• 2 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
20172019

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Biography

Dr. Rebecca Grant is a Senior Lecturer in Human Factors and the Course Director for MSc Human Factors in Aviation - a part time, distance learning masters. Currently Rebecca divides her time between human factors and applied psychology teaching and research. Rebecca is a registered Occupational Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council, a Graduate Member of the Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors and a Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society.

In her work, Rebecca aims to take an integrated human factors approach (considering design, personnel, training, health and safety, environmental, and organisational issues) in order to improve usability, effectiveness and safety. Rebecca’s current research involves the human factors aspects of aircraft cabin and passenger safety and aircraft ground handling.

Prior to joining Coventry University, Rebecca was a lecturer in human factors and a postgraduate course director at Cranfield University. Rebecca led the research activities in the human factors aspects of aircraft cabin and passenger safety, with particular research interests in cabin design, passenger behaviour, emergency evacuation, cabin crew operations and passenger safety information. Rebecca was involved in projects commissioned by UK, European and several international clients, including major aircraft manufacturers, regulators and operators. Rebecca’s teaching commitments included significant contributions to MSc programmes in human factors in aviation, ergonomics and safety, and applied psychology.

Research Interests

Human Factors ; Occupational Psychology; Human behaviour ; Transport safety ; Passenger safety ; Aircraft cabin safety ; Transport human factors ; Human System Integration ; Aircraft ground handling

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Research Output

  • 2 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 3 Conference proceeding
  • 2 Chapter
  • 1 Review article

Taking to the Skies: Developing a Dedicated MSc Course in Aviation Human Factors

Stedmon, A. W., Grant, R., Harris, D., Legg, S., Scott, S., Richards, D., Huddlestone, J. & Blundell, J., 1 Jan 2019, Proceedings of the 20th Congress of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA 2018) - Volume IV: Organizational Design and Management ODAM, Professional Affairs, Forensic. Springer-Verlag London Ltd, Vol. 821. p. 57-61 5 p. (Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing; vol. 821).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Human behaviour in emergency situations: Comparisons between aviation and rail domains

    Stedmon, A., Lawson, G., Lewis, L., Richards, D. & Grant, R., 20 Jul 2017, In : Security Journal. 30, 3, p. 963-978 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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    Improving airline passengers’ comprehension of the Type-III exit operation procedures with an interactive safety card

    Kontotasios, A. & Grant, R., 18 May 2017, Proceedings of the Cabin Operations Safety Conference.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding

    Investigating aircraft passenger hand luggage evacuation behaviours

    Stringfellow, M. & Grant, R., 18 May 2017, Proceedings of the Cabin Operations Safety Conference.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding

    Simulators for aircraft emergency evacuations

    Grant, R. L., Richards, D. & Stedmon, A. W., 1 Jan 2017, Simulators for Transportation Human Factors: Research and Practice. Young, M. S. & Lenné, M. G. (eds.). CRC Press, p. 233-254 22 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Activities

    • 9 Participation in conference

    Sixth Triennial International Aircraft Fire and Cabin Safety Research Conference

    Rebecca Grant (Speaker)
    25 Oct 201028 Oct 2010

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    Sixth Triennial International Aircraft Fire and Cabin Safety Research Conference

    Rebecca Grant (Speaker)
    25 Oct 201028 Oct 2010

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    Fifth Triennial International Aircraft Fire and Cabin Safety Research Conference

    Rebecca Grant (Speaker)
    29 Oct 20071 Nov 2007

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    Fifth Triennial International Aircraft Fire and Cabin Safety Research Conference

    Rebecca Grant (Speaker)
    29 Oct 20071 Nov 2007

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

    Fourth Triennial International Aircraft Fire and Cabin Safety Research Conference

    Rebecca Grant (Speaker)
    15 Nov 200418 Nov 2004

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference