IMG_3473 Dr Gyuchan Thomas Jun is a Professor of Socio-technical System Design at School of Design and Creative Arts, Loughborough University, UK and a Chartered Ergonomist and Human Factors Specialist. He is a design educator/system researcher/participatory design facilitator and an award-winning animation/film producer working in the fields of human-centred system design and system safety. His expertise is in applying systems thinking approaches to healthcare incident investigation, quality improvement and AI-based innovation in healthcare. He is currently leading an NIHR-funded research project applying machine learning approaches to effective care coordination for people with learning disabilities (2022-24), DECODE.  
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  1. Invited speaker, Jan 2023, Learning from failures, Department of Sociology, Seoul National University
  2. Invited speaker, Jan 2023, Multiple Long Term Conditions and People with Intellectual Disabilities at the online seminar Multiple long-term conditions: Current challenges and research opportunities organised by Brunel University, UK
  3. Invited speaker, Dec 2022, Uncertainty, Risk and Accident at Korea-ASEAN Risk Management & Innovation Webinar organised by School of Business, Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea
  4. Advisory board member, 2022-2024, Safer Complex Systems Programme, Royal Academy of Engineering, UK
  5. Invited speaker, Aug 2022, Artificial Intelligence for Multiple Long-Term Conditions: Using AI to improve the health and wellbeing of people with learning disabilities, organised by the Korean Society of Medical Informatics, at Samsung Advanced Institute for Health Sciences and Technology, SKKU, Seoul, South Korea
  6. Invited speaker, Applying Systems Thinking to Complex Healthcare Problems, Aug 2022, Industrial and Management Engineering, POSTECH, Pohang, South Korea
  7. Invited speaker, Aug 2022, Applying Systems Thinking to Complex Healthcare Problems, Industrial and Information System Engineering, Soongsil University, Seoul, South Korea
  8. Invited speaker, Aug 2022, Applying Systems Thinking to Complex Healthcare Problems: from patient safety incident investigation to healthcare AI innovation, Department of Industrial Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
  9. Two-hour workshop, Aug 2022, Participatory Systems Approach to AI in healthcare, BK21-Human Life and Innovation Design, Yonsei University, South Korea
  10. Invited lecturer, Aug 2022, System Safety – Past, Present and Future, Graduate School of Environment Tech and Safety Tech Convergence, Inha University, Incheon, South Korea
  11. Invited speaker, July 2022, How to evaluate and learn from the implementation of the Serious Accident Punishment Act in South Korea – Developmental Evaluation, organised by SAPA Expert Network and Labour and Health Policy Forum, YeongdongpoGu Labourer Support Center, Seoul, South Korea
  12. Two-day professional training, July 2022, Systems approaches to Healthcare Safety and Quality Improvement, organised by the Korean Society for Patient Safety, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea
  13. Invited keynote speaker, Feb 2022, Policy and Practice of Health and Safety in the UK, Winter Conference, Korea Industrial Hygiene Association, Online, South Korea
  14. Invited speaker, Dec 2021, Twenty years Patient Safety Journey in the UK, 2021 Autumn Korean Society of System Safety Conference, Coex, Seoul, South Korea
  15. Invited panellist, Dec 2021, Human Factors and Service Design for AI at Digital Pathology and AI Congress: Europe, London Heathrow Marriott Hotel
  16. Invited speaker, Nov 2021, applying systems thinking and resilience thinking to healthcare system design, Korean Societies for Patient Safety and System Safety
  17. Invited lecturer, Nov 2021, Human Performance in Complex Systems, Gachoen Medical School, South Korea
  18. Invited speaker, Oct 2021, Health and Safety in the UK: Myth Busting and Rethinking Safety at Labour and Health Policy Forum, South Korea
