In the June 2009 elections, Véronique De Keyser was elected for her third mandate as member of the European Parliament, and at the same time beginning her first mandate as Vice-President of the Socialists and Democrats (S&D) Group. She is a member of the Committee on Development (DEVE), the Subcommittee on Human Rights (DROI), the delegation to the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly, the delegation for relations with the Palestinian Legislative Council, and is a substitute for the Committee on Foreign Affairs.
In 2001, Véronique De Keyser became a Member of the European Parliament, a position which followed a long international scientific career. She began her studies at the Université Libre de Bruxelles in Psychology, where she obtained her doctorate in work psychology in 1974.
Titles and Awards
1986: NATO Science Award
1988: Chevalier de l'Ordre de Léopold
1996: Prix Santé et Entreprises
1997: Commandeur de l'Ordre de la Couronne
1999: Maria Sibylla-Merian prize awarded to women scientists for their outstanding achievements mainly in the natural and technical sciences, as well as in medicine
2011: Théroigne de Méricourt prize of Walloon Synergy
De Keyser,V., Qvale,T., Wilpert,B., & Ruiz Quintanilla,S.A (Eds)(1988) The Meaning of Work and Technology Option. Wiley & Sons
De Keyser,V. & Van Daele, A. (Eds)(1989). The ergonomics of conception. Editions De Boeck
Cellier, J.M., De Keyser, V, & Valot, C. (1996) La Gestion du temps dans les environnements dynamiques, Presses Universitaires de France
De Keyser, V. & Leonova, A. (2001) - Human error prevention and well being at work in Western Europe and Russia, Kluwer Publisher
De Keyser, V. (2002) - Human Error, Editions Labor
De Keyser, V. (2003) - To life and to death, Editions Labor
De Keyser, V. (2008) - Petits crimes sans importance. Critiques de la flexibilité au travail en Europe, Editions Luc Pire
Hessel, S. & De Keyser, V. (2013) - Palestine, the European betrayal, Editions Fayard
Thesis in psychology, 1974 - Psychological approach of workers' experience through automated systems.