Maral Babapour Chafi

Showing 41 publications

2022

Design for UX in Flexible Offices – Bringing Research and Practice Together

Antonio Cobaleda Cordero, Maral Babapour Chafi
Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems. Vol. 223 LNNS, p. 3-11
Paper in proceeding
2022

Development of a stakeholder identification and analysis method for human factors integration in work system design interventions – Change Agent Infrastructure

Cecilia Berlin, Lars-Ola Bligård, Maral Babapour Chafi et al
Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing and Service Industries. Vol. 32 (1), p. 151-170
Journal article
2022

Post-pandemic office work: Perceived challenges and opportunities for a sustainable work environment

Maral Babapour Chafi, Annemarie Hultberg, Nina Bozic Yams
Sustainability. Vol. 14 (1)
Journal article
2022

Methods for eliciting user experience insights in workplace studies: spatial walkthroughs, experience curve mapping and card sorting

Maral Babapour Chafi, Antonio Cobaleda Cordero
Journal of Corporate Real Estate. Vol. 24 (1), p. 4-20
Journal article
2022

A healthy office and healthy employees: a longitudinal case study with a salutogenic perspective in the context of the physical office environment

Melina Forooraghi, Antonio Cobaleda Cordero, Maral Babapour Chafi
Building Research and Information. Vol. 50 (1-2), p. 134-151
Journal article
2021

Activity Theory. A framework for understanding the interrelations between users and workplace design.

Maral Babapour Chafi, Antonio Cobaleda Cordero, Marianne Karlsson
A Handbook of Theories on Designing Alignment between People and the Office Environment
Book chapter
2021

How to make advanced online user studies meaningful

Pontus Wallgren, Maral Babapour Chafi, Siw Eriksson
Proceedings of the Design Society. Vol. 1, p. 1787-1796
Paper in proceeding
2021

A Systemic Overview of Factors Affecting the Cognitive Performance of Industrial Manual Assembly Workers

Cecilia Berlin, Matilda Wollter Bergman, Maral Babapour Chafi et al
Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems. Vol. 221 LNNS, p. 371-381
Paper in proceeding
2021

Cognitive Ergonomics of Assembly Work from a Job Demands–Resources Perspective: Three Qualitative Case Studies

Matilda Wollter Bergman, Cecilia Berlin, Maral Babapour Chafi et al
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. Vol. 18 (23)
Journal article
2021

COREQ checklist for the research project PreKo, 2018-2021

Cecilia Berlin, Ann-Christine Falck, Matilda Wollter Bergman et al
Other
2020

Flexible office, flexible working? A post-relocation study on how and why university employees use a combi-office for their activities at hand.

Antonio Cobaleda Cordero, Maral Babapour Chafi, Marianne Karlsson
International Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics. Vol. 7 (1), p. 26-54
Journal article
2020

Contextual user research methods for eliciting user experience insights in workplace studies

Maral Babapour Chafi, Antonio Cobaleda Cordero
FUTURE WORKSPACES, p. 265-275
Paper in proceeding
2020

Workspace preferences and non-preferences in Activity-based Flexible Offices: Two case studies

Maral Babapour Chafi, Mette Harder, Christina Bodin Danielsson
Applied Ergonomics. Vol. 83
Journal article
2020

Feel well and do well at work: A post-relocation study on the relationships between employee wellbeing and office landscape

Antonio Cobaleda Cordero, Maral Babapour Chafi, Marianne Karlsson
Journal of Corporate Real Estate. Vol. 22 (2 (Special Issue)), p. 113-137
Journal article
2020

Fysisk arbetsmiljö för hälsa, välmående och prestation

Cecilia Berlin, Maral Babapour Chafi
Report - Swedish Authority of Work Environment Knowledge
2019

Policies in Activity-based Flexible Offices -‘I am sloppy with clean-desking. We don’t really know the rules.’

Maral Babapour Chafi, Linda Rolfö
Ergonomics. Vol. 62 (1), p. 1-20
Journal article
2019

Predictors of Preference for the Activity-based Flexible Office

Linda Rolfö, Helena Jahncke, Lisbeth Slunga Järvholm et al
Human Systems Engineering and Design. Vol. 876, p. 547-553
Paper in proceeding
2018

What Negative Space has to do with Design Fixations in HCI Research

Sara Ljungblad, Maral Babapour Chafi
Design Microconference
Paper in proceeding
2018

Appropriation of an Activity-based Flexible Office in Daily Work

Maral Babapour Chafi, MariAnne Karlsson, Anna-Lisa Osvalder
Nordic Journal of Working Life Studies. Vol. 8 (S3), p. 71-94
Journal article
2017

Discrepancies between intended and actual use in Activity-based Flexible Offices - A literature review

Antonio Cobaleda Cordero, Maral Babapour Chafi
NES 2017. 20-23 August 2017. Lund
Paper in proceeding
2017

