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May 7, 2020

Farming PPE – Inspiring future collaboration

This podcast is more of a case study, looking at the phenomenon that is the "Frontline 3D Farms" where Rob Venus and Dr Dimitris Pletsas reacted to the drastic need for PPE to make it to the NHS Frontline. In …

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April 16, 2020

Using Cyber in Covid-19 Lockdown – a discussion with Amanda Kirby

Amanda Kirby is a systems engineer and the research director of K Sharp. Whilst somewhat of a captive interviewee, she details her career path, and what drove her to engage in a traditionally male dominated workspace. We then discuss how …

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March 29, 2020

When Podcasts collide – Working from Home Tips from the Travelling Er…

Many of us have been working at home for a week or so now, and perhaps the novelty is starting to wear off. In the coming weeks is when we will be at most risk of damaging ourselves, because we …

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March 16, 2020

Meet the CIEHF Chief Exec – Dr Noorzaman Rashid

Meeting the man with the mission of navigating the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors through the next five years. Dr Noorzaman Rashid is the recently appointed Chief Executive and has a mission to take the Institute through the …

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March 2, 2020

Human Factors in Space – An interview with Susan Buckle, UK Space Age…

Susan Buckle is the Education and Outreach Manager at the UK Space Agency. This is on the back of an enviable career at the European Space Agency. In this interview she talks about the role of Human Factors in astronaut …

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Feb. 18, 2020

Automation and Human Factors – An interview with Dr Malcolm Cook

This episode looks at the evolution of Automation and in particular some of the things we should be considering from the Human Factors Viewpoint. Dr Malcolm Cook joined me during his lunch-break to explore the perils and potential of Autonomy. …

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Feb. 3, 2020

CPD – Tips for 2020 with Julia Clarke and Martin Thody

This podcast is timed to coincide with the start of the CPD year and brings together two experts in CPD who are also involved with the CPD assessment process for the CIEHF. Martin Thody returns to bring his experience and …

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Jan. 20, 2020

The Nuclear Option – An interview with Grant Hudson

This episode looks at the issues surrounding the application of Human Factors in the Nuclear Industry. Barry talks with Grant Hudson, the Head of Human Factors at Cavendish Nuclear. He finds out more about Grants career, ambitions as well as …

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Dec. 16, 2019

Human Factors and In-Service Design

In this episode, Barry starts exploring how Human Factors techniques are being used, perhaps where we don't expect. Taking the interview complexity up a notch, he interviews both Phil Nutley and Chris Avis from CCD Design & Ergonomics. They are …

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Nov. 4, 2019

Political Maslow – Is voting intention linked to motivational need?

With the calling of a General Election, Barry looks back at some research he started after the 2017 General Election, where he explored the notion that voting intention could be…

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