The Thomas Ashton Institute will combine the skills and expertise of The University of Manchester and the Health and Safety Executive to conduct world-class research grounded in social responsibility.
Our research will investigate existing issues and consider future technological and social changes. We will inform both industrial and organisational practice and the development of suitable regulatory regimes to improve safety and health in the working world.
How to continuously improve the safety and increase the resilience infrastructure and industries of today and tomorrow.
How changes in the way society works will impact safety.
How work and health outcomes are intimately interlinked, and what interventions can improve health outcomes.
How complex systems can be designed and managed to be safer and more resilient.