Cross-disciplinary perspectives on model-independent searches

Abstract

Co-sponsored and co-hosted by Michela Massimi, Professor of Philosophy of Science, this two-day workshop will bring together particle physicists, astrophysicists and cosmologists to discuss the state of the art on methodological challenges and promises in using model-independent searches across a range of areas and searches.

Speakers

Tessa Baker

Riccardo Barbieri

Jon Butterworth

Tiziano Camporesi

Michael Krämer

Ofer Lahav

Antonio Masiero

John Peacock

Tara Shears

Licia Verde

Francesca Vidotto

Discussants

Nora Boyd

Elena Castellani

Ana-Maria Crețu

Siska De Baerdemaeker

Luigi Del Debbio

David Freeborn

Marie Gueguen

Melissa Jacquart

Victoria Martin

Michela Massimi

C.D. McCoy

Alex Murphy

Daniele Oriti

Marilena Streit-Bianchi

Karim Thebault

Joe Zunzt

Michela's research is funded by the European Research Council under the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (European Consolidator Grant no 647272, Perspectival Realism. Science, Knowledge and Truth from a Human Vantage Point). Project website: perspectivalrealism.org

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Cross-disciplinary perspectives on model-independent searches

Higgs Centre Workshop
Playfair Library, University of Edinburgh