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Research interests

As a PhD student with a background in geography and urban planning, Shaun Williams is undertaking research aimed at understanding how digital 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.

Education/Academic qualification

Master, Cardiff University


Bachelor, Aberystwyth University


External positions

Visiting Scholar, Portland State University

Jul 2019 → …

Research Assistant, Cardiff University

Mar 2016Sep 2016

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Activities 2019 2019

  • 1 Visiting an external academic institution

Portland State University

Shaun Williams (Visiting researcher)
Jul 2019Sep 2019

Activity: Visiting positionVisiting an external academic institution