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1202 - The Human Factors Podcast

1202 - The Human Factors Podcast

Barry Kirby explores aspects of Human Factors, from practitioners in the field, through Processes and Tools that are useful (or not) and other Information and News that may be beneficial. For HF people to keep in touch and non-HF people to hear what we do.

Recent Episodes

Professional Skills And Implementation (CIEHF Competence 5)

What does 2022 hold?

Jan. 18, 2022

An introduction to the 2022 programme, what can be expected and what are the opportunities.

Professional Skills And Implementation (CIEHF Competence 5)

Review of 2021 - With Jo Polson

Dec. 20, 2021

We look back not only at 2021, but at all the podcasts to date and pick our favourites, as well as look at the other statistics such a location and popularity.

Guest: Jo Polson
Professional Skills And Implementation (CIEHF Competence 5)

CPD in 2021 - An Interview with Fiona Cayzer

Dec. 6, 2021

CPD deadlines are looming for 2021 and Dr. Fiona Cayzer gives us some insights into what we should be doing by the end of December. We also learn about what the Professional Affairs Board does in the CIEHF as well as about h…

Guest: Fiona Cayzer
Professional Skills And Implementation (CIEHF Competence 5)

What goes on under the bonnet of an Ergonomics Conference?

Nov. 28, 2021

An interview with Dr. Nora Balfe, and Dr David Golightly, the co-Chairs of the Conference Proceedings about what goes on in the background of organising the Ergonomics Conference and what 2022 is shaping up like.

Design And Development Of Systems (CIEHF Competence 4)

Public Spaces and Aging Populations - An interview with Prof Charles Musselwhite

Nov. 22, 2021

An interview with Professor Charles Musselwhite about his research into the design if public spaces and how we need to be thinking about the aging population. Not only embracing the fact that we all age, but that we should a…

Design And Development Of Systems (CIEHF Competence 4)

Conscious Design - An Interview with Ian Peterman

Nov. 8, 2021

Ian Peterman is the Autor of a new book, Conscious Design which has just launched. Conscious design is a philosophy Ian uses within his team, to create brands and products that restore and sustain our planet. This interview …

Guest: Ian Peterman

Recent Blog Posts

1202 Human Factors Podcast Statistics 2021

A roundup of listenership of 1202 - The Human Factors Podcast up to the end of December 2021.

Categories and competencies

Having had a lot of categories and no real way of controlling them, I have been pondering about what would be a more sensible approach, what would be use…

The YouTube experiment

Our youtube account is up - We will aim to have snippets and episodes up as we go.  New to us so we will see how it goes.   First full episod…

About the Host

Barry Kirby

Barry has 20 years experience in the Human Factors domain, and has been the Managing Director of K Sharp since 2011. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors and a Chartered Ergonomist as well as a Chartered Engineer.