Human Factors Research Unit (HFRU)

About Us

About Us

Information about the Human Factors Research Unit, including a list of current staff and research students

Laboratory Facilities

Lab Facilities

The Human Factors Research Unit laboratories have a unique range of human-rated test facilities for experimental studies of human responses to whole-body vibration, hand-transmitted vibration and low frequency oscillation

Publications

Publications

A list of publications from the Human Factors Research Unit

Opportunities

Research opportunities

Opportunities for PhD studentships within the HFRU

Research

Research

The Human Factors Research Unit conducts fundamental and applied research related to human responses to vibration. Research areas include effects of whole-body vibration, hand-transmitted vibration, postural stability, and motion sickness

Services

Services

The Human Factors Research Unit offers a range of services including seat testing, glove testing, the measurement, evaluation and assessment of occupational exposures to whole-body vibration and hand transmitted vibration, and the clinical diagnosis of the hand-arm vibration syndrome (including vibration-induced white finger)

Short Courses

Short courses

The Human Factors Research Unit offers short courses on Human Responses to Vibration

Contacts

Contacts

Contact information and directions to the Human Factors Research Unit