2021 Symposium!

Human Factors and Emerging Risks Symposium. Our world is changing, and as a result, society faces several emergent personal, organisational, societal and global risks which threaten our health and wellbeing. Human Factors has a critical role to play in understanding and managing these risks. Our 2021 Human Factors symposium entitled ‘Human Factors and Emerging Risks’ includes a series of presentations from leading … More 2021 Symposium!

Centre Newsletter.

We are delighted to share our Centre Newsletter first issue, which shares the latest HFE research and industry innovations from the world’s leading HFE researchers and industry representatives. Enjoy!

Systems Thinking in Football Webinar recording

The inaugural Systems Thinking in Football Webinar included a series of presentations on the application of systems thinking to understand and optimise football. The webinar was a huge success. We were overwhelmed by the number of registrations, and we would sincerely like to thank all of those who registered and attended. In total, we had … More Systems Thinking in Football Webinar recording

Systems Thinking in Football Webinar

Webinar aims The notion that football matches, teams, clubs, and leagues are complex systems is now widely recognised. Systems thinking provides useful approaches for understanding this complexity. The inaugural Systems Thinking in Football Webinar aims to engage a broad audience on the value and benefit of applying systems thinking in football. The webinar will include … More Systems Thinking in Football Webinar

Read our work in the Conversation!

Over the past five years our researchers have published a series of short articles outlining our human factors and systems thinking research in The Conversation. These quick to read and easy to digest articles cover various topics ranging from transport safety, accident causation, automation, corruption in sport, land use planning and urban design, and sports … More Read our work in the Conversation!

Applying systems thinking to the fatal five

Researchers from our Transport and Infrastructure theme recently completed a four-year Australian Research Council funded program of research involving the application of systems Human Factors and Ergonomics (HFE) methods to understand and prevent the fatal five driver behaviours. The aim of the research was to use HFE methods in an integrated manner to develop new … More Applying systems thinking to the fatal five

Beyond the tip of the iceberg: Using systems archetypes to understand common and recurring issues in sports coaching

As part of a new initiative for the Centre for Human Factors and Sociotechnical Systems to share our work to a wider audience, we are recording presentations our researchers and PhD students have given at key international and domestic conferences. First up is Dr Scott McLean who recently presented ‘Beyond the tip of the iceberg: Using systems archetypes to understand … More Beyond the tip of the iceberg: Using systems archetypes to understand common and recurring issues in sports coaching