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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
02

Journal Club style Webinar on Musculoskeletal Disorders

The Technical Committee on Musculoskeletal disorders is offering a webinar on two recent scientific publications, where the papers will be presented and discussed with the authors. It will take place on March 4 , 2022 (8 -9 pm UTC)  A flyer with further information can be found here. Register

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Dec
20

IEA/Kingfar and IEA/Tsinghua Awards Announced

On behalf of the IEA Executive Committee, Past President and Awards Chair Dr. Kathleen Mosier is delighted to announce the recipients of the 2021 IEA/Kingfar Award and the IEA/Tsinghua Award. The IEA/Kingfar award is given in recognition of outstanding student research in human factors / ergonomics (HFE) issues in industrially developing countries (IDCs). The purpose […]

By Aleksandra Gamper | Headlines
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