IMG_3473 Dr Gyuchan Thomas Jun is a Reader in 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 system design and integrating new technologies (e.g. digital health, machine learning) into complex healthcare systems. He is very excited about 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 keynote speaker, Feb 2022, Policy and Practice of Health and Safety in the UK, Winter Conference, Korea Industrial Hygiene Association, Online, South Korea
  2. Invited speaker, Dec 2021, Twenty years Patient Safety Journey in the UK, 2021 Autumn Korean Society of System Safety Conference, Coex, Seoul, South Korea
  3. Invited panellist, Dec 2021, Human Factors and Service Design for AI at Digital Pathology and AI Congress: Europe, London Heathrow Marriott Hotel
  4. Invited speaker, Nov 2021, applying systems thinking and resilience thinking to healthcare system design, Korean Societies for Patient Safety and System Safety
  5. Invited lecturer, Nov 2021, Human Performance in Complex Systems, Gachoen Medical School, South Korea
  6. Invited speaker, Oct 2021, Health and Safety in the UK: Myth Busting and Rethinking Safety at Labour and Health Policy Forum, South Korea
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Invited speaker, Mar 2021, Risk and Resilience in Complex Systems at Innovation Download, Innovation & Research InSight Unit (IRIS), Home Office, UK
  10. Invited speaker, Feb 2021, Systems thinking to complex problems – protecting children from domestic abuse (2 x 2hr workshops) at Yonsei University, South Korea
  11. Invited lecturer, Dec 2020, AcciMap training at NHS Education for Scotland
  12. Steering committee, Nov 2020 – May 2022, Safer Complex Systems programme, Royal Academy of Engineering
  13. Invited speaker, Dec 2020, Systems Thinking in Healthcare Incident Investigation – Perspectives and applications at Q Exchange webinar series organised by NHS Education for Scotland
  14. Panel discussion moderator, Dec 2020, Review of UK’s Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007, commissioned by Korea Enterprise Federation
  15. 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
  16. 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)
  17. 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
  18. Invited review panel, Oct 2020, reviewing 28 research proposals, Research Council Norway
  19. 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
  20. Invited lecturer, March 2020, Introduction and tools for systems approach (causal loop diagram) for African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya
  21. 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)
  22. 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
  23. 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)
  24. 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
  25. Invited speaker, 19th July 2019, ‘Human Factors Training in Healthcare’ organised by Korea Institute for Healthcare Accreditation, Seoul, South Korea
  26. Invited plenary speaker, 22-23 June 2019, Design for Better Care: Participatory Systems Approach at Human Factors Conference 2019 (HFC19), Manchester, UK
  27. 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
  28. Invited keynote speaker, 14th Dec 2018, Human Factors in Aviation Conference hosted by Korea Society of Human Factors in Aviation, Seoul, South Korea
  29. Invited plenary speaker, 1st Mar 2018, Midlands & East Regional Patient Safety Conference hosted by NHS England, Leicester
  30. Invited plenary speaker, 22-23 June 2017, talk (0.5hr) on Human Factors and System Design at Human Factors Conference 2017 (HFC17), Manchester, UK