Institute for Transport Studies (ITS)

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Peter Atkinson

PhD Researcher

Room: 2.10 / LG.12
Research Group: Social and Political Sciences

Key Research Interests

  • Integration of active travel modes into the design of inclusive public transport systems and services
  • Accessible Transport
  • Intelligent Transport
  • Sustainable Transport
  • Inclusive Cycling
  • Collaborative Design Processes

Employment History

  • 1998-present, Senior Lecturer/Lecturer, Coventry University (currently taking a 3 year career break)
  • 1996-1998, Import Agent, Pensi Ambulance Equipment
  • 1996-1998, Lecturer (0.5 FTE), Coventry University
  • 1985-1996, (Industrial Designer: various industries & product types including scissors, radio-paging equipment, computer hardware, caravan ovens, ambulance interiors)
  • 1993-1994, Part-time Lecturer, University of Teesside


  • M.Sc., 3-D Computer-Aided Graphical Technology Applications, Teesside Polytechnic, 1990
  • B.A (Hons), 3D Design (Industrial Design), Sheffield City Polytechnic, 1985
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