Organisational unit: Research group


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

Sten Anttila, Johannes Persson, Rosén, M., Niklas Vareman, Vitols, S. & Nils-Eric Sahlin, 2019 Mar 20, In : Journal of Risk Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Barry Dewitt, Fischhoff, B. & Nils-Eric Sahlin, 2019 Mar 5, In : Nature International Journal of Science. 567, 7746, p. 31 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalDebate/Note/Editorial

Nils-Eric Sahlin, 2019 Feb, Lund University (Media-Tryck). 68 p.

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology (editor)

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