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May
16

The Future of Work and the Challenges for HFE From Eastern Europe

IEA Webinar 18th June, 2024, at 10 am UTC Brief summary of content: The goal of this on-line webinar series is to bring you perspectives on the envisaged challenges arising from the Future of Work for HFE from around the World. In this webinar we will be hearing about the future of work from Eastern […]

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May
16

Kansei Engineering and Usability

IEA Webinar 8 June, 2024 at 7 am UTC This webinar will discuss the integration of cognitive and affective aspects in the design of products for measuring usability through empirical studies in the context of Tablet PCs, e-learning and e-commerce. The webinar will discuss the investigation of cognitive and affective factors that impact the usability […]

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May
16

Completed European Union (Erasmus) Project: HEDY Life in the AI Era

HEDY is a project which provides massive open online courses (MOOC) for free and open access for participants, with interactive forums, focused on Life in Artificial Intelligence plus generating other resources of interest to HFE specialists. It was conducted by a consortium of research institutes across Europe and was funded by support from the European […]

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May
16

Signing of renewed Memorandum of Understanding ICOH -IEA-IOHA

During the Triennial Congress of the International Commission on Occupational Health held in Marrakesh, Morocco, 28th-April to 3rd May the ICOH renewed its collaboration agreement with the IEA and the International Occupational Hygiene Association. The MOU was signed by the Presidents, Prof. Seong-Kyu Kang for ICOH, Dr Samantha Connell for IOHA and Prof. José Orlando […]

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May
15

Review report on laws and practice related to human factors/ergonomics

Decent work for all, a goal shared by ILO and the International Ergonomics Association (IEA), cannot be achieved unless human factors/ergonomics (HFE) principles and a HFE systems approach are incorporated in the design of work systems.  However, despite the acknowledged importance of HFE in the workplace, most countries and regions lack comprehensive regulations and requirements […]

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May
10

Early Career Researchers and Practitioners (3)

IEA Webinar on Thursday 30th May, 14:00-15:30 (UTC/GMT) The goal of this online webinar series is to showcase excellent projects at the forefront of Healthcare Human Factors & Ergonomics (HFE). The work has been carried out by Early Career Researchers and Practitioners (ECR/Ps) across the IEA network. ECR/Ps are PhD students and those who are […]

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May
01

Physical activity at work What is it? What should we do with it?

IEA Webinar 5 June, 2 pm UTC time (https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/meeting.html). By the Technical Committee on MusculoSkeletal Disorders. The goal of this on-line webinar is to inform ergonomists on the topic of the ‘physical activity paradox’. Physical activity is generally regarded as health enhancing. However, recent evidence shows that this may not be the case for high […]

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Apr
09

The Future of Work and the Challenges for HFE From Colombia

IEA Webinar 16 May, 14:00 UTC The goal of this on-line webinar series is to bring you perspectives on the envisaged challenges arising from the Future of Work for HFE from around the World. In this webinar we will be hearing about the future of work from Colombia and the challenges that this raises for […]

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