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Oct 2020

Peter Klimek: “Perspectives on diseases during COVID-19”

Oct 14, 2020 | 15:0017:00

CSH Faculty member Peter Klimek will give a talk as one of three speakers at the Autumn Colloquium 2020, organized by the Young Scientist Association (YSA) of the Medical University of Vienna. The colloquium, titled "Broadening the perspective: rare diseases during COVID-19," will take place in the afternoon of October 14, 2020 as an online event.   A link to attend the meeting will be published in time.     Title and abstract: tba   About the event:   Rare…

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David Garcia: “Computational Social Science: Understanding Human Behavior through Digital Traces”

Oct 27, 2020 | 18:3020:30

Hub Researcher David Garcia will present his online talk within the conference "MEi: CogSci Lecture Series 2020" on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 via BigBlueButton.   If you would like to join, please click on the following link:   ABSTRACT   The wealth of data generated by our digital society, when combined with computational methods like agent-based modeling and natural language understanding, provides a new window to study human affect at new scales and resolutions. I present an overview of this…

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Rudolf Hanel: “Scaling in regulatory networks—basic theory and implications for systemic evolution”

Oct 29, 2020 | 15:0016:00

This lecture, given by Rudolf Hanel, is an online discussion organised under the Scaling in Complex Systems lecture series by Utrecht University. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the lecture will take place online.   The 45-min lecture is followed by a 45-min Question & Answer session. Abstract:   Emergent features of steadily driven non-equilibrium processes (e.g. cells, ecosystems, etc.) are not mutually independent. At coarse grained levels of description they can often be understood as regulatory networks that represent systems of typically non-linear…

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Stefan Thurner: “Power laws”

Oct 29, 2020 | 17:0018:30

CSH President Stefan Thurner will give a lecture on "Power Laws" at the Santa Fe Institute's new online course "Complexity Interactive," which takes place from Oct 12 to 30, 2020.     Program Overview   A new program from the Santa Fe Institute combines the guided interaction of an in-person course with the flexibility to learn from anywhere in the world. This three-week, part-time, online course offers participants a theory- and applications-based view of complexity science.   Complexity Interactive will focus on providing…

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Nov 2020

“Building an online information environment for policy relevant science”

Nov 10, 2020 | 14:3016:00

David Garcia will present a talk in the SciBeh 2020 Virtual Workshop session on "Managing Online Research Discourse" on Tuesday, November 10 at 14:30 (CET).   For the full program of the virtual workshop and more information on the sessions, click here.   Session overview Online environments are increasingly important spaces for research discourse, as review, critique, and discussion expand beyond journal peer review and publication to pre-print servers and even social media (e.g., Twitter). Discourse has important functions for research: Review,…

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Dec 2020

“Colexification networks encode affective meaning”

Dec 03, 2020 | 14:0015:00

CSH researcher Anna Di Natale will give a talk at the Natural Language Processing Group at University of Utrecht on  December 3, 2020. Details on how to join will be announced here.   Abstract: Colexification is a linguistic concept that has recently been used to assess the semantic similarity of words. Unfortunately, such assumption lacks validation at scale. In this talk, I consider one form of meaning, affective meaning, and show that colexification networks follow such relationship in the creation of links…

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“Big Data und Diabetes”

Dec 11, 2020 | 14:0014:30

CSH President Stefan Thurner will give a talk on big data and diabetes during the Carl von Noorden symposium, taking place online this year, organized by the Wiener Gesundheitsverbund. For more information and to register, click here.    

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Jan 2021

„Einfluss von Biodiversität auf Gesundheit und Wirtschaft. COVID-19 als Anfang einer Pandemie-Serie?“

Jan 12, 2021 | 9:0011:00

CSH President Stefan Thurner is invited to give a lecture on "The influence of biodiversity on health and economy. COVID-19 as the start of a series of pandemies?" in the framework of the publication of the 12th yearbook for health policies and health econonomics in Austria.   Title: "The influence of biodiversity on health and economy. COVID-19 as the start of a series of pandemies?"   About the event:   This event is organized by Sanofi Austria and the platform…

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Feb 2021

„Die Daten sind schlechter als die Lage“

Feb 11, 2021 | 11:0012:00
NEOS Lab, Neubaugasse 64-66
Vienna, 1070
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CSH Faculty member Peter Klimek will give a talk at NEOS Lab about data (availabilty) in the pandemic .   Why do we need good data to tackle the pandemic? How can scientific insights be derived from not-so-good data, and how can politicians act in times of insecurity?   To follow the discussion live on FB, use this link.    

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Mar 2021

Fariba Karimi & Andrew Ringsmuth @ ONE DAY: The Conference

Mar 05, 2021 | 18:0018:30

Fariba Karimi and Andrew Ringsmuth will both present a talk at the One Day Conference 2021, taking place online from March 5–6, 2021.   Their session is on Friday from 4 to 4:30 pm (CET).   Session topic & description:   "Why solutions to inequality and the climate crisis are linked"   All over the planet, people long for solutions that will stabilize Earth’s climate and eliminate social inequalities as quickly as possible. However, there simply are no instantaneous ‘magic…

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