Human – machine interaction and workplace design
The design and evaluation of work environments, and work equipment, according to principles of human psychology, and physiology to maximize performance of the individual and organisation.
- Occupational Safety and Health evaluation and review
- Design of human-machine systems
- Display, e.g. VDU, evaluation and design
- Fostering health and well-being among employees, including stress and stress management.
- Taylor, J., and Paki, D. (2008). Wanna Drive? Driving Anxiety and Fear in a New Zealand Community Sample. New Zealand Journal of Psychology, 37 (2).
- Williams, T., Blampied, N., and Carr, S.(2007). Psychological Intervention in Major Emergencies: An Asia-Pacific Perspective. New Zealand Journal of Psychology, 36 (3).
- Burt, C., and Forsyth, D. (2001). Relationships Between Supervisor Behavior, Family Support and Perceived Time Management Ability. New Zealand Journal of Psychology, 30 (1).
- Pernice, R., Trelin, A., Henderson, A., and North, N.(2000). Employment and Mental Health of Three Groups of Immigrants to New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Psychology, 27 (1).
- Taylor, A.J.W. and Duncum, K. (1987). Some Cognitive effects of wintering-over in the Antartic. New Zealand Journal of Psychology, 16 (2).
Health and Safety
- Burt, C.D.B (2017). New Employee Safety: Risk Factors and Mitigating Strategies.
- Horvath-Hallett, E. and Guerin, B. (2006). Health and Safety Problems as Perceived Female Caregivers of Persons with Intellectual Disabilites: Finding a Diversity of Interventions. New Zealand Journal of Psychology, 35 (1).
- Charlton, S.G., and Bass, P.H. (2001). Fatigue, Work-Rest Cycles, and Psychomotor Performance of New Zealand Truck Drivers. New Zealand Journal of Psychology, 30 (1).
- Henderson, N., and Burt, C.(1998).An Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Shift Work Preparation Strategies. New Zealand Journal of Psychology, 29 (1).
- Glendon, I. (2002). Managing Risk. Key Note Address, IO Symposium, New Zealand Psychological Society Conference.
- Matthews, G., Davies D.R., Westerman, S.J. & Stammers, R.B (2000) in Human Performance: Cognition, Stress and Individual Differences. Hove: Psychology Press. Chapter 8, Human Error. pp. 141-160
- McCormick, I. and Allen, K. (1988). The Evaluation of Single Centrally Mounted Auximilary Stop-Lights: A New Zealand Field Test. New Zealand Journal of Psychology, 17 (1).
- O’Hare, D. (1986). The Human Factor in New Zealand Aviation Accidents and Incidents. New Zealand Journal of Psychology, 15 (1).
- Mackay, L., Egli, V., Booker, L., Prendergast, K. (2019). New Zealand’s engagement with the Five Ways to Wellbeing: evidence from a large cross-sectional survey. NZ Journal of Social Sciences. April
- Berkahn, V. (2004). Mediating Effects of Health Behaviour Participation on Self-Efficacy and Outcome Expectancy and Performance at Work. Honours Project. Massey University.
NZ Research Networks
- Health and Safety Executive
- Health and Safety Executive – Stress Homepage
- Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of New Zealand
- Regional IO Psych Chat Groups
- UK Ergonomics Society
- Ergonomics Society of Australia (National Site)
- Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
- International Ergonomics Association
- Ask a peer to critically review your work
- Prepare or review a best practice guideline in the area
- Aim to read an article regularly and review it for the practical implications for your work
- Canvas a post graduate University Course to refresh your approach and be exposed to the latest literature