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Lloyd's Register Foundation research unit

From 1 April 2013 two projects funded by the Lloyd’s Register Foundation were extended and additionally supported by The TK Foundation and Cardiff University.  These projects considered:

Seafarers and mandatory equipment

Ship-shore personnel relationships

For any further information about these projects please contact:

Tel: +44 (0)29 2087 4740

Mr Neil Ellis -

Dr Nelson Turgo -

Dr Iris Acejo -

From 2004-2012 The Lloyd's Register Educational Trust Research Unit (The LRETRU) conducted studies based on the human element in ship operation. The Unit was based within the Seafarers International Research Centre at Cardiff University. On 1 March 2013 The Lloyd’s Register Educational Trust was assimilated into the Lloyd’s Register Foundation.

To view The LRETRU publications from 2004-2012 inclusive click here

To view the Lloyd's Register Foundation publications from March 2013 click here

To view the Lloyd's Register Foundation/The TK Foundation/CU from April 2013 click here

Lloyd’s Register Foundation helps to protect life and property by supporting engineering-related education, public engagement and the application of research.

LRF research unit