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So far Shaheen Syed has created 32 blog entries.

Iceland? Why are you going to ICELAND?

2017-05-30T08:47:46+00:00 May 30th, 2017|

By Ixai Salvo Borda, Iceland, land of mystery. Iceland, land of “fire, ice and cod” (as my colleague Rannvá says in her blog post. For Basque people, Iceland also supposes a land of conquer, risk and richness, as we used to sail into those cold waters of the North to hunt whales. That, and some other “issues”, [...]

Plotting Seas with Python and ICES Shape File

2017-05-30T08:12:07+00:00 April 29th, 2017|

By Shaheen Syed and Charlotte Weber, This example shows how to plot and color European seas with Python, Basemap and the ICES shape file. It serves as a basic example from which more elements such as annotations and other plotting elements can be added. It might be the case that during your research you found [...]

Midterm evaluation in Reykjavík

2017-04-25T17:35:40+00:00 December 8th, 2016|

The SAF21 network gathered for the official midterm evaluation in Reykjavík last week. The ESRs, seniors and partner organisations were joined by Project Officer Linda Curzola and Monitor Gercende Courtois de Vicose from the EU Research Executive Agency. Project Coordinator Melania Borit delivered a detailed report on the progress of the project, after which all [...]

Shaheen Syed presented at KDIR 2016, Porto

2017-11-03T15:17:47+00:00 November 10th, 2016|

Today our ESR Shaheen Syed presented his paper "Bootstrapping a Semantic Lexicon on Verb Similarities" at the 8th International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Information Retrieval, held in Porto, Portugal. His paper is co-authored by Melania Borit, the SAF21 project coordinator, and Marco Spruit from Utrecht University. His research proposes a new algorithm to create [...]

SAF21 gather for third network meeting in Utrecht

2017-04-25T17:35:16+00:00 October 26th, 2016|

The whole SAF21 network is gathered for a meeting in Utrecht today, the 26th of October 2016. The ESRs and seniors have been joined by the project’s partner organisations and external evaluators for a progress and networking meeting. The external advisory panel is making sure that the project is progressing according to plan, and consisted of [...]

Who am I? Confessions of an interdisciplinary researcher

2017-04-30T21:07:10+00:00 September 23rd, 2016|

By Rannva Danielsen, Nothing beats a good conference. A good conference will inspire your research, pose questions you hadn’t thought of before, and, if you’re still a young scientist, teach you a few things. It’s amazing and I love conferences. The ICES Annual Science Conference 2016 is one of my favourite conferences and of course did [...]