The article “Sunday Riley Settles Complaint That It Faked Product Reviews” is a discussion about how online reviews can affect what customers buy.
Richard Hodgett, Sajid Siraj and Barbara Summers are involved in a new Knowledge Transfer Parternship led by Chee Wong, Director of the Centre for Operations & Supply Chain Research. They are joined by Nitin Jain, a graduate of our MSc Business Analytics and Decision Sciences, as KTP Associate. The team are working with Clipper Logistics…
Barbara Summers contributed to a large scale experiment checking the effects of the “slippery slope” framework for tax compliance across samples from 44 countries. The framework suggests that trust in tax authorities and the power those authorities have are important in understanding enforced and voluntary tax complinace in a jurisdiction. The results supported the framework….
Natalie van der Wal gave presentation on her experience of being an international Marie Curie Research Fellow and also presented her research findings at the National Inclusion Week, University of Leeds, 25 September 2019.
Welcome to the 2019-20 cohort of MSc Business Analytics and Decision Sciences. The program gets more and more popular every year, this year we have 184 excellent students who will be the next leaders in Business Analytics and Decision Sciences!
Wandi Bruine de Bruin publishes article ‘Age differences in reported social networks and well-being’
Wandi Bruine de Bruin has just had her paper ‘Age differences in reported social networks and well-being’ was accepted in Psychology and Aging. The paper suggests that older adults have smaller social networks but that the number of close friends does not change with age. And it is the number of close friends that matter…
Astrid Kause publishes article ‘Public perceptions of how to reduce carbon footprints of consumer food choices’
Astrid Kause’s article ‘Public perceptions of how to reduce carbon footprints of consumer food choices‘ has been accepted by Environmental Research Letters for publication. Congratulations to Astrid and all the other authors involved.
Natalie van der Wal was a keynote speaker at the International Conference of Crowd Science at Manchester Metropolitan University, 11 September 2019. She presented her her work on human behaviours and evacuation communications.
Wandi Bruine de Bruin, Gabriella Eriksson, Astrid Kause, Manos Konstantinidis, John Maule, Simon McNair, Yasmina Okan and Barbara Summers were all involved in presentations and posters at Subjective Probability, Utility and Decision Making (SPUDM) in Amsterdam on 18-22 August. Abstracts for the work are shown following. Bruine de Bruin, Wandi, Co-authors: Simon McNair and Jonell…
Sajid Siraj presents “Extracting pairwise comparisons information from textual data using opinion mining” at EURO in Dublin
Sajid Siraj presented “Extracting pairwise comparisons information from textual data using opinion mining” at the 30th European Conference on Operational Research (EURO 2019), on 23rd – 26th June, in Dublin. Abstract below: With the emergence of big data, there is a huge amount of decision-making related information available which is still untapped due to the…