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Do you work, or campaign or have responsibility for transport? If so, could you please spare 5 or 10 minutes to complete a short questionnaire about your beliefs and what you believe is likely to happen over the coming years?
This is a rapid review at a time of great uncertainty for transport. What difference will climate change and decarbonisation make? Will the changes we saw during the lockdowns endure or evaporate? What place will the car have in future patterns of movement? This survey aims to take a snapshot and to analyse the relationships between what we believe [...]
Posted: October 26, 2021, 9:54 am
Dear colleagues,
We are excited to host the first (online) event of our Alan Turing Institute Special Interest Group.
'Bridging Machine Learning and Behavioural Models' Special Interest Group Seminar on Transport and Mobility Behaviour

Nov 8, 2021 03:00 PM (UK Time)

Programme details:
- Keynote speech
Professor Moshe Ben-Akiva, MIT - 'Theory and Data in Discrete Choice Analysis'
- 5 min Lightning talks from early-career researchers
Dr Tim Hillel (ETH Zurich and UCL) - The potential and pitfalls of machine learning for choice modelling (a brief perspective!)
Panagiotis Tsoleridis (University of Leeds) - Combining Machine Learning and Discrete [...]
Posted: October 25, 2021, 4:25 pm
Dear colleagues,

I am currently recruiting for a 1-year postdoctoral research associate in Mobility Governance at the Transport Studies Unit (TSU) for my ESRC New Investigator project PRINCE (the Politics of Road-transport InsuraNCE), ideally starting April 2022.

The successful candidate will work with me at the University of Oxford to explore how insurance, as a data-driven sector, deals with the potential and uncertainties of new mobility technologies, like electrification, connectivity, automation etc. The focus is on Dutch, British and German insurers' practices and expectations, both internal (underwriting and claims), sectoral (business and competition) and (inter)national (lobbying, pilot project participation and [...]
Posted: October 25, 2021, 2:33 pm