Dr Luke Fiorini, Lecturer, Centre for Labour Studies (CLS), University of Malta
Dr Luke A Fiorini B.Sc.(Hons)(Melit.),P.G.Dip.(Melit.),M.Sc.(Derby),Ph.D.(Nottingham) is a lecturer at the Centre for Labour Studies (CLS), University of Malta. He designed and now coordinates the Bachelor degree in Occupational Health and Safety(Hons). Apart from lecturing in this course, he also lectures extensively in the Bachelor in Work and Human Resources, as well as several other courses.
In terms of research and teaching, Luke is particularly interested in topics related to ergonomics and occupational health psychology. In particular, he has conducted research regarding presenteeism, absenteeism, work-related musculoskeletal disorders, work-related stress, and the wellbeing of healthcare workers. He is also interested in performance management, worker motivation and involvement, return-to-work initiatives, and labour relations.
Luke has worked with employers in Malta to improve health, wellbeing and performance within their organisations. He also has extensive experience in rehabilitating injured workers and aiding them to return to work. Luke has also provided several talks at international conferences and meetings. He is a contributor to Eurofound’s (European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions) network of correspondents and is the Maltese ambassador for The European Network Education and Training in Occupational Safety and Health (ENETOSH).