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Cold and Exposed: Training for offshore safety and survival
Start Date: 7/4/2017Start Time: 11:00 AM
End Date: 7/4/2017End Time: 12:00 PM
Event Description:
The Health, Leisure, and Human Performance Research Institute presents:

Research Seminar Series:

Cold and Exposed: Training for offshore safety and survival

Presented by: Heather Carnahan, Ph.D.
Dean and Professor, School of Human Kinetics and Recreation, Memorial University
Cross-Appointed Professor, Offshore Safety and Survival Centre, Marine Institute

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 | 11 a.m. - 12 noon
220 Active Living Centre (located at the corner of University Crescent and Dafoe Rd.).
Free to attend and open to all!

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Heather Carnahan has a Ph.D. in Kinesiology from the University of Waterloo and Postdoctoral Fellowship in Psychology from Western University.  She is currently the Dean of the School of Human Kinetics and Recreation at Memorial University, and also holds a cross appointment at the Offshore Safety and Survival Centre at the Marine Institute. Heather also held the BMO Chair in Health Professions Education Research at the Wilson Centre while at the University of Toronto. 

Her research involves applying current motor control and learning theory to studying the acquisition and retention of technical skills in various real life domains such as the safety and survival skills associated with marine transport, zero gravity environments, and health care. The effective design and use of simulation based training is also a focus of her research.
 

 

 
Location Information:
University of Manitoba - Fort Garry  (View Map)
University of Manitoba - Fort Garry
Winnipeg, MB
Canada
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