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Oxford shortlisted to become international beacons of ultra-low emission vehicle use

Dr Tim Schwanen part of bid which sees Oxford one of twelve British cities shortlisted to become centres of excellence for low emission vehicles …

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Reflections on TSU seminar series

Reflections on TSU seminar series

This year's annual TSU seminar series on the Scalar Politics of Transport has come to an end, and the final two weeks of seminars have been as successful as the first two …

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Dr Karen Anderton

Who we are

Dr Karen Anderton is a Research Fellow in Low Carbon Policy and Governance 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: