Recent news

On 1 December 2022, VIEWS launches its newest project “ANTICIPATE: Anticipating the Impact of Armed Conflict on Human Development”. ANTICIPATE is a multi-disciplinary project brings together scholars from economics, epidemiology, […]
On 6-7 December VIEWS director Håvard Hegre and Prof. Nils Lid Hjort, will host an invitation-only workshop for the Stability and Change project on “Prediction with Uncertainty” at the Peace […]
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 Monday, 28 November, VIEWS Director Håvard Hegre was invited to meet with the Anticipatory Action in Conflict Practitioners Working Group. In this meeting, Håvard presented VIEWS and outlined its […]
This morning marked the launch of the synthesis report “Moving from Reaction to Action: Anticipating Vulnerability Hotspots in the Sahel” in support of the United Nations Integrated Strategy for the […]
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 […]
Presented at the “State of the science of “political futures”: Exploring how to improve the representation and usability of socio-political factors in the SSPs” workshop at the German Institute of […]
From 19-20 October the “Stability and Change” project hosted a workshop titled “From Processes to Models” which focused on how statistical models are derived from underlying processes. The workshop was […]
On 13 October 2022, more than 30 representatives from a wide range of IGO agencies, NGOs, government ministries, and other organisations working across the triple nexus of humanitarian aid, peace-building […]
We are thrilled to announce the release of a new prediction model: the ‘fatalities’ model! The model moves from predicting dichotomous conflict/no conflict outcomes to also predicting the number of […]
Håvard Hegre has been awarded a European Research Council Advanced Grant of EUR 2.5 million for the project ANTICIPATE – Anticipating the impact of armed conflict on human development. This is Hegre’s second ERC […]
We are pleased to invite you to the launch of a new six-year research project at the Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University: ‘Societies at Risk: the Impact […]
Publication from the ViEWS-ESCWA collaboration.  Title: Understanding the potential linkages between climate change and conflict in the Arab region Authors: Ole Magnus Theisen, Håvard Hegre, Halvard Buhaug, Stefan Döring, Remco […]
Title: Societies at Risk: Anticipating the Impact of Armed Conflict Time and date: 9 March 2022, 19:00-20:00 CET Speakers:  Håvard Hegre, Dag Hammarskjöld Professor in Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala […]
Save the date! On 20 May 2022, we invite you to join us for the launch of our new research project “Societies at Risk – Anticipating the Impact of Human […]
The results of the latest European Research Council (ERC) Proof of Concept grant competition have now been released, and we are thrilled to announce that ViEWS has been selected for the […]
Report from ViEWS and the Sahel Predictive Analytics Project, in support of the United Nations Integrated Strategy for the Sahel (UNISS). Title: Forecasting armed conflict in the Sahel: Forecasts for […]