Mr Jonathan Flower

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  • Qualifications:MRes in Sustainable Futures (distinction) and MSc in Transport Planning (merit) from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) and an MSc in Community Disability Studies (distinction) from University College London (UCL).
  • Position:Research Associate
  • Department:FET - Geography and Environmental Management
  • Telephone:+4411732 84017
  • Email:Jonathan.Flower@uwe.ac.uk

About me

Jonathan is a researcher in the Centre for Transport and Society, He has been building experience in autonomous vehicles having coordinated and designed the Human Factors VENTURER trials. He has also worked on CAPRI (autonomous pods project). His current work centres around street design, with a particular focus on side road junctions, through projects with Sustrans, Transport Scotland and the Road Safety Trust.
 
Alongside this work he is studying for a PhD supported by a studentship from the South West Doctoral Training Partnership (SWDTP) in Sustainable Futures. Jonathan’s PhD project is exploring the relationships between road user behaviour, walking and cycling infrastructure, and highway regulations, particularly in urban situations where more highway space has been allocated to cycling and walking, or their relative priority elevated.

Jonathan previously worked in International Development where he developed approaches to programme monitoring and evaluation that were used globally in more than 2,000 programmes and 10,000 projects.​

Area of expertise

  • Urban street design
  • Public Transport ticketing
  • Active mobility
  • Access for all
  • Mixed methods research, including Q-methodology
  • Quantitative research methods including questionnaire design, online surveys, statistical analysis with SPSS
  • Qualitative research methods including semi-structured interviews, focus groups, workshop facilitation, analysis with NVivo​

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