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VBE is a multidisciplinary program financed by the Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences


VBE - Science and Proven Experience - is a research program funded by Riksbankens Jubilieumsfond, the Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences. The program started on January 1st, 2015, and will continue until the end of December 2020. VBE has an interdisciplinary and international profile and it ties together researchers from Philosophy, Psychology, Cognitive Science, Law, Medicine and Economics. The participants represent Harvard Medical School and the Carnegie Mellon University (US), University of Leeds (UK) and further Malmö University, Lund University and the Swedish Council on Health Technology Assessment (SBU), in Sweden. We want our decisions to be founded on scientific evidence – and on practical experience, two types of evidence with uncertain natures. This programme seeks to understand these two fundamental forms of evidence in terms that allow making best use of each in our decision making. In so doing, we will clarify an unease truce between the two that has long confused, enriched,

Recent research outputs

Johannes Persson, Alf Hornborg, Lennart Olsson & Henrik Thorén, 2018 Aug 31, (Accepted/In press) In : Ecology and Society.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Göran Hermerén & Nils-Eric Sahlin, 2018 Jun 12, Läkartidningen, 2018:115:E6DU, 24

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