Human Factors Research Group
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The Human Factors Research Group has a broad range of expertise across a number of disciplines including ergonomics and human factors, psychology, engineering, management and computing science. We can offer input to research projects, consultancy, advice and training in the following areas:

Virtual Reality and Simulation

  • Driving simulation and behavioural studies
  • Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality


  • Workplace assessment
  • Risk and safety analysis

Consultancy and Knowledge Exchange

  • Ergonomics and Human Factors Consultancy
  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  • Bespoke Training Courses
  • Masters and PhDs


  • Modelling systems
  • User requirements and systems modelling
  • Safety and human functions analysis in complex systems

Physical and Cognitive Ergonomics

  • Anthropometric measurement
  • Understanding physical interactions in the workplace
  • Manual handling, DSE and WRULD Assessment
  • Workload measurement
  • Product design and safety
  • Workplace health and safety
  • Job satisfaction and design
  • On site user studies
  • Workload tool design and assessment
  • Situation awareness methods
  • Decision-making modelling
  • Behaviour change


  • Human-centred design and evaluation
  • Participatory approaches and co-design
  • Research methods and experimental design
  • User interface and interaction design
  • Design methods
  • Product design
  • Design and use of complex interactive systems

Human Factors Research Group

Faculty of Engineering
The University of Nottingham
University Park, Nottingham

Telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 4040