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Are you uncertain?

This is a question we asked many times last Saturday when the Uncertainty Show was given for the first time. The show relies on people coming up on stage trying to be uncertain. They compete against a computer, theory or others. A lot of people tried our computer games about uncertainty. Ivette, Maria, Ullrika and Rasmus – happy after making … Continue reading

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Open PhD position in decision theory and environmental management

The research Group Uncertainty and Evidence Lab at the Centre of Environmental and Climate Research are looking for a suitable candidate for a new PhD position. The aim of the PhD project will to study the importance of uncertainty in environmental management. This includes the treatment of uncertainty into scientific assessments and considering in what way decision makers respond to … Continue reading

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Premiere of the mini-show “The art of being uncertain” at Lund University Science Festival 15th of sept 2018

The art of being uncertain is the name of our new mini-show, which has its premiere on September the 15th at the Lund University Science Festival. PLACE: ASTRONOMIHUSET, SÖLVEGATAN 27 11.00–17:00 Through games and challenges, you will learn more about different ways to express uncertainty and how uncertainty influences us as human beings. This is an attempt to reach out … Continue reading

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4th Nordic Chapter Risk conference in Norway Nov 8-9

Exploring the risk, safety, security and resilience nexus Risk, safety, security and resilience analysis and management are founded on similar ideas and perspectives: avoiding or reducing the negative consequences of hazardous events and threats, exploring system weaknesses, and identifying policies and actions to mitigate or resolve such weaknesses. However, current research and practices in these areas are to a large extent … Continue reading

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Opportunities to dive into uncertainty

Uncertainty is more important than ever. Not only are problems of today more complex and urgent, but there is also a need to combine different types of knowledge and weight things together. In order to give scientific advice we must train our ability to state what we dont know. The uncertainty and evidence lab are working on taking these type … Continue reading

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Working from home

We are approaching the time of the year to writing applications for the Swedish research councils VR and FORMAS. We all have our tricks to get the opportunity to focus and bring those ideas on a piece of paper (literary). Today I skip commuting and I work from home. Started with a nice walk after leaving my son at the … Continue reading

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Reflections on stakeholder interaction

Today I gave a talk at the CEC Fellows meeting on Lessons learnt from interacting with stakeholders. I shared reflections on three interactions I have been involved with: Honey bees: bee health, pesticides and pollination Invasive species: risk assessment and signal crayfish Uncertainty in scientific assessments: understand and quantify! The slides of my talk are found here: Sahlin_Lessons learnt from interacting … Continue reading

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Master thesis: Can drones improve detection and treatment of potato late blight?

Early detection and recommendation of higher precision in treatment of late blight in potato crops by using drone photos is the title of a Master Thesis by Anna Lindéus at the Risk Master program at Lund University (LTH). It has been developed in a collaboration with the Centre of Environmental and Climate research and Vultus. The supervisors have been Ullrika … Continue reading

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Bayesian Analysis and Decision Theory Spring 2018

A graduate course in Bayesian Analysis and Decision Theory This course is hosted by the research school ClimBEco and is open for anyone. Registration is closed The course has three physical meetings during spring 2018: 13-14 March, 20-21 March, 10-11 April badt_2018_schedule_15feb This course is worth 5 credits –  Course Syllabus Bayesian methods are used for inference, modelling of complex data, model calibration, and … Continue reading

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Bayes@Lund2018 – for the 5th time!

Bayes@Lund 2018 – a Mini-conference on Bayesian Methods at Lund University, 12th of April, 2018 You are welcome to participate in the fifth edition of Bayes@Lund! The purpose of this conference is to bring together researchers and professionals working with or interested in Bayesian methods. Bayes@Lund aims at being accessible to researchers with little experience of Bayesian methods while still being relevant to experienced … Continue reading

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