Investigating the effects of the format that numbers are presented in, on people’s perception of the risk of dying from COVID-19
This Hypothesis/Theoretical Rationale is based on work published in: https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.201721
Several studies have shown that the format in which numbers are presented, such as percentages (e.g. 0.5%), natural frequencies (e.g. 5 in...
Six rationales for medical treatment inspired in the study of dynamical systems.
To better understand the potential advantages of adopting dynamic control strategies compared to classical treatment approaches, we can first refer to the classical rationale. The rationale is that a drug acts on the disease once it reaches the effective plasma concentration over the expected time. In this case, adaptations are usually focused on optimizing dosa...
How might the format used to communicate uncertainty around the R value of COVID-19 affect audiences?
A review of what is known about the effects of communicating uncertainty around the R value of an epidemic, or similar numbers.
Understanding the Occurrence and Characteristics of Jamais Vu in Bilingual Individuals: A Comparative Analysis between Native and Secondary Language Processing
Explore déjà vu & jamais vu in multilingual context, delving into word alienation's role. Unique insights for psychology and language education.
A Framework for the Study of “Mercury Jars” and Other Stoneware - Rationale/Hypothesis
Rationale for Master's Dissertation
Finding out what the public already know, and want to know, about their personal risks from COVID-19
This Hypothesis/Theoretical rationale is based on work published in: https://doi.org/10.1098/rsos.201721
One method of approaching risk communication is the ‘mental models’ approach, whereby researchers use both qualitative and quantitative methods to build...
Generating tracks of individual storms from pre-existing time series of sea level pressure data
Can we use only open-source software and a single, simply-understood climate variable to enable wider uptake and study of storm dynamics and change?
Bootstrap open research practices by inviting trainers to contribute to open, participatory, evaluation of training
Open participatory evaluation of training is a form of design research, and this can be carried out on Octopus.