Dr Fiona Earle
Director, Chartered Occupational
Psychologist & Senior Lecturer
Fiona has over 20 years’ experience of Human Factors and Occupational Psychology, working within the complementary settings of academia and industry. She is the Director of the Centre for Human Factors and her interests are broadly based in the areas of work-place stress and fatigue. Her focus has primarily been on researching work-place stress and applying this to real-world settings. Specific areas of interest include: Evaluating occupational stress risks, understanding mental and physical workload and their relationship to fatigue, complex task performance and performance breakdown under stress, the impact of various non-optimal conditions on fatigue and attitudes to risk, and the impact of shift work on performance and well-being. Collaborations include: HM Customs and Excise, MBNA, Kelloggs, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Vivergo Biofuels, East Riding of Yorkshire Council and Hull City Council, Humberside Police Force, KCOM Group, Northern Ireland Fire Service, Siemens, Centrica, G+global, Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult (OREC), British Gas.