Current Doctoral (DPhil) Research Students

The international and interdisciplinary nature of the Transport Studies Unit's science and research is reflected in the range of postgraduate research topics our graduate students undertake:

Paola Castaneda

Paola Castaneda

How is the bike made mobile? Learning from bicycle advocacy in Latin America
Supervisor: Prof. Tim Schwanen;

Gaurav Dubey

Gaurav Dubey

Neoliberalism and low carbon mobility transition in emerging economies: an untenable relationship? Evaluating the case of electric mobility in India
Supervisor: Prof. Tim Schwanen;

Wenbo Guo

Wenbo Guo

Mobility, subjective well-being and health in transitional China: towards socially sustainable cities
Supervisors: Dr Christian Brand; Prof. Tim Schwanen;

Yifan Han

Yifan Han

A demand atlas for the planning, operations and upgrading of bicycle-sharing systems
Supervisor: Prof. Tim Schwanen;

Luis Iturra

Luis Iturra

Exploring urban inequality through unveiling uneven atmospheres in everyday mobility practices
Supervisors: Prof. Derek McCormack; Prof. Tim Schwanen;

Helen Morrissey

Helen Morrissey

Taxi Wars: understanding 'data as governance' in South Africa's transport sector
Supervisor: Prof. Tim Schwanen;

Ignacio Perez

Ignacio Perez

Examining the role of data in smart city management: following the transport data dispositif in Santiago de Chile
Supervisors: Prof. Tim Schwanen; Prof. Gillian Rose;

Simona Sulikova

Simona Sulikova

An exploration of impacts and attitudes towards active transport modes of walking and cycling and how to change them.
Supervisor: Dr Christian Brand;

Nina Teng

Nina Teng

Examining Trust in Shared Mobility: The Case of On-Demand Peer-to-Peer Ridesharing in Southeast Asia
Supervisor: Prof. Tim Schwanen;