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CompleNet 2019

last modified Jul 27, 2018 03:41 PM

You are cordially invited to submit an abstract to CompleNet 2019, the 10th Annual Conference on Complex Networks, to take place in Tarragona, Spain, in March 18-21, 2019.

CompleNet is an international conference on complex networks that brings together researchers and practitioners from diverse disciplines—from sociology, biology, physics, and computer science—who share a passion to better understand the interdependencies within and across systems. CompleNet is a venue to discuss ideas and findings about all types networks, from biological, to technological, to informational and social. It is this interdisciplinary nature of complex networks that CompleNet aims to explore and celebrate.

We encourage you to submit an extended abstract to the 10th CompleNet conference. The two types of presentations will be Oral Presentations and Posters. All oral presentations will take place in a single plenary session, offering heightened exposure and integration across topics and expertise.

For more details, see: https://complenet.weebly.com/

Abstract submission deadline: 1st September 2018

Gamechangers for diversity in STEM

last modified Jul 27, 2018 03:38 PM

Turing Institute, London, 21st and 22nd September 2018

Across STEM people face many challenges: professional isolation, sexual harassment and bullying, and difficulties balancing work and family. These sorts of experiences disproportionately affect women, people from ethnic minorities, the LGBTQ+ community and disabled people.

At STEM Gamechangers we invite you to join us to build a fresh, bold vision for a more inclusive environment in STEM.
How? By working on evidence-based, practical solutions. Across the UK many people are already working hard to create and support diversity within their own institutions and workplaces. However, there is often little to no support or funding and their efforts can be under appreciated. By coming together we can change this, inspire each other and create new collaborations and opportunities.

If you’re passionate about diversity in STEM and want to work on projects to make a real difference, please apply to join us in September.

For more details- see https://stemgamechangers.github.io/
Application deadline: Monday 13th August

CSH Vienna Winter School

last modified Jul 27, 2018 03:37 PM

On March 3-8, 2019, the CSH Vienna will host the first Complexity Science Hub Vienna Winter School in Obergurgl in Tyrol.

Confirmed lecturers include: Roberta Sinatra, Stefan Thurner, Ricard Solé, Vito Latora and Eörs Szathmáry.

More information can be found at:
https://www.csh.ac.at/hub-programs/winter-school/

Application deadline: Friday, October 12, 2018.

Workshop on Physics and Ecology: Challenges at the Frontier

last modified Jul 27, 2018 03:35 PM

Menorca, October 9-11, 2018

You are cordially invited to submit an abstract to Physics and Ecology: Challenges at the Frontier, the XXXIV Scientific meetings in the Mediterranean, which will take place in Menorca, Spain, October 9th-11th, 2018.

Summary: The technological capacity to obtain and manage large volumes of data from biological systems should lead biology and, in particular ecology, towards a new theoretical sphere, increasingly grounded on principles and general mechanisms. In this transition, physics will play an essential role for its capacity for abstract and fundamental reasoning.This meeting aims to be a meeting point for researchers living in this stimulating frontier, so that they offer us their points of view and the keys that must mark these challenges for the future.

Website:  http://www.theelab.net/news-and-events/english-version/

Workshop "Topics in Nonlinear Dynamics"

last modified Jul 27, 2018 03:33 PM

Turin, Italy, October 29/30th 2018

We are happy to announce that the 13th SICC international tutorial  workshop "Topics in Nonlinear Dynamics" will be held at the Politecnico  di Torino, 29-30 October 2018. This year, the focus is on the fascinating theme of "Complexity and the city".

SPEAKERS
* Amin Amjoshoaa, Senseable City Lab, Massachusetts Institute of  Technology, Cambridge MA
* Andrea Baronchelli, City University of London, UK (TBC)
* Baruch Barzel, Bar Ilan University, Tel Aviv, Israel
* Carlo Ratti, Senseable City Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA
* Chiara Poletto, EPIcx Lab, Inserm, Paris, France
* Fabio Duarte, Senseable City Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA
* Giancarlo Ruffo, University of Torino, Italy
* Guido Caldarelli, IMT Lucca, Italy
* Mario Di Bernardo, Università degli Studi Federico II, Napoli, Italy and University of Bristol, UK
* Maurizio Porfiri, New York University Tandon School of Engineering, Brooklyn NY, USA (TBC)
* Paolo Santi, Senseable City Lab, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA
* Michele Tizzoni, ISI Foundation, Torino, Italy
* Kimon Valavanis, Unmanned Systems Research Institute, University of Denver, CO, USA

Phd Students and Junior researchers can apply to present their work at the PhD showcase- submission deadline 30th September 2018.

More information at: https://complexcity.polito.it

14th Int. Conference on Mobile Ad-hoc and Sensor Networks

last modified Jul 27, 2018 03:31 PM

Shenyang, China Dec. 6- 8, 2018
http://conf.neu.edu.cn/msn2018

You are cordially invited to submit your contribution until September 15, 2018.

Final manuscripts should be prepared according to IEEE Computer Society Proceedings Format (double column, 10pt font) and submitted via the EasyChair system in PDF file format.

