Elisabeth Rubie

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PhD candidate

BA(Psychology and Industrial Relations), MProp

DOCTORAL RESEARCH

“Motor vehicles passing cyclists: the cyclist and driver perspectives”

THESIS SUPERVISORS

Professor Narelle Haworth, Adjunct Professor Divera Twisk and Dr Naohide Yamamoto (School of Psychology and Counselling)

BIOGRAPHY

Elisabeth is passionate about cyclist safety and active travel. Her PhD research aims to increase understanding of the individual, road and traffic factors that influence objective and perceived safety when motor vehicles pass bicycles. She has been part of successful multidisciplinary research teams for projects at both CARRS-Q and IHBI and is skilled in both quantitative and qualitative research.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Cyclists and car interactions
  • Cycling as transport
  • Inclusive bicycle riding
  • Risk perceptions in traffic environments
  • Obesity and the built environment

AWARDS

Chartered Institute of Building Post-Graduate Excellence Award

Projects