Hilary Term 2018, SoGE, Oxford|
Today, our growing global inequality is often underwritten by unequal mobilities. Groups marked by gender, race, class, location or disability often encounter significant barriers to mobility, whether in carrying out everyday routines, accessing key resources, or connecting with others. Meanwhile, as technology, infrastructures and political landscapes continue to change, we are faced both with new means of mobility and new forms of exclusion and immobility. Faced with such transformations, scholars working on transport, and within geography more generally, have called for a closer dialogue between work on transport and mobility justice and work concerned with broader questions of social justice. Podcasts are avaialble.
25 May 2017, SoGE, Oxford|
There are many spatial accessibility tools developed yet few are successfully employed in planning practice. Professor Carey Curtis demonstrated how the SNAMUTS tool (Spatial Network Analysis for Multimodal Urban Transport Systems) has succeeded in creating the right conditions for both town planners and transport planners to discuss potential urban futures framed around a greater role for public transport.
5-9 April 2017|
Several members of TSU will be attending the Association of American Geographers annual conference in Boston.
Hilary Term 2017, SoGE, Oxford|
A life course approach sheds light on how people's lives, structural contexts, and social change can result in new or different mobility practices. Drawing from a range of disciplines, life course research points to the importance of particular life course events as 'triggers' and 'constraints' for different types of mobility. This approach offers important insights as socio-demographic changes (e.g. ageing population), environmental concerns (e.g. climate change and air pollution) and equity issues challenge us to rethink the current systems of transportation. This seminar series explored the insights that can be gained from a life course approach in order to better understand current and future mobility needs, and opportunities to move towards low carbon, and equitable systems of mobility. Podcasts are avaialble.
30 January 2017, SoGE, Oxford|
On Monday 30 January Professor Jianping Wu visited the TSU for meetings and to give a lunchtime seminar at the School of Geography and the Environment. Professor Wu is the Director of Future Transport Research Centre of Tsinghua-Cambridge-MIT at Tsinghua University in Beijing. In his seminar he gave an overview of the research conducted at the Tsinghua University's Future Transport Research Centre. He introduced their work on urban traffic emission pollution control through on-line traffic management strategy and on the recognition of different car driving styles using big data technologies. He also spoke about the future of urban traffic control and the development of a simulation system for autonomous driving.
May - June 2016, EW Gilbert Room, SoGE, Oxford|
Seminars will be delivered on Wednesdays in weeks 4 - 8 of Trinity Term. Speakers include Eric Chan (TSU), Torben Holvad (TSU, DTU and European Railway Agency), Denver Nixon (TSU), Fiona Ferbrache (TSU, Keble College, and Oxford Brookes University) and Malek Al-Chalabi.
|January-March 2016, SoGE, Oxford|
This seminar series will gather together a range of world-leading academics and urban policy practitioners to debate some of the key issues raised by smart cities for urban transport and mobility futures. All seminars 4-6 pm alternate Tuesdays during Hilary Term.
|5-6 February 2016, The Story Museum, Oxford|
Cycling in this city could be a better experience for all. We want to be part of a process of improving it - but we need to understand the current experience and challenges more fully. For that we need 'data' and we need your help. Join us for this innovative cycling hackathon, bringing people together to develop ideas to monitor and improve cycling for all in Oxford and beyond.
|7 October 2015, E W Gilbert Room, SoGE, Oxford|
Luca D'Acci, coordinator of Urban Environment and Climate Change at IHS, Erasmus University Rotterdam, shows his thoughts about future human habitats.
|25 June 2015, J Gottmann Room, SoGE, Oxford|
Everyone is a transport user, and most of us live in towns or cities, but how much of what we take for granted about transport is true? Join author Steve Melia as he launches his new book, followed by a wine reception and book signing.
|22 June 2015, A J Herbertson Room, SoGE, Oxford|
Professor Robert Cervero is the Friesen Chair of Urban Studies and incoming Chair of City and Regional Planning at the University of California, Berkeley, where he also directs the University of California Transportation Center (UCTC).
|14 May 2015, St Michael's at the Northgate, Oxford|
Yannick Cornet and Tim Schwannen from the TSU have conducted a series of interviews with cyclists using the Plain and they discussed their findings on The Plain project as well as the message for cycling advocacy.
|January - March 2015, SoGE, Oxford|
Seminars were held from 4-6 pm on alternate Tuesdays during Hilary Term from the 20th of January.
|2 June 2014, Cumberland Lodge, Windsor|
The colloquium is collaboratively organised through TSU, Aberdeen, Manchester and Leeds Universities.
|January - March 2014, SoGE, Oxford|
Seminars were held from 4-6 pm on alternate Tuesdays during Hilary Term from the 21st of January.