Prof Rhonna Flin

/ Prof Rhonna Flin

Rhona Flin (PhD, FBPsS, FRSE) is Professor of Industrial Psychology, Aberdeen Business School, Robert Gordon University and Emeritus Professor of Applied Psychology, University of Aberdeen. Her work examines human performance in high risk work settings, such as healthcare, aviation and the energy industries, with studies focusing on leadership, safety culture, team skills and cognitive skills. She was Principal Investigator for the projects that developed the non-technical skill frameworks, ANTS for anaesthetists and NOTSS for surgeons. In recognition of her research, she has been awarded Fellowships by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and the Royal Aeronautical Society. Current projects include safety culture, managers’ safety leadership, non-technical skills in safety-critical tasks and psychological factors in the adoption of new technologies. Her books include Safety at the Sharp End: A Guide to Non-Technical Skills (2008, with O’Connor & Crichton) and Enhancing Surgical Performance: A Primer on Non-Technical Skills (2015, with Yule and Youngson).