Previous CDS Events


Date  

Time

Topic

Presenter

Location

19-Jan-21

12pm- 1pm
Brown Bag - Use caution when applying behavioral science to policy

Literature (available on ADAM)

  • IJzerman, H., Lewis, N.A., Przybylski, A.K. et al. Use caution when applying behavioural science to policy. Nat Hum Behav 4, 1092–1094 (2020). doi.org/10.1038/s41562-020-00990-w
 
 Zoom 
26-Jan-2112pm-1pm
Brown Bag - Why summaries of research on psychological theories are often uninterpretable 

Literature (available on ADAM)

  • Meehl, P. E. (1990). Why Summaries of Research on Psychological Theories are Often Uninterpretable. Psychological Reports, 66(1), 195-244. doi.org/10.2466/pr0.1990.66.1.195
 

 

Markus Steiner

Zoom 
02-Feb-2112pm -1pm
Brown Bag - How to translate a verbal theory into a formal model

Literature (available on ADAM)

 
 Zoom 
09-Feb-2112pm -1pm
Brown Bag - Student engagement

Literature (available on ADAM)

  • Schneider, M., & Preckel, F. (2017). Variables associated with achievement in higher education: A systematic review of meta-analyses. Psychological bulletin143(6), 565. https://doi.org/10.1037/bul0000098
  • Zepke, N., & Leach, L. (2010). Improving student engagement: Ten proposals for action. Active Learning in Higher Education11(3), 167–177. https://doi.org/10.1177/1469787410379680

 

 Zoom 
11-Feb-219am -5pm
Workshop - R workshop for reproducible research 

 

Lisa Reiber

Max Planck Institut for Human Development

Zoom 
12-Feb-219am-12pm
Workshop - R workshop for reproducible research 

 

Lisa Reiber

Max Planck Institut for Human Development

Zoom
12-Feb-211pm-5pm
Workshop - Data Visualisation for Social Good in R tidyverse 

 

Dirk WulffZoom
16-Feb-2112pm -1pm
Brown Bag - The primacy of behavioral research for understanding the brain

Literature (available on ADAM)

  • Niv, Y. (2020). The primacy of behavioral research for understanding the brain. 
 
 Zoom 
02-Mar-2112pm -1pm
Talk -  Psychology for Social Good
"Psychology for Sustainability: the Sustainable Development Goals" 

 

Franziska Kastner

University of Basel

Zoom
09-Mar-2112pm -1pm
Brown Bag - Psychology for Social Good

Literature (available on ADAM)

  • Kazdin, A. E. (2009). Psychological science’s contributions to a sustainable environment: Extending our reach to a grand challenge of society. American Psychologist, 65(5),339.

 

 Zoom
16-Mar-2112pm -1pm
Talk - Psychology for Social Good
"Scientist's perception of the relationship between good science and professional air travel"

 

Agnes Kreil

ETH Zurich

Zoom
23-Mar-2112pm -1pm
Brown Bag - Psychology for Social Good

Literature (available on ADAM)

  • Spencer, L. M., Schooley, M. W., Anderson, L. A., Kochtitzky, C. S., DeGroff, A. S., Devlin, H. M., & Mercer, S. L. (2013). Seeking best practices: A conceptual Framework for planning and improving evidence-based practices. Preventing Chronic Disease10.
  • Michie, S., Van Stralen, M. M., & West, R. (2011). The behaviour change wheel: A new method for characterising and designing behaviour change interventions. Implementation Science6(1), 1-12.

