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, [...]

Shaheen Syed published a paper at the IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC 2018)

2018-05-22T12:24:06+00:00February 3rd, 2018|

Our early stage researcher Shaheen Syed published and presented his latest paper entitled "Selecting Priors for Latent Dirichlet Allocation" at the IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC 2018) held in Laguna Hills, California, USA (Jan 31 - Feb 2, 2018). His work explores symmetrical and asymmetrical Dirichlet priors when utilizing the topic model latent Dirichlet [...]

Charlotte Weber and Shaheen Syed publish a paper in Reviews in Fisheries Science and Aquaculture.

2018-05-22T12:26:34+00:00January 17th, 2018|

Our ESRs Charlotte Weber from UiT and Shaheen Syed from MMU/UU have published their paper entitled "Using Machine Learning to Uncover Latent Research Topics in Fishery Models" in the journal Reviews in Fisheries Science and Aquaculture. During their collaboration (blog post), they utilized an unsupervised machine learning method called Latent Dirichlet Allocation to automatically uncover topics [...]

Abstract accepted for Eurodoc conference 2018

2018-01-17T12:00:45+00:00January 17th, 2018|

Some of our SAF21 members have joined EuroDoc and have been actively involved in the Working Group on Doctoral Training in order to contribute to and promote good practices of doctoral training in different contexts in Europe and to help with the implementation of recommendations from key documents. For this purpose, the Doctoral Training Working Group is [...]