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Spatial Differences in the Governance of Smart Mobility

PGR-P-371

Key facts

Type of research degree
PhD
Application deadline
Ongoing deadline
Project start date
Thursday 1 October 2020
Country eligibility
International (open to all nationalities, including the UK)
Funding
Non-funded
Supervisors
Professor Greg Marsden
Schools
Institute for Transport Studies
<h2 class="heading hide-accessible">Summary</h2>

This PhD will explore the spatial distribution of smart mobility innovations and how and why these distributions come about. Using transcepts of cities it will examine which groups and places have access to what transport services and how this has changed over time.<br /> <br /> The project will have freedom to decide which goverance theory to apply in seeking to explain and understand these patterns - including those related to economics and political economy as well as policy science.

<h2 class="heading">How to apply</h2>

<p>Formal applications for research degree study should be made online through the&nbsp;<a href="http://www.leeds.ac.uk/rsa/prospective_students/apply/I_want_to_apply.html">University&#39;s website</a>. Please state clearly in the research information section&nbsp;that the research degree you wish to be considered for is Spatial Differences in the Governance of Smart Mobility as well as <a href="https://environment.leeds.ac.uk/transport/staff/958/professor-greg-marsden">Professor Greg Marsden</a>&nbsp;as your proposed supervisor.</p> <p>If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence that you meet the University&#39;s minimum English language requirements (below).</p> <p><em>We welcome applications from all suitably-qualified candidates, but UK black and minority ethnic (BME) researchers are currently under-represented in our Postgraduate Research community, and we would therefore particularly encourage applications from UK BME candidates. All scholarships will be awarded on the basis of merit.</em></p>

<h2 class="heading heading--sm">Entry requirements</h2>

Applicants to research degree programmes should normally have at least a first class or an upper second class British Bachelors Honours degree (or equivalent) in an appropriate discipline. The criteria for entry for some research degrees may be higher, for example, several faculties, also require a Masters degree. Applicants are advised to check with the relevant School prior to making an application. Applicants who are uncertain about the requirements for a particular research degree are advised to contact the School or Graduate School prior to making an application.

<h2 class="heading heading--sm">English language requirements</h2>

The minimum English language entry requirement for research postgraduate research study is an IELTS of 6.0 overall with at least 5.5 in each component (reading, writing, listening and speaking) or equivalent. The test must be dated within two years of the start date of the course in order to be valid. Some schools and faculties have a higher requirement.

<h2 class="heading">Funding on offer</h2>

<p>This is currently only available to self-funding applicants or those with their own sponsorship.</p>

<h2 class="heading">Contact details</h2>

<p>If you wish to discuss the research area, please contact <a href="https://environment.leeds.ac.uk/transport/staff/958/professor-greg-marsden">Professor Greg Marsden</a></p>


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