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Jan
29

Podcasts from HFE Society in Australia

The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia has been busy promoting our discipline using a series of podcasts which they have offered to share on the IEA website. The series of individual podcasts can be found here: https://www.hfehub.au . The podcasts focus on the connection between human capabilities and good design. There is a […]

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Jan
29

Grants to support students to study Masters Degree in Ergonomics in France

The IEA has been advised about a course in France that has recently been awarded a status to qualify the participants to receive study grants.  This should be very attractive to French speaking undergraduates interested in becoming professional HFE specialists. Futher information is available here in English The IEA congratulates the course professors whose efforts […]

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Dec
26

New joint IEA/ILO publication – Review Report on Laws and Practice Related to Human Factors/Ergonomics and Manual Handling at the Workplace

IEA/ILO publication – Review Report on Laws and Practice Related to Human Factors/Ergonomics and Manual Handling at the Workplace: Despite the acknowledged importance of human factor/ergonomics (HFE) in the workplace, most countries and regions lack comprehensive regulations and requirements for HFE design and implementation. An effective HFE systems approach is indispensable to support our life […]

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Dec
22

Review of 2023

It has been a successful year for the IEA with a productive Council meeting in Chile and many projects coming to or nearing completion. Welcome to our new federated society colleagues in Bulgaria and Romania. We also have new sustaining members and formal understandings with partner organisations, new technical committees and a group dedicated to […]

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Nov
12

IEA Awards for 2023 announced

The IEA would like to announce the following award winners for 2023. The IEA Executive would like to congratulate all winners and thank them on behalf of all members for the contributions they have made to our profession and science. Thanks to the work of the review committee and, of course, to the award sponsors. […]

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Oct
06

Ergonomics Month

October is Global Ergonomics Month. We would like to showcase a great initiative by our members in Iran, who climbed the highest mountain in the country, Tochal Peal (3’963 metres),  to promote ergonomics. Our thanks to Payam Khanlari and his colleagues for the effort and to the Iranian Ergonomics Society and the Ergonomics Student Magazine […]

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Jul
29

IEA2024 Call for Papers now open

The first round of submissions will be due by 31 October 2023 and authors will be notified of the results by the end of November, 2023. A second round will take place afterwards with notification of acceptance in March, 2024. The first round invites ideas for individual posters and presentations, sessions, workshops and panel discussions. […]

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Jul
29

Stover Snook

The IEA regrets to inform that Stover Snook, an IEA Fellow, passed away on July 8, 2023 in Florida, his home. Stover entered the new field of human engineering in 1956. He participated in the human factors design and evaluation of military missile systems, command and control systems, weather observing and forecasting systems, and aircraft cockpit […]

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