Cross-disciplinary perspectives on model-independent searches

11th-12th February 2019, Raeburn Room, Old College, University of Edinburgh Co-sponsored and co-hosted with the Higgs Centre for Theoretical Physics, this two-day workshop will bring together particle physicists, astrophysicists and cosmologists to discuss the state of the art on methodological challenges and promises in using model-independent searches across a range of areas and searches.

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Knowledge from a Human Point of View

13th-14th December 2018, 0930, Rm G32, 7 George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9JZ The goal of this second international conference is to investigate the roots of perspectivism in the history of early modern philosophy and its ramifications for contemporary debates in epistemology.

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Edinburgh International Science Festival 2018

4 April, 1700-1900, Auditorium, National Museum of Scotland Searching for Dark Matter and Dark Energy For the second year in a row, our project features in the Edinburgh International Science Festival with a panel discussion that brings together cosmologists searching for dark matter and dark energy at the Dark Energy Survey. We will discuss problems […]

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Images of Nature: Models and Representation in Science

6th November 2017, Room G32, 7 George Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9JZ

This international workshop aims to explore the interrelation between modelling and representing in science. How to think of the representation afforded by different kinds of models in physics, palaeontology, climate science, and computer sciences? Join us for a day of interdisciplinary discussions.

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Perspectival Modelling: Pluralism & Integration

2 – 3 Jul 2016, 09:30, Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9AB
The goal of this first international conference is to explore methodological problems and prospects of perspectival modelling across the sciences.

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Summer Schools for Children

We run week-long summer schools for children in local schools. We introduce children to philosophy of science, and integrate their science curriculum with tailored discussions on perspectival modelling in science.

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