Other HF networks, useful links
There are several professional networks and organizations focusing on HF.

- Chartered Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors

- At HFC we are associated to HFES - The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. We recommend everybody to join as personal members in HFES.

- In Scandinavia, we have established a committed relationship with:

  • The Swedish Human Factors Network, members of HFC, can join for free at courses,
    seminars and meetings. (User: hfn, Password: human). HFN has a free space for the HFC meetings. To receive the free space, HFN must send the request to HFC who approves and registers as HFN participant.

- MIT Humans and Automation Lab, http://web.mit.edu/aeroastro/labs/halab/index.shtml

- IEA - The International Ergonomics Assosiation, is an international umbrella organization for ergonomists and HF experts. See http://iea.cc/.

- HFES - The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society is a HF network and organization with more than 4500 members in the U.S. and international. The members are psychologists, technologists, researchers, consultants, designers, etc. See http://www.hfes.org. HFES is a member of IEA and HFES has a European division

- HFES - Europe Chapter. HFES has a European division collected once a year, with good participation from Scandinavia and Europe. See https://www.hfes-europe.org/.

- ESREL (European Safety and Reliability Conference). The conference can be a useful meeting place between qualitative and quantitative safety issues. For instance www.esrel2023.com. The conference is arranged by ESRA, see https://www.esrahomepage.eu/.

Useful links:

- NTNU - Faculty of Architecture and Design, Ass. Prof. Ole A. Alsos
Shore Control Lab (Link to Youtube)

- NTNU/IDI has opened a Usability lab by IDI - open for industry and research - has several possibilities - Eye Tracking; Video-recording; - opportunities to check usability of systems, user experience...mobile, iPad, screens, group interactions. Can also have the design of WEB pages, administrative systems checked.

Prof Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)

- NTNU/IDI ́s UX lab is a continuation of the NSEP usability lab.
We have now moved to a new location at IDI Gløshaugen and welcome colleagues and friends. Please see attachment for details.

- Link to "Managing competence for safety-related systems".

- From England the "Energy Institute" has developed "Human and Organisational Factors (HOF)" notes and  brochures related to key human factors topics that may be of interest to the oil and gas industry, see www.energyinst.org/home for general information.

- On the accompanying website is a list of bad ergonomics, see www.baddesigns.com.


Published November 22, 2012

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