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Eleventh Annual Cambridge Graduate Conference on the Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic
20 Jan 2018 - 21 Aug 2018 • Cambridge, United Kingdom
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CAP 2018 — Communicating Astronomy with the Public
24 Mar 2018 • Fukuoka, Japan
ILLC MasterClass Cognition 2018
06 Apr 2018 - 23 Apr 2018 • Amsterdam, Netherlands
The ILLC will organise a MasterClass Cognition intended for up to 40 secondary school students. The MasterClass will consist of 4 days with lectures and excursions. The dates of the four days are the following: ILLC MasterClass Day 1: Friday 6 April 2018 ILLC MasterClass Day 2: Thursday 12 April 2018 ILLC MasterClass Day 3: Wednesday 18 April 2018 ILLC MasterClass Day 4: Tuesday 24 April 2018
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DIP Colloquium, Peter Pagin
12 Apr 2018 • Amsterdam, Netherlands
Entropy 2018: From Physics to Information Sciences and Geometry
14 May 2018 - 16 May 2018 • Barcelona, Spain
One of the most frequently used scientific words, is the word „Entropy“. The reason is that it is related to two main scientific domains:  physics  and  information theory. Its origin goes back to the start of physics (thermodynamics), but since Shannon, it has become related to information theory. This conference is an opportunity to bring researchers of these two communities together and create a synergy.
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Exploring identity: lessons from genomes and epigenomes
31 May 2018 • Paris, France
Exploring the determinants of identity raises significant challenges with far-reaching consequences for both our fundamental understanding of living systems and our ability to intervene clinically to re-establish identity in pathological scenarios. Genomes and epigenomes respond dynamically to changes in the local environment, contributing to defining identities and transmitting memories to subsequent generations. This interplay creates the complexity and adaptability that define living systems. During the one-day symposium, we will discuss how genome organization and epigenome function contribute to the regulation of gene expression and cellular identities.
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genomes, epigenomes, epigenetics
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Annual Meeting CSHPM
04 Jun 2018 - 06 Jun 2018 • Université du Québec à Montréa, Canada
The Canadian Society for History and Philosophy of Mathematics (CSHPM) will be holding its 2018 Annual Meeting at UQAM in conjunction with the 2018 Canadian Philosophy Association (CPA) Meeting. The meeting will be held June 4-6, 2018. The theme of the special session will be the History of the Philosophy of Mathematics. Talks in either English or French are welcome, as are presentations about work in progress. Graduate students are especially welcome to present their work. All graduate students who present are eligible for the CSHPM Student Award. Please send your title and abstract (200 words or less) in Word, (non-scanned) PDF, or in the body of an email by February 1, 2018 to: Eisso Atzema, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, University of Maine, Orono, ME 4469, United States, (general session) or Dirk Schlimm, Department of Philosophy, McGill University, Montreal, QC H3A 2T7, Canada, (special session)
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20 Jul 2018 - 24 Jul 2018 • Oslo, Norway
The ESU is more a collection of intensive courses than a conference for researchers. It is a place where teachers and researchers meet and work together. It is also a place where beginners, more experienced researchers and teachers present their teaching experience to the benefit of the participants and get a constructive feedback from them. It refers to all levels of education – from primary school, to tertiary education – including in-service teachers’ training.
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Particle Physics at the Crossroads: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Past, Present and Future of Particle Physics
23 Jul 2018 - 30 Jul 2018 • Wuppertal, Germany
Philosophy ; History ; Sociology ; Epistemology ; Particle Physics
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NeutrinoHistory2018 — History of the Neutrino
05 Sep 2018 - 07 Sep 2018 • Paris, France
Neutrinos play an exceptional role as well in particle or nuclear physics as in astrophysics. The purpose of the Conference is to cover the main steps of their History since the brilliant and inspired idea of Pauli in December 1930. Though trying to cover all the facets of this fascinating particle, it should be considered as a contribution to the History of the Neutrino, since some chapters are still to be written. The objective is, on each topic, to have an historian/historical approach and follow as close as possible the original papers in correlation with the scientific and historical context.
Neutrino ; History ; weak interactions ; oscillations ; Majorana ; neutral currents
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7OSME — The 7th International Meeting on Origami in Science, Mathematics and Education
05 Sep 2018 - 07 Sep 2018 • Oxford University, United Kingdom
The Origami, Science, Mathematics, and Education (OSME) meetings offer researchers from science, engineering, mathematics, design, art, and education that use origami (or folding in any medium) in their work. Uses of origami in engineering and science applications, as well as in art and design, has exploded over the past 10 years, as had study of the mathematics of paper folding and its use as an engaging and effective educational tool. The OSME conferences have taken place every 4-6 years since 1989. The Proceedings of the 6th OSME conference (Univ. of Tokyo, 2014) was published by the AMS. In 2018 the 7th such conference will be held at St. Anne's College, Oxford University.
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Srinivasa Ramanujan: in celebration of the centenary of his election as FRS
15 Oct 2018 - 16 Oct 2018 • The Royal Society, London, United Kingdom
This meeting is a celebration of the 100th anniversary of Ramanujan’s election as FRS. Distinguished scientists will speak on Ramanujan’s mathematics and its extraordinary legacy across many fields: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, and Physics. The emphasis will be on recent, cutting edge research. The primary goal is to have leaders from these four important threads interact, share ideas, and develop cross-disciplinary collaborations.
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Last updated: 18 February 2018