Sahana Kalyani Quail, a Jesus College MSc student studying Evidence-Based Social Intervention and Policy Evaluation, has co-authored a paper on the replication crisis in psychology and the scientific impact of Prospect Theory and its widespread applications to policy and industry over the past 40 years. The paper has been published in the high-impact behavioural science journal Nature Human Behaviour.
Take a quick glance through the hoardings on Cornmarket and you’ll be able to see that work is progressing steadily on the redevelopment of the Northgate House site. Our construction partner BAM has been closely monitoring the COVID-19 outbreak and carried out a review in late-March to ensure all necessary measures were in place for its team to work safely under the current restrictions. As a result building work has been able to continue over the past two months and the site is visibly changed.
Professor Robin Evans (Robert Kay Fellow and Tutor in Statistics) and Dr Brieuc Lehmann (Junior Research Fellow in Statistics) have been working with colleagues in Social Policy and at Oxford City Council on predicting current demand for food banks, to help manage supplies.