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Apr
30

Congress news

With many countries easing 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 with these […]

By Maggie Graf | Headlines
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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 […]

By IEASecretary General | Headlines
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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 | Archives . Headlines
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Dec
19

IEA Webinar on Human-Robot Interaction Available on YouTube

The recent IEA Webinar on Human-Robot Interaction is now available on You Tube:   Human factors and ergonomics are crucial topics for the future development of robotic technologies. The application of diverse robotic technologies in different settings such as manufacturing, healthcare, and others is increasing steadily. In particular, robotic systems that closely interact with humans […]

By Aleksandra Gamper | Archives . Headlines
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Dec
11

Recent IEA Society Activities in Spanish-Speaking Countries

Argentina On 26 November 2021, the 3rd National Ergonomics Congress organized by the Argentine Ergonomics Association (AdEA) was held in the northeast region. After several months in remote mode, the association convened a hybrid congress: the interested parties attended in person in the town of Rosario, Province of Santa Fe, as well as virtually via [...]
By Aleksandra Gamper | Headlines
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Nov
29

Revision of Core Competencies in Human Factors and Ergonomics

IEA has published a new version of “Core Competencies in Human Factors and Ergonomics.” This revision of the IEA Core Competencies was commenced in 2017 following an update of all the other IEA documents relating to professional┬ácertification.┬áThe first phase involved communication with some of the original authors and informal discussions at various IEA council meetings […]

By Aleksandra Gamper | Headlines
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Nov
08

Re-placing of the IEA Foundation Plaque

Pieter Rookmaaker re-places the IEA Foundation Plaque     In 1990, in observance of the 30th anniversary of the foundation of the International Ergonomics Association, a plaque was placed in the building where the IEA was initiated. The story of the foundation of the IEA is as follows. After the Second World War the USA [...]
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Sep
23

Free Certification Webinar October 15

Mark your calendar for a free webinar that will provide answers on how to get certified and information on how certification systems around the world are linked via the IEA endorsement system. Experts from certification bodies in New Zealand, Europe, Brazil, South Africa, and the USA will explain their procedures and requirements. The webinar will […]

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