In this section you will find resources to help you Close the Gender Data Gap in Transport Research in your organisation. Also, check out the Guidance page for a high level overview of how you can think about gender in your research practice.

Publication – How can we close the gender data gap in Transportation Research?

This article is a call to action for Human Factors and Transport Researchers to create a fairer society, by closing the gender data gap. The need for gender equitable research outcomes is put forward, and practical steps to further this goal are provided to ensure gender is considered at all stages of the research lifecycle. The journey of a voluntary task force from a transport research group in the United Kingdom is described. Insights following a review of their own research practice is provided, describing the challenges to, and opportunities for, closing the gender data gap. The need for greater guidance and emphasis on equity within research teams is recognized, and examples of how researchers at different stages of their career can make a difference are provided.

To cite this article: Madeira-Revell, K.M., Parnell, K.J., Richardson, J., Pope, K.A., Fay, D.T., Merriman, S.E. and Plant, K.L. (2021). How can we close the gender data gap in transportation research?. Ergonomics SA : Journal of the Ergonomics Society of South Africa, 32(1), pp.19–26. Available at: 

PhD Training Session – Is Your Research Gender Equitable?

This training session was delivered to PhD students with the aim of facilitating an awareness of good gender equity research practices to inform better quality research.