Sustainable transport: electric dreams vs carbon reality

Sustainable transport: electric dreams vs carbon reality

On 21 May Prof David Banister gave a joint seminar with Dr McCulloch, head of the Electrical Power Group and Associate Professor in the Department of Engineering Science at the Oxford Martin School. Their joint seminar focused on low carbon technologies in transport and the issues surrounding their implementation …

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Dr Nihan Akyelken

Dr Nihan Akyelken has been named the 2015 International Transport Forum Young Researcher of the Year

An international jury of experts have chosen Dr Nihan Akyelken as the recipient of the International Transport Forum's 2015 Young Researcher of the Year Award …

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Dr Christian Brand

Who we are

Dr Christian Brand is a Research Fellow in Transport, Carbon and the Environment at the Transport Studies Unit …

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Our Research

The TSU takes an interdisciplinary approach to the study of transport futures, drawing on relevant, state-of-the art developments in geography, environmental and transport studies, economics, sociology, psychology and the engineering sciences. We also draw on the full spectrum of available methods and underpinning philosophies for our research. For information on our current and future research, please see our Research Agenda.

The research conducted at the TSU addresses transport from different thematic and methodological perspectives. We have four broad research themes:

Our current research projects include: