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A public health approach to assessing road safety equity - The Rose cycle

Book Chapter
Pilkington, P., & Davis, A. (2019)
A public health approach to assessing road safety equity - The Rose cycle. In Measuring Transport Equity, (159-170). Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-814818-1.00010-X
This chapter explores challenges with assessing equity with regards to road traffic collisions (RTCs). The authors propose an approach that seeks to address not only injury ou...

Evaluation of an intervention to promote walking during the commute to work: a cluster randomised controlled trial

Journal Article
Audrey, S., Fisher, H., Cooper, A., Gaunt, D., Garfield, K., Metcalfe, C., …Procter, S. (2019)
Evaluation of an intervention to promote walking during the commute to work: a cluster randomised controlled trial. BMC Public Health, 19(1), 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-019-6791-4
Background: Opportunities for working adults to accumulate recommended physical activity levels (at least 150min of moderate intensity physical activity in bouts of at least 1...

Pedestrian crashes at priority controlled junctions, roundabouts and signalised junctions: The UK case study

Journal Article
Downey, L. (2019)
Pedestrian crashes at priority controlled junctions, roundabouts and signalised junctions: The UK case study. Traffic Injury Prevention, 20(3), 308-313. https://doi.org/10.1080/15389588.2019.1574972
Objectives: Over half of pedestrians killed and seriously injured in Great Britain in 2015 were involved in crashes at junctions. This study investigates the nature of these c...

Swedish and Scottish National Transport Policy and Spend: a Social Equity Analysis

Journal Article
Rye, T., & Wretstrand, A. (2019)
Swedish and Scottish National Transport Policy and Spend: a Social Equity Analysis. Sustainability, 11(7), 1-16. https://doi.org/10.3390/su11071894
(Article in Special Issue "Accessibility and Transportation Equity") The topic of social equity in transport planning has been dealt with, in particular, by authors such as M...

How commuting affects subjective wellbeing

Journal Article
Clark, B., Chatterjee, K., Martin, A., & Davis, A. (in press)
How commuting affects subjective wellbeing. Transportation, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11116-019-09983-9
Commuting between home and work is routinely performed by workers and any wellbeing impacts of commuting will consequently affect a large proportion of the population. This pa...
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Impacts of School Street closures on the local highway network

2020 - 2020
This project is to extend understanding of wider impacts of temporary street closures. It will consifder any re-distributional effects of street closures around schools and it is under consideration w...
Funder: The Road Safety Trust | Value: £11,200

Increase total physical activity time through active travel across the population

2019 - 2020
A major element of the project is to help increase total physical activity time through active travel across the population. Research interests include: - translational research to ensure the evidenc...
Funder: Paths for All Partnership | Value: £22,776

Reactec vibrotactile threshold testing

2018 - 2018
Design and construct reaction frame for undertaking vibrotactile threshold testing for hand held power tools.
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,948

Pollution Exposure and Cardiovascular Health

2018 - 2019
The project aims to ascertain pollution exposure on Edinburgh main roads and greener routes, and also determine the health effects of active commuting via these routes
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £4,550

Qatar Pedestrian Research

2016 - 2018
Analysis of research of pedestrian movement in urban areas
Funder: Qatar National Research Fund | Value: £105,829

TABUK2 Identification, assessment & enhancement of accident date collection & analysis in KSA

2013 - 2018
It has been estimated that the annual cost of traffic accidents in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) exceeds 6 billion US dollars, in addition to other social, health, and economic impacts, such as di...
Funder: Tabuk University | Value: £49,867