Researcher (Smaller Project 2002)
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Ian Skinner is an independent researcher and consultant on the environmental aspects of European and national transport policy, working for is own company Transport and Environmental Policy Research. He has a Masters degree in Operational Research and Management Science and a PhD in the implementation of sustainable transport policy in South East England, which he completed in 1998.
Since then, he has undertaken numerous research and consultancy projects, first at the Institute for European Environmental Policy and then at AEA, at both the European and national levels focusing on transport and environmental policy. His work covers many different aspects of transport and environmental policy, including reducing transport´s CO2 emissions, greening transport taxation, travel behaviour and the links between the social and environmental impacts of transport.

Project title: Mobility services: Setting the policy framework
Host organisation: Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP)

Mobility services: Setting the policy framework
Year: 2004
Type: Final Report

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The VREF invites Sub-Saharan based researchers with expertise on sustainable and equitable
mobility and access or related areas, and strong interest in carrying out interdisciplinary research. Open for application until 2020-09-29


The VREF invites PhD students and advanced master students from Sub-Saharan African (SSA) universities to apply for a Mobility Grant (MG) to support a visit to another SSA university with up to SEK 25 000.


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.

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


Lee Schipper Memorial Scholarships for Sustainable Transport and Energy Efficiency targets supporting the momentum of Lee Schipper’s contribution to the international policy dialogue in these fields.

This yearly award is aimed at supporting young individual researchers and students in is pursuance.

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