In a new article, British psychologist Ulrike Hahn and her team conclude that Bayesian models of belief change developed by LUIQ members can help explain public reception of climate science. Hahn et al also argue that these models have concrete policy implications and can aid in the communication of climate science consensus. The article refers extensively to seminal work on […]
In a recent article in Scientometrics, LUIQ members George Masterton, Erik J Olsson and Staffan Angere prove a number of “linking theorems” showing that link-based ranking on the web tracks importance in the limit as the number of webpages grow, given independence and minimal linking competence. The theorems provide a fundamental epistemological justification for link-based ranking on the web, analogous to […]
The June issue of Euroscientist, the official publication of the EuroScience organization, features an interview with Erik J. Olsson on how digital technologies challenge what it means to be an academic. Interviewed are also Terence Karran (Lincoln, UK), Isabella Peters (Kiel, Germany), Martin Weller (Open University, UK), and Maria Murphy (Maynooth, Ireland). You find the article here.