Tanya Elliot, an SFI Omidyar Fellow from 2009 to 2010, has passed away in her native Australia.
SFI Science Board member Thomas F. Rosenbaum has been named President of the California Institute of Technology.
On Saturday, November 2, the Santa Fe Institute and the Santa Fe Symphony presented a unique immersion in sound and science featuring a multimedia presentation by SFI 's Cristopher Moore interspersed with musical selections.
SFI’s annual Business Network and Board of Trustees Symposium in Santa Fe this weekend will explore both the promise and the limits of Big Data, as well as the value of theory in the Big Data context.
Five journalists have been selected for the new Santa Fe Institute Journalism Fellowship in Complex Systems Science.
A meeting this week at SFI seeks to promote the development of a theory of sustainability along with the identification of data and knowledge systems to support that theory.
SFI’s Project GUTS (Growing Up Thinking Scientifically) afterschool program has been recognized with one of two national Impact Awards from the Afterschool Alliance and the Noyce Foundation.
As the means to smelt ores and produce bronze spread through Europe, the new technology was one small part of broader sweeping changes in agriculture, animal husbandry, warfare, traditions of construction and settlement, and trade.
Theoretical neuroscientists and mathematicians gathered at SFI recently to explore new ways to let “embodied intelligent systems” – that’s robots – learn coordination. At the small working group October 8-11, 2013 at SFI, nine researchers began hammering out a new theoretical approach for enabling robots to learn to walk, for example, in much the same way infants do.
For a few days in September, urban researchers, city planners, and representatives from international organizations and major corporations met at SFI to explore how Big Data can help them better understand and manage cities.
In a September 30 Business Network topical meeting in London, participants explored the evolution of the modern corporation, the corporate life cycle, the impact of globalization, and the relationship between corporations and other major social institutions.
SFI's Dunne leads project on why Polynesian islanders lived sustainably on some islands but not on others
Research led by SFI Chair of Faculty Jennifer Dunne is among 21 new projects being funded by the NSF to develop a better understanding of how humans and the environment interact.
As the Institute approaches its 30th year, a group of distinguished scientists recently took time to revisit and build on questions of emergence.
Graduate students and postdocs participating in SFI's 2013 Complex Systems Summer School collaborated to develop some 15 original research papers. See their research.
In an SFI Community Lecture in Santa Fe, Steven Pinker and Rebecca Newberger Goldstein asked whether human moral progress is a gift of empathy and emotion or of reason and logic.
In a series of three lectures September 10-12 in Santa Fe, SFI’s Stephanie Forrest revealed surprising commonalities between computers and organisms, then described research that blurs the distinction further. Watch her talks.
Hundreds of 5th-8th grade girls spent Saturday, October 5, with New Mexico women who have chosen careers in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and computing.