Dear all, Transport’s impact on the economy remains very relevant intransport planning. Now in its fourth year, the Institute for TransportStudies is pleased to offer a two day short course on Transport Infrastructureand Economics Performance. After attending this course transportprofessionals will:
• have a solid grasp of how, when, why and to what extent transportinfrastructure affects businesses and the economy, [...]
The 14th annual STAR (Scottish Transport Applications and Research) Conference will be held in Glasgow on 22 May 2018.
SHAPING TRANSPORT FOR A CHANGING WORLD
Details about the conference can be found at: www.starconference.org.uk<http://www.starconference.org.uk<http://www.starconference.org.uk%3chttp:/www.starconference.org.uk>>
The STAR programme has a mix of plenary presentations and parallel sessions which, this year, include papers on transport governance, transport policy, modelling, behaviour change, data, management of roads. There is something for everyone! [...]
Dear colleagues, We would like to let you know that we will host a seminar at UCL, where Prof. Chandra Bhat will present about "The Multi-Dimensional Dependencies Among Shared Mobility Service Users". The seminar will take place on the 16th of March at 17:30 UK time.
You can find more information at: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/bartlett/energy/events/2018/mar/multi-dimensional-dependencies-among-shared-mobility-service-users [...]
We are currently recruiting for a Research Associate position on Machine Learning and Simulation for Autonomous Vehicle Fleets. This post is funded from Innovate UK and the Centre for Connected and Autonomous and linked to a collaborative project that will design, trial and deploy a commercial, subscription-based platform, based on SAE Level 4 self-driving electric vehicles. The successful applicant will become a member of the Transport Systems & Logistics group (TSL) led by Dr Panagiotis Angeloudis, join the Centre for Transport Studies at the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Imperial College London, and [...]
On 30th April, UCL and the Transport Systems Catapult will be holding an event in London entitled "Self-driving cars - developing the social-science research agenda".
We hope to have a broad range of social-science disciplines represented at this highly participatory event. Also present will be policy makers and research funders. Please see the foot of this e-mail for further details. [...]
Open PhD Position at Transport & Planning, Delft University of Technology
A PhD Studentship on 'Performance and Safety Evaluation of Dedicated Lanes Design for Automated Vehicles' is available at Delft University of Technology as part of the ITS Edulab, and funded by Rijkswaterstaat who is responsible for the main infrastructure facilities in the Netherlands. [...]
If you were an active member of the Transport Visions Network (TVN) which ran from 2000-2003 then I'm pleased to say that 'we're putting the band back together'.
The TVN was conceived by myself, Kiron Chatterjee, Greg Marsden and Mark Beecroft (all then in the Transportation Research Group at Southampton University and all under 35). From 2000 to 2003 this network of some 250 young professionals explored the future of transport and produced a series of eight reports published by Landor. [...]
On Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 10:12 Gillian Harrison <G.Harrison@leeds.ac.uk> wrote:
> Do you have an interest in promoting a switch to more sustainable > transport? > > Plllllp > > Are you a vlogger who is creative and passionate about communication? > > > > Would you like to win up to €250 in Amazon or holiday vouchers? > > > > We are looking for exciting and innovative vlogs (<60 seconds) that will > engage a wide ranging audience, which capture the essence of positive > incentives for reducing the use of conventionally fuelled vehicles. Winning > entries [...]
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The Transport Practitioners' Meeting (TPM) is the annual meeting place for all transport planners, modellers, placemakers, highway engineers and urban transport designers. TPM brings the transport and built environment community together for two days of world class networking, idea sharing and lively debate.
PTRC is happy to announce the release of the 2018 Programme! We are excited to be welcoming so many of our industry peers to Oxford this year - take a look at the programme here. This year's conference features two plenary sessions, ten hands-on workshops, over 100 paper presentations, numerous [...]
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Many thanks in advance,
The Department of Planning and Environment of the Faculty of Spatial Sciences at the University of Groningen (RUG) is looking for an Assistant Professor Urban Design and Mobility. The position focuses on the relationship between urban planning, mobility issues, and digital developments (e.g. traffic and mobility modelling, social media, and virtual spaces) and should contribute to research on spatial and institutional design. [...]
Do you have an interest in promoting a switch to more sustainable transport?
Are you a vlogger who is creative and passionate about communication?
Would you like to win up to €250 in Amazon or holiday vouchers?
