Policy fellow

Policy fellow: Dr Caroline Bartle

Caroline’s fellowship with the Department for Transport (DfT) focuses on COVID-19 recovery and transport use.

Strategic area

Creating opportunities improving outcomes

Government host department


Fellowship focus

Two projects are planned during the fellowship.

The first aims to build institutional knowledge of the experience of DfT’s social and behavioural research team during the COVID-19 pandemic, to ensure that knowledge is recorded for future use. It is envisaged that conclusions and recommendations will feed into the DfT’s Pandemic Resilience Strategy.

The second is a research project on ongoing attitudes to COVID-19 risk and the impacts on public transport use and non-use. It comprises a literature review and secondary data analysis, with the possibility of commissioning the collection of primary, qualitative data.


University of the West of England


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Date fellowship awarded


Last updated: 13 July 2023

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