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IEA Webinar on Exoskeletons

  • April 25, 2022
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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. This webinar included presentations […]

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IEA Core Competencies translated into Persian

  • April 25, 2022
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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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New IEA Office Administrator

  • April 25, 2022
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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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Message from IEA President Jose Orlando Gomes

  • April 25, 2022
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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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IEA Webinar on Human-Robot Interaction Available on YouTube

  • April 25, 2022
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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 […]

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Fireside Chat Webinar

  • April 25, 2022
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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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Journal Club style Webinar on Musculoskeletal Disorders

  • April 25, 2022
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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 The Technical Committee on Musculoskeletal disorders […]

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News from the IEA officers – Update on activities

  • April 25, 2022
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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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Recent IEA Society Activities in Spanish-Speaking Countries

  • April 25, 2022
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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 […]

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IEA/Kingfar and IEA/Tsinghua Awards Announced

  • April 25, 2022
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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 […]

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