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Who Are We?

The Universities’ Transport Study Group (UTSG), initiated by the late Professor R.J. Smeed of University College London in 1967, aims to promote transport teaching and research and to act as a focus for those involved in these activities in universities and institutions of higher education in the UK and Ireland.

Annual Conference

An annual conference for staff, research students and other relative newcomers to transport research of member institutions and overseas universities, which is designed to discuss research needs, research in progress, and to give research students the opportunity to present papers on their work.

Archive

Our archive goes as far back as 1969. Since 2006 we have been uploading pdf conference papers to the website and once you are a member, free to view.

NEWS

2020 Smeed Prize Winners

Congratulations to the 2020 Smeed Prize winner, Aditya Tafta Nugraha from the University of Southampton. Tafta’s paper was entitled “Unravelling the dynamics behind the urban morphology of port-cities using a LUTI model based on cellular automata”. Tafta’s research aims to investigate the urban dynamics influencing land use distribution in the context of port cities. He […]

Smeed Prize Winners, 2019

Congratulations to Fredrik Monsuur of Loughborough University who won the Smeed Prize at the 51st Annual UTSG Conference, hosted by the University of Leeds. The second place winner, also from Loughborough University, was Nicolette Formosa. Fredrik’s paper was entitled “Quantifying the impact of train delays on passenger satisfaction”, while Nicolette’s was entitled “Vehicle-level conflict detection using deep […]

2018 Smeed Prize Winners

Congratulations to Michael Nattrass of UCL who won the Smeed Prize at the 50th Universities’ Transport Study Group Conference, hosted by UCL in London between 3-5 January 2018. Two joint second prize winners this year were Shuo Li of Newcastle University and Hannah Budnitz of the University of Birmingham. Michael Nattrass’ paper was entitled: Infrastructuring […]

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