Organisers

Brendan Clarke
Lecturer in History and Philosophy of Medicine, University College London
Brendan is interested in the viral causation of cancers; classifications in the life sciences; evidence based medicine; anatomical illustrations; and synthetic biology.
Donald Gillies
Emeritus Professor of Philosophy of Science and Mathematics, University College London
Donald is interested in the philosophies of probability, causality, medicine, science and mathematics.
Mike Kelly
Recently retired as Director of the Public Health Excellence Centre, NICE
Mike is interested in evidence based approaches to health improvement, health inequalities, methodological problems in public health research, evidence synthesis, coronary heart disease prevention, chronic illness, disability, physical activity, public dental health and community involvement in health promotion.
Phyllis Illari
Lecturer in the History and Philosophy of Science, University College London.
Phyllis is interested in causality in the sciences; the philosophies of biology and psychology; and the philosophy of information.
Federica Russo
Assistant Professor in Philosophy at the University of Amsterdam
Federica is interested in the philosophies of causality, probability and technology.
Kurt Straif
Section Head of IARC Monographs at the International Agency for Research on Cancer.
Kurt is interested in epidemiology and social medicine.
Jan Vandenbroucke
Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, University of Leiden
Jan is interested in epidemiology, medicine and methodology.
Jon Williamson
Professor of Reasoning, Inference and Scientific Method, University of Kent.
Jon is interested in the philosophy of causality and probability as well as logic and reasoning.
Charlie Norell
Impact and Public Engagement Coordinator
Charlie is interested in causality in public health research, evidence in public health policy, and the history and philosophy of science/medicine. Charlie also coordinates impact and public engagement for the EBM+ project.