Manchester Modelling Network - Modelling & Health
Time: 12:00 - 17:30
Venue: Renold Building, Room E1, Altrincham St, The University of Manchester M1 7JA
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Modelling is a major activity in Manchester. There is an enormous breadth of modelling techniques and applications. Thus modelling goes from particle physics to cosmology, from quantum mechanics to rheology from modelling electronic devices up to oil reservoirs, chemical plants and energy distribution systems, from the mathematics of non-linear dynamics up to the modelling of oceans, and from modelling life, to the live modelling of complex systems.
As part of the inaugural series of meetings organised by the Manchester Modelling Network (MMN) is the second meeting where the theme will be "Modelling and Health".
The meeting will start with a networking lunch, followed by six talks from expert speakers from various schools. Each speaker will outline the role modelling can play in their area and a discussion will follow. There will then be an opportunity where the participants can hold small group discussions and/or quiz the speaker, with an aim to making concrete plans for collaborations and, hopefully, grant applications.
Please note that these will NOT be research talks. They are aimed at providing information about research opportunities for modellers in the field of Health. Thus this would be of most interest to staff, followed by PDRAs. Places limited to 60, use the book now button to register.
12:00-12:45 Networking Lunch
12:45-12:55 Andrew Masters: Welcome and Workshop logistics
12:55-13:35 Hans V. Westerhoff: From modelling life, to the live modelling of complex systems
13:35-14:15 Philip J. Day: The generation game: making and shaping life
14:15-15:00 Nicola Tirelli: title TBC
15:00-15:15 Tea Coffee break
15:15-15:35 Make a friend
15:35-16:15 Magnus Rattray: title TBC
16:15-16:45 Julian Davis: Modelling gene expression dynamics in cells and tissue
16h45-17h15 Mike White: title TBC
17:15-17:30 Discussion: Looking ahead / common interests and projects
17:30 Andrew Masters: Workshop closure