Complexity GAINs | The first SFI–CSH Summer School has started


Jul 4, 2022

38 students, two weeks in Vienna and a lot of complexity science

 

Yippiiiiiiiie! After (almost) years of intensive preparations, it finally started today: the first Complexity GAINs International Summer School!

 

The program is a collaboration of the Santa Fe Institute (SFI) with four leading complex systems research institutions in the EU, namely

 

 

(The “GAINs” in the program’s title is formed by the initials of the participating countries.)

 

In a competitive application process, 18 PhD students from the US with backgrounds in the physical, natural and social sciences, and mathematics as well as 18 PhDs from the partnering EU institutions were selected to spend two weeks in Vienna to receive the latest insights into complexity science.

 

A great opportunity to learn about complex systems

 

Complex systems, from a cell to the planet, exhibit adaptive responses and thus demand innovative approaches to uncover their emergent properties and dynamics. It requires not less than methods that exceed traditional academic fields.

 

Although such a broad understanding is highly needed to address all kinds of challenges humanity is facing – from ecological sustainability to disease dynamics, from collective and artificial intelligence to belief propagation or financial risk –, only a few training programs exist to provide that knowledge.

 

The Complexity GAINs Summer School was created to fill that gap. It will provide PhD students with the theory and methods to model and understand complex systems. They will gain foundational knowledge and practice in modeling complex systems of interest using approaches from physics, computer science, biology, social sciences, and mathematics.

 

The prestigous program will run over three years. Each year will focus on different systems.

 

In 2022, we start with social-behavioral systems, in particular: “Disintegration of societies: Quantitative modeling of complex socio-behavioral systems.”

 

2023 and 2024 will focus on intelligent systems, and ecosystems, respectively.

 

More to come – stay tuned!

First Complexity GAINs Summer School opening in TU The Sky.

Publication

T. Reisch, G. Heiler, C. Diem, P. Klimek, S. Thurner

Monitoring supply networks from mobile phone data for estimating the systemic risk of an economy

Scientific Reports 12 (13347) (2022)

Event

CSH in Alpbach 2022: "Complexity of Supply Chains: Ways to a More Resilient Future"


Aug 27, 2022 | 12:3014:00

Congress Centrum Alpbach

Research News

Jul 28, 2022

A stress test for the (Austrian) healthcare system

Event

CSH Workshop: "Collective Resilience"


Oct 19, 2022Oct 21, 2022

Complexity Science Hub Vienna

Press

Why Animals Are Less Vulnerable Than Humans to BA.5 and Omicron [feat. A Desvars]


TIME, Aug 3, 2022

Press

Είναι τα ζώα ο "Δούρειος ίππος" του Covid19; - Αλήθειες και μύθοι [Greek] [feat. Amélie Desvars-Larrive]


Parallaxi, Aug 5, 2022

Research News

Jul 26, 2022

Study unveils first global dataset for SARS-CoV-2 infections in animals

Press

Wie sich CoV in der Tierwelt ausbreitet [feat. Amélie Desvars-Larrive]


ORF Science, Aug 8, 2022

Publication

A. Nerpel, et al.

SARS-ANI: a global open access dataset of reported SARS-CoV-2 events in animals

Scientific Data 9 (438) (2022)

Publication

G. De Marzo, F. Pandolfelli, V.D.P. Servedio

Modeling innovation in the cryptocurrency ecosystem

Scientific Reports 12 (12942) (2022)

Research News

Aug 8, 2022

Scientists create computer risk model to tackle supply chain disruption

Publication

T. Reisch, G. Heiler, C. Diem, P. Klimek, S. Thurner

Monitoring supply networks from mobile phone data for estimating the systemic risk of an economy

Scientific Reports 12 (13347) (2022)

Event

CSH in Alpbach 2022: "Complexity of Supply Chains: Ways to a More Resilient Future"


Aug 27, 2022 | 12:3014:00

Congress Centrum Alpbach

Research News

Jul 28, 2022

A stress test for the (Austrian) healthcare system

Event

CSH Workshop: "Collective Resilience"


Oct 19, 2022Oct 21, 2022

Complexity Science Hub Vienna

Press

Why Animals Are Less Vulnerable Than Humans to BA.5 and Omicron [feat. A Desvars]


TIME, Aug 3, 2022

Press

Είναι τα ζώα ο "Δούρειος ίππος" του Covid19; - Αλήθειες και μύθοι [Greek] [feat. Amélie Desvars-Larrive]


Parallaxi, Aug 5, 2022

Research News

Jul 26, 2022

Study unveils first global dataset for SARS-CoV-2 infections in animals

Press

Wie sich CoV in der Tierwelt ausbreitet [feat. Amélie Desvars-Larrive]


ORF Science, Aug 8, 2022

Publication

A. Nerpel, et al.

SARS-ANI: a global open access dataset of reported SARS-CoV-2 events in animals

Scientific Data 9 (438) (2022)

Publication

G. De Marzo, F. Pandolfelli, V.D.P. Servedio

Modeling innovation in the cryptocurrency ecosystem

Scientific Reports 12 (12942) (2022)

