Madoka Ohnishi

Madoka Ohnishi

Fenrir Inc.
Tokyo Woman’s Christian Uninversity
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UX Researcher
Part-time teacher
Research Interests:
Reading, Object recognition, letter recognition, readability, legibility, low-vision…
Research Gate

Education and qualifications

2015 - 2018
Tokyo Woman’s Christian University
The Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences
Doctoral Degree Course Supervisor: Professor Koichi Oda

2013 - 2014
Tokyo Woman’s Christian University
MA Humanities and Sciences

2007 - 2011
Tokyo Woman’s Christian University
BA Culture and Communication


2023 -
特別支援教育/介護等体験指導 @ Komazawa University

2021 -
ユニバーサルデザイン(心理物理)@ Tokyo Woman’s Christian University

2019 -
デザイン心理学(視覚) @ Tokyo Woman’s Christian University デザイン心理学(聴覚) @ Tokyo Woman’s Christian University

2019 - 2021
コミュニケーション研究法入門 @ Communication, Tokyo Woman’s Christian University
コミュニケーション研究法実習(実験) @ Communication, Tokyo Woman’s Christian University




Conference Presentation (International)

  • Ohnishi, M., Watanabe, Y., Miyashita, K., Suzuki, M., Oda, K. (2011). Effects of Font Style, Serif, and Weight in Japanese Reading.  10th International Conference on Low-Vision “KL Vision 2011”, 2/20-24 at Kuala Lumpur Convention Center Malaysia, Poster Presentation PO.23

  • Ohnishi, M., Oda, K. (2014). An advantage of high resolution displays for persons with low vision.  The 11th International Conference on Low Vision “Vision2014”, 3/31-4/3 at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Rapid fire oral presentation, Poster presentation(P75).

  • Ohnishi, M., Oda, K. (2015). The effect of high resolution letters on legibility for persons with low vision.  38th European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP) 2015, 8/22-8/27 at The University of Liverpool, Poster presentation(4P1M025).

  • Ohnishi, M., Otsukuni, T., Takahashi, T., Sugiyama, M., Hirakimoto,M., Kawamura,T., Suzuki,T., Oshima,T., Oda, K. (2016). Effects of Luminance Contrast and Character Size on Reading Function. Vision Sciences Society (VSS) 16th Annual Meeting, 5/13-18 at St. Pete Beach, Poster presentation(63.4096).

  • Ohnishi, M., Oda, K. (2017). Systematic Effect of Stroke Width on Legibility of Japanese Fonts. the 12th International Conference by the International Society for Low Vision Research and Rehabilitation (ISLRR) “Vision2017”, 6/25-6/29 at The World Forum in The Hague, Oral presentation(PAR18.05).



  • Jan. 2016: Best Presentation Award, Vision Society of Japan
  • Feb. 2016: Prize for Encouragement, Japanese Society of Printing Science and Technology

Research support

  • 2013: Fellowship for student, Tokyo Woman’s Christian University
    Title: The visual world of aged people - Simulation of aged people based on visual science
    Role: Project Leader
    Amount: 100,000 JPY


  • Programming Environments for Psychological Experiments PEPE