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Kathryn Woodcock

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Woodcock :: Research Research

Dr. Woodcock's research interests include the application of human factors to occupational and public safety issues, and to accessibility. She has particular interest in human error/human performance, and in amusement ride safety.

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Dr. Woodcock is a registered Professional Engineer and Canadian Certified Professional Ergonomist with degrees from University of Waterloo and University of Toronto, a member of national and international professional societies in ergonomics and has presented many papers in the field.

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Woodcock :: For students and applicants For students and applicants

Information for current students and candidates considering applying for future studies or supervision.

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Contact Contact information

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community and professional service Community and professional service

Dr. Woodcock is active in both internal and external service, and served on the provincial Accessibility Standards Advisory Council for the Access to Ontarians with Disabilities Act from 2005 - 2009. She received the Ontario Medal for Good Citizenship in 1993.

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Personal Personal

University of Toronto Press published her book on deafness in 2000. She was the first deaf woman to earn a PhD in Engineering, and in 1990, became the first deaf president of The Canadian Hearing Society at its 50th annual meeting.

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