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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 Projektet innehåller en fältstudie där mängd och ålder på tuggumin … 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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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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Bayesian Analysis for curious learners

I often get questions from students about opportunities to get started with Bayesian Analysis. Most courses in BA at Lund University is given on an advanced mathematical level, or as a few lectures (if all) in a statistics course. Bayesian Analysis is useful both in research and decision making. Our students are the future scientists, consultants or policy makers for important … 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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Bayesian master projects

Here we will post suggestions for master projects that in one way or another is using Bayesian modelling. We are looking for students eager to learn and develop. Feel free to contact us with your own ideas. Send an email to ullrika.sahlin at! Master project 1. An Hierarchical model of QSAR-integrated Hazard assessment Master project 2. Building a Bayesian … Continue reading

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What happens when a student wants to learn something cool – like Environmental Evidence Synthesis

This week the first master student working with some of the concepts behind Environmental Evidence Synthesis were examinated. We are impressed by the speed she has from scratch learned Bayesian modelling, got to know R and OpenBugs, and ended up with applying Bayesian Evidence Synthesis on Conservation planning problems. Below I post the popular summary of Yf Jiangs master’s thesis … Continue reading

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