Mackie Research specialises in human systems research and consultancy projects.
We have specialist expertise in:
Transport: Road safety systems, active transport, schools, user-friendly transport infrastructure and systems, truck driver requirements, health and transport, driving for work
Human systems and ergonomics: Equipment and environmental change evaluation, workplace systems, urban systems, sport and recreation, biomechanics, technology usability
Evaluations: Formative, process and outcome evaluation of interventions, programmes and initiatives in the transport, sport and recreation, education and health sectors
Walking and Cycling in Māngere and Otara
Mackie Research has recently completed a report as part of the National Science Challenge funded ACTIVATION project. This report, led by Rebekah Thorne and Liz Fanueli, provides insights into local patterns of walking and cycling in Māngere and Otara, South Auckland, as well as the ingredients for successful local active transport promotion. Read the final report here.
Barriers and Enablers to Inter-Agency Collaboration
This research, funded by the Ageing Well and Healthier Lives National Science Challenges, examines the barriers and enablers to inter-agency collaboration in the design and provision of active travel infrastructure. It has been conducted as part of the wider ACTIVATION research programme investigating the delivery and impacts of neighbourhood interventions for active travel. Read the interim report here.