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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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Risk is crisp

All sessions are filled but there is a possibility to submit abstracts for posters until November 8th. A short version of the program can be accessed here Program_nov11 A longer version containing all abstracts is fullprogramriskconf (version Nov 11th) Check out the web page and don’t miss to register before November 8th. flyer

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Nordic Risk conference 2015 in Lund

The Nordic Chapter of SRA Europe and Lund University Centre of Risk Assessment and Management (LUCRAM) invites you to participate in the 1st Nordic Chapter Risk Conference on the theme The Future of Risk Analysis in the Nordic Countries The opportunity to submit an abstract for a talk or poster closes at October 4th. Go to the conference Web site for more … Continue reading

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A Nordic Chapter under Society of Risk Analysis

SRA-E: NORDIC is a newly established regional chapter of the Society for Risk Analysis Europe ( The Nordic chapter of SRA Europe is meant to be a node for networking between risk researchers and between risk research and policy makers and other decision makers in the Nordic and the Baltic countries. The Nordic chapter shares the aim with SRA Europe … Continue reading

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Confronting uncertainties beyond Bayesianism

Confronting uncertainty beyond Bayesianism is an initiative within the Advanced Study Group “Values, decision making and risk – current perspectives and future research” at the Pufendorf Institute in Lund, spring 2015. The starting point of the theme is view of knowledge-based probability as the first order measure of uncertainty. The Bayesian approach to interpret and assign probabilities makes it possible … Continue reading

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A summer school on Bayesian Analysis and Decision Theory

The application for the summer school on Bayesian Analysis and Decision Theory is now closed. We got more applicants than places. We will notify if you have been accepted on May 12th. Information about the course is found in Summerschool_2. Course syllabus NAMV001-Eng  

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We got updated!

This years conference Bayes@Lund is now over. We thank the participants for their interest and dicussions both in the hands-on session and at the presentations.                 

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Bayes@Lund2015 Feb 10th

Welcome to Bayes@Lund 2015 – a Mini-conference on Bayesian Methods at Lund University, 10th of February, 2015   The purpose of this conference is to bring together researchers working with or interested in Bayesian methods. The focus will be on how Bayesian methods are used in research, what advantages Bayesian methods have over classical alternatives, and how the use and … Continue reading

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Two aspects on reliability – epistemic risk and safety

Last week was devoted to reliability in two aspects. Niklas Vareman successfully defended his thesis on Epistemic Risk, which in one of his explanations of it is the risk of “missing out of knowledge”. Another version of epistemic risk is the risk of being wrong. A statistician would say the risk of getting erroneous results by not doing your stats … Continue reading

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Summary from the Bayesian mini-conference 2014

In April BECC hosted the half-day conference Bayes@Lund2014 with the purpose to bring together researchers at Lund University working with or interested in Bayesian methods. The conference was arranged by Ullrika Sahlin, researcher at Lund University Centre of Environmental and Climate research (CEC), and Rasmus Bååth, PhD-student in Cognitive Science. Presenters from Ecology, Mathematical statistics, Philosophy, Statistics and Risk analysis … Continue reading

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