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Professor Jan Noyes

Professor Jan Noyes

Professor Jan Noyes

Emeritus Professor

Area of research

Human Factors

Office 3D17
The Priory Road Complex,
Priory Road, Clifton BS8 1TU
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 928 8560

Research summary

We research a range of phenomena related to Human Factors and applied cognitive psychology, including:

1. The design of input media for human-machine communication, for example, emerging technologies - data input devices, speech recognition and pen-based input, design of warnings and alerts, auditory and visual feedback.

2. The study of human interactions with technology and the development of theoretical models relating to decision-making and computer attitudes, for example, information management and presentation issues in complex systems, relevancy markers in language, the design and use of predictive information, preconceptions/expectations, display screens/computers versus hard copy.

3. The application of cognitive psychology ...

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Biography

I have BSc, PhD and DSc degrees from Loughborough University, and am a Fellow of the Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors, a Member of the British Psychological Society, a Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (formerly the IEE – Institution of Electrical Engineers) and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Research interests

My academic, professional qualifications and research interests are in Applied Psychology, and more specifically, Human Factors Psychology/Cognitive Ergonomics and the design of human-machine systems and technologies from a user perspective. In 1987, I was part of a group of young researchers to be ...

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