Victoria Weale

Victoria is an occupational psychologist who has been working in human factors in both the UK and Australia for over 20 years, using her knowledge of how people behave to try to make work safer. Her previous research projects have been diverse and have included investigating the public’s perception and use of commonly used insecticides, psychological factors as determinants of time for egress in emergency evacuations from railway coaches and train driver behaviour in coal mines. She joined the Centre for Ergonomics and Human Factors in March 2009 and teaches at both postgraduate and undergraduate level. Victoria is currently working on her PhD.