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The dawn of the new research group “UnEviL”

Uncertainty and Evidence Lab is the name of a new research group at Lund University. The group is led by Ullrika Sahlin at the Centre of Environmental and Climate Research. This research group focus on the management of uncertainty and evidence in risk analysis, evidence synthesis, decision analysis and, never the least, predictive sciences. This include discussing and applying principles … Continue reading

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Bayes@Lund2017 20th April

The program for Bayes@Lund2017 is now ready Follow us at #bayeslund17 on twitter We have uploaded videos of some of the talks on YouTube. Unfortunately not all talks have been recorded because of technical issues. Richard McElreath — Bayesian Statistics without Frequentist Language: https://youtu.be/yakg94HyWdE Martin Stjernman — Joint species modelling. Beautiful in theory, tricky in practice: https://youtu.be/KL9iKx0UKco Shravan Vasishth — … Continue reading

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Workshop on Bayesian Networks for risk assessment and decision making

We had a successful workshop on Bayesian Networks in risk assessment and decision making in Lund March 28 and 29th, 2017. This workshop was financed by the research school ClimBEco. Local organisers were Indrani Hazel Govender and Ullrika Sahlin. Tuesday March 28th Introduction to Bayesian Networks for risk and impact assessment to support decision making. This introduction was attended by 30 … Continue reading

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Studentprojekt: Tuggummin som en indikator för nedskräpning i urbana miljöer

Studenter sökes för ett projekt under våren 2017 Detta projekt går ut på att ta reda på hur förekomst av tuggummin förhåller sig till förekomst av skräp i urbana miljöer samt att undersöka i vilken takt nedskräpning sker på olika typer av platser i städer. Länkar till hur tuggumin uppmärksammas http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2844929/Chewing-gum-companies-help-pay-60million-bill-cleaning-mess-streets-say-councils.html Projektet innehåller en fältstudie där mängd och ålder på tuggumin … Continue reading

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Applications and future developments of Bayesian Networks in risk and impact assessments and environmental decision making

Open seminar and workshop When: Wednesday March 29th 2017. From 10 to 14, followed by discussions Where: The Blue Hall and the Red Room in the Ecology Building, Lund University, Sölvegatan 37, Lund, Sweden Scroll down to view the list of talks and links to presentations Background Bayesian Networks is a type of probabilistic modelling with wide applications in science and … Continue reading

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Workshop: Introduction to Bayesian Networks for risk and impact assessment to support decision making

The aim of is workshop was to introduce Bayesian (Belief) Networks to students and researchers. We will provide a theoretical background together with hands on exercises from risk and impact assessments and decision making. When: Tuesday March 28th at 10 to 16 Where: Heden (room bottom floor), Ecology Building, Lund University, Sölvegatan 37, Lund, Sweden The workshop is free of … Continue reading

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Bayes@Lund2017 – note the date and call for abstracts

Save the date! The fourth edition of Bayes@Lund will be held on 20 April 2017 in Lund, Sweden. The purpose of this conference is to bring together researchers, practitioners and students working with or interested in Bayesian methods. Bayes@Lund aims at being accessible to those with little experience of Bayesian methods while still being relevant to experienced practitioners. It will … Continue reading

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Intensive and fun -2016’s graduate course on risk, uncertainty and decision making is now completed

This was a course funded by the research schools LUCID and ClimBeco. 26 students participated. We had two physical meetings. One in Lund and one in Gothenburg. The one in Gothenburg included a 1.5 day risk conference – the 2nd Nordic Chapter Risk meeting. We were a bit afraid that it would be too much, but on the contrary – … Continue reading

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Great talks and networking at the 2nd Nordic chapter risk meeting

Last week risk researchers and other interested in the risk field came to Gothenburg to take part in the 2nd annual meeting of the Nordic chapter of the Society for Risk analysis. Last year in Lund was successful so our expectations were high. I must say that this year became even more successful. The keynote speakers were excellent – all … Continue reading

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The ESREL risk image competition over

This year the ESREL conference in Glasgow decided to do a risk image competition. What a wonderful idea. Time to go creative. The task was to illustrate risk. After several months of scratching my head I saw the deadline approaching too fast. My children came to the rescue. My oldest son had built something in lego that with some slight imagination looked like … Continue reading

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