 

 Zoom
30-Mar-2112pm -1pm
CDS Hackathon Preparation - Sustainable Development Goals: SDG Keywords

Literature (available on ADAM)

  • Sachs, J. D., Schmidt-Traub, G., Mazzucato, M., Messner, D., Nakicenovic, N., & Rockström, J. (2019). Six transformations to achieve the sustainable development goals. Nature Sustainability2(9), 805-814.
  • Report: The Power of Data to Advance the SDGs. Mapping research to advance the Sustainable Development Goals, Elsevier

 

Dirk Wulff

Rui Mata

Zoom
06-Apr-2112pm -1pm
CDS Hackathon Preparation - Sustainable Development Goals: Data Analysis Plan

 

Dirk Wulff

Rui Mata

Zoom
13-Apr-2112pm -1pm
CDS Hackathon Preparation - Introduction to R Markdown

 

Dirk Wulff

Rui Mata

Zoom
14-Apr-211pm-6pm
CDS Hackathon 1 - Research on Sustainability at the University of Basel

https://cdsbasel.github.io/SDG_hackathon/

Dirk WulffZoom
20-Apr-2112pm -1pm
Hackathon Preparation - Sustainable Development Goals: Data Visualisation

 

Dirk Wulff

Rui Mata

Zoom
27-Apr-2112pm -1pm
Brown Bag - Psychology for Social Good

Literature (available on ADAM)

  • Nisa, C. F., Bélanger, J. J., Schumpe, B. M., & Faller, D. G. (2019). Meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials testing behavioural interventions to promote household action on climate change. Nature Communications10(1), 1-13.
  • Hummel, D., & Maedche, A. (2019). How effective is nudging? A quantitative review on the effect sizes and limits of empirical nudging studies. Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics80, 47-58.
  • Hulkkonen, M., Mielonen, T., & Prisle, N. L. (2020). The atmospheric impacts of initiatives advancing shifts towards low-emission mobility: A scoping review. Science of the Total Environment713, 136133.
  • DellaVigna, S., & Linos, E. (2020). Rcts to scale: Comprehensive evidence from two nudge units (No. w27594). National Bureau of Economic Research.

 

 Zoom
29-April-211pm-6pm
CDS Hackathon 2 - Research on Sustainability at the University of Basel

https://cdsbasel.github.io/SDG_hackathon/

Dirk WulffZoom
04-May-2112pm -1pm
Hackathon Preparation - Reporting and Presentation

 

Dirk Wulff

Rui Mata

Zoom
11-May-2112pm -1pm
Talk - Overview of Research on SDG at a Higher-Education Institution

 

MSc studentsZoom
18-May-2112pm -1pm
Brown Bag - Student Presentations 
  • Manuel Aubert: Do individual differences in risk taking predict life outcomes? An analysis plan
  • Fiona Groeflin: How to communicate uncertainty
  • Maja Kohler: Communicating experts
  • Tamara Lotz: Employer Branding and Corporate Social Responsibility
 
MSc studentsZoom
25-May-2112pm -1pm
Brown Bag - Student Presentations 
  • Din Burazorovic & Svea Maeder: Data visualization
  • Nina Frings & Sophia Prix: Flying less
 
MSc studentsZoom
01-Jun-2112pm -1pm
Brown Bag - Student Presentations and Wrap-up
MSc StudentsZoom

Tuesday 

17-Aug

12pm- 1pm
Brown Bag - Discussing the upcoming semester / Feedback about CDS R  Training Website

The link to the website will be sent by email.

Gayoung SonZoom 

Tuesday

31-Aug

3:30pm- 5pm
CDS visits the Exhibition "Earth at its limits"

www.erdeamlimit.ch

 Natural History Museum, Basel 

Tuesday

07-Sep

12pm -1pm
Brown Bag - Striving toward translation: strategies for reliable fMRI measurement

Literature (available on ADAM)

 
 Zoom 

Tuesday 

14-Sep

12pm -1pm
Brown Bag - Using large-scale experiments and machine learning to discover theories of human decision-making.

