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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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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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The perfect gift for Xmas – a game about guessing

This game is a blessing, to practice your skills in guessing. Accuracy and precision, are good for a decision. Although being uncertain might seem less, it can lead to success. Relax your winter holiday with computer games about uncertainty The Climate-KIC Ideator project Gaming for better decisions under uncertainty is led by Ullrika Sahlin at CEC. The project aims to develop games … Continue reading

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Highly productive meeting on gamification for uncertainty and decision making

For two days in November experts on decision theory, statistics and risk analysis met at Lund University to Come up with ideas for a game to motivate people to learn more about expressing uncertainty and making decisions under uncertainty Identify target theory and concepts to demonstrate in the game Test the ideas on game prototypes It was a successful meeting … Continue reading

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Test our forthcoming game for uncertainty!

Do you want to be part of a testing group for the development of a computer game about expressing uncertainty and making decisions? This is something for you who Has an ability to give constructive feedback on your experience of playing a simple computer game A tiny interest in knowing more about how to guess with uncertainty and choose between … Continue reading

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Fruitful interactions at the 3rd Nordic Chapter risk conference

We had a great meeting at beautiful Aalto University, Esboo, Finland. Check out the twitter flow on #sran17 Conference web page blogs.aalto.fi/risk2017/      

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