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Someone using the pedestrian simulator, HIKER

Virtual reality (VR) is becoming the new normal at the University of Leeds, as staff and students working in transport, engineering, the social sciences and health research embrace the technology.

Electric cars

Leeds scientists are leading a research network of northern universities to find new ways to rapidly decarbonise UK transport.

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New research from the Institute for Transport Studies uses chauffeured passengers to better understand whether travel time will be more “worthwhile” in fully automated vehicles.

Image of a bus in Leeds city centre at night

A new study from Professor Simon Shepherd and Professor Anthony May has predicted the effects driverless cars could have on urban transport systems and public behaviour in the City of Leeds.

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ITS academic, Dr Gustav Markkula, awarded prestigious EPSRC fellowship to research safe coexistence of humans and self-driving vehicles.