To submit your contribution visits the submission page (https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=msn2018).

Deadline: September 15, 2018

ESRC AQM PhD Studentship - Statistical Modelling of International Climate Treaty Data

last modified Jul 27, 2018 03:30 PM

A PhD studentship, based at the University of Glasgow, involving the statistical modelling of network event data.

Deadline for applications 26th August. More details/eligibility criteria here:

https://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BLM159/esrc-aqm-studentship-statistical-modelling-of-international-climate-treaty-data

PhD and postdoc positions University of Bergen

last modified Jul 27, 2018 03:28 PM

One PhD and one postdoc position are available to join Tom Michoel's group at the Computational Biology Unit and the Department of Informatics at the University of Bergen. More details and online application at:

https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/154134/phd-position-in-computational-biology
https://www.jobbnorge.no/en/available-jobs/job/155161/postdoctoral-research-fellow-position-in-bioinformatics

Deadline for applications: 5th August 2018

Postdoc or PhD position at RWTH Aachen University

last modified Jul 27, 2018 03:27 PM

The group of Prof. Markus Strohmaier has an opening for a Postdoc or PhD student in social networks, machine learning, complex systems or related areas for 2 yrs - (can be extended). See http://cssh.rwth-aachen.de or contact me for more information.

Postdoc position on Network analysis and modelling for ERC project PALEODEM

last modified Jul 27, 2018 03:25 PM

JOB DESCRIPTION
This postdoc fellowship is part of the project PALEODEM, Late Glacial and Postglacial Population History and Cultural Transmission in Iberia (c.15,000-8000 cal BP) – ERC Consolidator Grant Grant 2015 Ref. 683018 (PI: Javier Fernández-López de Pablo).
PALEODEM aims to investigate the interplay between human demography and cultural transmission processes from the Late Magdalenian to the Late Mesolithic in the Iberian Peninsula, using a novel multi-scale methodological approach.
The researcher will analyse spatio-temporal networks and perform computational experiments to study on and of network dynamics. He / she will work with Dr. Sergi Lozano and the rest of COMPATHEVOL (COMplex PATHs in Human EVOLution), a highly multidisciplinary research team devoted to the quantitative study of the Human Past.

REQUIREMENTS
We seek highly motivated candidates with a PhD thesis in Network Science, who:
  *   have experience in the application of network methods to empirical case studies;
  *   have knowledge about analysis of spatial and temporal networks
  *   have affinity with, or willingness to learn about Prehistoric Archaeology and anthropological theories;
  *   have strong programming skills;
  *   are proficient in English;

For more details on the position and application process: https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/322697
Informal inquiries should be sent to slozano@iphes.cat

Application deadline: 31st August

Lecturer in Human Dynamics Modelling and Urban Systems

last modified Jul 27, 2018 03:23 PM

The post of Lecturer in Human Dynamics Modelling and Urban Systems will contribute to extending the research profile of Human Dynamics Modelling and Urban Systems at Exeter, particularly in areas related or complementary to this.

The post will include research, teaching and related adminstration in Human Dynamics Modelling, Urban Systems and Geo-Spatial Analysis; collaborate with College and the University of Exeter as a whole in order to develop and support Human Dynamics and Urban Systems research programmes and the College's research programme.

https://jobs.exeter.ac.uk/hrpr_webrecruitment/wrd/run/ETREC107GF.open?VACANCY_ID=227574M72h&WVID=3817591jNg&LANG=USA

Application closing date: 19/08/2018

MoN17: Seventeenth Mathematics of Networks

last modified Jun 20, 2018 07:58 PM

20th September, University of Sheffield

MoN17, the 17th Mathematics of Networks meeting will be held at the University of Sheffield, on Thursday 20th September 2018. Thanks to Tim O'Farrell for acting as as local host for MoN17. MoN17 is sponsored by commnet2 (https://www.commnet.ac.uk/) and is held in conjunction with Next-GWiN 2018 (http://www.next-gwin.org/) the 5th International Workshop on Next Generation Green Wireless Networks, Sheffield University 17th-18th September 2018.  The meeting webpage is http://www.monmeetings.org/meeting17/ .

The theme of this meeting is Energy Efficiency in Communications Networks. Talks on any topic can be suggested, but those related to the theme will be preferred.

If you would like to present a talk at MoN17, please submit a title and an abstract of 200 to 300 words by Friday 16th August 2017 by email to Keith Briggs and Richard Clegg (keith.briggs@bt.com; richard@richardclegg.org).

Registration for audience members is required for catering numbers, and is now also open at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mon17-2018-17th-mathematics-of-networks-meeting-tickets-46978023533

About Mathematics of Networks: MoN is an informal series of meetings that has now been running since 2003. The series encourages interdisciplinary communication in networking research. It is an excellent venue for presenting new ideas or gaining a wider audience for established research. Presentations on any aspect of networks are welcomed, particularly if the techniques or conclusions are applicable in other networking disciplines. Attendance is free of cost.

