Cosmoscope Colloquium

Cosmoscope Interdisciplinary Research Colloquium

Friday 23rd of June

Room B01, FMM Building, College Lane Campus

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Programme

9:30 - Coffee and refreshments
10:00 - Welcome and Opening remarks, John Senior, pro vice-chancellor research
10:10 - A Holarchy of Time, Space and Becoming. Introduction to the themes and development process by prof Simeon Nelson
10:40 - 12:40 - Brief presentations from each collaborator on their cosmoscope research followed by questions
Dr Simon Walker-Samuel Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow,  UCL Centre for Advanced Biomedical Imaging
– Lead Scientific collaborator, consulting on the structure of blood vessel networks in tumours
Dr Richard Bower Professor of Cosmology
, Institute for Computational Cosmology, Ogden Centre for Fundamental Physics, Durham University
–  the large scale structure of the cosmos
Dr Andrew Goodwin Professor of Materials Chemistry at the University of Oxford
–  the structure of matter at the atomic and molecular scales
Monia Brizzi London based Chartered Psychologist
–  the phenomenological aspects and existential implications
Rob Godman Reader in Music at the University of Hertfordshire
– creating music based on the scientific research and the geometry of the sculpture
Dr Nick Rothwell London based composer, programmer and sound artist
– coding programmable lighting based on the physics of the very small, the human scale and the large scale structure of the cosmos
12:40 - 13:20 - Lunch and general discussion
13:20 - 14:20 - Panel discussion by participants chaired by Simeon Nelson
14:20 - Afternoon tea
14:40 - The Existential and Relational Implications of Locating Ourselves in the Cosmos. Presentation by Monia Brizzi and Simeon Nelson followed by panel discussion
16:00 - Close

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