Programme - MiLS meeting 21/03/16

We are pleased to announce the programme of the first Mathematics in Life Sciences (MiLS) meeting. You can read more about MiLS here and here.

The first MiLS meeting will be on "Evolution in biology, anthropology and social sciences" and will take place on the 21st of March 2016 from 10:30am to 5:30pm, at the University of Southampton, in Lecture Room 8B (room number 8033) in the Mathematical Sciences building (building 54 on Highfield campus - see these directions).

The meeting will consist of two review talks aimed at non-experts, combined with several contributed research talks.

Schedule (click here for abstracts)

10:30 Arrival and coffee

11:00 Dr. Anne Kandler (City University London)
"An inference framework for analysing temporal patterns of frequency change in sparse population data"

12:00 Dr. Spencer Thomas (University of Surrey)
"Systematic analysis of altruism"

12:30 Lunch

13:30 Prof. Stuart Townley (University of Exeter)
"Evolutionary dynamics: a control systems perspective"

14:30 Dr. Jens Starke (Queen Mary University of London)
"Equation-free analysis of collective behaviour in pedestrian models"

15:00 Dr. Tom Ezard (University of Southampton)
"Are there limits to the number of species that can co-exist on Earth?"

15:30 Tea

16:00 Jim Allen (University of Surrey)
"Cooperation on multilayered networks"

16:30 Dr. Ben Adams (University of Bath)
"Demographic structures, human behaviour and the management of ebola, dengue and cholera epidemics."

17:00 Klodeta Kura (City University London)
"A game-theoretical winner and loser model of dominance hierarchy formation"

17:30 Close

If you would like to propose a theme for one of our future meetings, please contact the organisers via email.

We look forward to meeting you in Southampton.