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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…
Papers Barbara Summers has had the following paper accepted for publication: Duxbury, Darren & Summers, Barbara (in press), On Perceptions of Financial Volatility in Price Sequences, European Journal of Finance. Gulbanu Kaptan has had the following two papers accepted: Kaptan G., Fischer A.R.H., & Frewer L.J. Extrapolating understanding of food risk perceptions to emerging food…
Dr Natalie van der Wal has received a two-year EU Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship (worth ~200k in euros) to work with Professor Wandi Bruine de Bruin in the Centre for Decision Research and Leeds University Business School. Dr van der Wal is currently an Assistant Professor in Computer Science at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam….
Publications Sajid Siraj has had two papers accepted for publication: “NS-2 Based Simulation Framework for Cognitive Radio Sensor Networks”, Wireless Networks, Springer (ISSN:1022-0038) “PRACB: A Novel Channel Bonding Algorithm for Cognitive Radio Sensor Networks”, IEEE Access, IEEE (ISSN:2169-3536) Conferences Wandi Bruine de Bruin chaired a tribute to Baruch Fischhoff at the Society for Judgment and…
Alan Pearman gave an invited paper at the European Road Infrastructure Congress held at the Armouries in Leeds, 18th – 20th October 2016.  His paper was entitled ‘Two hundred and forty-four years of decision research in Leeds: is our road infrastructure any the better?’. Barbara Summers gave an invited talk entitled – “What’s my motivation?”…
Professor Wandi Bruine de Bruin gave a presentation on 24 October at the University of Trieste’s Department of Life Sciences, on the topic of “Behavioural decision making approaches to developing effective communications”. Professor Bruine de Bruin also met with CDR member Alessia Rosi for a project meeting with Fabio Del Missier, associate professor, who has research…