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"
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?"
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"
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.