Researcher

Dr Carlo Domenic Caponecchia

Field of Research (FoR)

Biography

Carlo joined the School of Aviation in late 2010. He has an Undergraduate Honours degree in Psychology from the University of Newcastle, and a PhD in Psychology from the University of New South Wales.

Carlo's PhD examined the relationship between stress, personality and health. Carlo previously worked at the School of Risk and Safety Sciences, UNSW, and the NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre.

He is currently responsible for teaching...view more

Carlo joined the School of Aviation in late 2010. He has an Undergraduate Honours degree in Psychology from the University of Newcastle, and a PhD in Psychology from the University of New South Wales.

Carlo's PhD examined the relationship between stress, personality and health. Carlo previously worked at the School of Risk and Safety Sciences, UNSW, and the NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre.

He is currently responsible for teaching AVIA9101 Safety Risk Management: Human Processes, and the general education course GENS5003 Workplace safety.

Carlo has provided expert witness testimony, particularly regarding workplace bullying and harassment, and was involved in the NSW parliamentary inquiry into the NSW Ambulance Service. He has provided consultancy advice to several industries on safety related projects.

Carlo has a wide range of research interests, and his research is best categorised as human factors applied across several domains.

These research interests include:

Psychological hazards at work (e.g., stress, fatigue and workplace bullying)
Risk perception and risk communication (including biases in risk perception, risk compensation and risk behaviour)
Human error classification

Professional Affiliations:

International Association for Workplace Bullying and Harassment (IAWBH) coordinator of the Risk Management special interest group
International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH)
Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI)
International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP)

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Location

Room 214, Old Main Building
Lower Campus
UNSW
Kensington
NSW 2052

Contact

9385 7184
9385 6637