Richard Clive Holman Award

This award is given for effective communication such as a blog or social media presence, or one-off publications or communication by an individual or a group.

The award is given on the basis of either an individual or sustained activity which is targeted at and communicates the value of ergonomics/ human factors to an external to the core CIEHF membership. A programme of activity, such as a website or blog, as well as a one off activity, such as report or article, is eligible for consideration, but not peer-reviewed journal/conference papers. Evidence of the value of the communication, such as number of hits/reads, external comments/reviews is required as part of the submission.

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Who was Richard Holman?

Richard Clive Holman was born in 1954, and graduated in ergonomics from Loughborough University of Technology in 1975. After six years in ergonomics with British Aerospace, he joined the Admiralty Research Establishment at Portsdown, working particularly on human computer interaction problems and system design.

He was leader of the Human Factors Section within the Maritime Command System Division of the Defence Research Agency at Portsdown, having been head of it for two years until his untimely death in 1992. This prize was first awarded in his memory.

Roll of honour

2018 Design for Real People Action Group
2015 Charlotte Davies
2014 Roberta Symeonides