For the first time, the RSS 2017 Conference included a session of rapid-talk talks for those new to presenting their research. Each speaker had a strict time limit of five minutes and the best presentations won a £100 book voucher from Taylor & Francis.
The winners were:
Johnathan Love (University of Strathclyde) – Statistical methodologies and experimental designs to aid investigating anthelmintic efficacy in cattle livestock (pictured above receiving his award from Scott Heald).
Kate Martin (NHS Blood and Transplant) – Conveying risks in transplantation to patients.
The conference also features a poster display showcasing early career researchers' work which runs throughout the conference. This year's winners for the best poster presentations each won a £150 book voucher from Wiley. They were:
|David Purves (University of Strathclyde) – Modelling the probability of liquidations in UK manufacturing industries with dynamic Bayesian networks.|
|Grant Wyper (NHS National Services Scotland) – Utilisation and impact of community-based antiplatelet therapy on outcomes in patients following Acute Coronary Syndrome in Scotland during 2012-2014.|
|Qingying Shin (University of Glasgow) – Use of online change-point detection methods for space weather storms.|