AETN One Day Workshop

On 18th May 2011 the EPSRC AETN held a workshop at the University of Lincoln on ‘Sustainable Air Travel, Behaviour Change and Social Media’.

 The Workshop summarised state-of-the-art online social media networks and social media to faciliitate behaviour change and successfully explored the potential of using such technology to deliver sustainable behaviour change in the context of the air-travel industry. The workshop allowed researchers to update attenddees on their progress and issues pertinent to the air-travel industry was explored; these issues included, but were not limited to, transport to and from airports, passenger attitudes towards air travel, airlines and destination, public attitudes to air frieght.

To see the presentations given on this one day workshope please click the links below:

Social Media and Behaviour Change – Case Studies

Am I Bovvered? The Implications of passenger attitudes to climate change for carbon management and offsetting

Why it is important to address behaviour change in air travel

Behaviour Modification and Learning through Digital Games

Consumer attitudes to flying and sustainability: gateways and barriers to behavioural change

Traffic and Transport Psychology: The seductiveness of air travel

Upcoming EPSRC AETN Workshop

Image of the AETN Workshop Flyer

18th May 2011

Think Tank, School of Engineering, University of Lincoln


This workshop, hosted by the School of Engineering at the University of Lincoln and co-organised by members of the Lincoln Social Computing (LiSC), will be centred on sustainable air travel, behaviour change and social media. Confirmed speakers include:

  • Prof Mark Blythe, Professor of Interdisciplinary Design from Northumbria University.
  • Dr Tim Ryley from Loughborough University and co-investigator on the Airport Energy Technologies Network.
  • Dr Parisa Eslambolchilar from Swansea University and co-investigator on the EPSRC CHARM project.
  • Dr Charles Musselwhite from the Centre of Transport and Society at the University of the West of England.


Click here to see our AETN Workshop Flyer