Category Archives: 4th Year

Environmental Ergonomics

The (very brief) introductory handout (2015 version) is available here. Best wishes, Mic ENVIRO15

Posted in 1st Year, 2nd Year, 3rd Year, 4th Year, Ergonomics, Ergonomics, Ergonomics & HF, Handouts

Manual handling Evaluation – overview handout

Minor updates only since 2014. Enjoy! Mic manual_handling_assesment_15a

Posted in 1st Year, 2nd Year, 3rd Year, 4th Year, Ergonomics, Ergonomics, Ergonomics & HF, Handouts, Uncategorized

Latest version of the anthropometry hand-out.

Here you are, enjoy, Mic Ant_basic15

Posted in 1st Year, 2nd Year, 4th Year, Ergonomics, Ergonomics & HF, Handouts

Information Ergonomics – An introduction

Attached is a link to the introductory handout I shall issue at out next meeting. Please feel free to download and read ahead. Best wishes, Mic InfoErgs14

Posted in 1st Year, 2nd Year, 3rd Year, 4th Year, Ergonomics, Ergonomics, Ergonomics & HF, Handouts

Handout update – October 2014

Good afternoon, Please find attached the handout I have used for the recent introductory ergonomics sessions. ErgsIntro14 I hope you find it useful, Mic

Posted in 1st Year, 2nd Year, 3rd Year, 4th Year, Ergonomics, Ergonomics, Ergonomics & HF, Handouts

Update of local “arts” spaces & places!

Welcome to the North East and Newcastle in particular – lots happens here and if you like music, theatre, the visual arts etc you might just find this list helpful. Download, investigate and enjoy! Local14b Best wishes, Mic

Posted in 1st Year, 2nd Year, 3rd Year, 4th Year, Random but interesting, Things seen and/or heard

Trunki a commentary and (below) a conclusion that you might not expect!

Over the past month my consideration of the Trunki -v- PMS appeal has developed, earlier version were posted here and this is the latest. I welcome your comments and observations!  trunki appeal V15 Ok so that is the formal bit … Continue reading

Posted in 1st Year, 2nd Year, 3rd Year, 4th Year, Design News, Ethics and related, IP, Random but interesting

The Medical Devices Directive/Notified Body – some background

If you are thinking about working on a medical device for your final year (or afterwards) then this new BSI overview contains some broad guidance about “the Notified Body” and how it operates with regard to the “Medical Devices Directive” … Continue reading

Posted in 3rd Year, 4th Year, Supplementary

Design Registration -v- Design Rights – (?)lessons from the Trunki® case (updated)

I have been musing over the Appeal Court judgement that went against Rob Law for some weeks now. Indeed, this is now my forth “working draft”. Please find attached my argued conclusions but I would welcome any insights or thoughts … Continue reading

Posted in 1st Year, 2nd Year, 3rd Year, 4th Year, Design News, IP, Supplementary

The latest version of the test/evaluation hand-out

The latest version of the test/evaluation hand-out Enjoy! Mic Testing and evaluation [Generic]_14

Posted in 1st Year, 2nd Year, 3rd Year, 4th Year, Ergonomics & HF, Handouts, Supplementary