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Research interests

Human Factors


1999 - BSc (Hons) in Psychology from the University of Southampton

2002 - PhD in Human Factors from Brunel University.

2003 – Human Factors Consultant, Nickleby HFE Ltd.

2005- Research Fellow, Human Factors Integration Defence Technology Centre at Brunel University, London.

2007 – Awarded Ergonomics Society President’s Medal.

2008 - Senior Research Fellow, Human Factors Integration Defence Technology Centre (HFIDTC) at the University of Southampton.

2009 - Lecturer, Heriot-Watt University

2013 - Associate Professor, Heriot-Watt University

2014 - Royal Society of Edinburgh Young Academy of Scotland

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Research Output 2001 2017

A practical review of energy saving technology for ageing populations

Walker, G. H., Taylor, A., Whittet, C., Lynn, C., Docherty, C., Stephen, B., Owens, E. H. & Galloway, S. Jul 2017 In : Applied Ergonomics. 62, p. 247-258 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy conservation
demographic aging

Co-designing the next generation of home energy management systems with lead-users

Peacock, A. D., Chaney, J., Goldbach, K., Walker, G., Tuohy, P., Santonja, S., Todoli, D. & Owens, E. H. Apr 2017 In : Applied Ergonomics. 60, p. 194-206 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy management
Energy management systems

Cognitive work analysis: applications, extensions and future directions

Stanton, N. A. (ed.), Salmon, P. M. (ed.), Walker, G. H. (ed.) & Jenkins, D. P. (ed.) 6 Jul 2017 CRC Press. 452 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Human engineering
Large scale systems

CWA vs SWIFT in a nuclear decommissioning case study

Walker, G. H., Thompson, P. & Cooper, M. 2017 Cognitive work analysis: Applications, extensions and future directions,. Stanton, N., Salmon, P., Walker, G. & Jenkins, D. (eds.). CRC Press, p. 363-386 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Exploring the Role of Culture in Helicopter Accidents

Omole, H. H., Walker, G. H. & Netto, G. 2017 Human Factors in Transportation: Social and Technological Evolution Across Maritime, Road, Rail, and Aviation Domains. Di Bucchianico, G., Vallicelli, A., Stanton, N. A. & Landry, S. J. (eds.). CRC Press, p. 271-295 24 p. (Industrial and Systems Engineering Series)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Press / Media

National Geographic Magazine: The Real Science Inspired By Star Wars

Guy H. Walker


1 item of media coverage

Press / Media: Teaching