Policies for sharing workspaces in activity-based flex offices

Linda Rolfö, Maral Babapour Chafi
Organizing for High Performance, p. 339-244
Paper in proceeding
2017

Use profiles in Activity-based Flexible Offices – A case study

Maral Babapour Chafi, Anna-Lisa Osvalder
Nordic Ergonomics Society (NES2017) Conference Proceedings; A-L. Osvalder, M. Blomé, and H. Bodnar (Eds.), 20-23 August, Lund. p. 197-204. (2017), p. 6-
Paper in proceeding
2015

PENSIERI - An Inquiry into Sketching and Modelling in Design

Maral Babapour Chafi
Licentiate thesis
2014

Externalisation activities and creativity in design process

Maral Babapour Chafi
13th NORDCODE Seminar & Workshop
Paper in proceeding
2014

Roles of externalisation activities in the design process

Maral Babapour Chafi
Swedish Design Research Journal. Vol. 2014 (1)
Journal article
2014

Media and representations in product design education

Maral Babapour Chafi, Viktor Hjort af Ornäs, Oskar Rexfelt et al
A. Eger, A. Kovacevic, & B. E. Parkinson (Eds.), Design Education & Human Technology Relations, Proceedings of The 16th International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education, p. 42-47
Paper in proceeding
2014

From passive memory back-ups to interactive situating materials

Maral Babapour Chafi
13th NORDCODE Seminar & Workshop
Paper in proceeding
2013

Bridging the Discrepancy between Reflective Practice and Systematic Form Generation Approaches

Maral Babapour Chafi, Ulrike Rahe
International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education, 5 & 6 September 2013, Dublin Institute Of Technology, Dublin, Ireland, p. 778-783
Paper in proceeding
2013

Roles of Visualisation Tools in Form Design Process

Maral Babapour Chafi
12th NORDCODE Seminar & Workshop, Trondheim, 18-20 September 2013
Paper in proceeding
2013

Visualizing the design process–an educational approach for the synthesis of design diaries

Maral Babapour Chafi, Ulrike Rahe
10th European Academy of Design Conference - Crafting the Future
Paper in proceeding
2012

Innovative Form Design - A Formal Aesthetics Design Approach for Creative Form Generation

Ulrike Rahe, Maral Babapour Chafi, Anders Warell et al
Proceedings of the Design Research Society conference 2012, Bangkok, 1-4 July 2012
Conference poster
2012

The Influence of Self-reflective Diaries on Students' Design Processes

Maral Babapour Chafi, Ulrike Rahe, Owain Pedgley
DesignEd Asia Conference 2012
Paper in proceeding
2012

Creating Novel Product Form Based on Formal Aesthetics – A Method for Advanced Form Design Education

Ulrike Rahe, Maral Babapour Chafi, Björn Rehammar
Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering and Product Design Education, Antwerp, 6-7 September, 2012.
Paper in proceeding
2012

A comparison of Diary Method Variations for Enlightening Form Generation in the Design Process

Maral Babapour Chafi, Björn Rehammar, Ulrike Rahe
Design and Techonology Education: An International Journal. Vol. 17 (3), p. 49-60
Journal article
2012

Adoption of ergonomic features in a new reach truck cabin design – a usability study

Maral Babapour Chafi, Anna-Lisa Osvalder, Lars-Ola Bligård
Work. Vol. 41 (Supplement 1), p. 1486-1492
Paper in proceeding
2012

A comparison of Diary Method Variations for Enlightening Form Generation in the Design Process

Maral Babapour Chafi, Björn Rehammar, Ulrike Rahe
Proceedings of the Design Research Society conference 2012, Bangkok, 1-4 July 2012
Paper in proceeding
2012

Ergonomic evaluation of long-shafted tools used in horse stables: the effects of shaft length variation and work technique on working posture

Lotta Löfqvist, Maral Babapour Chafi, Anna-Lisa Osvalder et al
International Journal of Human Factors and Ergonomics. Vol. 1 (3), p. 298-312
Journal article

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Showing 3 research projects

2022–2024

VirKA - physical, cognitive and social effects of virtual knowledge work in Virtual Reality (VR) environment

Cecilia Berlin Design & Human Factors
Maral Babapour Chafi Design and Human Factors
AFA Insurance

2019–2020

Healthy and thriving workplaces – Physical work environment with special focus on loading ergonomics

Cecilia Berlin Design and Human Factors
Maral Babapour Chafi Design and Human Factors
Swedish Authority of Work Environment Knowledge

2018–2021

A Model for predictive assessment of cognitive workload - PreKo

Cecilia Berlin Production Systems
Ann-Christine Falck Production Systems
Åsa Camilla Söderström Design and Human Factors
Roland Örtengren Production Systems
Matilda Bergman Design and Human Factors
Maral Babapour Chafi Design and Human Factors
AFA Insurance

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