Conference 2018: Rapid-fire talk and poster prize winners

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The RSS conference poster exhibition gives early career researchers the opportunity to present their research at conference, and talk about their work with conference attendees.

Last year, we introduced a new rapid-fire talks section for those new to presenting their research, where each speaker had five-minutes to present their research. This section proved so popular we integrated it as a key part of the conference. 

In both cases, the best presentations are rewarded with book voucher prizes worth hundreds of pounds.

Thanks to all of those who participated in the poster exhibition and the rapid-fire talks section, the judges, our sponsors and many congratulations to the winners!



Winners of Best Rapid Fire Talks

1st place prize: £150 book vouchers from Sage Publishing:
Vasiliki Bampi for 'Predictive Modelling: What's the customer's propensity to pay?'

2nd place prize of £100 Amazon vouchers sponsored by The Sensible Code Company:
Joy Leahy (pictured) for 'MAIC-ing the most of trials?: A Bayesian exploration of Matching Adjusted Indirect Comparison in a Network Meta Analysis'.

Joy Leahy

Winners of Best Poster Presentations

1st place poster prize of £150 Wiley book vouchers:
Joe Wilkes for 'Sub-national population projections for Wales'

2nd place poster prize of £100 Wiley book vouchers:
Zhou Fang for 'Modelling the timing of aphids: Beyond the first arrival date'

3rd place poster prize of £50 Wiley book vouchers:
Dileepa Ediriweera (pictured) for 'Evaluating temporal patterns of snakebite in Sri Lanka: The potential for higher snakebite burdens with climate change'.

Dileepa Ediriweera
A special presentation for great visualisation was awarded to:
Folasade Ariyibi for 'A machine learning approach to the risk assessment of good primary and secondary schools'
The prize is a book from Cambridge University Press and one day’s mapping consultancy from ESRI.
Folasade Ariyibi






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