Professor Heinz Wolff

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Prof Heinz Wolff, who passed away on Friday 15 December. Not only was he honoured by the Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors a number of times, but he was instrumental in the foundation of the London University MSc in Ergonomics and he was an inspirational teacher and mentor to many in the Ergonomics community over nearly 60 years. He is best known for hosting BBC Two's long running science show, The Great Egg Race from 1977 until 1986.There is an article about his life and achievements on the BBC website.