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William Thomas Singleton

William Thomas Singleton, British psychology educator, consultant. Recipient Vernon medal National Institute Industrial Psychology, London, 1968. Member American Human Factors Society (distinguished foreign colleague), Ergonomics Society (honorary).

Background

  • Singleton, William Thomas was born on March 3, 1924 in Haslingden, England. Son of James and Alice Ann (Tomlinson) S.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts, Cambridge University, 1950. Doctor of Science, Aston University, 1970.

    Career

    • Research assistant department psychology Cambridge University, England, 1950-1954. Head of ergonomics Shoe Industry Research, Kettering, 1954-1960. Senior lecturer College aeronautics, Cranfield, England, 1960-1965.

      Member faculty Aston University, Birmingham, England, since 1965, professor applied psychology, 1965-1982, professor emeritus, since 1982, dean social science and humanities, 1971-1975. Visiting professor University Leuven, 1972, University Geneva, 1985. Human factors consultant World Health Organization, International Labor Organization, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Nuclear Power Generation, Process Control Industries, since 1982.

    Works

    • Author: Introduction of Ergonomics, 1972. Man-Machine Systems, 1974. Editor 12 books.

    Membership

    Member American Human Factors Society (distinguished foreign colleague), Ergonomics Society (honorary).

    Connections

    • Married Pamela Elizabeth Booth, September 9, 1950. Children– Deborah, Lesley, Stephen, Nicola, Hilary.
    • father: James Singleton
    • mother: Alice Ann (Tomlinson) Singleton
    • spouse: Pamela Elizabeth Booth
    • children: Deborah Singleton
    • Lesley Singleton
    • Stephen Singleton
    • Nicola Singleton
    • Hilary Singleton
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    Born March 3, 1924
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