Researcher

Dr Christopher Martin Standen

My Expertise

  • Healthy and sustainable urban development
  • Transport planning
  • Transport infrastructure (cost-benefit analysis)
  • Travel behaviour (choice analysis)
  • Micromobility/active transport
  • Health equity
  • Health impact assessment

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Fields of Research (FoR)

Urban and Regional Planning, Transportation and Freight Services, Public Health and Health Services, Panel Data Analysis, Econometric and Statistical Methods, Welfare Economics

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Biography

Christopher Standen is a research fellow in UNSW's School of Population Health.

His areas of expertise include travel behaviour/choices, healthy/sustainable cities, health impact assessment, health equity, environmental management and transport cost-benefit analysis.

Teaching experience includes transport policy, supply chain planning/design, GIS/spatial data analytics, quantitative analysis, data science, health impact assessment, health...view more

Christopher Standen is a research fellow in UNSW's School of Population Health.

His areas of expertise include travel behaviour/choices, healthy/sustainable cities, health impact assessment, health equity, environmental management and transport cost-benefit analysis.

Teaching experience includes transport policy, supply chain planning/design, GIS/spatial data analytics, quantitative analysis, data science, health impact assessment, health inequalities and visual data analytics.

Editorial board member for the Journal of Cycling and Micromobility Research.

Associate Editor for Oxford Open Infrastructure and Health.

 


My Grants

  • NSW Ministry of Health. “NSW Active Transport Health Model Phase 3” (2021).

  • Healthy Urban Environments Collaboratory Seed Funding Scheme. "Waterloo housing estate redevelopment: Longitudinal assessment/study of residents’ health needs and circumstances (pilot project)" (2020).

  • University of Sydney Business School Pilot Research Grant. "Looking for Positives: Health, Wellbeing and Active Transport Following a Pandemic" (2020).
  • Charles Perkins Centre Seed Funding Scheme. Evaluation of the health impact of new urban motorway infrastructure” (2019).
  • City of Sydney Environmental Grants Program. “Profiling of George Street cycleway users for a community social marketing program” (2014).

My Qualifications

PhD

MEM

BSc (Hons.) Physics, computer science


My Awards

Sydney Local Health District Innovation and Excellence Award: Health Innovation and Research, Highly Commended (2023)

Dean's Citation for Teaching, University of Sydney Business School (2020)

Australian Postgraduate Award Industry Scholarship (2013)


My Research Supervision


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Areas of supervision

I welcome supervision enquiries about PhD/masters/honours research on:

  • urban development, travel behaviour and health;
  • the relationships between them; and
  • translation into policy and practice.

Potential research topics/questions:.

For information about scholarships, see https://research.unsw.edu.au/graduate-research-scholarships.

For information about admission requirements, see https://research.unsw.edu.au/submit-application.


My Engagement

Consulting and translation of research into policy and practice

  • Health impact assessment for Sydney Metro West project.
  • Economic Active Transport Project to deliver a best-practice method to cost the health benefits of active transport in NSW.

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My Teaching

Teaching experience includes:

  • Transport policy
  • Supply chain planning/design
  • GIS/spatial data analytics
  • Quantitative methods for transport/logistics,
  • Inequalities, inequities and health
  • Data science
  • Visual data analytics
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Location

Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

Contact

+61-2-9065 6081