Pushing the boundaries of Human Factors - An interview with Professor Paul Salmon

October 25, 2021

Pushing the boundaries of Human Factors - An interview with Professor Paul Salmon
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Paul Salmon is Professor in Human Factors and is the director of the Centre for Human Factors and Sociotechnical Systems at the University of the Sunshine Coast.In this interview he talks about how his interest in HF was sparked by Football boot design,


Paul Salmon is Professor in Human Factors and is the director of the Centre for Human Factors and Sociotechnical Systems at the University of the Sunshine Coast.

 

In this interview he talks about how his interest in HF was sparked by Football boot design, and then goes on to highlight the research with Transport and Infrastructure he has been doing and the surprising sociotechnical links he and his team have found.

 

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Paul Salmon

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Paul M. Salmon is a professor in Human Factors and is the director of the Centre for Human Factors and Sociotechnical Systems at the University of the Sunshine Coast. Paul has over 20 years’ experience of applied Human Factors and safety research in areas such as transport, defence, sport and outdoor recreation, healthcare, workplace safety, and cybersecurity. He has authored 21 books and over 250 peer reviewed journal articles. Paul’s work has been recognized through various accolades, including the Chartered Institute for Ergonomics and Human Factor’s 2019 William Floyd award and 2008 Presidents Medal, the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Australia’s 2017 Cumming memorial medal, and the International Ergonomics Association’s 2018 research impacting practice award.