Computer Mouse Design

The Robens Institute has helped with the design and evaluation of many hand held tools. These have included the design of pipettes, garden spades, carrying tools and many input devices for computers, including a large range of ‘mouse’ designs.

David G, Woods V, Buckle P. 2004/2005, The ergonomics of working with plunger-operated pipettes, in Laboratories: Ergonomics in the Lab. Hospital Healthcare Europe 2004/2005, HOPE Reference Book.  London: Campden Publishing Ltd, pp L5-8.

Woods, V., Hastings, S., Buckle, P. and Haslam, R. 2002, Ergonomics of Using a Mouse or Other Non-Keyboard Input Device, HSE Books, RR045, ISBN 0 7176 2162 6.

Atkinson S, Woods V, Haslam R, and Buckle P (2004) Using non-keyboard input devices: interviews with users in the workplace. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 33, 6,571-579.

Woods, V., Hastings, S., Buckle P. and Haslam, R. 2003, Development of non-keyboard input device checklists through assessments.  Applied Ergonomics, 34, 6 , 511-519.