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Here is a snapshot of what we’re doing. Take a look at our blogposts and the latest news from Deep Blue.

Current and forthcoming changes in the transport sector will have an impact on the transport-related jobs. What will happen to them in the near future? Some will disappear, others will change significantly, and new jobs will emerge. For sure, all of them will require new competences – and hence also an adaptation of the education...

We have just renovated our website. Have a look to the new layout, graphic presentation and contents and know more about our work. You can find a selection of our research projects here, and a selection of our consultancies here. You can also watch some videos presenting our latest projects here. Hope you like our new website!...

Tomorrow, our safety consultant Victor Ciulei will be in Bucarest taking part into the 9th Air Navigation Convention organised by the University Politehnica of Bucharest. Victor will talk about the Human role in the Digital Revolution and present how TaCo Project, together with MOTO and STRESS, is improving the understanding of the Human Role in...

Next week, we will be at the "WSIS Forum: ICTs 4 Safety & Security" to present case studies and challenges outlining what it means to use and adopt a human factors approach in different safety and security contexts. The agenda is available here: https://www.itu.int/net4/wsis/forum/2018/Pages/Agenda#intro....

Save-the-date: TaCo (Take Control) Final Workshop Supporting air traffic controllers in complex airport environments through automation 11 April, Malta International Airport The TaCo consortium, led by Deep Blue and including Ecole Nationale de l'Aviation Civile (ENAC) and Malta Air Traffic Services (MATS), invites you to participate to the project’s final workshop in Malta next 11th of April. TaCo will...

The 6th and the 7th of March, we are in Madrid for the World ATM Congress 2018. If you want to have a chat, you can find us at ENAC - Ecole Nationale de l'Aviation Civile / DSNA Services booth (480). If you are interested in future human centred automation for airport and en-route operations,...

ANACNA (Associazione Nazionale degli Assistenti e Controllori della Navigazione Aerea) and Deep Blue met yesterday in Rome to sign a formal cooperation agreement confirming years of fruitful and friendly collaboration. The agreement paves the way forward for further joint initiatives related to the scientific research, safety and human factor in Air Traffic Management. Many thanks...

We are excited for STRESS Project's last simulation session, starting today at ENAC (Ecole Nationale de l'Aviation Civile) in Toulouse! Levels of stress, workload, vigilance and attention will be monitored in 21 Air Traffic Controllers while executing air traffic control tasks in highly automated scenarios, to monitor the impact automation has on their performance. Follow...

From May 2015 to November 2017, the IMPACT project investigated the essential role played by cultural factors in managing safety and security issues related to emergencies in public transport systems. Now, the project's outcomes are available on the IMPACT website: a complete cultural-based training course, two agent-based models for passengers' transport, and all the papers...

Recently, we joined Thales at their Bordeaux premises to help evaluate their future touch-screen cockpit design concept. The innovative, full touch-screen is meant to provide additional functionalities supporting pilots in performing their tasks. Our role focussed on evaluating the human factors implication of the cockpit through a simulation that involved 20 Lufthansa pilots engaged in a...