Stuart Anderson is Deputy Head of School of Informatics at The University of Edinburgh. As part of that role he is developing the School strategy for innovation and entrepreneurship education. His research is in the area of safety, trust and the dependability of socio-technical systems. This is a highly interdisciplinary area and he works extensively with social and organisational scientists. An important part of that work is the study of the use of information and communication technology in health settings. Current projects are looking at supporting training activities in radiology, the role of trust in health settings and joint work with the World Health Organisation on disease control systems.