The Robens Institute has provided ergonomics research, consultancy, postgraduate education and training to industry, commerce and government departments for nearly 35 years. This has been done across a wide range of ergonomics areas, both within the UK, EU and globally.
aim is to optimise safety, worker well-being and health, and,
productivity, efficiency and quality within organisations. We adopt a
systems perspective and a user-centred approach to understand and solve
industrial and other design problems.
Contact the Robens Institute for more information
Tel: +44 1483 870474
Areas of work
The ageing workforce
Upper limb disorders
Accidents, Health & Safety at Work
User requirements and guidance
Courses and training in ergonomics
Professor Peter Buckle
Peter is the Director of the Robens Institute and has been a full and visiting Professor at several leading UK Universities.
Peter is a former President of the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors. He is a member of the Government's HSE Workplace Health Expert Committee
His areas of expertise include: the design and evaluation of ergonomic interventions: ergonomic approaches to reducing accidents; accident reporting and analysis; patient safety; examining the relationship between work and musculoskeletal disorders; the development of ergonomics methods.
He regularly teaches ergonomics to a wide range of industrial practitioners as well as academic groups and health professionals.