Anticipating Error in High-Risk Work Environments

School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences
Associate Professor Matthew Thomas


Human error is implicated in most accidents and incidents in high-risk industries such as aviation, rail and healthcare. This project will provide the opportunity to work with real-world industry partners on developing new resilient systems of work that anticipate human error and enhance safety.

Information and Computing Sciences| Technology| Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Human error, Systems design, High risk industries
Online| By Negotiation| Offshore


This project is associated with the International Engaged Research Scholarship, which offers a 20% reduction in tuition fees for eligible international students.

Other special notes

Funding is also provided by CQUniversity to support research higher degree student project costs and to support national and international conference presentations. This includes:

For masters by research candidates:

  • up to $4,000 in Candidate Support Funds
  • up to $3,000 for Candidate Travel Support

For doctoral candidates:

  • up to $6,000 in Candidate Support Funds
  • up to $4,500 for Conference Travel Support