Ruth Sims


NameRuth Sims
Job titleSenior Lecturer in Psychology
Research instituteCollege of Health, Psychology and Social Care

Research outputs

Design and Manufacture of One-Size-Fits-All Healthcare Face Shields for the NHS During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Gunputh, U., Williams, G., Leighton, A., Carter, W., Varasteh, H., Pawlik, M., Lu, Y., Sims, R., Lyons, M., Clementson, J., Tripathi, G., Nick Chambers, Matt Roe and Wood, P. 2022. Design and Manufacture of One-Size-Fits-All Healthcare Face Shields for the NHS During the COVID-19 Pandemic. SSRN Electronic Journal. https://doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4258668

Improving Equine Welfare through Human Habit Formation. Animals

Sims, R. and White, Jo. 2021. Improving Equine Welfare through Human Habit Formation. Animals. Animals. 11 (8). https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11082156

Do office workers adjust their chairs? End-user knowledge, use and barriers to chair adjustment.

Underwood, Diana and Sims, Ruth 2019. Do office workers adjust their chairs? End-user knowledge, use and barriers to chair adjustment. Applied Ergonomics. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2018.12.007

Supporting a design-driven approach to social inclusion and accessibility in transport

Marshall, Russell, Summerskill, Steve, Case, Keith, Hussain, Amjad, Gyi, Diane E., Sims, Ruth, Morris, Andrew and Barnes, Jo 2016. Supporting a design-driven approach to social inclusion and accessibility in transport. https://doi.org/10.17645/si.v4i3.521

Empirical investigation of the impact of using co-design methods when generating proposals for sustainable travel solutions

Mitchell, Val, Ross, Tracy, May, Andrew, Sims, Ruth and Parker, Christopher J. 2015. Empirical investigation of the impact of using co-design methods when generating proposals for sustainable travel solutions. https://doi.org/10.1080/15710882.2015.1091894

Kitchen living in later life: Exploring ergonomic problems, coping strategies and design solutions

Maguire, Martin C., Peace, Sheila, Nicolle, Colette, Marshall, Russell, Sims, Ruth, Percival, John and Lawton, Clare 2014. Kitchen living in later life: Exploring ergonomic problems, coping strategies and design solutions.

Collection of anthropometry from older and physically impaired persons: traditional methods versus TC2 3-D body scanner

Sims, Ruth, Marshall, Russell, Gyi, Diane E., Summerskill, Steve and Case, Keith 2013. Collection of anthropometry from older and physically impaired persons: traditional methods versus TC2 3-D body scanner. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ergon.2011.10.002

Older people's experiences of their kitchens: 2000 to 2010

Sims, Ruth, Maguire, Martin C., Nicolle, Colette, Marshall, Russell, Lawton, Clare, Peace, Sheila and Percival, John 2013. Older people's experiences of their kitchens: 2000 to 2010. Housing, Care and Support. https://doi.org/10.1108/14608791211238386

Design and evaluation: end users, user datasets and personas

Marshall, Russell, Cook, Sharon, Mitchell, Val, Summerskill, Steve, Haines, Victoria, Maguire, Martin C., Sims, Ruth, Gyi, Diane E. and Case, Keith 2013. Design and evaluation: end users, user datasets and personas. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2013.03.008

The contribution that a co-design approach can make to idea generation for workplace travel plans

Ross, Tracy, Mitchell, Val, May, Andrew and Sims, Ruth 2013. The contribution that a co-design approach can make to idea generation for workplace travel plans. Universities' Transport Study Group (UTSG).

Supporting older and disabled people’s needs in product, environment and service design

Sims, Ruth, Marshall, Russell, Summerskill, Steve, Gyi, Diane E. and Case, Keith 2012. Supporting older and disabled people’s needs in product, environment and service design.

Transport planning guidelines for vulnerable road user safety in emerging economies.

Quigley, Claire, Sims, Ruth, Hill, Julian, Tripodi, Antonino, Persia, Luca, Pietrantonio, Hugo and Kharat, Mahendra 2012. Transport planning guidelines for vulnerable road user safety in emerging economies.

Activities of daily life still cause problems for many older and physically impaired people.

Sims, Ruth, Gyi, Diane E., Marshall, Russell and Case, Keith 2012. Activities of daily life still cause problems for many older and physically impaired people.

Innovative guidelines and tools for vulnerable road users safety in India and Brazil

Tripodi, Antonino, Quigley, Claire, Sims, Ruth, van de Leur, Martijn, van der Kloof, Angela, Fornasiero, Alessandro and Carroccia, Roberto 2011. Innovative guidelines and tools for vulnerable road users safety in India and Brazil.

