Research Station Petite Camargue Alsacienne
18 May 2020
Why do birds sing? Kinder-Uni Basel 2020
Teaching at the university in 2020 took place mainly via Zoom. Likewise, our contribution to the Kinder-Uni, where professors from the University of Basel give lectures to children, was produced in the studio and published on YouTube.
01 Mar 2020
Relaunch of the Swiss journal «Ornithologischer Beobachter»
The journal «Ornithologischer Beobachter» was founded in 1902 and publishes articles on ornithology as well as on other groups of organisms and on conservation biology. After three years of discussion and of going through many different…
23 Jan 2020
Clinical Research Day 2020, University of Basel
«Statistical significance is dead – let's embrace uncertainty», an Update Session with Valentin Amrhein, Thomas Fabbro and Deborah Vogt.
02 Dec 2019
Congrats on your Master theses, Natalie Jeanneret, Jakob Eggenberger, and Freya Pappert!
Even before he finished his master studies, MSc Jakob Eggenberger (photo) was hired as a Ranger at the Greifensee-Foundation and is now at the veterinary office Zurich. MSc Freya Pappert is now PhD student in Marine Evolutionary Ecology.…
30 Aug 2019
Poster prize for Lilla Lovász, again
Lilla Lovász won the prize for the best poster at the 12th Conference of the European Ornithologists Union (Cluj-Napoca, Romania). The second poster prize in a row, on the same biennial conference!
03 Jul 2019
World Conference of Science Journalists, Lausanne
Valentin Amrhein and Christie Aschwanden give a workshop on «Seeking elusive truths: How to judge statistical results as a non-statistician».
28 May 2019
«Special Vision 2030 Seminar» at the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Bern
Discussion about «Retiring statistical significance: why and how?» with Nicola Low, Christian Althaus, Matthias Egger, Marcel Zwahlen, Orestis Efthimiou et al.
01 May 2019
Exhibition «Singing like the birds» in the nature reserve Neeracherried
In the exhibition «Singen wie die Vögel», visitors use laptops and high-quality headphones to experience birdsong. The exhibition makes extensive use of sonograms and allows to play birdsong with varying temporal resolution to enable the…
06 Apr 2019
Research of the Month: It’s time to retire statistical significance
Our commentary in Nature has generated the highest Altmetric score of public attention so far. What happened in the aftermath of the 2016 statement on P-values by the American Statistical Association is one of the four things I found…
21 Mar 2019
Retire statistical significance
Valentin Amrhein, Sander Greenland, Blake McShane and more than 800 signatories call for an end to hyped claims and the dismissal of possibly crucial effects.
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