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CDR’s involvement at the biennial meeting of the European Association of Decision Making.
Dr Natalie van der Wal and colleague receive the Best Paper Award for their paper entitled ‘Simulating Collective Evacuations with Social Elements’.
The bi-annual Subjective Probability, Utility, and Decision Making Conference (SPUDM 26) is taking place from 20 to 24 August at the Technion, the Israel Institute of Technology, in Haifa, Israel. A number of Centre for Decision Research members will be presenting at the conference and Professor Barbara Summers, co-director of the CDR and the current…
PhD student and CDR member Vedran Lesic won the best student paper award at the Society for Risk Analysis conference in Lisbon. Vedran’s supervisors and co-authors on the paper are Dr Matt Davis (STC) and Professor Wandi Bruine de Bruin (CDR) as well as Professor Ines Azevedo and Dr Tamar Krishnamurti at Carnegie Mellon University’s…
Chris Riley, a PhD student working with Barbara Summers and Darren Duxbury, has won the prize for best paper at the 2017 White Rose Doctoral Conference for his paper “Capital Gains Overhang with a Dynamic Reference Point”. This paper examines how changes in investor reference points, caused by previous share price movements, can influence the…
Awards Richard Hodgett and Alan Pearman, in collaboration with a number of industrial partners including Britest Ltd, INEOS, A.Spire, Iris and CRIT-Research, have been awarded with €499,369 to fund a 2-year project titled “Setting the framework for the enhanced impact of SPIRE projects”. The project will increase the industrial uptake of project findings in Sustainable…
Publications Richard Hodgett has had his paper – “Supporting the multi-criteria decision aiding process: R and the MCDA package” – accepted for publication in EURO Journal on Decision Processes Wandi Bruine de Bruin co-authored a chapter entitled “Individual differences in decision-making competence in different age groups (with Andrew Parker at RAND), to be published in…
Astrid Kause has recently joined Leeds University Business School, the Centre for Decision Research, and the Priestley Centre for Climate as a new postdoc working on climate change communications. She is working in collaboration with Professor Wandi Bruine de Bruin (the Business School), Professor Suraje Dessai (School of Earth and Environment), and Dr Andrea Taylor…