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Lunch Pitch: Plants sticking together and Algae fighting climate change

By |2020-03-09T20:36:43+01:00March 9th, 2020|

Plants sticking together and algae fighting climate change with Stéphane Verger and Christiane Funk February 4, 2020 Watch Lunch Pitch Video First Pitcher: Stéphane Verger, Assistant Professor at Umeå Plant Science Center, SLU. How do Plants Achieve Multicellularity? Most of the plants that we see [...]

Lunch Pitch: Understanding Robots and Sustaining Scientific Innovation

By |2020-02-18T11:07:27+01:00February 18th, 2020|

Understanding Robots and Sustaining Scientific Innovation with Suna Bensch and Krishna Upadhyayula January 21, 2020 Watch Lunch Pitch Video First Pitcher: Suna Bensch, Senior Lecturer and Thomas Hellström, Professor at Department of Computing Science, Umeå University. Title: How should we develop understandable robots? Imagine yourself [...]

Meet Cécile and Kevyn, Ecological Modelling Masters students from Rennes

By |2020-01-21T10:46:23+01:00January 21st, 2020|

Meet Cécile Carpentier and Kevyn Raynal Cécile and Kevyn are Master's students from Rennes, France working on projects with Sebastian Diehl on ecological modelling Cécile Carpentier and Kevyn Raynal were both working through their Master's Degrees in Ecological Modelling at the University of Rennes when the time came to find a [...]

Rare species survive in ghettos

By |2019-12-17T11:16:46+01:00December 17th, 2019|

Species of animals and plants with low abundances organize in ghettos to survive Similar to the organization of human cities, animal and plant communities have ghettos or ethnic neighborhoods, where low-abundant species group to enhance their persistence against more competitive species. This unexpected ecological pattern is the [...]

Lunch Pitch: Environmental Footprints and Autonomous Microservices

By |2020-01-21T11:10:33+01:00November 27th, 2019|

Environmental Footprints and Autonomous Microservices with Kavitha Shanmugam and Johan Tordsson November 26, 2019 Watch Lunch Pitch Video First Pitcher: Kavitha Shanmugam, PhD student at Department of Chemistry, Umeå University. Title: Using life cycle assessment (LCA) to interpret sustainable performance of services provided by cities [...]

Hive Talk Board: A Smarter Literature Review with Gabrielle Beans

By |2018-11-27T11:15:03+01:00November 27th, 2018|

A Smarter Literature Review with Gabrielle Beans Hive Talk Snippet Gabrielle presented the challenge of how to do a better, unbiased literature review when the literature is over 10,000 scientific articles. The conversation quickly turned to network approaches and some previous work by Icelabbers on tracking the evolution of scientific [...]

Hive Talk Board: Micro Loans and Crowdfunding in the Charity Space with Ludvig Lizana

By |2018-11-27T11:15:56+01:00November 22nd, 2018|

Micro Loans and Crowdfunding in the Charity Space with Ludvig Lizana Hive Talk Snippet Ludvig began our season of hive talks with a presentation of the kiva loan data [www.kiva.org] that contains information on over a million microloans. The ensuing discussion focused on identifying patterns that might be present in [...]

The Genome Contact Map Explorer

By |2018-07-02T09:58:33+02:00June 20th, 2018|

The genome contact map explorer: a tool to find patterns in piles of DNA contact data The problem Every chromosome in our cells is a long polymer that is packaged and folded in particular ways. Researchers don’t exactly know how, but it is clear that it is not a random [...]