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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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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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Quantifying uncertainty integrating expert judgement and data – tutorial

Ullrika travelled all the way to Liverpool to give a tutorial at the BayesDays. Nice event. The material for the tutorial in on github:

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Trusting expert judgments – seminar Oct 25th 2017

Welcome to a seminar on the book Trusting Judgments   The seminar was led by the participants and gently facilitated by Ullrika. We went go through the book chapter by chapter. It was a very useful and inspiring day. Thank you all for coming. The old Bishop house in Lund is an excellent place for smaller workshops. This is a … Continue reading

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Bayes@Lund2017 20th April

The program for Bayes@Lund2017 is now ready Follow us at #bayeslund17 on twitter We have uploaded videos of some of the talks on YouTube. Unfortunately not all talks have been recorded because of technical issues. Richard McElreath — Bayesian Statistics without Frequentist Language: Martin Stjernman — Joint species modelling. Beautiful in theory, tricky in practice: Shravan Vasishth — … Continue reading

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Applications and future developments of Bayesian Networks in risk and impact assessments and environmental decision making

Open seminar and workshop When: Wednesday March 29th 2017. From 10 to 14, followed by discussions Where: The Blue Hall and the Red Room in the Ecology Building, Lund University, Sölvegatan 37, Lund, Sweden Scroll down to view the list of talks and links to presentations Background Bayesian Networks is a type of probabilistic modelling with wide applications in science and … 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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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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Is Bayesian inference failing when there is a conflict between your prior and data?

Welcome to a seminar on Bayesian Inference and Prior-Data Conflict On the 15th of December Dr. Gero Walter from Technische Universiteit Eindhoven gave a seminar about the problem of prior-data conflict, that is, when the information from data is in conflict with prior assumptions (abstract is below). His talk was followed by a hands on session where the attendees will learned … 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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