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Researcher: Lutzhoft, MH (Professor Margareta Lutzhoft)

Fields of Research

Occupational and workplace health and safety
Automation engineering
Interaction and experience design
Transportation, logistics and supply chains
Sensory processes, perception and performance
Science, technology and engineering curriculum and pedagogy
Ship and platform structures (incl. maritime hydrodynamics)
Human information interaction and retrieval
Industrial and organisational psychology (incl. human factors)
Cybersecurity and privacy
Modelling and simulation
Marine engineering
Other education
Educational technology and computing
Research, science and technology policy
Policy and administration
Other psychology
Epistemology
Navigation and position fixing
Education assessment and evaluation
Decision support and group support systems
Innovation management
Engineering practice
Cognition
Maritime engineering

Research Objectives

Water safety
Coastal sea freight transport
International sea freight transport (excl. live animals, food products and liquefied gas)
Other education and training
Expanding knowledge in engineering
Water transport
Maritime
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Communication technologies, systems and services
Expanding knowledge in commerce, management, tourism and services
Expanding knowledge in education
Assessment, development and evaluation of curriculum
Port infrastructure and management
Logistics
Domestic passenger water transport (e.g. ferries)
Schools and learning environments

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

'Safety is everywhere' - The constituents of maritime safety; 55th Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, HFES 2011
A human factors approach to the design of maritime software applications; RINA, Royal Institution of Naval Architects International Conference - Human Factors in Ship Design, Safety and Operation
A vrtual teams model for supporting maritime technology management; 2018 Human Factors Conference
An action research and scaffolding based approach for maritime design education: a contribution towards shaping ships for people; Australian Journal of Maritime & Ocean Affairs
An experimental simulation study of advanced decision support system for ship navigation; Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour
Analysis of maritime team workload and communication dynamics in standard and emergency scenarios; Journal of Shipping and Trade
Australian Maritime College; Royal Institution of Naval Architects International Conference on Human Factors in Ship Design and Operation
Challenges and opportunities in user centric shipping: developing a human centred design approach for navigation systems; OzCHI '16 the 28th Australian Conference on Computer-Human Interaction
Communicating intended routes in ECDIS: Evaluating technological change; Accident Analysis and Prevention
Decision support for vessel traffic service (VTS): User needs for dynamic risk management in the VTS; Work
Design Case Study: MANaging Vessels In Ports (MAN VIP) Project; Ergoship 2016: Shaping shipping for people
Distance education for seafarer students: Survey of seafaring community; 15th Annual general assembly International Association of Maritime Universities
Engine control rooms - Human factors; RINA, Royal Institution of Naval Architects International Conference - Human Factors in Ship Design, Safety and Operation
Epistemology in ethnography: Assessing the quality of knowledge in human factors research; Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science
Ethnography re-engineered: The two tribes problem; Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science
European boat design innovation group: The marine design manifesto; International Journal of Marine Design
Evacuation in practice - Observations from five full scale exercises; WMU Journal of Maritime Affairs
Examining interactive surfaces for maritime operations; 2013 8th ACM International Conference on Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces, ITS 2013
Fatigue at sea in swedish shipping-a field study; American Journal of Industrial Medicine
Frequency of use the first step toward human-centred interfaces for marine navigation systems; Journal of Navigation
From reactive in training to proactive in design: Applying standard maritime design; Human Factors in Ship Design & Operation 2016
Frustration and task deviation causes accidents at sea; Pacific International Maritime Conference
Functions, performances and perceptions of work on ships; WMU journal of maritime affairs
Future ship designers and context of use; setting the stage for human centred design; Marine Design 2015
Gaps Between Users and Designers: A Usability Study About a Tablet-Based Application Used on Ship Bridges; AHFE 2017 International Conference on Human Factors in Transportation
Harmonizing guidance for future ship navigation systems
How much further can simulation reduce sea time? Lessons from the Royal Australian navy; Human Factors in Ship Design & Operation 2016
Human centered design knowledge for maritime designers: enough preaching, time to practice
Human factors for ship design; exploring the bottom rung; International Journal of Marine Design
Human integration of bridge technology; RINA, Royal Institution of Naval Architects International Conference - Human Factors in Ship Design, Safety and Operation
