As a PhD student with a background in geography and urban planning, Shaun Williams is undertaking research aimed at understanding how crowdsourced app data, provided by cyclists, are used to inform transportation planning and policy.
His PhD is funded by the ESRC South Coast Doctoral Training Partnership (Industrial Strategy Steer). He is also a member of the Centre for Digital Media Cultures and Centre for Spatial, Environmental and Cultural Politics at the University of Brighton.
During MSc study at Cardiff University, UK, Williams worked as a Research Assistant on the EPSRC cycleBOOM project – a study that sought to understand cycling among the older population to help people continue cycling into older age.
Email address: S.R.Williams@brighton.ac.uk
Timeframe: 4 years