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Ms Joy Richardson 

Human Factors Research Technician

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Joy Richardson is a Research Technician in the Human Factors Engineering Team, part of the Transportation Research Group at The University of Southampton

Joy Richardson graduated from King Alfred’s College, Winchester in 2000 with a BA in Archaeology and continued their studies at The University of Southampton, graduating with an MA in The Archaeology of Art and Representation.

She has worked in the field of learning centres (libraries and IT), teaching and health research before moving to her current position in the Human Factors Engineering Team. She provides research and experimental support to various Human Factors Engineering projects. This has included running studies in driving simulators, on the road and in focus groups.

Joy is interested in how gender effects research outcomes and is actively involved in promoting STEM careers to female and non-binary students through the annual STEMroller events.

BA, Archaeology, King Alfred’s College, Winchester, 2000

MA, Archaeology of Art and Representation, Univeristy of Southampton, 2001

2020 - Present Research Technician

Research interests

Highly Automated Driving, Active Travel, Gender, HMI

Research Projects


Future Flight Deck



Research group

Transportation Group

Research project(s)

Solent Future Transport Zone

The Solent FTZ is a multidisciplinary research and development project undertaken in collaboration with the University of Portsmouth and Solent Transport, comprising Southampton City Council, Portsmouth City Council, Isle of Wight Council, and Hampshire County Council. Theme 1 on passenger mobility is led by Professor John Preston and Theme 2 on Sustainable Urban Freight is led by Professor Tom Cherrett.

STARS: Sociotechnical Approach to Road Safety

Member of Close The Data Gap, a TRG based group aiming to close the gender data gap in transportation research.

Ms Joy Richardson
Engineering, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton. SO17 1BJ United Kingdom
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