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Division of Ergonomics

Ergonomics is a domain of interdisciplinary research and application which, with a holistic approach, handles the interactions between humans, technology and organization.

The aim is to, through human capabilities and needs, understand and develop theories, principles and methods for designing work systems that are healthy and efficient.

At the Division of Ergonomics research is conducted with focus on industrial and healthcare-related work systems. The research assumes both an organizational and an individual perspective, aiming to create good physical and psychosocial working conditions, while contributing to operational efficiency.

Research and development projects are run in cooperation with companies and organizations and are sometimes carried out as assignments.

Our vision is to be an internationally and nationally well-established and renowned institution for research, education and work collaboration, within the context of the department's activities.