The Department of Economics at the Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic, seeks to recruit a Post-Doc researcher in Transport Economics/Applied Micro. This position is from September 2019 till December 2022.
The University of Twente, the Netherlands, is recruiting a PhD student for a fully funded 4 year PhD project “Road Safety for Cyclists in Dutch Cities”, in collaboration with the Dutch Road Safety Institute SWOV. The aim of this PhD project is to examine cyclist’s road safety in Dutch cities and possible improvements of road safety for cyclists in urban and transport planning. See here for more information:
A Special Issue on long-term (value of time, travel behavior, spatial, planning, governance as well as shipping) implications of automated vehicles has been recently published in Transport Reviews:
Special issue: https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/ttrv20/39/1
Guest editorial (open access): https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/01441647.2019.1545286
Various special Sessions related to “urban transport planning and policy” will be organised at the AIIT 2nd International Congress “TIS ROMA 2019: Transport Infrastructure and Systems in a Changing World” in collaboration with the Italian Association for Traffic and Transport Engineering (AIIT), at the Automobile Club d’Italia Headquarters in Rome 23-24 September 2019. The call for abstracts (due by 12th February 2019) can be found here.
The journal “Sustainability” will publish a special issue on Intermodal Transportation and Sustainable Mobility. Deadline for manuscript submissions is 28 February 2019. More information can be found here.
Marcin Stepniak, Veronique van Acker and Nikolas Thomopoulos are organizing a special session at the Regional Studies Association Annual Conference which will be held in Santiago de Compostela, 5-7th June 2019. The theme of special session is “Predicting Spatial Impacts of Automated Vehicles”. Submission deadline for abstracts is 28th February 2019. More details can be found here.
The applicant is expected to conduct research in one or more of the following areas:
· Traffic management and traffic operations with connected and automated vehicles
· Evaluation of emerging smart mobility technologies
· Governance and policy of emerging smart mobility technologies
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The 15TH biannual NECTAR conference will take place in Helsinki 5-7 June 2019. The theme of this NECTAR conference is “Towards human scale cities – Open and happy”. The call for papers can be found here: https://www.helsinki.fi/en/conferences/towards-human-scale-cities-open-and-happy/call-for-papers
The 3rd NECTAR PhD award will consider PhD theses written in English which have been or will be defended between June 2017 and May 2019. We will also consider submissions consisting of sets of journal papers which are to be included in a future thesis, and which are representative for its quality. PhD thesis work can be submitted only by a supervisor who should be a NECTAR member (i.e. 2018 and 2019 membership is paid).
PhD supervisors who wish to submit their PhD thesis work for consideration should send (a) an electronic copy of the summary of the thesis and (b) the PhD thesis (or collection of papers) in PDF format before January 31, 2019 to the NECTAR secretariat (Ana Condeço-Melhorado) at email@example.com
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Cluster 2 and Cluster 1 of NECTAR (Network of European Communications and Transport Activities Research) together with TRELAB (Transport Research Lab, Roma Tre University) are organizing a workshop in Rome (Italy) on the 22 of March 2019. More information can be found on the workshop website. The call for papers can be found here.