Dr Amy Irwin MA, MPhil, PhD, FHEA
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School of Psychology
William Guild Building
NTSAg website: https://research.abdn.ac.uk/nts-farming/
Dr Amy Irwin has worked in the field of Applied Psychology for over ten years. During that time she has published several articles examining Non-Technical Skills (NTS) in various industries including aviation, pharmacy, anaesthesia and agriculture. She has also conducted, and published, research examining the impact of rudeness on performance at work, student employability and patient safety within healthcare.
Dr Irwin is co-lead of the Applied Psychology and Human Factors (APHF) group within the School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen. She is also the lead for the NTSAg group which is focused on introducing NTS to agriculture.
Dr Irwin has experience of collaborating directly with industry for the purposes of PhD projects and through consultancy work with multiple industries.
Dr Irwin has 10 years experience teaching undergraduate, 6 years experience teaching postgraduate levels and has recently developed two online courses in Human Factors and NTS which launched in January 2019 and January 2020 respectively.