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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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What is Robust analysis?

Does this question appeals to you? Do you want to apply Bayesian modelling for the purpose to quantify uncertainty and support decision making? Do you feel inspired reading texts about uncertainty? Can you tell a bee from a wasp? Do you want to do a PhD in an interdisciplinary environment? Then perhaps our new PhD project on Robust analysis is something for you. Last day to … Continue reading

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Graduate course in Risk, Uncertainty and Decision Making

The course is over. Check this post for a summary. Registration is now closed for the PhD course in risk, uncertainty and decision making. We make a number of decisions every day. These decisions are based on conscious or unconscious analysis, as well as assessments of risks and uncertainties. We are often unaware of how we make these decisions, and how … Continue reading

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Join the SRA-E: NORDIC meeting during the SRA conference in Bath on June 21st

The Nordic chapter of SRA Europe invites members and non-members to a chapter meeting during the SRA conference in Bath, UK. The meeting will take place in room CB 5.6 in the Chancellors Building on Tuesday 21st June at 12.30 – 1.30pm. It will be possible to attend the meeting via skype. Send an email to Ullrika.Sahlin [at] cec.lu.se if … Continue reading

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EFSAs treatment of uncertainty under trial

The way uncertainty is treated in risk assessment is under scrutiny. There is a need for this since we today face more complex problems and need to take into account possible risks for which knowledge is weak. One example is the ongoing work in the EU on how we treat uncertainty in environmental and health risk assessments. In March 2016 … Continue reading

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2nd Nordic chapter risk conference in Göteborg

The Nordic-Baltic chapter of Society of Risk Analysis proudly presents the call for the second Nordic chapter meeting. The theme of the conference is “Where are we and where are we going: New insights into risk analysis in the Nordic countries” Deadline for submission of both individual presentations and symposia is Monday 29 August. The conference brings together individuals and … Continue reading

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