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Message posted on 03/07/2019


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Dear all,

We are delighted to announce our call for applications for the GCT PhD Scho= larship to attend the 'Infrastructure, Development and Finance' course (3-6= September 2019), part of the Global Challenges in Transport Oxford Leaders= hip programme.

The scholarship constitutes a unique opportunity for 3 exceptional PhD cand= idates to be part of the executive education programme delivered by the Tra= nsport Studies Unit, University of Oxford, for a highly reduced fare of =A3=

  1. The programme attracts each year transport academics and professionals= from several different countries that meet in the pleasant surroundings of= Kellogg College to discuss the challenges of developing more sustainable t= ransport systems with the support of world leading academics.

The 2019 Infrastructure, Development and Finance course will introduce a ra= nge of approaches to thinking critically about transport investments, from = megaprojects to small-scale infrastructure developments. It will specifical= ly consider the role of different stakeholders and the tools and techniques= for transport investments and appraisals. Our session will cover key topic= such as:

=B7 PPP in transport,

=B7 the development of BRT in developing countries,

=B7 managing and designing the construction of transport megaproject= s,

=B7 building and financing transport infrastructure for development.

At the same time the course will provide participants with innovative and c= ritical perspective and interdisciplinary approaches to transport infrastru= cture development, with insights from social science, geography and anthrop= ology.

Our speakers will include worldwide experts from academia and public sector= such as Prof Roger Vickerman (Emeritus Professor of European Economics, Un= iversity of Kent), Dr Tim Schwanen (Director of the Transport Studies Unit = and Associate Professor in Transport Studies and Human Geography, Universit= y of Oxford), Professor Naomi Brookes (Professor of Engineering Project Man= agement, University of Leeds), Professor Jon Shaw, (Professor of Transport = Geography, University of Plymouth), Graham Olver, and many others.

Further details can be found at or www.tsu.ox.ac.uk/course or emailing us a= t exed@tsu.ox.ac.uk

To apply please fill in the attached application form by 30th of July 2019 = and return it to exed@tsu.ox.ac.uk.

Best wishes


Dr Ersilia Verlinghieri Research Associate Programme Coordinator for Executive Education in the Transport Studies Unit Transport Studies Unit www.tsu.ox.ac.uk/course @OxfordTransport

School Of Geography and the Environment University of Oxford South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QY Phone: +44 (0)1865 285177

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