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Interdisciplinary Opportunities in Low-CarbonTransport, 07/06/2010

21 May 2010

One-day workshop on low-carbon transport – sponsored by the Research and Graduate  Schools, Cardiff University

Dr. Dimitrios Xenias (PSYCH)
Dr. Alex Franklin (BRASS)

Date: Monday 07 June 2010, 09:30 – 17:00
Place: 51a Park Place, Cathays Campus, Cardiff

In this event, speakers will give short presentations on a topic relevant to climate friendly transport, for discussion and input. We expect this event to stimulate dialogue and collaboration across people from different backgrounds and to raise awareness of existing threads of research on  low-carbon transport. This will be an opportunity for discussing cutting edge research in the area,  which may influence developments well into the next decade.

Confirmed Speakers:

Dr. Liana Cipcigan – Lecturer, Institute of Energy, School of Engineering, Cardiff University – Electric Vehicles integration into electricity networks. Integrating analysis of power and  transportation systems

Dr. Alex Franklin – Senior Research Associate, City and Regional Planning, Cardiff University – People, Place and Sustainability: Integrating Low-Carbon Transport into Everyday Life

Dr. Shin Lee – Lecturer in Transportation and Spatial Analysis, Cardiff University – Does it matter where you work? – Carbon profile of commuters by place of work

Dr.Paul Nieuwenhuis – Cardiff Business School, Cardiff University – Automotive industry and regulatory framework on CO2

Prof.Graham Parkhurst – Professor of Sustainable Mobility,University of the West of England – Researching and Promoting Low Carbon Operating Practices

Dr. Miles Tight – Senior Lecturer, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds – Developing radically different travel futures: methodological and contextual issues.

Dr. Lorraine Whitmarsh – Lecturer in Environmental Psychology, Psychology, Cardiff University – Perceptions of sustainable transport options and technologies

Dr. Rachel Aldred – Senior Lecturer, Sociology, University of East London – Building cycling communities? Experiences and questions from the “Cycling Cultures research project”

Dr. Georgina Harper – Sustrans Duncan Shermer – EPSRC

Lunch and refreshments will be provided. There will be ample time for networking.

Detailed agenda and final details to be confirmed upon registration. Please book your place by 02 June 2010 by emailing Dimitrios at

Looking forward to seeing you there!


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