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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TSU well represented at 2015 AAG annual conference

The Transport Studies Unit was well represented at the 2015 Association of American Geographers Annual Conference, which was held between 21st and 25th April in Chicago, Illinois …

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Toru Kubo

Who we are

Toru Kubo is a DPhil student at the TSU studying "Technology innovation and policy instruments to advance low-carbon transport in developing Asian economies" …

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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: