$10,000 Human Factors Prize on Social Media Research

The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society presents the 2013 Human Factors Prize, this year worth $10,000. There's still time to submit your human factors/ergonomics (HF/E) research on the effective and satisfying use of social media to win the 2013 Human Factors Prize. The prize recognizes excellence in HF/E research and carries a $10,000 cash award and publication of the winning paper in the journal, Human Factors. The deadline has been extended to July 15, 2013.

2013 Topic: the HF/E of social media (not the usability or design of social media technology, but effects of communication modality on comprehension of messages, ways to integrate social media into emergency response, healthcare, education fields, and the HF of computer-supported cooperative work.)

Examples of papers on this topic and more details can be found on the FAQ page: http://www.hfes.org/web/pubpages/hfprizefaq.html

Submission guidelines for members and nonmembers: https://www.hfes.org/Web/PubPages/hfauthorinfo.html

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