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Trusting expert judgments – seminar Oct 25th 2017

Welcome to a seminar on the book Trusting Judgments The book is written by Mark Burgman, Cambridge University Press. When: October 25th 10-15 (coffee 9.30, lunch included) Where: The old Bishop’s house, Lund, Sweden Who: Anyone, the number of places are limited. Last day to sign up is Oct 16th. See below how to sign up. This is a seminar … Continue reading

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Gaming for better decision making – one winner at Climate-Kic Nordic Ideation Day

The project Gaming for better decision making was one of the winners at the Climate-Kic Nordic Ideation Day in Aarhus August 23 2017. Ullrika was there pitching it in front of a jury. Great day with a lot of positive feedback and useful connections. Gaming for better decisions under uncertainty is a project with the aim to develop a computer … Continue reading

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The 3rd Nordic Chapter Risk conference in Finland – Call for abstracts

The Nordic Chapter of the Society for Risk Analysis (SRA) invites abstracts to the 3rd conference which will be held at Aalto University, Espoo, Finland, November 2-3, 2017. (20 minutes’ bus trip from Helsinki). The theme of the conference “Risk and Security” highlights the role risk plays in relation to security. See more on the conference web Submit your abstract before … Continue reading

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The Bayes@ concept

Bayes@: Approachable mini conferences on applied Bayesian statistics A Bayes@ mini-conference is a (more or less) local one day event bring together people working with or interested in Bayesian methods. Bayes@ events aims at being accessible to people with little experience of Bayesian methods while still being relevant to experienced practitioners. The focus is on how Bayesian methods are used … 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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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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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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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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