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May
11

IEA Webinar: Why you should consider sex/gender in your MSD prevention efforts

This webinar of 90 minutes is offered jointly by the IEA Technical Committees on Musculoskeletal Disorders and Gender and Work on Thursday June 16th at 15:00 UTC. Four leading researchers in this area will summarise the research on why it is important to consider sex/gender in MSD prevention and discuss how it should be done. […]

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Apr
30

Congress news

With many countries starting to ease Covid-19 restrictions, a number of federated societies have recommenced organising HFE congresses. Some offer online content and some of it is free. See the Events page on this website for details. Don’t forget to sign up to the IEA Newsbriefs, LinkedIn, Facebook and/or Twitter to keep up to date […]

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Apr
12

Fireside Chat Webinar

The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of the USA is one of the biggest members of the IEA.  We co-hosted a webinar where the presidents of both organisations chatted with each other about what is HFE, what it offers in terms of career prospects and its added value to customers. They also discussed the current […]

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Mar
17

IEA Webinar on Exoskeletons

This webinar included presentations by researchers and a designer-manufacturer. It gives an overview of the current application of exoskeletons. The presentations are followed by a short panel discussion where the advantages and limitations will be discussed. The webinar took place on 7th April, 2022 and was posted on YouTube. Linked here.

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Mar
10

IEA Core Competencies translated into Persian

A group of Master and PhD students in ergonomics in Iran who are trying to promote the field in their country have translated the IEA Core Competencies in HFE into Persian. The group all work on the Ergonomics Student Magazine which is published by graduate students from several Iranian universities with HFE programs. Our thanks […]

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Feb
17

New IEA Office Administrator

The IEA officers are pleased to announce that, following the retirement last year of the very capable and popular office administrator, Lynn Strother, a new person has been appointed to the position. Dr Aleksandra Gamper from St. Petersburg in Russia has joined the IEA team. Aleksandra has office experience with an international professional organisation, similar […]

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Feb
09

News from the IEA officers – Update on activities

The Executive Committee of the IEA is currently busy finalising strategic plans for our three-year term from 2021 to 2024. We are using a method developed by a previous president, Yushi Fujita, and Andrew Todd, chair of Strategic Development and Implementation. We call it the P2DT, but it is a participatory planning and development tool […]

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Feb
09

Message from IEA President Jose Orlando Gomes

On behalf of the IEA officers and the Executive Committee, I would like to express thanks for the enormous effort, dedication, and resilience of all IEA members, federated and affiliated societies and their members, and regional networks, all of which were able to face the challenges brought by the pandemic in continuing the operation of […]

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