  19. Invited speaker/panellist, July 2021, Blood transfusion safety case study (from 20:15) at Launch event for CIEHF Healthcare Learning Pathway, Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors, UK
  20. Invited speaker, June 2021, Human Factors in Complex Systems at case study awardee meeting of the Safer Complex System programme, Royal Academy of Engineering, UK
  21. Invited speaker, Mar 2021, Risk and Resilience in Complex Systems at Innovation Download, Innovation & Research InSight Unit (IRIS), Home Office, UK
  22. Invited speaker, Feb 2021, Systems thinking to complex problems – protecting children from domestic abuse (2 x 2hr workshops) at Yonsei University, South Korea
  23. Invited lecturer, Dec 2020, AcciMap training at NHS Education for Scotland
  24. Steering committee, Nov 2020 – May 2022, Safer Complex Systems programme, Royal Academy of Engineering
  25. Invited speaker, Dec 2020, Systems Thinking in Healthcare Incident Investigation – Perspectives and applications at Q Exchange webinar series organised by NHS Education for Scotland
  26. Panel discussion moderator, Dec 2020, Review of UK’s Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007, commissioned by Korea Enterprise Federation
  27. Invited presenter, Dec 2020, Applying multiple systems thinking approaches to support the scale-up of the Baby Friendly Community Initiative in Kenya, 4th International Meeting on Health Systems Design, organised by TUDelft
  28. Invited speaker, Nov 2020, Challenges of Complexity in Healthcare: perspectives and method at the launching event of Latin American Network of Ergonomics and Human Factors in Health Systems (RELAESA)
  29. Invited lecturer, Oct 2020, Resilience Engineering in Healthcare, training for CLEAR fellows, (CLEAR: Clinically Led workforcE and Activity Redesign Programme), commissioned by Health Education England
  30. Invited review panel, Oct 2020, reviewing 28 research proposals, Research Council Norway
  31. Invited lecturer, Aug 2020, Systemic Accident Analysis – Bowtie and AcciMap (2 x 2hr online training), commissioned by the Special Investigation Commission on Humidity Disinfection & 4.16 Sewol Ferry Disaster, South Korea
  32. Invited lecturer, March 2020, Introduction and tools for systems approach (causal loop diagram) for African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya
  33. Invited keynote speaker, 19th Dec 2019, Improvement Science in Healthcare: Problems, Challenges and Future Directions, Annual conference organised by the Korean Society for Quality in Health Care (KosQua), BEXCO, Busan, South Korea (over 2,000 delegates)
  34. Invited speaker, 18th Dec 2019, Safety culture and leadership at Corporate Health & Safety committee meeting organised by the Korea Enterprise Federation (KEF), Asti Hotel, Pusan, South Korea
  35. Invited plenary speaker/panellist, 17th Dec 2019, talk and panel discussion (30min) on Systems Approach to Patient Safety at Symposium on Patient Safety Culture organised by Korea Institute for Healthcare Accreditation, Sheraton Hotel, Seoul, South Korea (over 200 delegates)
  36. Invited speaker, 22nd July 2019, public lecture (3hrs) and panel discussion on ‘Learning from Failure’ organised by the Special Investigation Commission on Humidity Disinfection & 4.16 Sewol Ferry Disaster, South Korea
  37. Invited speaker, 19th July 2019, ‘Human Factors Training in Healthcare’ organised by Korea Institute for Healthcare Accreditation, Seoul, South Korea
  38. Invited plenary speaker, 22-23 June 2019, Design for Better Care: Participatory Systems Approach at Human Factors Conference 2019 (HFC19), Manchester, UK
  39. Invited plenary speaker, 17th Dec 2018, workshop and talk hosted by Korea Society for Quality in Health Care and Resilience Safety Research Group, Seoul, South Korea
  40. Invited keynote speaker, 14th Dec 2018, Human Factors in Aviation Conference hosted by Korea Society of Human Factors in Aviation, Seoul, South Korea
  41. Invited plenary speaker, 1st Mar 2018, Midlands & East Regional Patient Safety Conference hosted by NHS England, Leicester
  42. Invited plenary speaker, 22-23 June 2017, talk (0.5hr) on Human Factors and System Design at Human Factors Conference 2017 (HFC17), Manchester, UK