Online video streams for Charlotte Weber’s PhD defense

2019-06-25T10:35:27+00:00June 25th, 2019|

M.Sc. in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation Charlotte Teresa Weber will give her trial lecture and defend her thesis for her Philosophiae doctor (ph.d.) degree, in a public defense on Thursday 27th of June 2019. The trial lecture and the defense will be streamed on line (see links below).   Trial lecture at 10:15 - 11:00 CEST Drawing on [...]

New paper on machine learning and social network analysis out in Fish and Fisheries

2019-06-25T10:19:13+00:00June 25th, 2019|

Over the past decades, socio-environmental problems have multiplied. In response, policymakers and scientists have increasingly called for collaboration, arguing that answers to these problems will not be found within the traditional boundaries of disciplines, sectors, or, for instance, States. The way collaboration is occurring can, however, provide us with important insights into the ideas that emanate [...]

Shaheen Syed successfully defended his PhD dissertation

2019-07-28T10:55:33+00:00March 21st, 2019|

On Wednesday the 20th of March 2019, Shaheen Syed successfully defended his PhD dissertation entitled "Topic Discovery from Textual Data: Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing for Knowledge Discovery in the Fisheries Domain" in the Academiegebouw of Utrecht University (the Netherlands). We wish him good luck in his future endeavors and for his contributions to the [...]

Simulation with values

2018-08-27T17:44:40+00:00August 27th, 2018|

Samaneh Heidari, one of the SAF21 ESRs, has got another paper accepted at Social Simulation Conference 2018. This year is the 14th Annual conference of the European Social Simulation Association (ESSA) which is the main European scientific society to promote social simulation and computational social science. She presented her paper, entitled “Simulation with Values” during the [...]

Making RRI a reality?

2018-06-13T10:12:04+00:00June 13th, 2018|

Last week, 8-9 June 2018, our ESR Lia ní Aodha took part in a Social Lab organised as part of the NewHoRRizon-project, that is working to foster the integration of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) into European, national and local research practice, and funding. SAF21 was invited to participate as the project scores highly in terms [...]

Charlotte Weber elected on SiN board

2018-05-30T08:22:18+00:00May 30th, 2018|

During the recent general annual meeting in Oslo, Charlotte Weber from SAF21 was elected board member of SiN – Stipendiatorganisasjon i Norge. SiN is the Association of Doctoral Organizations in Norway and works as the national interest organization for doctoral candidates and postdoctoral researchers. Charlotte joined the board to contribute to SiN’s activities, such as promoting [...]

Rannvá Danielsen publishes paper in Marine Policy

2018-05-28T06:34:32+00:00May 28th, 2018|

Our ESR Rannvá Danielsen has published the paper “Fisheries policy in the Faroe Islands: Managing for failure?” in Marine Policy. The paper explores fisheries policy in the Faroe Islands between 1948, when the Faroe Islands gained competence over fisheries policy, and 2018. In this time period, the Faroe Islands have gone through several different management regimes [...]

Workshop on Uses of Machine Learning in Fisheries

2018-06-17T18:16:33+00:00April 26th, 2018|

Last week, 16-20 April 2018, our ESR Shaheen Syed co-organized and chaired the first workshop on uses of machine learning in fisheries and marine science hosted by ICES in Copenhagen. The workshop (WKMLEARN) explored how machine learning and deep learning can be of use to the existing ICES processes; from data to advice. A group of [...]

New SAF21 publication in Fish and Fisheries

2018-04-23T14:04:30+00:00April 23rd, 2018|

Shaheen Syed (SAF21 ESR) published the paper "Narrow lenses for capturing the complexity of fisheries: A topic analysis of fisheries science from 1990 to 2016" in the #1 fisheries journal Fish and Fisheries. The paper is an interdisciplinary collaboration with Melania Borit (SAF21 coordinator) and Marco Spruit (Utrecht University) where they used the latest computational tools [...]

Eurodoc Conference 2018

2018-04-23T15:44:26+00:00April 18th, 2018|

Today the Eurodoc Conference kicks off in Tampere, Finland. It is organized by the European Council of Doctoral Candidates and Junior Researchers and hosted by the University of Tampere. The conference will focus on the challenges of research careers and employment that early career researchers face and address relevant topics on doctoral training, teaching, contracts, [...]