CDR members' recent highlights

Friday 5 May 2017

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 Process Industry through Resource and Energy Efficiency (SPIRE) EU projects.

Papers

Wandi Bruine de Bruin had a paper accepted in Medical Decision Making (impact factor 3.2), entitled "Effects of anti- vs. pro-vaccine narratives on responses by recipients varying in numeracy: A cross-sectional survey-based experiment." (with Dr. Annika Wallin from Lund University, Dr. Andrew Parker from the RAND Corporation, Prof. JoNell Strough from the University of West Virginia, and Dr. Janel Hanmer from the University of Pittsburgh)

Sajid Siraj has had a paper accepted for publication in EJOR (ABS-4) with the following title: “Spare parts classification in industrial manufacturing using the dominance-based rough set approach”.

Invited talks

Yasmina Okan gave an invited talk entitled “Improving communications about cervical cancer screening using graphs” at the Department of Behavioural Science and Health, University College London.

Wandi Bruine de Bruin gave an invited presentation at Dubrovnik International University (Croatia) entitled "A behavioural decision research approach to developing effective communications".

Media coverage

Astrid Kause has written for the Imperfect Cognitions blog: http://imperfectcognitions.blogspot.co.uk/2017/03/simple-rules-to-cope-with-changing.html

A news story has featured on the Carnegie Mellon University website about Wandi Bruine de Bruin’s paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences with Baruch Fischhoff: http://www.cmu.edu/dietrich/news/news-stories/2017/april/understanding-decisions.html