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Yasmina Okan will contribute to a project that has received funding from the USC Roybal Center for Behavioral Interventions in Aging ($ 44,968). The project, led by Prof. Wändi Bruine de Bruin at the University of Southern California, will examine how to help hypertension patients to interpret blood pressure readings and motivate blood pressure control….
Yasmina Okan contributed to a digital event about “Research in Time of Crisis” organized by the Psychonomic Society. This event constitutes a platform for innovative ideas about how to do high-quality research quickly, and Yasmina discussed her contribution to a large global effort to assess people’s attitudes towards contact tracing policies to address Covid-19. The…
This paper provides findings of a recent trans-national research project on evacuation drills: this establishes the main limitations of existing drills, makes recommendations for future drills and proposes a programme of work for their implementation. Gwynne, S., Amos, M., Kinateder, M., Benichou, N., Boyce, K., van der Wal, C.N., Ronchi, E. (2020). The future of evacuation drills:…
Astrid Kause, along with co-authors Joel Millward-Hopkins (School of Earth and Environment, Uniersity of Leeds) and Wandi Bruine de Bruin (University of Southern California) has an article on The Conversation about their research on food entitled “Even concerned consumers don’t know which food choices have the lowest climate impact”. In a national UK sample, they…
Barbara Summers has been reviewing submissions for IAREP 2020 as part of the Scientific Committee for the conference. IAREP (the International Association for Research in Economic Psychology) runs annual conferences (sometimes organized as a joint IAREP/SABE conference) that attracts academics, policy makers, and practitionners from psychology, economics, business administration, marketing, consumer behavior and related fields….
Richard Hodgett and Alan Pearman delivered a module on Executive Decision Making for the United Nations System Staff College as part of their UN Secretariat and UN System Executive Management Programmes. Alan delivered a series of webinars and Richard delivered the face to face training in New York in December 2019 and in Turin in…
Gulbanu Kaptan has been successful in receiving financial support from the Challenge Fund – an annual scheme of LUBS Research Office offering seed funding up to a maximum of £50,000 to support the preparation of significant grant applications. The 6-month project that will be led by Gulbanu is a cross-disciplinary research collaboration involving academics from the Business School…
Chris Riley,previously a Postgraduate Researcher at the University of Leeds, working with Barbara Summers and Darren Duxbury (Newcastle University Business School), has had his research on reference points published in Management Science. Chris’s work in this area  won a graduation prize for Outstanding Academic Achievement. He is now a Lecturer at the University of Leicester….