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Indian Society of Ergonomics (SEI)

Website : http://www.ise.org.in/

Dr. A. K. Ganguli
41 Creek Row
Kolkata - 700 014, INDIA
Tel: +91 (033) 2264 3585 (Res)

Vice President
Dr. Dhurjati Majumdar
Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences Brgd. S K Mazumdar
Road Delhi - 110 054, INDIA
Tel: +91 (011) 2393 5745
Fax: +91 (011) 2391 4790

Vice President
Dr. Debkumar Chakrabarti
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati Guwahati - 781 039, INDIA
Tel: +91 (0361) 2690321-328, ext. 2140

General Secretary
Dr. P. C. Dhara
Dept. of Human Physiology with Community Cell Vidyasagar University
Midnapore - 721 102, INDIA

Dr. Chandan Kumar Pradhan
Regional Occupational Health Centre (E)
Block DP, Sector V
Salt Lake, Kolkata - 700 091, INDIA
Tel: +91 (033) 2367 4390
Fax: +91 (033) 2367 6683


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Recent Activities

The three main things we would like to highlight are:
(1) ISE regrets to record the passing of Professor Dr. Rabindra Nath Sen, mentor to many who are at
the forefront of ergonomics throughout the length and breadth of this country, founder of the Indian Society of Ergonomics, and initiator of ergonomics research and teaching institutions which form the bulk of the history of ergonomics in India.

(2) The requirement of a Code of Ethics for our members has become an issue of current importance, with many ergonomics associations adopting and publishing such a Code of Ethics for their members. Similarly, the need for a guidance document on ethical requirements for conducting research on human subjects was raised during the HWWE2015 conference in Mumbai. While many institutions have well developed ethical approval systems, there are some ergonomics researchers who are in need of guidance in this regard. We have now published a Code of Ethics for our members, and a guideline on ethics for research using human subjects. These are available on the home page of our website (http://ise.org.in/).

(3) We have started an online, open-access, peer-reviewed journal, International Journal of Humanizing Work and Work Environment (IJHWWE) for scientists, academicians, and research scholars to publish high-quality papers in the field of ergonomics, human factors, work physiology, usability, human-centred design, and related fields. Authors are invited to submit their research papers, review papers, case reports, and short communications. Details are available on the home page of our website (http://ise.org.in/).

(4) Our annual meeting HWWE'2017 in Aligarh University will be held in December 2017 (http://www.hwwe2017.com).

--Anindya Kumar Ganguli, President, Indian Society of Ergonomics