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Research into Human Factors Challenges in Transport

HUMANIST is an association established in 2007, in Lyon.

It is composed of 17 European Members.

In general members are universities, research institutes or firmes. 

HUMANIST is based on strong member commitment and interest.


The choice of activities is determined by the needs and interests of members. As a general rule, all HUMANIST activities involve the active cooperation of at least three members.

HUMANIST aims to be a Virtual Center of Excellence in 4 areas:

  • HMI

  • Human behaviour in Traffic

  • ITS

  • Vehicle automation


Summer School


The next HUMANIST Summer School will be held in Loughborough University on 3-5 July 2024.

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Conference 2023


The HUMANIST Conference was held in Berlin, Germany, on 21 & 22 September 2023.



Position paper


HUMANIST position paper on Human Factors in Transport, gathering our members' views is available!


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