Institute for Transport Studies (ITS)

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Joanna Elvy

PhD Researcher

Room: 2.10 / LG.12
Email: gy06jde@leeds.ac.uk_
Research Group: Social and Political Sciences

Key Research Interests

  • PhD Topic: Towards socially inclusive sustainable mobility: The role of social capital in participatory transport planning processes (ESRC Funded)
  • Equity Issues in Transport

Employment History

  • 2017-present, Lecturer in Transport Planning, Leeds College of Building
  • 2014-2016, Demonstrator, Institute for Transport Studies, University of Leeds
  • 2013-2016, Visiting Lecturer, Department of Human and Environmental Sciences, University of Hertfordshire
  • 2007-2013, Principal Technical Officer and Visiting Lecturer, Department of Human and Environmental Sciences, University of Hertfordshire
  • 2004-2007, Senior Technical Officer and Visiting Lecturer, Department of Human and Environmental Sciences, University of Hertfordshire
  • 2001-2002, Stanborough Park Environmental Project Officer (Work Placement), University of Hertfordshire

Education

  • MSc Transport Planning, University of Leeds, 2012
  • BSc (Hons) Geography, University of Hertfordshire, 2003

Professional Engagements

  • Postgraduate Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (2013-2016)
  • Postgraduate Secretary, Transport Geography Research Group, Royal Geographical Society (2013-2016)

Awards

  • Leeds for Life Conference award - £500
  • ESRC WRDTC Overseas Institutional Visit Grant (University of Monash - Feb-Mar 2016) - ca.£3900
  • 2nd Place - University of Leeds Postgraduate Student of the Year 2014
  • ESRC WRDTC Studentship (2013-2016) 

Publications

Papers

Conference Presentations

  • Elvy, J. (2016). Developing a framework for effective participatory transport planning processes to promote socially inclusive sustainable mobility. World Conference on Transport Research Shanghai, 13th July 2016, Shanghai, China.
  • Elvy, J, Hodgson, F, Lucas, K, Currie, G, and Delbosc, A. (2016). The role of social capital in different participatory transport planning contexts: a comparison of Australian and English perspectives. American Association of Geographers (AAG) Annual Meeting, 29th March - 2nd April 2016, San Francisco, USA.
  • Elvy, J. (2015). Towards socially inclusive sustainable mobility: The role of social capital in participatory transport planning processes - an update on current progress. 43rd European Transport Conference, 28th-30th September 2015, Frankfurt, Germany.
  • Cohen, T, Elvy, J, and Walker, P. (2015). Crowd Wise: testing a new approach to participatory transport planning. The Royal Geographical Society Annual Conference 2015, 1st-4th September 2015, Exeter, UK.
  • Elvy, J, Hodgson, F, and Lucas, K. (2015). Stimulating the debate on social capital in participatory transport planning. The Royal Geographical Society Annual Conference 2015, 1st-4th September 2015, Exeter, UK.
  • Cohen, T, Elvy, J, and Walker, P. (2015). Crowd Wise: testing a new approach to participatory transport planning. 13th Annual Transport Practitioners’ Meeting, 1st-2nd July 2015, London, UK
  • Elvy, J. (2015). Towards socially inclusive sustainable mobility: The role of social capital in participatory transport planning processes - an update on current progress. White Rose Doctoral Training College Planning Conference, 19th May 2015, Sheffield, UK.
  • Elvy, J. (2014). Participative Transport Planning and Social Exclusion: Where do we begin? Understanding different perspectives through the co-production of knowledge. The Royal Geographical Society Annual Conference 2014, 26th-29th August 2014, London, UK.
  • Elvy, J. (2013). Addressing the challenge of public participation in the transport planning process amongst the socially excluded – an analysis of existing provisions in UK LTP3 plans. The Royal Geographical Society Annual Conference 2013, 27th-30th August 2013, London, UK.
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