Dr Nathan Smith is a Senior Research Scientist at the Ministry of Defence Science and Technology Laboratory. His research focuses on his passions around exploration, motivation and human performance and health in hostile environments.
Nathan has conducted studies on individuals and groups operating in desert, mountain, polar, jungle and maritime environments. He has recently collaborated with international colleagues on a number of projects related to human performance in space, recently co-authoring a new textbook Space Safety and Human Performance.
[Dr Nathan Smith's] research focuses on his passions around exploration, motivation and human performance and health in hostile environments...
Nathan is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, and associate of the Alpine Club. He also lectures at Universities on human factors and situational awareness, as well as sport and performance psychology.