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Man using laptop on a desk that is low for his height

I recently rejoined Business Network International (BNI), a network referral group, after a gap of about eight years. When I was a member previously – for about four years – I would get a smattering of referrals (potential leads), but left after deciding that I was failing to reach my target market. Looking back, I ...

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Two men sitting on saddle stools at an adjustable height desk

The topic of sit stand desks is very much in vogue. There is so much debate about the use of them, it can really leave you in a quandary about whether or not to buy one. A recent review on the possible perils of sitting and standing at work was written by Professor Alan Hedges, ...

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Child sitting on sofa looking at mobile device

Have you ever been browsing online, found some fascinating information and then been unable to find it when you went back to look? This happened to me recently when I went looking for research around technology use and children. It’s one of the areas I regularly get asked about, both by friends and clients, who ...

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Passengers standing on the platform waiting to board one of Auckland's new electric, ergonomically designed trains at Britomart station.

For those of us who work in an office, it’s easy to forget that workspaces and workplaces come in all shapes, sizes and locations. I was reminded of this recently when I went up to the Human Factors and Ergonomics conference in Auckland. Delegates included a number of academics from the field of ergonomy as ...

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