The Scientific Council

Carl-Eric Hagentoft
Chairman of the Scientific Council of VREF
Professor, Division of Building Technology, Chalmers University of Technology, Göteborg, Sweden

 

Katarina Gårdfeldt Director-General, Swedish Polar Research Secretariat
Stockholm, Sweden

Lena Hiselius
Senior Lecturer, Head of Division Transport and Roads,Lund University, Lund, Sweden

Mattias Höjer         Professor, Environmental Strategies and Futures Studies, KTH, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden

Merritt Polk           Associate Professor, Dept of Human Ecology, School of Global Studies, University of Göteborg, Sweden

Jane Summerton
Professor, Swedish National Road & Transport Research Institute, VTI, Sweden

Johan Woxenius   Professor, Dept of Business Administration, School of Business, Economics and Law
University of Göteborg, Sweden

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STUDY VISIT GRANT 2019

The VREF invites PhD students and researchers in early stages of their career to apply for a Study Visit Grant to be supported with up to SEK 30 000.

The invitation is open until 191031.

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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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