Literature (available on ADAM)

  • Peterson, J.C., Bourgin, D.D., Agrawal, M., Reichman, D., & Griffiths, T. (2021). Using large-scale experiments and machine learning to discover theories of human decision-making. Science, 372, 1209 - 1214. DOI: 10.1126/science.abe2629
 
 Zoom 

Date  

Time

Topic

Presenter

Location

15-Sept-2012-1pm
Brown Bag -  Welcome to the Fall 2020 term!
 Zoom 
22-Sept-2012-1pm
Brown Bag - Algorithmic Jingle Jungle

Literature (available on ADAM)

  • Grieder, S., & Steiner, M. D. (2020, September 1). Algorithmic Jingle Jungle: A Comparison of Implementations of Principal Axis Factoring and Promax Rotation in R and SPSS.
 

Silvia Grieder

Markus Steiner

Zoom 
29-Sept-2012 -1pm
Brown Bag - Journal Club: Data Visualization

Literature (available on ADAM)

  • Fox, P., & Hendler, J. (2011). Changing the equation on scientific data visualization. Science, 331(6018), 705-708.
  • Harold, J., Lorenzoni, I., Shipley, T. F., & Coventry, K. R. (2016). Cognitive and psychological science insights to improve climate change data visualization. Nature Climate Change, 6(12), 1080-1089.
 
 Zoom 
6-Oct-2012 -1pm
Brown Bag - Journal Club: Data Visualization

Literature (available on ADAM)

  • Spiegelhalter, D., Pearson, M., & Short, I. (2011). Visualizing uncertainty about the future. science, 333(6048), 1393-1400.
 
 Zoom 
13-Oct-2012 -1pm
Brown Bag - Journal Club: Data Visualization

Literature (available on ADAM)

  • Behrisch, M., Blumenschein, M., Kim, N. W., El-Assady, M., Fuchs, J., Seebacher, D., ... & Keim, D. A. (2018). Quality Metrics for Information Visualization. In Computer Graphics Forum (Vol. 37, No. 3, pp. 625-662).
 
 Zoom 
20-Oct-2012-1pm
Brown Bag -  An intro to version control with git 

Preparation:

  • URL: https://git-scm.com/
  • macOS / Linux: git is already pre-installed
  • Windows user: Consider downloading and installing it from the URL above
 
Renato FreyZoom
27-Oct-2012 -1pm
Brown Bag - Pre-registration. Understanding Financial Risk Perception: A Description vs. Experience Comparison

Literature (available on ADAM)

 

Alexandra Bagaïni Zoom 
30-Oct-202 - 6pm
Hackathon - Construct Validity
Dirk WulffZoom
3-Nov-2012 -1pm
Brown Bag - "Flying Less" Data Visualization Prep Session  

 

Rui MataZoom 
4-Nov-204 - 6pm
Ggplot Training
Dirk WulffZoom
10-Nov-2012 -1pm
Brown Bag - "Flying Less" Data Visualization Prep Session 

 

Rui MataZoom 
11-Nov-202 - 6pm
Hackathon - "Flying Less"

Dirk Wulff

Rui Mata

Zoom
17-Nov-2012 -1pm
Brown Bag - The Semantic Representation of Risk

Literature (available on ADAM)

  • Wulff, D. & Mata, R. (2020). The semantic representation of risk. Basel: University of Basel.
 

Dirk Wulff

Rui Mata

Zoom
24-Nov-2012 -1pm
Brown Bag - Temporal Stability of Risk Preferences: Insights from Longitudinal Panel Data 

 

Alexandra Bagaïni

Yun Rui Liu

Zoom 
1-Dec-2012 -1pm
Brown Bag - Student presentations
Data visualisation (Manuel Aubert, Din Burazorovic, Svea Maeder, Reto Ritter)
 Zoom 
8-Dec-2012 -1pm
Brown Bag - Student presentations
Flying less (Nina Frings, Tamara Lotz, Sophia Prix)
Evidence & Risk (Fiona Groeflin, Maja Kohler, Jacqueline Koll)
 Zoom 
15-Dec-2012 -1pm
Brown Bag - Student presentations & Wrap-up
 
 

Predictors of intra-individual variability in sports risk-taking (Anna Cajochen)

Wortwoertlich translated, literally. Or the role of abstractness and frequency in word meaning alignment across languages (Nieves Schwab)

 Zoom