Entries by Alexandra Laiou

SafetyCube Presentation at TRB Highway Safety Performance and AASHTO Joint Midyear Meeting – June 2017

A presentation of the European Decision Support System (DSS) being developed within the SafetyCube Project was given by Prof. Pete Thomas from Loughborough University at the Highway Safety Performance (ANB25) and AASHTO – Joint Midyear Meeting, which was held on 20-22 June 2017 in Irvine, California. The SafetyCube concept and methodology of the European DSS were described. The presentation […]

SafetyCube presentations at NTUA workshop – May 2017

NTUA within the framework of the Fourth UN Global Road Safety Week organised with great success a Workshop titled “The Future of Road Safety Research” on 15 May 2017 at the NTUA Campus in Athens. The objective of this Workshop was to highlight through an intensive flow of presentations the main findings and challenges of […]

SafetyCube Presentation at 24th IRTAD Meeting – April 2017

SafetyCube project results were presented at the 24th IRTAD Meeting, organised by the International Transport Forum (ITF), which took place on 18-20 April 2017 in Paris. Prof. George Yannis from NTUA presented the results from the research on accident risks and measures related to the road infrastructure. The progress of the development of the SafetyCube European Road Safety […]

SafetyCube Plenary Meeting, Paris – March 2017

On March 8-10, 2017, SafetyCube organised successfully a Plenary Meeting in Paris, in which more than 35 participants gathered to discuss the progress and next steps of the SafetyCube project. This meeting tracked the progress of the measures analysis, marking the end for the relevant literature research and highlighted progress and issues for the coding […]

SafetyCube Meeting, London – January 2017

On January 23-24, 2017, SafetyCube organised a Meeting in London, regarding the progress and next steps of the development of the European Decision Support System (DSS). Issues concerning the final taxonomy, the methodology of linking risks and measures, the structure of accident synopses as well as the DSS update and related technical issues were among […]

SafetyCube Presentations at TRB Annual Meeting – January 2017

SafetyCube project results were presented at the Transportation Research Board (TRB) 96th Annual Meeting, which took place on 8-12 January 2017 in Washington, D.C.  Prof. Pete Thomas from Loughborough University presented the progress of the development of the Decision Support System (DSS) and Eleonora Papadimitriou from NTUA presented the results from the research on infrastructure […]

SafetyCube Final Conference, Vienna – March 2018

The Final SafetyCube Conference will be held on 22-23 March 2018, in Vienna. The SafetyCube project started on March 1st, 2015 and will run for a period of three years. Its results will be presented in the conference, with special focus on the SafetyCube Decision Support System (DSS), which is the primary objective of the project. The DSS is expected to […]

SafetyCube Plenary Meeting, Hague – November 2016

On November 14-16, 2016, SafetyCube organised successfully a Plenary Meeting in Hague, in which more than 35 participants gathered to discuss the progress and next steps of the SafetyCube project. This meeting marked the completion of the risk factors analysis and the beginning of the measures analysis. A first prototype of the SafetyCube Decision Support System […]

SafetyCube Presentation at 5th International Cycle Safety Conference – November 2016

A presentation of the European Decision Support System (DSS) being developed within the SafetyCube Project was given by Prof. Pete Thomas from Loughborough University at the 5th International Cycle Safety Conference, which was held on 3 November 2016 in Bologna. The SafetyCube concept and methodology of the European DSS were described. The presentation is currently […]

SafetyCube Presentation at ERF European Road Infrastructure Congress – October 2016

The 1st European Road Infrastructure Congress co-organised by the European Union Road Federation (ERF) and the Road Safety Markings Association (RSMA) was held in Leeds, on 18-20 October 2016.  Prof. George Yannis from NTUA presented the progress of the development of the SafetyCube European Road Safety Decision Support System (DSS), with special focus on road […]

SafetyCube Presentations at 23rd IRTAD Meeting – October 2016

SafetyCube project results were presented at the 23rd IRTAD Meeting, organised by the International Transport Forum (ITF), which took place on 12-14 October 2016 in Rome.  Prof. George Yannis from NTUA presented the progress of the development of the SafetyCube European Road Safety Decision Support System (DSS).  Klaus Machata from KfV presented the results from […]

SafetyCube Road Safety Workshop, Brussels – September 2016

SafetyCube project organised a Road Safety Workshop at BRSI in Brussels on September 27th, 2016, with more than 40 participants, regarding the first viewing of the SafetyCube Decision Support System (DSS). The purpose of the workshop was to illustrate how existing road safety knowledge can be collected, structured and distilled into the SafetyCube DSS that […]

SafetyCube Presentation at the Horizon 2020 Transport Information Day – September 2016

The 2016 Information Day on the Horizon 2020 ‘Smart, green and integrated transport’, which addressed potential applicants to the Horizon 2020 ‘Smart, green and integrated transport’ calls for project proposals under the 2016-2017 Work programme, took place on 28 September 2016 in Brussels. Prof. Pete Thomas from Loughborough University was invited as the coordinator of […]

SafetyCube Presentations at Safety 2016 World Conference – September 2016

SafetyCube project results were presented at the Safety 2016 World Conference, organised by the World health Organisation and took place on 18-21 September 2016 in Tampere, Finland. Akis Theofilatos from NTUA presented the progress of the development of the SafetyCube European Road Safety Decision Support System (DSS). Catherine Pérez from ASPB presented the results from […]

SafetyCube Workshops, Vienna – September 2016

On September 1-2, 2016, SafetyCube organised at KVF headquarters in Vienna two internal workshops for the coordination of key SafetyCube activities. The first day, the codification of risk factors and measures concerning road infrastructure safety was thoroughly discussed and the deadlines to complete the risk factors codification process (data base and synopses) are expected to […]

SafetyCube Plenary Meeting, Athens – June 2016

On June 22-24, 2016, SafetyCube organised successfully a Plenary Meeting in Athens, in which more than 35 participants gathered to discuss the progress and next steps of the SafetyCube project. Within SafetyCube’s methodology workpackage, guidelines for summarizing research results (synopsis) – including meta-analysis – have been discussed and improved. Moreover, behavior, infrastructure and vehicle workpackages […]

SafetyCube Presentation at 7th ESAR Conference – June 2016

A presentation of the European Decision Support System (DSS) being developed within the SafetyCube Project was given by Prof. Pete Thomas at the 7th ESAR Conference, which was held on 9-10 June 2016 in Hannover. The background, methodology and design principles of the European DSS were described. The presentation and the related paper are currently […]

SafetyCube Collaborates with Partner Projects – April 2016

Part of the SafetyCube project activities is to explore collaboration with other Horizon 2020 projects funded in the same call in 2014. During the TRA conference held in Warsaw, SafetyCube initiated an informal meeting of the five project teams: XCYCLE, InDeV, SENIORS, PROSPECT, and SafetyCube. The results of the meeting and an associated conference session […]