Since the CAA’s publication of CAP 1375 (available here; opens in new window), there has been quite a bit of press coverage on it, including an interview with the BBC World Service’s Newshour. We thought we’d share a few links: The Times (behind paywall), ‘Not cleared for takeoff’ The Independent, ‘Poor spoken English skills among[…]
You Say Tomato is proud to announce the publication of a major new piece of research, commissioned and funded by the UK Department for Transport and commissioned by the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). The work, Civil Aviation Publication (CAP) 1375: Data analysis findings and best practice recommendations, looks at language-related incidents reported to the[…]
You Say Tomato attended the recent Ergonomics and Human Factors conference (EHF2016), sponsored by the Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors. The conference was held over three days in Daventry, UK, and included a number of thought-provoking talks from industries including aviation, rail, healthcare, and occupational health. An unspoken theme running through the conference[…]
Dr Barbara Clark, founder of You Say Tomato, was recently invited by the Newseum to come and chat about her research and consultancy during SXSW 2016. The Newseum is a Washington, DC-based museum ‘dedicated to free expression and the five freedoms of the [US Constitution] First Amendment: religion, speech, press, assembly and petition’ (Newseum.org 2016).[…]
Announcing a new publication by Dr Barbara Clark, founder 0f You Say Tomato!
A very short update to say that I’m thrilled to be a member on two panels at the upcoming Flightglobal Flight Safety Symposium, 15-16 September 2015 at London Heathrow (LHR). This is my first time attending a Flightglobal event, and I’m looking forward to thought-provoking discussion and learning from colleagues.
Just a quick update to say that the first phase of this project has just about wrapped up, and a final report has been written. When it’s available for public readership, I’ll let everyone know (most likely via Twitter at @infoYST), and will certainly post a link to the report here. I’m sure I’ll update my LinkedIn[…]
I’m a few months into a project working with the UK Civil Aviation Authority researching pilot/controller communication, aviation English (e.g., ICAO standard phraseology and plain English), and miscommunication.