12 May 2015

Interdisciplinary Workshop on ‘Models, simulations and data at LHC’ 

(organiser: Michela Massimi)

Join the conversation on this workshop at The Guardian.

Room 3.10-3.11, Dugald Stewart Building


9.30 Welcome and registration

10:00-11:15 Jon Butterworth (Physics, UCL): What is measured, what is public and what lasts?  (abstract available here)

Commentator: Victoria Martin (HEP, University of Edinburgh)


11.45- 13:00 Koray Karaca (IZWT, University of Wuppertal): Exploratory data search in the ATLAS experiment at CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (abstract available here)

Commentator: Michela Massimi (Philosophy, University of Edinburgh)


14.30-15.45 Michael Krämer (Institute for Theoretical Particle Physics and Cosmology, RWTH Aachen University): The art of simplified models  (abstract available here)

Commentator: Paolo Beltrame (HEP, University of Edinburgh)


16.00-17.15 Margaret Morrison (Philosophy, University of Toronto): Big Data, Really Big Data, and the LHC (abstract available here)

Commentator: Guido Bacciagaluppi (Philosophy, Aberdeen)

This event is free, but registration is required.  Please get in touch with Jamie Collin to book a place.


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