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19.04.2017

New Publication: Sociotechnical Resilience: A Preliminary Concept

This concept of sociotechnical resilience employs an interdisciplinary perspective derived from the fields of science and technology studies, human factors, safety science, organisational studies, and systems engineering. Read more 

05.04.2017

A Human Factors Perspective on Automated Driving

Automated driving can and will fundamentally change - and improve - road transportation. However, researchers say the role of humans and human-system interaction need to be clearly established before we are promised a smooth ride.   Read more 

27.03.2017

Critical Thinking in the 'New World Disorder'

Critical thinking is not just about making good decisions, but making decisions for the social good. The new world disorder has only heightened the need to work together, challenge assumptions and make better decisions. Read more 

07.03.2017

Celebrating Women in Research

We celebrate our women in research at the Future Cities Laboratory and Future Resilient Systems on the occasion of International Women's Day. Read more 

14.02.2017

FRS Pop-Up Social Science Lab

Public good games are set up in a pop-up lab in an experiment to determine strategies for energy savings, aimed at making energy demand more sustainable and resilient. Read more 

25.11.2016

Optimal Meeting Scheduling in Smart Commercial Building for Energy Cost Reduction

This paper aimed at minimising energy consumption for air-conditioning and achieving more balanced power distribution is now published in IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid. Read more 

24.11.2016

New publication: How Monitoring Influences Trust

The authors discuss the managerial implications of the results for designing and implementing monitoring systems. Read more 

01.10.2016

International Conference on Infrastructure Resilience

14-16 Feb 2018 | Resilience is still an emerging concept today, and the FRS aims to forge and further develop the concept of infrastructure resiilence at this inaugural international conference. Read more 

13.07.2016

FRS at the World Cities Summit

12 Jul 2016 | Prof Hans Heinimann spoke at the ‘Strengthening the Physical City’ session of the thematic track: ‘Building Resilient Cities and Communities‘ at the World Cities Summit. Read more 

11.07.2016

Biggest statistical analysis of historical nuclear accidents

Prof Dr Didier Sornette and Dr Spencer Wheatley, D-MTEC and a researcher at the University of Sussex, England, have carried out the biggest-ever statistical analysis of historical nuclear accidents. Read more 

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