Sponsored by Santa Fe Institute and Universidad del Desarrollo
November 11 - 21, 2013
CSSS-Chile is an intensive 11-day exploration of biocomplexity and the complex behavior in the environment and social sciences. This school is intended for graduate and postdoctoral fellows. Topics include social dynamics, scaling and network theory, ecology and nonlinear dynamics among others.
The school is open to students from all countries. Participants are expected to attend for the full 11 days.
This is the first CSSS to be held in Chile. The theme: Biocomplexity captures the importance and relevance of today's challenging problems related to sustainability, social dynamics, and the general interactions of living organisms with their environment.
The school consists of a series of lectures by some of the world's
top researchers in complex systems, people who have helped define the
field and are pushing scientific boundaries. Students must be
willing to rigorously explore foundational theories, mathematical
tools, and their relationship to topics currently at the frontier of
Complex System Science. A strong academic record is a prerequisite;
all lectures will be in English. Enrollment is limited to 20 selected
No tuition is charged. Accommodations and meals are provided and
support for travel may also be available. Please use the Financial Request Form in the application to notify us if you are requesting travel support.
In addition to completing an online application:
A current CV. Include a clear description of your current educational or professional status, and a list of publications, if any.
A statement of your current research interests and comments about why you wish to attend the school (suggested length: one to two pages).
Two letters of recommendation from scholars who know your work. The letters should be sent independently of your application. Please inform your recommenders that an email from "myreviewroom.com" will be sent to them with their password and instructions for uploading their letter of reference into your application file. IT IS THE APPLICANT'S RESPONSIBILITY TO ENSURE THAT THE LETTERS HAVE BEEN SUBMITTED BY THE JULY 15 DEADLINE.
Additional information regarding logistics, faculty, and program schedule can be found on the CCSSS
Application Period: March 15 - July 15, 2013
For more information about the course please contact
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