Is hypothesis testing logically fallacious?

Originally posted on The Oblivious Physicist:
In a paper just published in Philosophies Dr Matthew Booth and myself discuss in what sense traditional (i.e. frequentist) hypothesis testing leads to fallacious conclusions. By identifying the logical skeleton of the argument as an instance of Modus Tollens (e.g. “If it is raining, John takes his umbrella. John…

Virtual Talk at Cleethorpes and District Astronomical Society

Originally posted on Dr Phil Sutton:
On 7th October I gave my first virtual talk over zoom Cleethorpes & District Astronomical Society I talked about some of the personal favourite discoveries made by the Cassini spacecraft during it 13 year mission orbiting Saturn. We looked at some of the most unusual finds like the large…

Dr Phil Sutton Gives Seminar at Jeremiah Horrocks Institute

Originally posted on Lincoln Astrophysics Team:
On 21st October Dr Phil Sutton gave a seminar at the Jeremiah Horrocks Institute at Uclan about his work with planetary rings, exoplanets and exomoons. Image credit: NASA / JPL Title: The Importance of Planetary Rings as Astrophysical Laboratories Abstract: The Solar System hosts one of the best natural…

Lincoln Maths and Physics Week: 5 – 12 March 2021

Originally posted on Distinguished Maths & Physics Public Lectures:
As a part of British Science Week 2021, the School of Mathematics and Physics at the University of Lincoln is celebrating all things maths and physics with a series of 12 lectures (6 in Maths and 6 in Physics) from our experts. You will find out…

Lincoln Physics Challenge 2020/2021

Originally posted on Study Physics in Lincoln:
For a chance to win the first prize (£100 Amazon voucher), submit your typed or neatly written (and scanned in a single pdf file) solutions of the following problems to with subject “Physics Challenge 2020”. Please include your full name, postal address and email, as well as the name and…

Virtual open day round table

Originally posted on Study Physics in Lincoln:
On 11th of October 2020 we held our Virtual Open Day with the round the table discussion. Scroll to 1h 15 min to listen to our discussion:

Virtual Open Day – 26 September 2020

Today Andrei, Bart, Debra, Evgeny, Fabien, Matt Watkins, Martin and Waqar took part in our September Virtual Open Day. Our very special guest was Sorcha Hulme, our alumni! Watch our round table discussion by scrolling at 1:16 below:

Javier Díaz Brañas Awarded IoP CPG Thesis Prize

This year’s 2020 IoP CPG Thesis Prize has been awarded to Javier Díaz Brañas, University of Lincoln. Javier’s thesis, titled Computer Simulations of Block Copolymer Nanocomposite Systems, implemented efficient, parallel code to simulate the interaction of nanoparticles in diblock copolymer systems by developing a hybrid-technique based on Cell Dynamic Simulations for the polymers and Brownian…

Machine Learning in Physics meeting by the CPG

The IoP had an inaugural Physics in the Spotlight event from 21st-25th October 2019, celebrating the move to their new head quarters in King’s Cross with events organised by many groups together. On the 24th of October the Computational Physics group (CPG) hosted a one-day meeting on machine learning applications in physics. This was in…

Virtual Party and Maths Awards Ceremony

Originally posted on Study Maths in Lincoln:
On the 21st of July 2020 the school of Mathematics and Physics hosted a virtual party and Prize giving ceremony at conclusion of the academic year 2019-20. The event began with an introduction by the head of School, followed by a quiz led by Matt Booth. Prizes and…

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