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VREF is governed by a Board and a Scientific Council.

The Board decides which projects and activities will be financed, establishes policy, and is responsible for long-term asset management. The Scientific Council is responsible for evaluating the scientific quality of both the research funding applications that are submitted to VREF and the ongoing research that is carried out. The Secretariat is responsible for the operational management and administration.

For more information on the Board, the Scientific Council and The Secretariat - go to links in the left menu.

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The VREF invites PhD students and early stage researchers to apply for a Study Visit Grant to be supported with up to SEK 30 000.

The invitation is open until 181031.

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Global Mobility Research

This Meeting of the Minds' blog monthly releases interviews of global transportation researchers from the VREF's Future Urban Transport Program Network.

TheCityFix

This CityFix series, produced by the WRI (World Ressources Institute) Ross Center for Sustainable Cities and supported by the VREF, discusses walking and cycling in cities with a special focus on low- and middle-income countries.

Each year the Håkan Frisinger Foundation for Transportation Research awards a scholarship to a prominent researcher.

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About VREF

The Volvo Research and Educational Foundations (VREF) inspires, initiates and supports research and educational activities through the Future Urban Transport Programme - How to deal with the complexity of urban transport (FUT). 

Our Vision: Sustainable transport for equitable access in urban areas

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