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We are delighted that the Kenya-based organisation, Flone Initiative has joined INTALInC as a network partner. Flone Initiative is a women-led organisation working towards ending violence against women and girls in public spaces. The organisation’s vision to create a sustainable and safe society where women and girls live peaceful and fulfilled lives is supported by…
The Second Annual Women in Transportation African Conference, organized by Flone Initiative and the World Resource Institute Africa, will provide a platform for practitioners, researchers, policy makers and other key stakeholders to engage in skill-building, idea-sharing and experiential learning that will inspire new solutions to transport challenges faced by women and other vulnerable road users….
The British Academy, in partnership with the Royal Academy of Engineering, has launched a new competitive research funding call, Urban Infrastructures of Well-Being, as part of the UK Government’s Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF). Aims The Urban Infrastructures of Well-Being programme invites proposals from researchers across all disciplines within the social and engineering sciences and…
INTALInC has now published four policy briefs coming out of research and findings at our case study workshops in Dhaka, Cape Coast, Lagos and Kampala. The briefing notes provide an overview of INTALInC activity as it relates to each city specifically, as well as our findings, and recommendations for research, policy and practice. It is…
The Centre for Transport Studies (CfTS) at the University of Cape Town is inviting proposals for a two year postdoctoral research fellowship. The research will look at passenger rail services in Cape Town which are currently in sharp decline. The postdoctoral fellowship aims to broaden the CfTS research agenda, currently focused on the minibus taxi…
The DFID-funded Uganda Cities and Infrastructure for Growth (CIG) programme has published a Call for Applications for Framework Contracts for Individual Experts. As a flagship initiative of UK Aid, the Department for International Development (DFID) is sponsoring the Uganda Cities & Infrastructure for Growth (CIG) programme, implemented through Cardno Emerging Markets (UK) Ltd. DFID’s mission…
The Schipper family and EMBARQ, the sustainable urban mobility intiative, of WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities, are accepting applications for the 2019 Lee Schipper Memorial Scholarship for Sustainable Transport and Energy Efficiency. The Scholarship will award up to two extraordinary candidates a maximum of $10,000 each to advance transformative research in efficient and sustainable…
Under Reform is a two-year project funded by the ESRC and ICSSR. The project is looking at transport governance in India and aims to develop insights into transport reform, and how to generate more sustainable transport systems in Indian cities. In 2015 the Indian government launched the Smart Cities Mission; Under Reform’s research examines previous…
The new Global Challenges Research Fund centre based at Durham University is offering a fully funded PhD scholarship for the project, ‘Transport as gendered employment practice in Sub-Saharan Africa’. The successful candidate, who will come from a DAC nation, will be based in the Department of Anthropology and will work under the supervision of Professor…
Transport in Development (Developing Countries) is a three-day course hosted by the Institute for Transport Studies at the University of Leeds from 15th – 18th April 2018. The course is open to external delegates and looks at the economic, social, financial, institutional and demographic characteristics of developing countries and their significance in providing the context…