Namrata Ghosh

PhD Scholar

Bachelor of Planning, Amity University, India; Masters of Planning (Urban and Regional Planning), School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal, India

Prior to commencing her PhD, she was a Junior Research Fellow at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, India, where she developed experience in using a wide range of qualitative and quantitative research methods to study temporal variations in passenger demand, traffic conditions with real-time data. Then, she worked as a Research Associate at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad, India, where she worked on research and consulting assignments with a particular focus on understanding and exploring transport and logistics system and low-carbon vehicle technology in India. Her research interests particularly include developing a deeper understanding of the practical approaches for assessing equity in relation to accessibility, environment impacts, social well-being, mobility biographies approach, and mobility cultures that can be used to understand travel behaviour, the adoption of new transport technology and the medium- and long-term decisions on residential location, or social welfare. Her PhD research aims to comprehensively understand gendered differences in travel behaviour, considering the complexities and nuances of intersectionality within gendered experiences in mobility, transport access, affordability, safety, and convenience, informing equitable transport systems.


Gendered Differences in Travel Behaviour: A Social Justice Exploration in Transport Equity


Dr Shamsunnahar Yasmin and Dr Ashish Bhaskar


  • Transport Planning
  • Transport Equity
  • Travel Behaviour/Choice Analysis
  • Transport Modelling
  • Women’s Issues in Transport
  • Sustainable transport systems
  • Emerging Mobility


  • 2023 QUT Postgraduate Research Award (QUTPRA) (International)
  • 2023 QUT HDR Tuition Fee Sponsorship
  • GATE Scholarship


  • 2019-2020 Junior Research Fellow, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, India
  • 2021-February 2023 Research Associate, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India