Research News

Aug 8, 2022

Scientists create computer risk model to tackle supply chain disruption

Research News

Aug 8, 2022

Scientists create computer risk model to tackle supply chain disruption

Research News

Jul 28, 2022

A stress test for the (Austrian) healthcare system

Research News

Jul 26, 2022

Study unveils first global dataset for SARS-CoV-2 infections in animals

People

Jul 18, 2022

Complexity GAINS | Toward a multifaceted and integrative science

People

Jul 13, 2022

Two months with two COSY Journalists in Residence

Spotlight

Jul 4, 2022

Complexity GAINs | The first SFI–CSH Summer School has started

Research News

Jun 24, 2022

Testing theories on What drove the Holocene transformation

Spotlight

Jun 23, 2022

Cooperation agreement with Bavaria to fight internet criminality

Research News

Jun 21, 2022

Want to improve the company’s performance? Get more women in the boardroom

People

Jun 14, 2022

CEU–CSH meeting with new connective format

Research News

Jun 2, 2022

Smaller tech companies promote greater innovation in cities

Spotlight

Jun 1, 2022

5+1 | A (great!) day of "RESTARTs" at the CSH

Press

Wie sich CoV in der Tierwelt ausbreitet [feat. Amélie Desvars-Larrive]


ORF Science, Aug 8, 2022

Press

Why Animals Are Less Vulnerable Than Humans to BA.5 and Omicron [feat. A Desvars]


TIME, Aug 3, 2022

Press

Είναι τα ζώα ο "Δούρειος ίππος" του Covid19; - Αλήθειες και μύθοι [Greek] [feat. Amélie Desvars-Larrive]


Parallaxi, Aug 5, 2022

Press

How many animals have had COVID-19? New tracker offers some clues [feat. Amélie Desvars-Larrive]


San Fransisco Chronicle, Aug 5, 2022

Press

Oppsiktsvekkende studie: Krig er viktig for samfunnet [Norwegian] [feat. Peter Turchin]


ABC Nyheter, Jul 25, 2022

Press

Austrijska vlada uskoro ukida karantenu. Korona zaraženih biti će svuda: U uredima, trgovinama, diskotekama… [Hungarian] [feat. Peter Klimek]


Vecernji, Jul 21, 2022

Press

La crisis energética en Europa fuerza a los ecologistas al pragmatismo [Spanish]


La Mañana, Jul 20, 2022

Press

A falha Bolsolula... [Opinion] [feat. Peter Turchin]


Poder360, Jul 16, 2022

Press

Les guerres rendent-elles les sociétés plus complexes ? [French] [feat. Peter Turchin]


Daily Geek Show, Jul 14, 2022

Press

Management: Mehr Frauen rentieren sich [feat. Matthias Raddant]


FAZ, Jul 16, 2022

Press

Wie die ersten Städte entstanden [feat. Peter Turchin]


Tagesanzeiger, Jul 9, 2022

Press

La Fundació VHIR, Àlex Arenas i Quique Bassat, entre els distingits amb les Medalles i la Placa Narcís Monturiol [Catalan] [feat. Alex Arenas]


La Vanguardia, Jul 5, 2022

Publication

T. Reisch, G. Heiler, C. Diem, P. Klimek, S. Thurner

Monitoring supply networks from mobile phone data for estimating the systemic risk of an economy

Scientific Reports 12 (13347) (2022)

Publication

G. De Marzo, F. Pandolfelli, V.D.P. Servedio

Modeling innovation in the cryptocurrency ecosystem

Scientific Reports 12 (12942) (2022)

Publication

A. Nerpel, et al.

SARS-ANI: a global open access dataset of reported SARS-CoV-2 events in animals

Scientific Data 9 (438) (2022)

Publication

M. Kaleta, J. Lasser, E. Dervic, et al.

Stress-testing the resilience of the Austrian healthcare system using agent-based simulation

Nature Communications 13 (4259) (2022)

Publication

F. Amman, et al.

Viral variant-resolved wastewater surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 at national scale

Nature Biotechnology (2022)

Publication

J. V. Camp, A. Desvars-Larrive, N. Nowotny, C. Walzer

Monitoring urban zoonotic virus activity: Are city rats a promising surveillance tool for emerging viruses?

Viruses 14 (7) (2022) 1516

Publication

M. Pellert, H. Metzler, M. Matzenberger, D. Garcia

Validating daily social media macroscopes of emotions

Scientific Reports 12 (2022) 11236

Publication

P. Turchin, et al.

Disentangling the evolutionary drivers of social complexity in human history: A comprehensive test of hypotheses

Science Advances 8 (25) (2022)

Publication

R. Prieto Curiel, H. González Ramírez, S. Bishop

A ubiquitous collective tragedy in transport

Frontiers in Physics (2022)

Publication

M. Oliveira, F. Karimi, et al.

Group mixing drives inequality in face-to-face gatherings

Communications Physics 5 (127) (2022)

Publication

E. D. Lee, X. Chen, B. C. Daniels

Discovering sparse control strategies in neural activity

PLoS Computational Biology (May 27) (2022)

Publication

T. Reisch, M. Ferreira, S. Thurner

Publikationstätigkeit und Rezeption der Wiener universitären Medizin im internationalen Kontext

in: B. Nemec et al. (eds.), Medizin in Wien nach 1945, Vienna Univ Press (2022) 185–211

Visitor

Beate Conrady University of Copenhagen & CSH Associate Faculty


Jul 27, 2022Sep 06, 2022

Event

CSH in Alpbach 2022: "Complexity of Supply Chains: Ways to a More Resilient Future"


Aug 27, 2022 | 12:3014:00

Congress Centrum Alpbach

Event

CSH Talk by Beate Conrady


Sep 09, 2022 | 15:0016:00

Complexity Science Hub Vienna

Event

CSH Workshop: "Collective Resilience"


Oct 19, 2022Oct 21, 2022

Complexity Science Hub Vienna

Event

CSH Talk by Elisa Omodei


Oct 28, 2022 | 15:0016:00

Complexity Science Hub Vienna