Dr Alexandra Lang is an Assistant Professor in Human Factors (HF), specialising in the application of HF to Health and Social care. She has previously worked for Nottingham University Hospitals Trust (NUHT) as a Human Factors Specialist, integrating human factors into practice through applied projects in clinical context, research studies and training and education. Prior to her time working for the NHS Alex was a Senior Research Fellow in the School of Medicine at the University of Nottingham. Alex continues to be a Human Factors Consultant for the Centre for Healthcare Equipment & Technology Adoption (CHEATA) at NUHT.
She is a member of the Human Factors Research Group and is affiliated with the Horizon Digital Economy Research Centre and NIHR funded MindTech Mental Health MedTech Co-operative.
Alex sits on the Faculty of Engineering Ethics Committee and has held a variety of committee roles for external organisations including but not limited to - Chair of the Healthcare Special Interest Group for the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors 2016-19, Difficult Airways Society Human Factors Committee 2017-present.
PhD supervision covers a wide range of topics, not just health and social care domains. Recent multidisciplinary supervisions include work with School of English, Computer Science, Pharmacy and Medical School. Alex currently teaches on a range of modules - Advanced Methods in Human Factors, Human Factors and Usability Engineering in Medical Device Design and Regulation, Applied Human Factors in Healthcare Safety and Quality and User Centred Design and Research.
Human Factors Research Group - https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/research/groups/human-factors-research-group/index.aspx
MindTech - https://www.mindtech.org.uk/
Horizon - https://www.horizon.ac.uk/
CHEATA - http://www.cheata.co.uk/
- Human Factors in the design of systems, services and technology in health and social care.
- User centred design of assistive devices and healthcare technologies (physical and mental health)
- Inclusive ICT services
- Cultural experiences of health and education services (specifically use and management of resources in low income economies/ contexts)
- Safety and human performance and behaviour
I welcome enquiries from potential PhD candidates from Home, EU and international countries in the above areas.
MARTIN A, CAON M, ADORNI F, ANDREONI G, ASCOLESE A, ATKINSON S, BUL K, CARRION C, CASTELL C, CIOCIOLA V, CONDON L, ESPALLARGUES M, HANLEY J, JESUTHASAN N, LAFORTUNA CL, LANG A, PRINELLI F, PUIDOMENECH PUIG E, TABOZZI SA and MCKINSTRY B, 2020. A Mobile Phone Intervention to Improve Obesity-Related Health Behaviors of Adolescents Across Europe: Iterative Co-Design and Feasibility Study. JMIR mHealth and uHealth. 8(3), e14118 ANDREWS, J, CRAVEN, MC, JAMNADAS-KHODA, J, LANG, AR, MORRIS R and HOLLIS, C, 2020. Healthcare professional views of implementing remote measurement technology in central nervous system disorders: A qualitative interview study Journal of Medical Internet Research. LANG, A., SIMMONDS, M., PINCHIN, J., SHARPLES, S., DUNN, L., CLARKE, S., BENNETT, O., WOOD, S. and SWINSCOE, C., 2019. The impact of an electronic patient bedside observation and handover system on clinical practice: Mixed-methods evaluation: Journal of Medical Internet Research Journal of Medical Internet Research. 21(3),
PUIGDOMENECH, E., MARTIN, A., LANG, A., ADORNI, F., GOMEZ, S.F., MCKINSTRY, B., PRINELLI, F., CONDON, L., RASHID, R., CAON, M., ATKINSON, S., LAFORTUNA, C.L., CIOCIOLA, V., HANLEY, J., MCCLOUGHAN, L., CASTELL, C., ESPALLARGUES, M. and ON BEHALF OF THE PEGASO FIT FOR FUTURE CONSORTIUM., 2019. Fit For Future Consortium. Promoting healthy teenage behaviour across three European countries through the use of a novel smartphone technology platform, PEGASO fit for future: study protocol of a quasi-experimental, controlled, multi-Centre trial. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making. 19(1), 278