Innovative guidelines and tools for vulnerable road users safety in India and Brazil

Appelt, Viet, Astapenko, Anna, Musso, Antonio, Corazza, Maria V., Tripodi, Antonino, Quigley, Claire, Rackliff, Lucy, Danton, Russell, Pearce, Duncan, Talbot, Rachel, Sims, Ruth, Rios, Iaci, Pietrantonio, Hugo, Quintanilha, Jose Alberto, Magar, Rajendra and Kharat, Mahendra 2011. Innovative guidelines and tools for vulnerable road users safety in India and Brazil.

Innovative guidelines and tools for vulnerable road users safety in India and Brazil

Quigley, Claire, Sims, Ruth, Usami, D. Shingo, Tripodi, Antonino, Pietrantonio, Hugo and Kharat, Mahendra 2011. Innovative guidelines and tools for vulnerable road users safety in India and Brazil.

Age friendly kitchens: a study based on social history and ergonomics

Maguire, Martin C., Nicolle, Colette, Marshall, Russell, Sims, Ruth, Lawton, Clare, Peace, Sheila and Percival, John 2011. Age friendly kitchens: a study based on social history and ergonomics. Helen Hamlyn Research Centre (Royal College of Art).

Supporting an inclusive, sustainable approach to design and manufacture.

Marshall, Russell, Case, Keith, Gyi, Diane E., Summerskill, Steve and Sims, Ruth 2011. Supporting an inclusive, sustainable approach to design and manufacture.

Innovative guidelines and tools for vulnerable road users safety in India and Brazil

Sims, Ruth, Quigley, Claire, Tripodi, Antonino, van der Kloof, Angela, van de Leur, Martijn, Wolf, Daniel and Pietrantonio, Hugo 2011. Innovative guidelines and tools for vulnerable road users safety in India and Brazil.

Innovative guidelines and tools for vulnerable road users safety in India and Brazil

Quigley, Claire, Sims, Ruth, Tripodi, Antonino, Rios, Iaci, Wolf, Daniel, Magar, Rajendra and Quintanilha, Jose Alberto 2011. Innovative guidelines and tools for vulnerable road users safety in India and Brazil.

Older people's experiences of their kitchens: dishes and wishes.

Sims, Ruth, Marshall, Russell, Maguire, Martin C., Nicolle, Colette, Lawton, Clare, Pearce, S. and Percival, John 2011. Older people's experiences of their kitchens: dishes and wishes.

Innovative guidelines and tools for vulnerable road users safety in India and Brazil

Quigley, Claire, Sims, Ruth, Corazza, Maria V., Di Mascio, Paolo, Musso, Antonio, Persia, Luca, Tripodi, Antonino, Kharat, Mahendra, Pietrantonio, Hugo, van der Kloof, Angela and van den Noort, Pascal 2011. Innovative guidelines and tools for vulnerable road users safety in India and Brazil.

HADRIAN: a virtual approach to design for all.

Marshall, Russell, Case, Keith, Porter, J. Mark, Summerskill, Steve, Gyi, Diane E., Davis, Peter and Sims, Ruth 2010. HADRIAN: a virtual approach to design for all. https://doi.org/10.1080/09544820903317019

Validation of the HADRIAN system using an ATM evaluation case study

Summerskill, Steve, Marshall, Russell, Case, Keith, Gyi, Diane E., Sims, Ruth, Davis, Peter, Day, Philip N., Rohan, C. and Birnie, S. 2010. Validation of the HADRIAN system using an ATM evaluation case study. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJHFMS.2010.040275

Development and evaluation of task based digital human modeling for inclusive design

Marshall, Russell, Summerskill, Steve, Case, Keith, Gyi, Diane E. and Sims, Ruth 2010. Development and evaluation of task based digital human modeling for inclusive design. Taylor & Francis.

Case, Keith, Marshall, Russell, Hogberg, Dan, Summerskill, Steve, Gyi, Diane E. and Sims, Ruth 2009. ???? Springer Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-02809-0_71

Validation of the HADRIAN system using an ATM evaluation case study

Summerskill, Steve, Marshall, Russell, Case, Keith, Gyi, Diane E., Sims, Ruth and Davis, Peter 2009. Validation of the HADRIAN system using an ATM evaluation case study. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-02809-0_77

A design ergonomics approach to accessibility and user needs in transport

Marshall, Russell, Gyi, Diane E., Case, Keith, Porter, J. Mark, Sims, Ruth, Summerskill, Steve and Davis, Peter 2009. A design ergonomics approach to accessibility and user needs in transport. Taylor & Francis.

