Evaluation of a Rail-Orientated Researcher Links Workshop

  • Andrew Dawson
  • Laura Dacoreggio Volpato Braz
  • Birgit Blauensteiner
  • Cassiano Augusto Isler
  • Acires Dias
  • Yesid Asaff
  • Marin MarinovEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Mobility book series (LNMOB)


This paper presents the results from a rail-orientated researcher links workshop, which was organised in Joinville, Brazil. The aim of the workshop was to discuss congestion in Brazil. Thirty-four participants from the UK and Brazil attended the workshop. Feedback forms have been distributed. The information collected has been analysed statistically. The results from the statistical analysis show very positive views of the workshop.


Rail workshop Networking Talks Discussions Rail skills Innovation Collaboration Evaluation Statistical analysis 



The authors would like to thank Newton Fund for sponsoring the workshop.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrew Dawson
    • 1
  • Laura Dacoreggio Volpato Braz
    • 2
  • Birgit Blauensteiner
    • 3
  • Cassiano Augusto Isler
    • 2
  • Acires Dias
    • 2
  • Yesid Asaff
    • 2
  • Marin Marinov
    • 4
    Email author
  1. 1.City of Sunderland CollegeSunderlandUK
  2. 2.UFSCFlorianópolisBrazil
  3. 3.St. Poelten University of Applied SciencesSankt PöltenAustria
  4. 4.NewRail, Newcastle UniversityNewcastle upon TyneUK

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