IEA would like to establish a programme through which 10-20 pairs of people are matched up in reciprocal mentorship relationships. The aim of this is to ensure that the future objectives and activities of the IEA are shaped by a broad range of views, reflecting different cultures and experiences. Our pairs will consist of a senior […]
Public universities in Colombia will have higher education in ergonomics In line with recent IEA policies, the IEA EC, ULAERGO, and IEA Federated Societies have been helping some Latin American universities to introduce higher-education programs for human factors and ergonomics (HFE). Ongoing efforts include the development of master’s course for a public universities in Panama, […]
Former IEA President David Caple brought international attention to ergonomics when he was appointed ‘Member (AM) in the General Division of the Order of Australia.’ The citation reads: ” For significant service to community health through workplace health and safety reforms and ergonomic policy development.” Congratulations!
The Human Factor and Ergonomics Society of Australia (HFESA) held their “Sustainable Ergonomics” conference from November 26-29, 2017. The roster of 135 delegates included participants from Australia, South Africa, Japan, Scandinavia, and Europe. Professor Glen Salkeld welcomed the attendees, and Stephen Ward presented the Cumming Memorial Lecture. Keynote speakers Professor Andrew Thatcher, Professor Jeffrey Braithwaite, […]