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E-bikes: cycling into the future

Between 2020 and 2023, it is expected that over 130 million electric bikes to be sold worldwide. Growth in urban bicycle use can lead to profound societal changes: reductions in traffic and pollution, and improvements in population and environmental health. The e-bike is transformative as it changes who can ride bikes, such as those needing to travel longer distances, the elderly, etc. A number of projects are available across the spectrum of e-bikes, including: - Understanding the barriers and enablers of e-bike use - Trialling e-bike use - Understanding equitable access to e-bikes - e-bike safety Top-up scholarship funding is available to outstanding candidates.
Essential criteria: 
Minimum entry requirements can be found here:
e-bikes, cycling, bikes, physical activity, urban design, built environment, health, public health
School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine
Available options 
Masters by research
Time commitment 
Top-up scholarship funding available 
Physical location 
553 St Kilda Road

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