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PhD candidate Thor Olav Iversen talked to the acknowledged Professor Theodore Porter about the history of numbers in science and society, governing by privatized algorithm and many other things.
New dissemination video from the MAGIC project on what happens when there is uncertainty and the science is not complete?
Last week, we ended our semester with a full-day event on approaches to research algorithms without going into the code. Experts Ysabel Gerrard and Taina Bucher each gave a lecture and, in the workshop afterwards, participants discussed their ideas and obstacles on the ways in which they research algorithms.
Last week, special guest Lars Johnsen gave a workshop for the DHNetwork on how to use data the National Library of Norway as a source for computational analysis. The varied groups of participants from the humanities, social sciences and university library learned to use different tools to analyze textual data in Jupyter Notebooks.
In a well-attended afternoon, Charles Ess and Eva Payne gave talks about the state of the art of research ethics followed by a closed workshop session for students and researchers using social media data in their projects.
MoMM met the research group TYPOlex from Copenhagen Business School.
Thor Olav Iversen's doctoral project seeks to develop a critical framework for assessing food security quantification. We had a quick talk with the PhD candidate.
We are looking for a scientist with a specific interest in methodological questions, causal modeling, and data analysis. The PhD can be from any discipline relevant for the application of Boolean methods, e.g. social/political science, economics, biology, medicine or psychology. The preferred starting date is 1 February 2020, but a later date might be possible.
International project will strengthen the employability of doctoral candidates doing gender research.
New CNA software published on the The Comprehensive R Archive Network.
Michael Baumgartner and Christoph Falk, Boolean Difference-Making: A Modern Regularity Theory of Causation, The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science
“I never tire of studying medieval manuscripts. Even though my source material is Norwegian, it is also fundamentally international. This gives the research a broader perspective and forces international cooperation.”
How can your research contribute to solving global challenges? How do you design, conduct and communicate research to stimulate social change? And how do you create actionable knowledge?
The Autumn lecture series has begun!
Daniela Hofmann, newly appointed Associate Professor in archaeology, hopes that the Neolithic social structures can tell us something about the present.
Ines Prodöhl, appointed Associate Professor in history, focuses on economy, agriculture and industry in her research and teaching.
Kjersti Fløttum, head of the LINGCLIM research group, participated at a panel debate entitled "Apocalypse soon - or do the worries rain away?" as part of the National Science Week in Bergen.

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