Public Policy

Learn More About HFES Public Policy Initiatives

For most of its history, the field's impact on design was achieved primarily through either the direct participation of HF/E professionals in the design process or the management thereof. In recent years, however, HF/E professionals and HFES have become more active at the public policy level, recognizing that decisions in that arena have a wide-ranging impact on everything from the nation's investment in HF/E research to the practices adopted by entire industries.

Learn more below about initiatives and updates from HFES and its partners.

Advocacy Initiatives

HFES partners with Lewis-Burke Associates LLC to aid in promoting the importance of HF/E science among federal agencies and legislators.

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Policy Statements

Read the latest policy statements from HFES.

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Government Updates

See the latest government updates from HFES and its partners.

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Science Policy Fellowship Program

The Science Policy Fellowship (SPF) program provides a valuable opportunity for our members to learn to successfully advocate for human factors and ergonomics on the national stage.

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