Science and research
The Department's science and research information includes descriptions of our strategies, our research programmes (and those of related organisations), and how we manage them. Also available through the links below is information about DfT transport statistics, and other relevant UK and international research.
Research-related information is also available through many of the pages elsewhere on this site, under policy headings such as Roads and Vehicles, Road Safety and Freight Logistics. A central database of information on individual DfT research projects is available through the link to the DfT Research Database in the related internet links sidebar.
Information and links to the Departmental and Unit-Level Evidence and Research Strategies.
- 01 June 2006
- Last update:
- 30 April 2007
Outlines the Unit Evidence and Research Strategies for the DfT Strategy and Resources Directorate and Member Agencies.
Information regarding the role of the Chief Scientific Adviser.
Links to the DfT Research Database, and other research dissemination systems.
Information about DfT's Horizons programme.
Information regarding the Department's involvement in innovative research, and the development technology in transport.
This area provides information about this research programme, including planned research.
This area provides information about the social research programme, and links to reports.
Links to other government departments, non-departmental public bodies, and public corporations. Also, information about the Research Councils (including vTRC) and international research organisations.
Links to Transport Statistics, publicity campaign research, and opinion polls.
Transport related research conducted by other Government Departments and international organisations.
Documents relating to the Department's research, and guidelines for obtaining scientific advice.