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Cambridge Networks Day 2017

last modified Apr 23, 2017 03:44 PM

We are delighted to announce that CNN will be hosting another Cambridge Networks Day (CNDay) on the 13th June 2017.

CNDay brings together researchers with an interest in complex networks from a wide variety of fields. We have a fantastic line-up of speakers confirmed, including:

Nicholas Christakis, Yale University (Keynote speaker)
Alain Barrat, Centre de Physique Théorique, Marseille
Martin Everett, University of Manchester
Jasmin Fisher, Microsoft Research and University of Cambridge
Sune Lehmann, Technical University of Denmark
Suzy Moat, University of Warwick
Pietro Panzarasa, Queen Mary University of London

The event will be held at the Sainsbury Laboratory from 9am. To register, please sign up at the link below. Please note that there is a £15 registration fee.

http://onlinesales.admin.cam.ac.uk/conferences-and-events/department-of-psychiatry/cnday/cambridge-networks-day-2017

There will be an opportunity to present posters during the day and the best poster abstracts will be selected for flash talks. If you would like to present a poster, please submit a 250 word abstract to cnninfo@hermes.cam.ac.uk by Saturday 13th May.

We look forward to seeing you on 13th June!

 

CNDay 2017 is kindly supported by King's College, Cambridge and Cambridge Big Data.

Lecturer in Network Science

last modified Apr 23, 2017 03:38 PM

Centre for Business Network Analysis - University of Greenwich, London

As part of our on-going development strategy, the Business School is seeking a lecturer in Network Science to join the Centre for Business Network Analysis, hosted by the Department of International Business and Economics. The Department has a strong research profile and a rich portfolio of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, offered both in London and with partners in Asia.

Further information about the job opportunity can be found at: https://jobs.gre.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?id=3352&forced=1

Deadline: 30th April 2017.

PhD and Postdoc positions- Statistical physics of living systems

last modified Apr 23, 2017 03:37 PM

The Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems in Dresden has several open PhD and postdoctoral positions in Theoretical Biophysics.

We are particularly interested in suitable people with a background in condensed matter theory, statistical physics or computational biology.

For more details, see: http://www.pks.mpg.de/statistical-physics-of-living-systems/join-us/

Postdoc position available in EPFL Data Science Lab

last modified Apr 23, 2017 03:35 PM

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position in the EPFL Data Science Lab in Switzerland, headed by Prof. Robert West. The position will be for a period of one to two years.
Apply here: https://dlab.epfl.ch/2017-03-29-postdoc-position/

Scientist position at the Allen Institute

last modified Apr 23, 2017 03:34 PM

A new Scientist position is open at the Allen Institute for Brain Science:

https://alleninstitute.hrmdirect.com/employment/job-opening.php?req=498777&&cust_sort1=29268&&nohd#job

(or, see the posting "Scientist I – Data Analysis in Experiments and Models" at http://www.alleninstitute.org/what-we-do/brain-science/careers/job-search/).

This is an exciting opportunity to join a large team of experimentalists and modelers working together to improve our understanding of the cortex.  This scientist will be uniquely positioned to bridge our extensive, standardized experimental datasets (in vivo recordings as well as in vitro characterization of cortical cell types and connections) with datasets obtained from large-scale, data driven simulations of cortical activity and computations.  We are collecting vast amounts of data, and this position will be essential for converting such data to knowledge.

Summer Solstice Conference on Discrete Complex Systems 2017

last modified Apr 23, 2017 03:32 PM

The Summer Solstice Conference 2017 (SS2017) on discrete complex systems will be held in Catania, Italy, from June 21-23, 2017. The aim of this conference is to bring together researchers from around the world working on discrete modeling of complex systems and analysis of their dynamics.

We have extended the submission deadline for contributed papers to May 2, 2017.

Here you can find the link to the official website: https://sites.google.com/site/summersolsticecatania2017/

Abstract submission: deadline May 2, 2017
Early registration: deadline May 10, 2017

Cambridge Immunology PhD and Postdoc Day 2017

last modified Apr 23, 2017 03:31 PM

Cambridge Immunology PhD and Postdoc Day 2017 will be held on Thursday 8th June 2017 at Cancer Research UK, Cambridge Institute. The day will include keynote talks from Prof. Gordon Dougan FRS and Dr Milka Sarris, as well as opportunities to present work either as a talk or a poster.

For further details see: http://www.immunology.cam.ac.uk/immunologycinferences/cambridgepandpday2017

LINKS Center Summer Workshop

last modified Apr 23, 2017 03:31 PM

The LINKS Center at the University of Kentucky is offering its annual 1-week summer workshop on social network analysis again this June 12-16, 2017 on the University of Kentucky campus. Registration opens March 31st and closes May 15th. To sign up, visit www.linksworkshop.org.  Students pay half-price.

This is our workshop’s 10th anniversary and we are celebrating by packing it with a number of new offerings, including Ron Burt on networks and organizations, Brea Perry on egocentric network analysis, and a host of new mini-modules.

NetSci 2017 registration now open

last modified Apr 23, 2017 03:30 PM

June 19-23, Indianapolis, IN (JW Marriott Indianapolis)  |   http://netsci2017.net

A reminder that registration for NetSci is now open at: http://netsci2017.net/registration.
Note: Early-bird discount deadline is May 4th.

CASOS Summer Institute program

last modified Apr 23, 2017 03:29 PM

Registration for the CASOS Summer Institute June 4-9, 2017 is now open.

This one week training program provides and intense and hands-on introduction to network analytics and visualization from a combined social-network and network-science perspective. Particular attention will be paid to the application of the associated techniques and theories to complex socio-technical systems, social media analytics, dynamic networks and geo-spatial networks.

