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dr. P.A. (Paul) Plazier

Postdoctoral researcher transport geography
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ULaaDs (Urban Logistics as an On Demand Service) (EU Horizon 2020) - (2020-heden)

Responsible for the development of future scenario's for sustainable city logistics with logistics stakeholders in Groningen, Bremen and Mechelen. Together with Dr. Ward Rauws, Dr. Paul Buijs, and Prof. dr. Jos Arts

SMILES (Shared connectivity in Mobility and Logistics Enable Sustainability (NWO) (2019-heden)

Involved in day-to-day supervision tasks of Õnne Kask, who focuses on the development of new mobility concepts for OV Bureau Groningen-Drenthe and Wagenborg Shipping. 

Development of the transport geography chair, Faculty of Spatial Sciences (2019 - now)

Part-time position as a post-doctoral researcher with the transport geography-chair, chaired by Prof. Taede Tillema. 

Phd research on the emergence of e-bikemobility in the Netherlands (2014-2018)

Doctorate research project investigating the emergence and potential of e-bike mobility in the Dutch context.

"The ascent of e-bike use comes at a time where sustainable mobility stands out in political and academic discourses around the world. The aim of this thesis is to provide insight in the potential of e-bikes as a means to achieve more sustainable and active transport systems, by studying actual and potential e-bike use in different populations and in different regions in the Netherlands"

I defended the thesis on 5 July 2018. The project was funded by a University of Groningen Ubbo Emmius PhD scholarship (3 year funding grant)

Promotor: Prof. Dr. Agnes van den Berg

Copromotor: Dr. Gerd Weitkamp

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