Technology and the Making of Europe

4 PhDs Bicycle Challenges Past Present and Future of Sustainable Urban Mobility

29 September 2016

The Technology, Innovation, and Society (TIS) group at the Eindhoven School of Innovation Sciences (EIndhoven University of Technology) has just opened four PhD positions on Bicycle Challenges: Past, Present, and Future of Sustainable Urban Mobility.

The first PhD focuses on the governance of cycling in The Netherlands in a transnational context, with emphasis on the institutional role of the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment since the 1920s in relation to selected cities and provinces. The second PhD focuses on the multi-level governance of cycling in The Netherlands through a number of historically significant case studies since the Second World War. The third PhD focuses on new mobility concepts in relation to cycling, assessing current trends and their potential. The fourth PhD focuses on the role of connected cycling in relation to the unfolding sharing economy.

 

More information can be found here. The application deadline is October 12, 2016.

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