What will I say to physicians in September?

What will I say to physicians in September?

Mar 09

I will not give the whole talk away but in September I have been invited to Framtidens Specialistläkare a conference for Swedish physicians in Malmö, to talk about “hidden ignorance”. The conference lasts for a few days (7th – 9th of September) and I am there as part of the Uppsala University “team”. My presentation will be based on the lectures I usually do but with an angle toward medicine. Now I don’t know anything about medicine but since I know a little about how easy it is for people to be fooled or fool themselves I can talk about that in relation to medicine and perhaps even more appropriately in regard to so called alternative medicine. If you want to learn more about the conference here is a link to the website (in Swedish). If you want to learn more about the Uppsala University part of the program here is a link to the program (also in...

Course: Good and Bad Science

Course: Good and Bad Science

Oct 28

I am very happy to finaly reveal my participation in what in my opinion is the most exciting course at Uppsala University in 2016. Three professors from different faculties at the university and I, have put together a course focusing on understanding science in a very broad sense. Besides planning the course my participation includes giving one workshop and one lecture. There are many different aspects to doing science, one of the basic ones is ”don’t get fooled”. Indeed one can say that this is what most researchers try to avoid, and the fooling part is of course my area of expertise. I am really looking forward to this course that will premier this spring and hopefully be a recurring course offered by the university. The course web-page (in...