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New edited book

Please find a call for a new edited book on “Preparing for the New Era of Transport Policies – Learning form Experiencehere. The editors are Yoram Shiftan (Technion, Israel Institute of Technology) and Maria Kamargianni (MaaSLab, Energy Institute, University College London).

Deadline extended till Aug 15!

PhD studentship Urban Systems Laboratory at Imperial College London

Urban Systems Laboratory at Imperial College London (http://www.imperial.ac.uk/urban-systems-lab) invites applications for a PhD studentship working in the area of the assessment of the productivity and well-being impacts of digital technologies on workers in mobile settings. The research will involve collaboration between the Urban Systems Laboratory at Imperial College London, Cisco Systems UK innovation team (Cisco CREATE) and Transport for Greater Manchester on a set of case studies including the UK’s largest Internet of Things City Demonstrator project, CityVerve (http://www.cityverve.org.uk/). Further details regarding the application process and eligibility criteria can be found at: http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AXO460/phd-studentship-an-interdisciplinary-framework-for-disaggregate-assessment-of-productivity-and-well-being-impacts-of-digital-technologies-on-workers-in-mobile-settings-itinerant/  

 

Call for papers

The journal “Research in Transportation Business & Management) has issued a call for papers for a special issue on “New developments in the global transport of Agricultural Products, Energy and Natural Resources” (guest Edited By: Christopher Clott and Albert Veenstra). More info can be found here:

https://www.journals.elsevier.com/research-in-transportation-business-and-management/call-for-papers/new-developments-global-transport-agricultural-products

Workshop: Smart Cities – Governing Accessibility, Air Pollution and Equity

The call for papers for a special joint Cluster 2/6 workshop Smart Cities – Governing Accessibility, Air Pollution and Equity at the University of São Paulo, Brazil, August 24-25, 2017 can be found here.

This workshop aims to discuss the complex relationships between transport, urbanization, inequalities in accessibility and air pollution, and the governance and policy implications of the development of smart and equitable cities and transport policies. The workshop focuses on major cities and metropolitan areas in Europe, North America and Brasil.

 Please note that is a small sized workshop (20 persons) for which University of São Paulo will apply for co-funding from the São Paulo Research Foundation FAPESP. For this application, the full workshop programme, including abstracts and CVs of presenters, is needed. We will be able to fund airline tickets, meals and accommodation for three nights, for one author per paper, if FAPESP provides funding. In the unlikely case that FAPESP funding is unavailable, conference dinner and accommodation for two nights will be offered to 20 participants, for only one author per paper. In addition to invited speakers a limited number of abstracts will be accepted.

 If you are interested to participate in this workshop, please send an abstract of your presentation (about 500 words) including author names and affiliations and keywords, and your CV (2-4 pages) in PDF format to k.t.geurs@utwente.nl and j.p.pritchard@utwente.nl before January 31, 2017.