[SydPhil] Structure in Chemistry and Biology Workshop

Debbie Castle debbie.castle at sydney.edu.au
Tue Dec 4 09:45:47 AEDT 2012

Dear All
Here is the final program for the Structure in Chemistry and Biology Workshop to be held this Friday 7th December in New Law Annex 346 , Camperdown Campus University of Sydney.
10.30 - 10.50



Welcome Alan Chalmers , History and Philosophy of Science, University of Sydney


The Philosophy of Structure: Some Introductory Thoughts. Robin Hendry, Philosophy, University of Durham

11.30 -12.40

 Crystallography; order in 'disorder' and structure: What we know, what we don't know and what we (sometimes wrongly) assume.
Ray Withers, Chemistry, ANU Discussant: Cameron Kepert, Chemistry, University of Sydney



1.40- 2.50

Molecular Structure and the Covalent Bond. Robin Hendry, Philosophy, University of Durham
Discussant: George Bacskay, Chemistry, University of Sydney

2.50- 4.00

Structural biology: emerging understanding of molecular structure.Time scales & length scales. Paul Curmi, Physics, UNSW
Discussant: Maureen O'Malley, Philosophy University of Sydney

4.00- 4.20



Structure of Liquids and the Nagging Problem of Glassy Solids. Peter Harrowell, Chemistry, University of Sydney
Discussant: Tony Hudson, Chemistry, University of Sydney

5.30 - 6.00

Final Thoughts. Alan Chalmers and Robin Hendry

More details available at  www.sydney.edu.au/science/hps/news_events/other_events.shtml<http://www.sydney.edu.au/science/hps/news_events/other_events.shtml>

Registration is free however for catering purposes if attending please contact Alan Chalmers achalmers at mail.usyd.edu.au<mailto:achalmers at mail.usyd.edu.au>  or myself.

Best Regards
Debbie Castle | Administration Officer
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Faculty of Science
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