Details and registration are at:
http://www.casos.cs.cmu.edu/events/summer_institute/2017/

1st Latin American Conference on Complex Networks

last modified Apr 23, 2017 03:28 PM

25-29 September 2017, Puebla, Mexico.

The aim of LANET is to provide with a forum to join all scientists who are somehow related to the research on  Network Science in Latin America. The  first edition  will be organized by the  Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla (Puebla, México)  and, tentatively, we plan LANET to have a periodicity of two years with different locations in Latin America.

Deadline for abstracts: 28th April 2017
Deadline for early bird registration: 15th June 2017

New Trends in StatPhys School

last modified Apr 23, 2017 03:27 PM

Holiday Palace Hotel - Corfù, Greece 6-8 July 2017

https://sites.google.com/imtlucca.it/newtrends/home

The school is organised by G. Caldarelli and G. Kaniadakis before the conference SigmaPhi2017 (http://www.sigmaphi.polito.it) and sponsored by European Physical Society. Participation is granted to students registered for the main conference. Requests of information can be addressed to Guido.Caldarelli@imtlucca.it

Network biology workshop in Hungary

last modified Mar 10, 2017 11:13 AM

The second Interdisciplinary Signaling Workshop will take place this July in the beautiful Renaissance city of Visegrad in Hungary.

The workshop will combine scientific talks from experts in cellular signalling networks (covering, amongst others, topics in genomics, network biology, cheminformatics, systems modeling, and proteomics), team-work activities addressing current research questions in signaling using multi-disciplinary approaches, and informal summer and cultural activities.

To learn more, see the workshop website http://signalingworkshop.org/

Deadline: 15th March for abstract submission, early registration and travel grant applications.

IV Mediterranean School of Complex Networks

last modified Mar 10, 2017 11:10 AM

3 - 8 September 2017
http://mediterraneanschoolcomplex.net/

In the last decade, network theory has been revealed to be a perfect instrument to model the structure of complex systems and the dynamical process they are involved into. The wide variety of applications to social sciences, technological networks, biology, transportation and economic, to cite just only some of them, showed that network theory is suitable to provide new insights into many problems.

Given the success of the past editions (2014-2015-2016) of the Mediterranean School of Complex Networks, we call for applications to the Fourth Edition in 2017.

The program will involve lectures from experts in different fields (social science, game theory, ecology, physics, etc) for 70% of the duration of the school. The remaining time will be dedicated to student activities (including talks, debates, "social network games").

Summer Course on Social Network Analysis in Singapore

last modified Mar 10, 2017 11:09 AM

June 19-30, 2017

A two-week course on network analysis in Singapore, which is part of the annual Summer Methods School run by the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the International Political Science Association (IPSA). The first week of the course is focused on data management and descriptive network analysis, and the second week is focused on models of random graphs and statistical inferences involving networks.

More information about topics covered in the course (as well as other courses being offered) may be found here:
http://methods-school.nus.edu.sg/c_network2.html

Australian Bicentennial Scholarships and Fellowships

last modified Mar 10, 2017 11:08 AM

These annual awards are offered by the Menzies Centre for Australian Studies at King’s College London.

The Australian Bicentennial Scholarships and Fellowships are one-off awards of up to £4,000 to enable UK postgraduate students  or academic staff to undertake a period of research/study in Australia. The scheme is also open to Australian postgraduate students or academic staff wishing to come to the UK.

Applications will be accepted between 24 February and 28 April 2017.

For more information, please visit http://www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/ahri/centres/menzies/scholarships/absf/index.aspx

ECCTD and SICC workshop

last modified Mar 10, 2017 11:07 AM

The submission page for contributions to the European Conference on Circuit Theory and Design (ECCTD) 2017 is now open:

http://www.ecctd2017.dieei.unict.it/submission.html.

All contributions (oral, poster and special session) are intended as 4-pages full papers and will be considered for inclusion in the conference proceedings published by IEEEXplore. You are warmly invited to contribute!

ECCTD 2017 will be held at the University of Catania, 4-6 September 2017 and will be followed by the 12th SICC international workshop (7-8 September 2017) entitled "Control of Complex Networks of Nonlinear Circuits and Systems":

http://www.ecctd2017.dieei.unict.it/SICCWorkshop.html.

PhysCon 2017

last modified Mar 10, 2017 11:06 AM

8th International Conference on Physics and Control
17-19 July 2017, Florence, Italy

http://www.physcon2017.com/

PhysCon2017 like the other PhysCons will focus on the borderland between Physics and Control with emphasis on both theory and applications.

Deadline for paper submissions: 30th March 2017.

YRNCS elections

last modified Mar 10, 2017 11:05 AM

Elections for the partial renewal of the YRNCS board

The Young Researchers Network on Complex Systems is partially renewing its Advisory Board. These elections are only open to Full Members of YRNCS, i.e. CSS members who are Master/PhD students or PostDocs within their fourth year from the PhD.

Master/Phd students and researchers up to 4th year after the PhD can apply to join the Board.

Candidacies can be submitted from March 1st until the 15th.

The vote will proceed the following two weeks, until March 29th.

Link
http://yrncs.cssociety.org/

Postdoctoral position- computational modeling of influenza dynamics and evolution

last modified Mar 10, 2017 11:04 AM

A postdoctoral position is available at the EPIcx lab within the UMR S 1136 ‘Surveillance and modeling of infectious diseases’ of the INSERM. The candidate is expected to work within the framework of the project FluDE funded by Émergence @ Sorbonne Universités with the aim of jointly analyzing spread and evolution of seasonal influenza with data driven approaches.

Deadline: 15th March 2017.

For more information see: http://www.epicx-lab.com/news/postdoctoral-position-in-the-computational-modeling-of-influenza-dynamics-and-evolution