Investigating links across commuting, travel satisfaction and well-being in the Cardiff Region

Posted by on Nov 14, 2018 in Cardiff University, News | No Comments

WELCOM Study

Investigating links across commuting, travel satisfaction and well-being in the Cardiff Region

 School of Geography and Planning

Cardiff University

  This research study is aimed at capturing the daily patterns of commuters and their travel satisfaction in the Cardiff Region. Most importantly, we seek to better understand how commuting feeds into travellers’ well-being.

  • We aim to collect data about your travels on 2 working days and 1 weekend day including your responses to three survey questions for each journey over the next 6-8 weeks.
  • To participate in this study, please download the BetterPoints App available on the AppleStore (iOS devices) or GooglePlay (Andriod devices) and register using the ‘WelcomResearch‘ referral code. Following registration, navigate to ‘Programmes’ and join the Welcom Study.
  • By participating in this study, you will be awarded points that you can redeem at major high-street stores (e.g. John Lewis, PC World, Tesco) and you will be included in weekly prize draws.

The study has received ethics approval from Cardiff University’s ethics committee and all response will be anonymised and will be strictly confidential. Should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us at welcom@cardiff.ac.uk .

For more information on the study, please visit Welcom Study Cardiff.

Please feel free to forward this invite to colleagues, family, and friends who may be interested in participating.

Thank you for your help!

 

Dr Dimitris Potoglou

Senior Lecturer

School of Geography and Planning

Cardiff University

Dami Akosile

Postgraduate Researcher

School of Geography and Planning

Cardiff University