70th ANNIVERSARY MEETING OF THE RSS NE LOCAL GROUP

Programme

The meeting will be held in Lecture Theatre 2 (LT2) on the ground floor of the Herschel Building; further location details can be found on the location page. Afternoon refreshments will be provided and the meeting will conclude with a drinks reception.

13.00 - 13.30  Arrivals, registration, tea and coffee
13.30 - 13.45  AGM of the RSS NE Local Group
13.45 - 13.50  Introduction from the Chairman, Dr Andy Golightly
13.50 - 14.40  Professor Robin Henderson (Newcastle University)
"Thirty years survival"
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14.40 - 15.30  Professor Peter Diggle (Lancaster University)
"A Tale of Two Parasites: how can Gaussian processes improve public health in Africa?"
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15.30 - 16.00  Tea, coffee and biscuits
16.00 - 16.50  Professor Peter Green (UTS Sydney and University of Bristol)
"Paternity testing and other inference about relationships from DNA mixtures"
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16.50 -  Wine reception