Postgraduate Study


The Centre places significant emphasis on research training through our postgraduate study program comprising PhD and Masters degree projects focussed on the application and/or extension of human factors and sociotechnical systems theory and methods.

We currently have the following PhD students exploring key human factors issues across a diverse range of contexts:

  • Timothy Neville, Distributed situation awareness in Australian Football Rules umpire systems
  • Clare Dallat, A systems approach to risk assessment in led outdoor activities
  • Eryn Grant, Accident prediction in complex sociotechnical systems
  • Elizabeth Grey, Forecasting system safety performance
  • Sarah-Louise Donovan (Monash University), Safety leadership and workplace safety
  • Adam Hulme (Federation University), A systems approach to running injuries
  • Erin Stevens, Systems thinking and ageing in place
  • Matthew Woolley, A systems approach to accident investigation
  • Cate MacMillan, Independent living for adults with intellectual disability
  • Judy Watson, Identify theft and continuation of internet use
  • Tony Carden, A systems approach to regulatory system design and evaluation
  • Nick Patorniti, Sociotechnical systems and main street urban planning and design
  • Tim Gill, Rapidly forming teams in extreme environments
  • Dennis Desmond, Optimising illicit dark net marketplace interventions
  • Scott McLean, A complex systems approach to football performance analysis
  • Rachael Wynne, Direction of visual attention and visual search within the context of driving.

For further information regarding our HDR program and opportunities to study within the centre please contact Professor Paul Salmon, (07) 5456 5893, or a theme leader relevant to your area of study