Virtual task simulation for inclusive design.

Marshall, Russell, Case, Keith, Summerskill, Steve, Sims, Ruth, Gyi, Diane E. and Davis, Peter 2009. Virtual task simulation for inclusive design. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-02809-0

The HADRIAN approach to accessible transport.

Marshall, Russell, Porter, J. Mark, Sims, Ruth, Summerskill, Steve, Gyi, Diane E. and Case, Keith 2009. The HADRIAN approach to accessible transport. https://doi.org/10.3233/WOR-2009-0881

Inclusive design for the mobility impaired

Porter, J. Mark, Marshall, Russell, Case, Keith, Gyi, Diane E., Sims, Ruth and Summerskill, Steve 2008. Inclusive design for the mobility impaired. in: CRC Press.

Multivariate design inclusion using HADRIAN.

Marshall, Russell, Summerskill, Steve, Porter, J. Mark, Case, Keith, Sims, Ruth, Gyi, Diane E. and Davis, Peter 2008. Multivariate design inclusion using HADRIAN.

Case study 2: HADRIAN: A human factors computer-aided inclusive design tool for transport planning.

Porter, J. Mark, Marshall, Russell, Case, Keith, Gyi, Diane E., Sims, Ruth and Summerskill, Steve 2006. Case study 2: HADRIAN: A human factors computer-aided inclusive design tool for transport planning. Loughborough University. Published by The Institution of Engineering and Technology. https://doi.org/10.1049/ic:20060184

HADRIAN: “I am not a number, I am a free man!”

Porter, J. Mark, Marshall, Russell, Sims, Ruth, Case, Keith and Gyi, Diane E. 2006. HADRIAN: “I am not a number, I am a free man!”. Chalmers University.

HADRIAN meets AUNT-SUE

Marshall, Russell, Porter, J. Mark, Sims, Ruth, Gyi, Diane E. and Case, Keith 2005. HADRIAN meets AUNT-SUE.

A computer aided ergonomics tool to support accessible transport design

Marshall, Russell, Case, Keith, Porter, J. Mark, Sims, Ruth and Gyi, Diane E. 2005. A computer aided ergonomics tool to support accessible transport design.

'Beyond Jack and Jill': designing for individuals using HADRIAN

Porter, J. Mark, Case, Keith, Marshall, Russell, Gyi, Diane E. and Sims, Ruth 2004. 'Beyond Jack and Jill': designing for individuals using HADRIAN. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ergon.2003.08.002

Using Hadrian for eliciting virtual user feedback in 'Design For All'

Marshall, Russell, Porter, J. Mark, Case, Keith, Sims, Ruth and Gyi, Diane E. 2004. Using Hadrian for eliciting virtual user feedback in 'Design For All'. https://doi.org/10.1243/0954405041897149

Representing older and disabled people in virtual user trials: data collection methods

Gyi, Diane E., Sims, Ruth, Porter, J. Mark, Marshall, Russell and Case, Keith 2004. Representing older and disabled people in virtual user trials: data collection methods. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apergo.2004.04.002

Constraint modelling in 'design for all'

Case, Keith, Goonetilleke, Thanuja Shiromie, Marshall, Russell, Porter, J. Mark, Gyi, Diane E. and Sims, Ruth 2003. Constraint modelling in 'design for all'. CIT Press.

HADRIAN: a human modelling CAD tool to promote "design for all"

Porter, J. Mark, Marshall, Russell, Sims, Ruth, Gyi, Diane E. and Case, Keith 2003. HADRIAN: a human modelling CAD tool to promote "design for all".

In search of design synthesis by linking ergonomic evaluation and constraint modelling to attain design for all

Goonetilleke, Thanuja Shiromie, Case, Keith, Marshall, Russell, Porter, J. Mark, Gyi, Diane E. and Sims, Ruth 2003. In search of design synthesis by linking ergonomic evaluation and constraint modelling to attain design for all.

Virtual fitting trails using SAMMIE and HADRIAN

Marshall, Russell, Porter, J. Mark, Case, Keith, Sims, Ruth and Gyi, Diane E. 2003. Virtual fitting trails using SAMMIE and HADRIAN.

'Design for all': methods and data to support designers

Sims, Ruth 2003. 'Design for all': methods and data to support designers. Thesis

Virtual task analysis in 'design for all'.

Marshall, Russell, Case, Keith, Porter, J. Mark, Gyi, Diane E. and Sims, Ruth 2003. Virtual task analysis in 'design for all'.
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