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Richard Hodgett will lead a work package on an EPSRC-funded research project investigating ‘Flexible Digital Chemical Manufacturing Through Structure/Reactivity Relationships’. Richard (Co-I) will be working with Richard Bourne (PI) in Chemical Engineering / Chemistry (Leeds) and Natalie Fey (Co-I) in Chemistry (Bristol). The team will be working closely with a leading global provider of agricultural…
This study investigates time trends in debt attitudes, the socio-economic profiles of members in three debt attitudes groups, implications for borrowing, banking, and spending behaviors, and the relationship of debt attitudes with planned borrowing and saving behaviors. Based on a representative online survey data of the German population, gender, income, and educational attainment are found…
Gulbanu Kaptan and Joshua Weller successfully tendered for a Basis Research project with the Food Standards Agency (FSA) to conduct an extensive behavioural assessment of food safety & hygiene behaviours in domestic and commercial kitchens.  They recently completed a literature review (with Rajinder Bhandal) for this project that details food safety/hygiene behaviours both pre- and…
Our paper on an extension of the Multiple Discrete Continuous Extreme Value (MCDEV) model to consider multiple occurrences of activities during a day has been accepted for publication by Transportmetrica B. The increased interest in understanding how individuals use their time has led to a search for flexible but tractable econometric models, such as Bhat’s…
Rob Ranyard has given a talk at the London Judgement and Decision Making Seminar series on Wednesday, the recording is available until next Wednesday, here. Abstract Tversky (1969) presented the first evidence of systematic and predictable intransitive preferences. To explain the violations of weak stochastic transitivity (WST) that he observed, he constructed an extended additive…
Dr Gulbanu Kaptan was an invited speaker at Leeds University Business School Lunch Bag Seminar Series on Sustainability Research. The seminar that was held on 18 February 2021 covered two studies conducted before and after the lockdown, respectively. The first study aimed to identify strategies to reduce food waste while promoting better nutrition and improved food safety….
This work reflects the collaboration of a panel of international experts on risk communication from different institutions across Australia (University of Sydney), the Netherlands (Amsterdam UMC), and the US (University of Oregon, Tufts University, University of Utah, University of Michigan, Maine Medical Center Research Institute). The reference and abstract are below: Trevena, L., Bonner, C.,…