Dr Joanne Crawford

Head of Ergonomics and Human Factors

Joanne is a Chartered Ergonomist and Human Factors specialist and a a Fellow of the Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors. She has more than 20 years' experience working in higher education as a lecturer and senior lecturer in ergonomics and since re-joining IOM in 2007, in research. Her research has included systematic reviews covering topics such as ageing and work, mental well-being, firefighter health risks and the health of health professionals. She has also carried out research with groups including remote and mobile workers and telecommunication workers. Her research work has been supported by different sources including IOSH, BOHRF, DH, the European Commission and other industry sources.

Contact Details:


  • PhD Sick Building Syndrome and the impact of stress and lighting
  • MSc (Eng) Work Design and Ergonomics
  • BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences

Committee and Society Memberships:

  • Fellow of the Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts 

Research Interests:

  • Health and Work
  • Mental Wellbeing and Work
  • Healthy Ageing Work and Retirement
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