Young Researcher Award deadline extended to 17 February

The Young Researcher of the Year Award aims to foster closer links between transport policy and research by highlighting the importance of transport research for sound policy formulation and implementation. The Award is open to researchers under 35 years of age who have undertaken their research in an institution university or consultancy firm located in a member country of the International Transport Forum.

The 5000 Euro prize will be awarded by Transport Ministers from the International Transport Forum’s 53 member countries on 3 May at the 2012 Summit in Leipzig Germany.

This year’s Summit theme is “Seamless Transport: Making Connections”. Research papers for consideration may analyse any aspect of the essential role connectivity plays in transport activity. All aspects of connectivity in transport are relevant to the topic of the 2012 Summit: connecting systems people markets sectors ideas. The research paper should treat one of these aspects and show links with the general theme of the 2012 Summit.

Download the Call for Applications and the Application Form here.

For more information contact Michel Violland.

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Original Publication Date: Tue 31 Jan 2012