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Achieving safety in human-machine interaction in health care systems (Professor Tore Larsson)

Period: 2003-07-01 - 2007-07-01

Errors in medical care and the inevitability of human error are now widely discussed and recognised. Several factors contribute to these adverse events and it is necessary to shift the focus from » more
Development, implementation and dissemination of a tool for assessment of physical ergonomics and action processes (Linda Rose)

Period: 2010-01-01 - 2012-12-31

The project is a collaboration between KTH, Arla Foods, Scania and some smaller companies. The objective is to develop, implement and disseminate an IT- based assessment tool for evaluating jobs as to » more
Ergo-Index Stage 2: Further development of method for analysis of production methods – relations between load factors, recovery, risk and production time (Linda Rose)

The objective of the project is to develop a practically usable analysis tool, Ergo-Index that can be used in the work environment analysis in companies. It can be used to investigate different ways » more
Establishment of thematic network of human factors research in SESAR (Professor Lena Mårtensson)

Period: 2008-09-01 - 2009-02-01

Based on an invitation from the industrial cooperation Single European Sky Air traffic Management research, SESAR-JU, the aim of the project is to establish a thematic network of five universities to » more
Leadership in knowledge-intensive firms: An episode, event and incident-based perspective (Associate Professor, PhD Matti Kaulio)

Period: 2003-01-01

How we work and how we lead in knowledge-intensive organisations is one of our best kept secrets. In this programme, a series of studies of challenges leaders face when leading knowledge-intensive » more
Ljudskrapan/The Soundscraper (Kjetil Falkenberg Hansen)

  Period: 2008-09-01 - 2013-12-31

Ljudskrapan/The Soundscraper was initiated to help deaf children with additional sensory and cognitive function disorders to improve their possibilities for communication in order to facilitate » more
Rational training. Scientific methods of exercise in cross country skiing (Professor Sverker Sörlin)

Period: 2011-12-15 - 2016-12-15

This project will investigate the history of cross country skiing training, mainly in Sweden, during the period 1940-1970. Meetings and conflicts between experimental and scientific knowledge in cross » more
SONEA - Sonification of elite athletes (Roberto Bresin)

  Period: 2008-11-01 - 2013-12-31

The main idea in the SONEA project is that of applying knowledge in the perception of everyday sounds, in sound synthesis techniques, and in interactive sonification, to the auditory representation of » more
UsersAward - User certification of workplace IT support (Professor Yngve Sundblad)

  Period: 2002-09-01 - 2010-07-31

In 1998, the Swedish Trade Union Confederation (LO), in collaboration with the Swedish Confederation of Professional Employees (TCO) and a researcher network, led by us at KTH, initiated UsersAward, a » more
Women as a power resource (Pia Höök)

Period: 2006-01-01 - 2008-12-31

Theoretically the project departs from research on organization and gender and the theoretical concept of ”women as a resource of power”. The idea is to put these theoretical ideas into practical use. » more


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