Using ‘Oppositional Human Factors’ to disrupt trading in darknet marketplaces

Centre researchers recently completed our pioneering Australian Research Council Linkage project involving the application of systems Human Factors and Ergonomics (HFE) methods to help understand and prevent the trading of illicit goods in darknet markets. The project was conducted in partnership with the University of Queensland, the University of Southampton, the Department of Home Affairs, … More Using ‘Oppositional Human Factors’ to disrupt trading in darknet marketplaces

2022 Symposium- Save the date!

We are delighted to announce that our 2022 symposium, Innovations in Human Factors and Ergonomics, will take place at the University of the Sunshine Coast on Thursday 15th and Friday 16th September 2022. This includes a one-day research symposium and a day of workshops providing training and practical guidance in state-of-the-art Human Factors and Ergonomics (HFE) … More 2022 Symposium- Save the date!

Systems thinking in road safety 

A complex systems thinking approach to road trauma This week our director Professor Paul Salmon gave an invited plenary presentation at the 2021 Australasian Road Safety Conference as part of a session on Systems thinking for future road safety (Zero by 2050). Paul’s presentation included an introduction to systems thinking followed by an overview of his recently completed Australian Research Council Future … More Systems thinking in road safety 

On-demand (Gig Economy) Delivery Rider Safety Systems Review

The aim of this research project is to describe and understand the on-demand gig economy rider delivery system in Victoria, identify the network of factors that influence rider behaviour and safety (specifically, crashes), and identify initial recommendations for interventions to reduce risk. This study has been commissioned by the Department of Transport and approved by … More On-demand (Gig Economy) Delivery Rider Safety Systems Review

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!