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During the international and interdiciplinary workshop Climate, Environment and Food connections at Uppsala University 19-21 September, Paola Vesco gave one of the public keynote lectures. Her topic covered Climate, conflict, […]
Title: “Could vote buying be socially desirable? Exploratory analyses of a ‘failed’ list experiment” Authors: Sophia Hatz, Hanna Fjelde, and David Randahl Year: 2023 Publisher: Quality & Quantity International Journal […]
Interested in an R package that allows you to model and draw inferences from extreme value inflated count data? Check out evinf by VIEWS member David Randahl.
Title: Spatial patterns of communal violence in sub-Saharan Africa Authors: Stefan Döring and Katariina Mustasilta Year: 2023 Publisher: Journal of Peace Research Abstract: Communal violence is a major source of insecurity […]
Title: Drought exposure decreases altruism with salient group identities as key moderator Authors: Stefan Döring and Jonathan Hall Year: 2023 Publisher: Nature Climate Change Abstract: Previous research on climate change impact […]
Stefan Döring was elected on a four-year mandate as an associated researcher with the Folke Bernadotte Academy (FBA) International Research Working Groups. FBA is the Swedish government agency for peace, […]
Between August 31 and September 3 the American Political Science Association Annual Meeting and Exhibition will be held in Los Angeles, California. Several members from the VIEWS team will present […]
Researcher Stefan Döring participated in a seminar during the Almedal Week in Visby. The panel discussed the challenges and likely risk factors that the region is facing as a result […]
Finalist for the Falling Walls ‘Science Breakthroughs of the Year’ award 2023 The Falling Walls Global Call is an international competition format with an ambition to bring together science enthusiasts […]
Between June 26-28 the 2023 Jan Tinbergen European Peace Science Conference was held at the University of Bologna. VIEWS researcher Paola Vesco presented The underreported death toll of wars: a […]
As a Lead Machine Learning Engineer, you will play a crucial role in the deployment of our new pipeline. Collaborating closely with our team of data scientists and researchers, you will contribute to the development and implementation of the infrastructure. Additionally, you will work with, and potentially manage, external consultants during the initial phase of the project. Once the pipeline is successfully deployed, you will be responsible for the maintenance, monitoring, and deployment of new data sources and models developed by our research team.
This week the Blue Planet announced the laureates of the 32nd Blue Planet Prize and we are excited to congratulate our Societies at Risk colleague Professor Debarati Guha-Sapir as one […]
The Community Research and Development Information Service (CORDIS) recently released the result pack from Research and Strategies to Prevent Radicalisation and Violent Extremism available in six different languages. Here you […]
We are looking for 1-2 Research Assistant(s) to join the team within Societies at Risk at the Department of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University. The position(s) are full-time, […]
Several members of the VIEWS core team are traveling to the International Studies Association Annual Convention in Montréal. Please join us for interesting discussions! WC49: Wednesday 1:45 PM – 3:30 […]
During the early days of March, project members and collaborators with the ANTICIPATE project gathered at PRIO in Oslo to discuss progress, challenges, and possibilities in anticipating the impact of […]
The latest member of the VIEWS team, Simon Polichinel von der Maase’s research spans the field of conflict studies, data science, and machine learning. He works on conflict forecasting with […]
On January 18 Director Håvard Hegre presented at the World Bank Africa climate thought seminar series. The topic of the seminar was Climate, Conflict and Migration: Can We Use Data […]
The Expert Group for Aid Studies have published a Development Dissertation Brief (DDB) on the role of water resources for cooperation and conflict among non-state actors by Societies at Risk […]
On 23 – 24 November, Ph.D. Candidate Maxine Leis attended the HiCN (Households in Conflict Network) annual workshop hosted by Warwick University. The seminar’s theme was individual-level consequences of exposure to violent […]
On October 27-28, project members from the Societies at Risk work packages gathered for a workshop to present ongoing work and brainstorm new ideas. Topics covered during the two days included Data […]
The special issue from our 2020 prediction competition is now available as International Interactions Volume 48, Issue 4 (2022). The competition invited researchers from different fields (political science, statistics, peace […]
We are seeking to expand the team developing VIEWS with a position as senior developer at PRIO in Oslo, Norway. PRIO conducts research for a more peaceful world, and is […]