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Graduate Student Wins Design Contest for Mobile Health App for Those Considering Elective Mastectomy
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 – HFES congratulates Marisa Grayson, a master's student in the Integrated Systems Engineering Department at Ohio State University, on taking first place in the 2018 “Mobile Health Applications for Consumers” Student Design Competition. read more


Calling for Better Police Body Cam Design
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 – Challenges reported by both police and the public surrounding usability issues with the vast array of body cams and recording functionality prompted a study by human factors/ergonomics (HF/E) researchers from Wichita State University. read more

Don’t Talk and Drive: Examination of Nearly 100 Prior Studies on Cell Phone Use in Cars Underscores Hazards
Monday, March 5, 2018 – In their detailed analysis of dozens of empirical studies on the effects of talking while driving, human factors researchers have provided a comprehensive and credible basis for governments seeking to enact legislation restricting drivers’ use of cell phones. read more