Calling All Young Professionals: 29 Jan
TPS has finished its 5th annual survey on a range of topics but as part of our strategy we plan to hold more targetted surveys throughout the year – they are popular with members and really helpful to the Board. So, later this month we are asking for the opinions from our Young Professionals with less than 10 years experience.
Keith Youngman Appointed as the Society’s PDS Review Manager: 27 Jan
Keith Youngman TPP has been appointed to manage the Society’s Professional Development Scheme Review Process. Initiated in 2014, the Review Process has been designed to ensure consistency in the assessment of PDS trainees, both within and between those organisations using the Scheme.
TPS Board - DEADLINE EXTENDED for nominations for position of Chair and Board Directors: 23 Jan
If you’re interested in becoming the new Chairperson or an elected Director for the TPS, please note we have extended the deadline to 6th February 2015.
PhD Scholarships in Transport Studies, University of Ulster Transport Disadvantage, Mobility and Transport Systems: 22 Jan
Applications are invited on the theme of transport disadvantage, mobility and transport systems as part of the annual scholarship competition at the University of Ulster.
PhD Studentships at the University of Aberdeen: 22 Jan
Fully funded three year ESRC funded PhD studentship “The dynamics of household low carbon vehicle ownership and use” School of Geosciences, Department of Geography and Environment, University of Aberdeen Supervised by Professor Jillian Anable and Dr Caitlin Cottrill Deadline: Monday 23 March

Smarter Travel 2015: 05 Feb
Help shape the future of mobility in our towns and cities. Take your place at the Department for Transport and Transport Planning Society supported Landor LINKS third annual Smarter Travel event.
What car next? – TPS National Event, Birmingham 12 February: 12 Feb
TPS is organising a National Event " What Car Next" to be held at Aston Business School on 12 February starting at 17:30. Please come along to support this initiative and join the lively discussion.
Belfast on the Move Event -23 February. Hold the date !: 23 Feb
(Jointly with CIHT) Monday 23 February 2015 : "Belfast on the Move" by Ciaran De Burca, Department for Regional Development (NI). 5.30 for 6.15 : Room 01.028 David Kerr Building, Queens University Belfast. For further details, see

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Transport Planner/Engineer HCC1695949

Closing date 08/02/2015

Hampshire County Council Winchester up to £20K

2015 Graduate Opportunities

Closing date 11/02/2015

JMP Consultants Ltd Unspecified

Transport Planner Edinburgh

Closing date 15/02/2015

WSP UK Edinburgh £20-30K

Transport Planner (Sustainable Transport)

Closing date 25/02/2015

Mouchel Norwich £20-30K

Railway and Transport Strategy Centre - various positions

Closing date 02/03/2015

Imperial College, Centre for Transport Studies London £40-50K


Closing date 10/03/2015

Mayer Brown Manchester up to £20K

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