The Santa Fe Institute is accepting applications for its 2016 Global Sustainability Summer School on Urban Sustainability. Apply by February 23, 2016.
During an SFI Community Lecture November 18 in Santa Fe, neurophilosopher Patricia Churchland explained the neural workings that underlie identity. Watch it here.
The Santa Fe Institute is accepting applications for its 2016 Graduate Workshop in Computational Social Science, Modeling, and Complexity. Apply by February 14, 2016.
As the Paris climate conference approaches, a new report by SFI External Professor Jessika Trancik’s lab advocates for more realistic energy policies that acknowledge, and employ, complex systems approaches.
SFI's David Pines has been named the recipient of the American Physical Society’s 2016 Julius Edgar Lilienfeld Prize.
Irene Lee, Director of SFI's Learning Lab, has been offered a research scientist position in MIT’s Scheller Teacher Education Program/Education Arcade, where she will pursue new educational initiatives. She leaves for MIT at the end of December.
SFI is accepting applications for its signature education program for graduate students and postdocs -- the 2016 Complex Systems Summer School, June 12-July 8, 2015, in Santa Fe. Apply by January 23, 2016.
Months before the release of Cormac McCarthy's forthcoming novel, an auditorium-capacity crowd – including a reporter from Sueddeutsche Zeitung, the largest-circulation daily newspaper in Germany – was treated to a reading of some of its passages.
Science spotlights a new approach to identifying cells based on a recent working group at SFI.
In a video interview with Michael Mauboussin, Daniel Kahneman, winner of the 2002 Nobel Prize in Economics, explains why non-causal, statistical models routinely outperform intuition. Watch the discussion.
Is your team's lead safe? At the start of the 2015-16 NBA season, SFI Professor Sid Redner and External Professor Aaron Clauset show that basketball scoring is little more than a random walk.
SFI Professor Cristopher Moore is among 50 mathematical scientists to be elected to the 2016 class of fellows of the American Mathematical Society, the AMS announced today.
A working group this week at SFI takes on the complex social problem of obesity, as collaborators test and refine an agent-based model for a pilot intervention.
From appearance to endurance, nature’s adaptations all trace back to complex molecular networks. Experts are meeting at SFI this week to develop a framework for understanding of how genes give rise to outward adaptations.
Ecologists, evolutionary biologists, and other experts are gathered at SFI this week to ask why certain species, when faced with environmental stressors, invest in complex life strategies.
During a Creative Mornings talk on Wednesday, October 14, in Santa Fe, SFI Omidyar Fellow Sam Scarpino explains why we must factor in poverty if we want to understand, and manage, the spread of disease.
Why does Earth's physical environment precipitate life, and why don't others (the Moon's, for example)? SFI researchers sought clues during a recent working group at SFI.
During a recent SFI Community Lecture in Santa Fe, psychologist and author Cordelia Fine looked to the science of gender to challenge society’s long-held, and possibly mistaken, beliefs about gender difference. Watch the lecture here.
A new paper, based on a 2014 meeting of international scientists and public health officials at the Santa Fe Institute, describes a path for integrating novel data streams into current public health surveillance systems .
A new book by SFI Trustee John Chisholm offers practical advice from his three-decade career as an entrepreneur, CEO, and investor...and some ideas from complexity science.
Innovation might be understood as a search in a space of combinatorial possibilities. This week at SFI, a group of experts is seeking the origins of novelty, continuing to build a knowledge base that might lead to a theory of innovation.
Thorny problems and wild frontiers are the subject of this week's workshop at SFI on wildness.
The Synthesized Knowledge of Past Environments (SKOPE) group is meeting at SFI this week to further development of a database on human societies and their natural environments.
SFI’s Learning Lab is offering a free online course to build the community of teachers who are offering rich computational thinking experiences through modeling and simulation.
A working group at SFI this week is asking how new cell types emerge and how best to differentiate between fundamental building blocks of life.