News (Seminar)

Emine attended a doctoral course in Molde, Norway between 22nd and 26th of May 2017. The aim of the course was to learn how to define, design and evaluate urban freight policies. The course also included discussion concerning how to implement particular data collection methods (i.e.
26/05/2017 Seminar
Jason Monios attended the DfT's ITAC conference in November on the subject of maritime statistics, environmental analysis and port modelling. This was organised to bring together other researchers, analysts and policy makers for networking and opportunities for collaboration.
16/11/2016 Seminar
Emine Akgun has submitted an abstract to the 49th Annual UTSG conference which will be held in Dublin in January 2017. The title of the abstract is “The role of urban freight transport policies in local transport strategies: a comparison of Scotland, England and Sweden”.
16/09/2016 Seminar
We are pleased to announce that Aisling Doyle, PhD student, has been given the opportunity to attend and present a paper at the 23rd Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress at the Convention and Exhibition Centre in Melbourne in October 2016.
14/09/2016 10th-14th October, Melbourne Seminar
Both Emine Akgun and Clare McTigue were accepted on to the Global Challenges in Transport Programme to undertake the ‘Governance, Policy and Delivery’ course, which took place on 28 June – 1 July 2016, at the University of Oxford.
12/09/2016 28/06/16 - 01/07/16 - Oxford Seminar
Cycle logistics: Study Tour and workshop on Cyclelogistics was organised by the Urban Freight Logistics Thematic Group of CIVITAS and the European Cyclists' Federation together with the city of Gothenburg. In the morning, there was a presentation and discussion on the advantages and disadvantages...
12/09/2016 14th June 2016 Seminar
Clare McTigue presented a paper at the above conference titled: The role of reporting mechanisms in transport policy implementation by local authorities in England. McTigue, C., Rye, T., Monios, J. (2016) Dr Jason Monios presented a paper titled: Inbound logistics, the last mile and intermodal high...
01/09/2016 10-15 July, China Seminar
Due to the success of last year's event, Edinburgh Napier University are holding their 2nd Electric Vehicle Event on Wednesday 12th October. This will be held at our Craiglockhart Campus in the Rivers Suite. This year, we will be focussing on the following areas: - General nature and prospect of...
22/07/2016 Seminar
The 2010 Equality Act and associated Public Sector Equality Duties have introduced important legal obligations for public authorities, continuing for those under the previous Disability Discrimination Acts. What are the implications for how we design, maintain and manage streets to make them better...
17/02/2016 Eric Liddell Centre (Eltham Suite), 15 Morningside Road, Edinburgh, EH10 4DP - (10:00-15:00) Seminar
Please join the attached weblink which Achille Fonzone is giving on the above subject on 4th December.
02/12/2015 Seminar
The Transport Research Institute is organising a workshop on Smart Urban Mobility. The workshop will take place in the Glassroom at Edinburgh Napier University, Merchiston Campus (10 Colinton Road, Edinburgh EH10 5DT, United Kingdom) on 26th and 27th November 2015.
18/11/2015 Edinburgh Napier University Seminar
In the UK a quarter of all CO2 emissions come from Transport and approximately 90% of this comes from road vehicles. According to the UK Government, at the end of 2013, there were 35 million vehicles licenced for use on the roads of UK.
04/11/2015 Merchiston Campus Seminar
The electric automobile industry has grown in recent years with over 15,000 new Ultra-Low emission vehicles (ULEV) registered in the UK for the year 2014. This is double the total of ULEVs on UK roads in 2013, giving a total of over 31,000 ULEVs on UK roads at the end of 2014, over 20,500 of which...
01/10/2015 Wednesday 28th October (9.30am-3.45pm) - Glassroom, Edinburgh Napier University, Merchiston Campus, 10 Colinton Road, Edinburgh EH10 5DT Seminar
Selected participants will be invited to submit a paper related to their presentation for publication in a special issue of Transportation Research Part A. The workshop will feature keynote speeches from - Professor Glenn Lyons, University Of West of England - Professor Patricia Mokhtarian, Georgia...
17/06/2015 Seminar
Professor Wafaa Saleh (Chair of the International Scientific Committee), Dr. Achille Fonzone, Dr. Michael Carreno and Dr. Raed Al-Ahmadi participated at the 7th Travel Demand Management (TDM) Symposium in April 2015 which was organised by the University of Arizona in Tucson.
21/05/2015 Seminar
Moira Weir of The Transport Research Institute organised a series of three seminars looking at the provision of transport for the night time economy in Scotland. These were sponsored by Edinburgh Napier University’s Researcher-Led Initiative Fund and provided an opportunity for Moira to share her...
07/05/2015 Seminar
Registration is now open for the 11th annual Scottish Transport Applications & Research (STAR) Conference. The conference will be held on Wednesday, 20th May 2015, in the state-of-the-art conference facilities in the new £90m Technology and Innovation Centre (TIC) which is part of the...
13/04/2015 Seminar
The seminar focussed on the PhD findings of TRI research student Moira Weir who has been investigating how developments in communication technology are leading to the internationalisation of taxi and private hire markets. The seminar was attended by representatives from global transportation...
26/03/2015 Seminar
Edinburgh Napier University’s Researcher-Led Initiative Fund has awarded TRI PhD student Moira Weir a grant to run a series of seminars looking at current and future regulation of the taxi market in Scotland. The seminars will take place from March - June 2015 and will bring together key...
18/02/2015 Seminar
Several members of TRI attended the recent conference on 27th January on the future of Smart mobility in Scotland, chaired by George Hazel in the Edinburgh Corn Exchange.
30/01/2015 Seminar
Two TRi doctoral students presented in a seminar for research students in SEBE. Xavier Gese Aperte (supervised by Prof. Alf Baird), presented on Motorways of the Sea: A new transport mode. He considered open questions such as; how this "type" of Short Sea Shipping can contribute effectively to a...
08/12/2014 Seminar
Dr Fonzone was invited to visit Kyoto University between the 22nd and 26th September to start a collaboration with local researchers on a project concerning transit fare models. The project aims to understand how public transport passengers decide their routes when a complex fare system (like the...
22/10/2014 Seminar
TRI successfully organised the first ENRICH project workshop – “Traffic Management and Optimisation in CSCs”, held on 9-10 October, to share and exchange expertise on EC-China container supply chain network simulation, visualisation and optimisation.
21/10/2014 Seminar
The first workshop of the ENRICH project titled "Traffic management and optimisation in CSCs" is going to be held on 9-10, October 2014 in Edinburgh. It will be hosted by TRI. As the winner of the Distinguished Visiting Fellowship awarded by the Royal Academy of Engineering in 2014, Prof Xinping...
16/09/2014 Seminar
Prof Alf Baird was appointed as Member of the Scottish Government’s Expert Ferry Group in 2013 by Transport & Veterans Minister Keith Brown MSP. The remit of the EFG includes to provide advice on possible improvements to delivery of ferry services in Scotland.
14/08/2014 Seminar
A seminar organised by the Transport Research Institute (TRI) to consider how regulation affects the operation of the taxi sector will take place in Edinburgh on 31 July 2014. The seminar will focus on the PhD research findings of TRI scholar Moira Weir and will also include presentations from...
30/06/2014 Seminar