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"Don't wait for accidents to happen"

FORSYTH, Elaine

CURRICULUM VITAE

Born 1961

Qualifications

  • 1983 MA (hons) Psychology at the University of Edinburgh
  • 1988 M.Phil by research at the University of newcastle upon Tyne
  • Currently registered for the degree of PhD with the Psychology Department of St. George’s Hospital Medical School, University of London

Professional activities

  • 1983-1985 Research Associate Transport Operations Research Group at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne
  • 1985-1986 Research Officer Transport Studies Unit at the University of Oxford
  • 1986-1987 Research Associate, Transport Operations Research Group at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne
  • 1987-1993 Senior Scientific Officer, Transport Research Laboratory, Department of Transport, Crowthorne, Berks
  • since 1993 Research Programme Manager at the Department of the Environment, Transport and the Regions (DETR)

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Associate fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS)
  • Member of the International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP)

RECENT PUBLICATION

  • FORSYTH E. & MAYCOCK G. 1997, Cohort study of learner and novice drivers, Part4: Novice driver accidents in relation to methods of learning to drive, performance in the driving test and self assessed driving ability and behaviour. TRL Report 275: Transport Research Laboratory, Crowthorne
  • FORSYTH E. & MAYCOCK G. & SEXTON B. 1995, Cohort study of learner and novice drivers, Part 3: Accidents, offences and driving experience in the first three years of driving. Department of Transport TRL Project Report 111: Transport Research Laboratory, Crowthorne
  • FORSYTH E. 1993, Methods used in learning to drive and performance in the driving test in Great Britain. In Transport Reviews, Vol. 13, Nr. 4, pages 307-322
  • FORSYTH E. 1992, Cohort study of learner and novice drivers, Part 2: Attitudes, opinions and the development of driving skills in the first 2 years. Department of Transport TRL Report RR 372: Transport Research Laboratory, Crowthorne
  • FORSYTH E. 1992, Cohort study of learner and novice drivers, Part 1: Learning to drive and performance in the driving test. Department of Transport TRL Report RR 338: Transport Research Laboratory, Crowthorne

Address:

Road Safety Division
Dept. of the Environment, Transport and the Regions
United Kingdom
Zone 2/15, Great Minster House; 76 Marsham Street
UK-SW1P 4 DR London
Phone: +44 171 271 4767
Fax: +44 171 271 4728
E-mail: elaine.forsyth@dft.gsi.gov.uk

 

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