NetSciX 2019

last modified Jun 20, 2018 07:57 PM

January 3-5, 2019

NETSCI-X IS COMING TO SANTIAGO

The central winter conference on Network Science, NetSci-X, is coming to Santiago, Chile. Bringing together leading researchers and innovators to connect, meet and establish interdisciplinary channels for collaboration. From biological and environmental networks, to social, technological and economic networks, NetSci-X 2019 links the Chilean spirit with the fresh outlook of Network Science.

This year's conference venue is Santiago's Marriott Hotel, situated in the modern Las Condes District.

Abstract/Paper submission end date: Sept 1st 2018

NetSci 2019 dates announced

last modified Jun 20, 2018 07:56 PM

NetSci 2019 will be held at the University of Vermont, Burlington, USA from 27th-31st May 2019.

More details can be found at: http://vermontcomplexsystems.org/events/netsci/netsci-details/

Reminder- Cambridge Complex Networks Conference

last modified Jun 20, 2018 07:54 PM

Seventh Int. Conference on Complex Networks & Their Applications Cambridge, UK Dec. 11- 13, 2018
http://www.complexnetworks.org

You are cordially invited to submit your contribution until September 04, 2018.

Full papers (not previously published up to 12 pages) and Extended Abstracts (about published or unpublished research up to 3 pages) are welcome.

Discrete Models and Formal Verification in Biology, Cambridge

last modified Jun 20, 2018 07:53 PM

29-31 August 2018, Murray Edwards College Cambridge

A systems biology meeting about using cutting edge techniques from computer science. Talks will discuss a broad range of applications, including cancer biology, the design and refinement of experimental methods, and drug treatment strategies.

Extended early bird registration: register by 29th June for a discounted rate!
Deadline for abstract submission is 27th July.

The Second International Workshop on Data Science Engineering and its Applications (DSEA 2018)

last modified Jun 20, 2018 07:52 PM

Valencia, Spain. October 15-18, 2018
http://emergingtechnet.org/DSEA2018/

Data Science has emerged to tackle the problem of creating processes and approaches to extracting knowledge or insights from gigantic, unstructured data sets. The Second International Workshop for Data Science Engineering and Applications (DSEA 2018) aims to provide a forum that brings together researchers, industry practitioners and domain experts for discussion and exchange of ideas on the latest theoretical developments in Data Science and Computing as well as on the best practices for a wide range of applications.

Submission Deadline: Jul 15, 2018

Dataset challenge

last modified Jun 20, 2018 07:50 PM

December 5-7, 2018
Cologne, Germany

For the first Dataset Challenge as part of our European Symposium on Societal Challenges in CSS, we invite researchers and practitioners from the spectrum of Social and Computational Sciences to approach a common dataset. The aim of this challenge is to encourage creative engagement with data from pluralistic perspectives in order to foster dialogue across disciplines.

The provided datasets all relate to the topic of political communication in Germany, particularly around the German federal election which took place in September 2017.

The research questions and methods applied to the dataset(s) can be drawn from the broad spectrum of Computational Social Science. They should ideally be related to this year's symposium topic 'bias and discrimination' and approach new ways of learning about bias, be it by putting forward new research designs and questions, or by applying state-of-the-art methods to identify data patterns that can inform theory building.

Please see our website for detailed information about the datasets and submission guidelines: http://symposium.computationalsocialscience.eu/2018/#data.

Deadline for abstract submissions to the dataset challenge: September 1, 2018

PhD scholarships - IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca

last modified Jun 20, 2018 07:49 PM

2018/19 PhD Programs at the IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca

Applications are now being accepted for the 2018/19 PhD Programs at the IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca (www.imtlucca.it), one of the six Schools of Excellence in Italy and one of the highest rated graduate schools in Europe according to the most recent U-Multirank survey.  Highly motivated candidates from all disciplines are invited to apply for one of the 36 fully-funded scholarships within two doctoral Programs that integrate scientific competences of economics, engineering, computer science, neuroscience and behavioral psychology, physics, applied mathematics, statistics, history and sciences of cultural heritage.

Economics, Networks and Business Analytics is one of the four field-specific Tracks offered and is under the “Systems Science” PhD Program. This track has a very strong complex networks component.

To find out more about the School, the admission requirements and how to apply, please see www.imtlucca.it/phd

Deadline for applications – August 3rd 2018, 12 pm CEST.

Postdoc in mobile health systems research, Cambridge

last modified Jun 20, 2018 07:48 PM

We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Postdoctoral Research Associate to work in the Mobile Systems Group on mobile data inference and on-device learning, mobile systems and applications to mobile health. Responsibilities will include design and development of mobile health application software, experimental testing work, overseeing deployments with our clinical and non-clinical partners as well as participating in the group academic and teaching oriented activities such as participating to paper writing, conference presentation, student project supervision and student supervisions.

The ideal candidate will hold a PhD in computer science. Candidates close to PhD graduation will also be considered for the position of Research Assistant until they are awarded the PhD. Experience in a combination of mobile systems development, mobile health, embedded machine learning and mobile health data analytics will be favoured.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 12 months.

For informal enquiries please contact Professor Cecilia Mascolo (Cecilia.Mascolo@cl.cam.ac.uk).

More details: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/17773/
Closing date: 22nd July 2018