The Philosophy Department at the University of Kent is organising a doctoral training initiative on Evidence and its Quality and we welcome applications to our PhD programme from those working on this topic.
Month: February 2015
A new research project Evaluating evidence in medicine, has secured funding from the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council. The project will run for 3 years from 1st June 2015, and it will support the activities of the EBM+ consortium.
In an earlier post I suggested that systems medicine, a new approach to medicine which applies the ‘big data’ approach of bioinformatics, offers substantial promise, but also faces profound challenges, not least the question as to how integrate multifarious sources of evidence in order to discover new causal relationships.
The Reasoner is a monthly digest highlighting exciting new research on reasoning, inference and method broadly construed. It is interdisciplinary, covering research in, e.g., philosophy, logic, AI, statistics, cognitive science, law, psychology, mathematics and the sciences. In this month’s issue you can find a report on the workshop held at the University of Kent last…