Cambridge Risk and Uncertainty Conference (RUC)


Cambridge, UK

Event Dates

Monday, 12 June 2017 to Wednesday, 14 June 2017

The inaugural Cambridge Risk and Uncertainty Conference (RUC) will take place June 12th-14th, 2017 in Cambridge, UK and we are now accepting abstract submissions. The theme of this year will be evidence-based uncertainty analysis.

We welcome diverse submissions dealing with evidence-based risk and uncertainty communication across risk domains, including health, safety, security, the environment and climate change. The research must have clear policy-implications for improving evidence-based risk and uncertainty analysis.

The RUC will be hosted by Churchill College, University of Cambridge, UK, between June 12th and 14th of 2017. For attendees and speakers, there is a conference fee of £100, which includes a formal dinner (further details to follow).

Keynote speakers include:

  • Professor Nicholas Pidgeon, MBE, School of Psychology and Director of the Understanding Risk Research Group, Cardiff University, UK.
  • Professor Elke Weber, Gerhard R. Andlinger Professor, Department of Psychology, Woodrow Wilson School of Public Affairs, Princeton University
  • Dr. Hubert Deluyker, Chief Scientific Adviser, European Food and Safety Authority (EFSA), Italy.
  • Dr. Andy Hart, Lead Scientist on Risk Analysis, Fera Science Limited, UK.

A special issue has been arranged in the Journal of Risk Research to accommodate the conference proceedings, we will only accept the highest quality submissions. The deadline for abstract submissions is February 28th, 2017 and the deadline for full paper submissions is September 1st, 2017.

Chairs of the Conference Committee:

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