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Trayten Zhang

Research Assistant/Associate

Research Assistant/Associate in the Department of Sociology


Trayten's started his PhD study at Durham in 2021. Prior to his doctoral study, he completed the Master of Public Administration (MPA) programme at the University of Nottingham and the Bachelor of Economics study at Wuhan Sports University. 

Member of the Communities and Social Justice research group

Member of the Social Policy Association

Follow me on Twitter: @Y_M_ZHANG

Field of Study

Trayten's doctoral research evaluates the social impact of transport mobility and digital connectivity transformation in the digitalisation age. He also explores how they interact in the dynamics of social exclusion. His main research approaches include regression modelling, discourse analysis, and international comparative research.

Research interests

  • Social Exclusion
  • Transport Policy
  • Mobility as a Service
  • Digitalisation