This year’s UNESCO World Capital of Architecture shows how cities can blend bustling urban neighbourhoods with peaceful spaces for culture and relaxation and create more human-friendly places to live and work.
A report by the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch has recommended a series of measures to reduce the risk of the wrong implant being inserted into patients, including where packaging and labelling could make a difference.
Most cyber security attacks are down to human error but putting the blame on people after an incident has happened isn’t the best way to stop breaches happening again in future, according to one expert.
From wearable wellbeing devices to high-tech pets that can help keep their owner calm, a series of innovative new product designs have been revealed in this year’s showcase from students at Brunel University London.
Discover the human factors challenges involved in designing warships and how new technology and good design are being used to cut the risk of errors at our free webinar presented by experts from BAE Systems
With thousands of animal and plant species disappearing from our planet, how can human factors help spread the message about the biodiversity crisis and improve the relationship between people and nature?
Research into the design of autonomous vehicle interfaces could give older users more confidence in using the vehicles and make them more accessible to everyone – helping people get around independently for longer.
The challenges of living and working in space mean thinking differently about how we design new habitats for astronauts and how we create equipment that’s adapted for carrying out tasks in microgravity
A new approach to human factors training in Thailand aims to develop the profession by boosting skills and knowledge and identifying the core competencies needed to support organisations in the country.
Tune in to the latest news and thinking in human factors with two new podcasts – All Systems Ergo, focused on healthcare topics, and the Pulse, our own series packed with updates and insight from the CIEHF.
Green spaces should feel safe and welcoming for everyone but that’s often not the case. A new project is calling for women and girls to be involved in designing parks to create places that feel safe for all.
Work-related injuries can leave employees in agony and lead to businesses losing time and productivity but what’s the key to creating an intervention that really makes a difference to workers and their wellbeing?