Human-centred design knowledge into maritime engineering education; theoretical framework; Australasian Journal of Engineering Education
Incorporate good practice into ship design process: future ship designers meet end users; Ergoship 2016: Shaping Shipping for People
Information Environment, Fatigue, and Culture in the Maritime Domain; Reviews of Human Factors and Ergonomics
Interacting with classic design engineering; Interacting With Computers
Interim results of a longitudinal study into the perceptions of bridge team management (BTM) in pilotage waters as experienced by deck officers studying at the Australian Maritime College; 15th Annual general assembly International Association of Maritime Universities
Investigate and stimulate future maritime designers' context of use knowledge: a workshop approach; International Journal of Marine Design
Joint activity in the maritime traffic system: perceptions of ship masters, maritime pilots, tug masters, and vessel traffic service operators; Journal of Navigation
Learning and learning-to-learn by doing: An experiential learning approach for integrating human factors into maritime design education; Maritime Technology and Research
Making the phantom real: A case of applied maritime human factors; 3rd International Symposium on Ship Operations, Management and Economics 2011
Maritime Cyber Security - Hacking on the High Seas; The 2017 Marine Electrical and Control Systems Safety Conference
Meeting the complex and unfamiliar: Lessons from design in the offshore industry; International Journal of Design
MTO-sea: Competent cadets make safer systems; RINA, Royal Institution of Naval Architects International Conference - Human Factors in Ship Design, Safety and Operation
On your watch: Automation on the bridge; Journal of Navigation
Performance of seafarers during extended simulation runs; International Conference on Human Factors in Ship Design and Operation
Piloting by heart and by chart; Journal of Navigation
Research using marine bridge simulators - How well do the results translate into real world operations?; 16th Annual General Assembly of the International Association of Maritime Universities
Research, design, and operations; Marine Technology
Review of practical aspects of shallow water and bank effects; International Journal of Maritime Engineering (Transactions of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects: Part A)
Rule-and role-retreat: An empirical study of procedures and resilience; Journal of Maritime Research
Ship sense - What is it and how does one get it?; RINA, Royal Institution of Naval Architects International Conference - Human Factors in Ship Design, Safety and Operation
Shore-Based pilotage: Pilot or autopilot? Piloting as a control problem; Journal of Navigation
Simulated training for Antarctic seafarers
Sleep, sleepiness, and neurobehavioral performance while on watch in a simulated 4 hours on/8 hours off maritime watch system; Chronobiology International
Talk and trust before technology: First steps toward shore-based pilotage; RINA, Royal Institution of Naval Architects International Conference - Human Factors in Ship Design, Safety and Operation
Technology support for maritime crew resource management; Ergoship 2016: Shaping shipping for people
The context matters: Maritime safety in the Vessel Traffic Service (VTS) domain; European Safety and Reliability Annual Conference: Reliability, Risk and Safety: Back to the Future, ESREL 2010
The human mind; Human performance and limitation for mariners
The Ice is right: Antarctic ice modelling in maritime training simulators; 15th Annual general assembly International Association of Maritime Universities
The maritime domain (Context of use); Improving Ship Operational Design
The psychology of ship architecture and design; Maritime psychology: research in organizational & health behavior at sea
Towards standardization of seafarers education and training; 17th International Association of Maritime Universities Annual General Assembly (IAMU AGA2016)
Virtually being there: Human aspects of shore-based ship assistance; WMU Journal of Maritime Affairs
What the ship designer needs from mariners and shipowners; Improving ship operational design
Who cares and who pays? The stakeholders of maritime human factors; RINA, Royal Institution of Naval Architects International Conference - Human Factors in Ship Design, Safety and Operation
Working conditions in the engine department - A qualitative study among engine room personnel on board Swedish merchant ships; Applied Ergonomics

Research Projects

Assessing human performance to improve platform design and recoverability; Defence Science and Technology Group (DSTG)
Development and validation of human performance measures for maritime applications; Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA)
Maritime and offshore ICT Safety and Security Training; Kompetanse Norge (KN)
Fatigue Management
Managing Vessels in Port Waters
RAN-ASHORE - Study to achieve on-shore qualification of Marine Systems Technicians

Research Candidate Supervision

Are maritime simulation capabilities able to provide a valid Antarctic ice training environment?
Impact of the human factor in shipping across the design and operational lifecycle
The development of metrics to evaluate team effectiveness in a port environment