in Practice’. In this post, we summarise aspects of the book, slide by … Continue reading

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by Martin Bromiley I do human factors.  As an airline pilot, I sit at the front of an aircraft that passes through the upper atmosphere at close to the speed of sound. My immediate thoughts are about 100 miles ahead. … Continue reading

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Chapter 29: Engaging Participants in Human Factors and Ergonomics

by David M. Antle and Linda L. Miller Practitioner summary Human factors and ergonomics (HF/E) has a tradition of working with stakeholders and end-users within a participatory approach. Employee/end-user engagement allows for better comprehension of specific nuances and intricate details of … Continue reading

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Chapter 13: Human Factors and Ergonomics Practice in Healthcare: Challenges and Opportunities

by Ken Catchpole and Shelly Jeffcott Practitioner summary The healthcare system is complex, opaque and prone to accidents. This provides exciting challenges and opportunities for the human factors and ergonomics (HF/E) practitioner. The current challenges faced by the healthcare HF/E practitioner … Continue reading

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Chapter 9: Integrating Research into Practice in Human Factors and Ergonomics

by Amy Z.Q. Chung, Ann Williamson and Steven Shorrock Practitioner summary This chapter explores the perceived barriers to the use of research for human factors and ergonomics (HF/E) professionals, examines the implications of the research-practice gap for HF/E as a profession and discipline, … Continue reading

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Chapter 1: Introduction: Human Factors and Ergonomics in Practice

by Steven Shorrock and Claire Williams  Practitioner summary This chapter introduces the main themes of the book. Whilst there is commonality amongst HF/E practitioners in the holistic and systems approach taken to designing interactions, HF/E is incredibly diverse. This diversity is … Continue reading

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