Events

Full details of the semester one CDR seminar series.
Dr Nadine Fleischhut, of the Max Plank Institute for Human Development in Berlin, will be delivering the sixth presentation in the Centre for Decision Research’s 2017/18 seminar series. This seminar is co-hosted with the Sustainability Research Institute (SRI).

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Dr Patrycja Śleboda, of SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Warsaw, will be delivering the fifth presentation in the Centre for Decision Research’s 2017/18 seminar series.
Assistant Professor of Developmental Psychology Josh Weller, of Tilburg University, The Netherlands, will be delivering the fourth presentation in the Centre for Decision Research’s 2017/18 seminar series. 
Dr Emmanouil Konstantinidis, lecturer at Leeds University Business School, will be delivering the third presentation in the Centre for Decision Research’s 2017/18 seminar series.
Dr Usman Qamar, Director of the Knowledge and Data Science Research Centre (KDRC) at the National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Pakistan, will be delivering the second presentation in the Centre for Decision Research’s 2017/18 seminar series. Abstract Sentiment Analysis is increasingly becoming popular in the field of big data analysis where the aim…
Abstract  Applying analytics in organisations to gain maximum effect is a complex task when there is a high degree of uncertainty. Yet, its effective use can help to improve workflow and enhance job satisfaction. In this seminar, Dr Christina Phillips presents a snapshot of her work on the development of Human Centric Analytics: creating analytics…
Abstract: This study is based on in-depth interviews and online surveys of financially fragile older adults in the United Kingdom, Germany, and the Netherlands (N=1,072). We investigate the relationship of financial distress in older age with material deprivation and social isolation. This research was funded through a Marie Curie Incoming International Fellowship of the European Commission, and was conducted in…
Speakers: Professor Michael Siegrist (ETH Zurich, Switzerland.) Professor Siegrist’s research interests include: risk perception, risk communication, acceptance of new technologies, and decision making under uncertainty. He is especially interested in food and consumer behaviour. Dr Margot Kuttschreuter (University of Twente, Netherlands). Dr Kuttschreuter’s research focuses on: risk perception and risk communication, mostly in relation to food issues….
Abstract In assessing the outcomes of decisions, people often rely on the symbolic information while neglecting other crucial information. People may be especially prone to rely on this information on topics that are subject to social norms, such as environmentally friendly behavior, environmental risks or risks for humans. In one experiment, participants were presented with…
Abstract: The Dutch pension system is the only one of its kind in the pension landscape across the world. This uniqueness stems from, among other things, an almost complete absence of choice options. Recently, however, a shift in paradigm is taking place, from mandatory one-size-fits-all solutions, to a pension system in which tailor-made solutions are…
Abstract Though hedonic regression remains a popular technique for estimating property values, structural equation modelling (SEM) is increasingly seen as a realistic analysis alternative. The presentation concerns an SEM analysis of a historical dataset for a large Canadian realtor. An iterative approach was adopted for the modelling, the first phase focusing on internal relationships between…