We are looking for exciting and innovative vlogs (<60 seconds) that will engage a wide ranging audience, which capture the essence of positive incentives for reducing the use of conventionally fuelled vehicles. Winning entries will be shown at an event at TRA 2018. [...]
Joint New Zealand Geographical Society / Institute of Australian Geographers Conference 2018 'Creative Conversations, constructive connections' 11-14 July 2018, University of Auckland, NZ http://www.nzgs.co.nz/58-news-and-events/latest-news/398-nzgs-iag-conference-2018
Future Mobilities: transitions, trials and transformations Sponsored by: NZGS Mobilities in Geography Research Group Session convenors: Helen Fitt (University of Canterbury, NZ), Angela Curl (University of Canterbury, NZ), Debbie Hopkins (University of Oxford, UK) [...]
Postdoctoral Research Associate in Transport School of Civil Engineering
Faculty of Engineering and IT
Reference no. 779/0417B
• Join an organisation that encourages progressive thinking • Be valued for your exceptional knowledge and experience in Transport Networks • Full-time fixed-term for 3 years, remuneration package: $106k (which includes base salary, leave loading and up to 17% superannuation) [...]
CEOS, the Committee on Earth Observation Satellites, coordinates civil spaceborne observations of the Earth. Participating agencies strive to address critical scientific questions and to harmonise satellite mission planning to address gaps and overlaps. CEOS and ESA have launched the EO handbook on ‘Satellite Earth Observations in support of the SDGs’ . The online version is at http://eohandbook.com/sdg/ [...]
The department of Urban Development and Mobility (UDM) of the Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Eeconomic Research (LISER) has a post-doc vacancy Smart Cities. For this position strong expertise in GIS is required.
On our website you can find a description of this vacancy: https://jobs.liser.lu/jobs/detail/post-doc-researcher-smart-cities-m-f-81<https://solismail.uu.nl/owa/redir.aspx?C=LxAr0jLOAm7X204lDSC1ah1eErxwYNfMhSr61BklmuXET6br5oTVCA..&URL=https%3a%2f%2fjobs.liser.lu%2fjobs%2fdetail%2fpost-doc-researcher-smart-cities-m-f-81>
Martin Dijst Director of UDM
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I’d like to call your attention to a special session we’re organizing on "Transport Modeling with Machine Learning and Travel Behavior Methods”, in the IEEE Intelligent Transport Systems Conference 2018 (November 4-7, 2018, Maui, Hawaii, USA).
As proposed recently in the TRB ADB40 subcommittee (“Transportation Demand Forecast”), this is part of a strategy to bring together the two communities of Computer Science (particularly Machine Learning) and Travel Demand Modeling together. So we encourage everyone to join, if you come from any (or both) of these angles. [...]
We are seeking highly motivated and talented applicants with strong background and interest in traffic flow theory and transport network modelling to contribute to our growing research in transportation engineering at University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney. The PhD position is funded by the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at UNSW. [...]
A full-time postdoctoral research position in the area of data management is available at the University of Hong Kong, starting from June 2018 or earlier. The position is for one year and renewable to up to two years depending on the performance of the applicant, assessed by the publication of the work in top peer reviewed conferences and journals. Interested applicants must have a strong background in the area of database management and data mining with a good working knowledge of mathematics demonstrated through publications in international conferences and journals. Experience and knowledge in big transportation data is [...]
Transport's impact on the economy is very relevant in transport planning. Now in its fourth year the Institute for Transport Studies is pleased to offer a two day short course on Transport Infrastructure and Economics Performance. After attending this course transport professionals will: [...]
The Mobile Lives Forum is inviting applications from researchers around the world for its new funding round.
The Forum funds projects in the field of mobilities, both academic and artistic, that we feel are of significant interest for society as a whole. Our aim is to enhance our understanding of, and contribute to the transition towards lifestyles that correspond to people’s aspirations, while at the same time reducing our collective impact on the environment. [...]
On behalf of GeoForAll, I send our warm greetings to all colleagues on Open Data Day 2018. Open Data Day is an annual celebration of open data all over the world. For the seventh time in history, groups from around the world will create local events on the day where they will use open data in their communities. It is an opportunity to show the benefits of open data and encourage the adoption of open data policies in government, business and civil society. All outputs are open for everyone to use and re-use. [...]
Due to continuing strike action, the final TSU seminar "mobility justice: gender and generation" next Tuesday ( 6th March) at 4pm has been postponed. This will be rescheduled in Trinity term, further information to follow shortly.