Editorial Ioana Koglbauer Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria Four years ago, in October 2014 Istarted my journeyasthe I use this opportunity to thank my Associate Editors for Head of the journal Aviation Psychology and Applied Human their professional engagement and competent editorial Factors. The journal was launched in 2011 and led by work during the past 4 years. Hogrefe Publishing was a Don Harris until 2014, with the support of the European resourceful partner during all these years and I thank espe- Association for Aviation Psychology (EAAP) and the cially Robert Dimbleby, Regina Pinks-Freybott, and Juliane Australian Aviation Psychology Association (AAvPA). Munson for our fruitful collaboration. Special thanks to the This is the last issue edited by me and my Associate members of the Editorial Board and many anonymous Editors: Cristina Albuquerque, André Droog, Hinnerk reviewers for their review work. I also thank the authors Eißfeldt, Harald Kolrep, Monica Martinussen, Michaela for submitting their manuscripts and making the selection Schwarz, and Matthew Thomas. I am proud to look back of manuscripts extremely competitive. Last but not least at all the achievements we have accomplished in the past I gratefully acknowledge the European Association for 4 years: In 2015, we introduced the annual Best Paper Aviation Psychology and the Australian Aviation Psychol- Award that has already been selected 3 times by the ogy Association for their support of the journal. Editor-in-Chief and the Associate Editors. The first authors We are happy to announce that we won Harald Kolrep of the awarded papers were invited to present their research for the role as the new Editor-in-Chief, who started in keynote speeches at the conferences of the EAAP in 2016 October 2018. He is a Professor at the HMKW University and 2018. We managed to attract a record number of of Applied Sciences for Media, Communication and high-quality manuscripts and our published articles are well Management in Berlin, Germany, having experiences from cited in the scientific community. In addition to these con- his position as an Associate Editor of the journal for 8 years. tinuous improvements, the journal and its editors adhered I wish Harald Kolrep and his Editorial Team all the best and to the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) standards Iamsurethattheywill do agreat work to master thenew (http://publicationethics.org). As an important step to challenges and shape the future of Aviation Psychology and increase transparency, we implemented the online editorial Applied Human Factors in a positive manner. system Editorial Manager (http://www.editorialmanager. Ioana Koglbauer com/apahf) in 2018: Authors, reviewers, managing editors, Editor-in-Chief and editors, as well as the production staff at Hogrefe Graz University of Technology Publishing, are now using the platform to further improve Kopernikusgasse 24/IV the high-quality standards of the journal. Finally, we contin- 8010 Graz Austria uously enriched the content of the News Section by publish- email@example.com ing book reviews and reports of scientific meetings. These 4 years as Editor-in-Chief of the journal were Ioana Koglbauer is an aviation sometimes challenging and demanding, but I am proud that psychologist and pilot affiliated with we could shape the editorial work in the manner as I have Graz University of Technology, Austria. She received her PhD and envisioned it. I enjoyed communicating with the research- habilitation in psychology from the ers and practitioners in the field, feeling the pulse of University of Graz, Austria. Her research front runners worldwide, and seeing how manu- teaching and research activities are scripts develop in the peer-review process. I am happy that focused on human-machine systems in the aviation, automotive and my editorial team and I can finally say that we made a dif- emergency monitoring domains. She ference. I experienced the great solidarity, passion for was a member of the Board of science and sense of duty that keeps the peer-review Directors of the European Associa- system alive, and I have a profound respect for all the tion for Aviation Psychology (EAAP) people that participate in it on a purely voluntary basis. for a period of 4 years. 2019 Hogrefe Publishing Aviation Psychology and Applied Human Factors (2019),9(1), 1 https://doi.org/10.1027/2192-0923/a000160 This document is copyrighted by the American Psychological Association or one of its allied publishers. This article is intended solely for the personal use of the individual user and is not to be disseminated broadly.
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Published: Jan 1, 2019