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Summer School on

Humanities for Life Sciences

Pistoia, Italy
10-13 June 2019

Summer School on

Humanities for Life Sciences

Pistoia, Italy • 10-13 June 2019

Programme

Flyer

Monday, 10 June

12:00-13:00

Welcome

13:00-15:00

Lunch

15:00-16:00

Critical thinking
Giovanni Boniolo (Ferrara, Italy)

16:00-17:00

How to face a problem
Giovanni Boniolo (Ferrara, Italy)

17:00-18:00

Ethics: scientists’ and clinicians’ ethical responsibility
Adriano Fabris (Pisa, Italy)

18:00-19:00

Free interaction among students and staff
Giovanna Serino (Rome, Italy)

Tuesday, 11 June

9:00-10:00

Methodology of science: data and evidence
Raffaella Campaner (Bologna, Italy)

10:00-11:00

Methodology of science: observation and experimentation
Raffaella Campaner (Bologna, Italy)

11:00-12:00

Methodology of science: reproducibility and replicability
Raffaella Campaner (Bologna, Italy)

12:00-13:00

Free interaction among students and staff
Giovanna Serino (Rome, Italy)

13:00-15:00

Lunch

15:00-16:00

Ethics: Conflict of interests I
Adriano Fabris (Pisa, Italy)

16:00-17:00

Ethics: Conflict of interests II
Adriano Fabris (Pisa, Italy)

17:00-18:00

Ethics: Scientific integrity I
Jos van der Meer (Nijmegen, Netherlands)

18:00-19:00

Ethics: Scientific integrity II
Jos van der Meer (Nijmegen, Netherlands)

19:00-20:00

Free interaction among students and staff
Giovanna Serino (Rome, Italy)

Wednesday, 12 June

9:00-10:00

Philosophy of science: statistics and causation in the life sciences I
Donald Gillies (London, UK)

10:00-11:00

Philosophy of science: statistics and causation in the life sciences II
Donald Gillies (London, UK)

11:00-12:00

Philosophy of science: statistics and causation in the life sciences III
Donald Gillies (London, UK)

12:00-13:00

Philosophy of science: statistics and causation in the life sciences IV
Donald Gillies (London, UK)

13:00-15:00

Lunch

15:00-16:00

Free interaction among students and staff
Giovanna Serino (Rome, Italy)

16:00-17:00

Methodology of science: how to design an experiment I
Marco Crescenzi (Rome, Italy)

17:00-18:00

Methodology of science: how to design an experiment II
Marco Crescenzi (Rome, Italy)

18:00-19:00

Methodology of science: how to design an experiment III
Marco Crescenzi (Rome, Italy)

19:00-20:00

Free interaction among students and staff
Giovanna Serino (Rome, Italy)

Thursday, 13 June

9:00-10:00

Philosophy of science: p-value, confidence interval and clinical relevance I
Paolo Vineis (London, UK)

10:00-11:00

Philosophy of science: p-value, confidence interval and clinical relevance II
Paolo Vineis (London, UK)

11:00-12:00

Philosophy of science: p-value, confidence interval and clinical relevance III
Paolo Vineis (London, UK)

12:00-13:00

Free interaction among students and staff
Giovanna Serino (Rome, Italy)

13:00-15:00

Lunch

15:00-16:00

Farewell