Professor Rob Stammers
My career has involved research, teaching and consultancy in Occupational Psychology and Ergonomics. I have BSc and PhD degrees from the University of Hull. I am a chartered occupational psychologist and a fellow of both the British Psychological Society and the Ergonomics Society.
My specialist fields are task analysis, training and cognitive ergonomics. I have published books, papers and reports on these topics. In recent years I have focused my research on the history of ergonomics and occupational psychology. I was the General Editor of the journal Ergonomics for ten years.
I was presented with the Ergonomics Society's Otto Edholm Award in 1989, for "contributions to research and application, particularly in training and systems ergonomics".
- Shepherd, A. & Stammers, R.B. (2005) Task analysis. In J.R. Wilson & N. Corlett (eds.) Evaluation of Human Work (3rd Edn). (Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press), pp. 129-157.
Bonney, K. & Stammers, R.B. (2006) Exploring the impact of psychological assessment for disabled job seekers. Journal of Occupational Psychology, Employment and Disability, 8, 147-152.
Stammers, R.B. (2006) What did you do in the War Hywel? Some foundations of ergonomics. In. P.D. Bust (ed.) Contemporary Ergonomics, 2006. (London: Taylor and Francis), pp. 132-136.
Stammers, R.B. (2006) Histories of ergonomics. Ergonomics, 49, 741-742.
Stammers, R.B. (2007) Hywel Murrell at the Naval Motion Study Unit and the development of ergonomics. In, P.D. Bust (ed.) Contemporary Ergonomics, 2007. (London: Taylor and Francis), pp. 93-98.
Stammers, R.B. (2008) Charles Babbage and the “facility of using”. In. P.D. Bust (ed.) Contemporary Ergonomics, 2008. (London: Taylor and Francis), pp. 252-257.
Stanton, N.A. & Stammers, R.B. (2008) Bartlett and the future of ergonomics. Ergonomics, 51, 1-13.**
Stanton, N.A. & Stammers, R.B. (2008) What would Bartlett have made of the future past? Ergonomics, 51, 76-84.