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Assoc. Prof. Nektarios Karanikas

Assoc. Prof. Nektarios KaranikasNektarios is an Associate Professor in the Health, Safety and Environment discipline of the School of Public Health & Social Work (Faculty of Health) in QUT, where he coordinates the Graduate Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety. Amongst other units, Nektarios coordinates and teaches in the Human Factors and Ergonomics unit and professional course, where work design is a core topic.

Nektarios studied MSc Human Factors and Safety Assessment in Aeronautics at Cranfield University (UK), and he was awarded his doctorate in Safety and Quality Management from Middlesex University (UK). In addition to his academic qualifications, Nektarios holds engineering, human factors, project management, and safety management professional credentials and has been a member of various national and international associations.

Together with Dr Sara Pazell, Nektarios has launched an edited book project on successes and failures of work design across multiple industries and regions. Also, he was a significant contributor to the position taken on Good Work Design by the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia.