One-day IOP meeting

Complexity of evolutionary processes in biology and the behavioural sciences

University of Manchester, 13th June 2011

The Nonlinear and Complex Physics Group of the Institute of Physics is pleased to announce a one-day workshop on

Complexity of evolutionary processes in biology and the behavioural sciences

The meeting will be held at the University of Manchester on Monday 13th June 2011.

Membership of the IOP is not required to come to the meeting, and there is no registration fee.

Keynote talk
Alan Grafen
FRS, Professor of Theoretical Biology, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford

A third kind of mathematical optimisation principle can help bring
Darwinian order to equations of motion for gene frequencies

Draft programme
A draft programme can be found here.

List of participants
A list of registered participants can be found here.

Registration is now closed.

Venue and getting here
The meeting will take place in the Moseley Lecture Theatre in the School of Physics and Astronomy of the University of Manchester. The School is located in the Schuster Building on Brunswick Street, Manchester M13 9PL. Please click here for a Campus Map. The Schuster Building is building number 54 on the map. It can be reached on foot from Manchester Oxford Road Station (10 min walk), or from Manchester Piccadilly Station (15-20 min walk).

Lunch and coffee breaks
We will provide coffee and tea at registration and during the break in the afternoon. Participants are kindly asked to make their own arrangements for lunch. A number of University canteens, restaurants and other eateries are located within walking distance from the Schuster Building. Further information will be distributed during the meeting on 13th June.

Tobias Galla (University of Manchester), Mauro Mobilia (University of Leeds).