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A systems approach to urban mobility: The role of micro-mobility in achieving net zero

   School of Engineering

   Applications accepted all year round  Self-Funded PhD Students Only

About the Project

The aim of the PhD is to develop a systems-view of mobility and transport in urban areas to empirically establish the influence that new forms of mobility e.g. micro-mobility can exert in amplifying public transport patronage as well as deterring private car usage in the context of global efforts to meet the net zero agenda.

The research will use a mix of qualitative and quantitative methods as well as data-rich environments and real-time positioning information of movements across modes and locations. Data analytics, user-centred design and systems thinking are core components of this work.

Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society.  We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent.  We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices.

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