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Modelling the catastrophe of a crash in the financial markets

Crashes in the financial markets have a staggering impact on the social and economic health of a country but we still have very little understanding of their causes and how they spr more...

Supervisor(s): Harre, Michael (Dr)

Computational study of the structure and dynamics of supercooled liquids

Amorphous or glassy solids represent one of the last great challenges for materials science, chemical physics and condensed matter physics. These important materials present us with more...

Supervisor(s): Harrowell, Peter (Professor), Hudson, Toby (Dr)

Graphene: a journey of appreciation and exploration via computational simulations

This project aims to study several graphene-based nanostructures including nanoribbon, nanodots and nanoantidots and their optical, electrical and magnetic properties by first princ more...

Supervisor(s): Zheng, Rongkun (Associate Professor)

Exploring the link between international trade and the global obesity epidemic

The project aims to investigate the link between global trade patterns in food commodities and the global obesity epidemic. more...

Supervisor(s): Lenzen, Manfred (Professor)

Information Thermodynamics at the Edge of Chaos

Funding is available for applicants interested in carrying out fundamental and applied research in the field of complex systems. The research will involve theoretical work as well a more...

Supervisor(s): Prokopenko , Mikhail (Professor)

Agent-based modelling, simulation and forecasting of epidemics

The research will involve theoretical work in information theory and network science, as well as computer agent-based simulations. It will aim to reveal fundamental theoretical conn more...

Supervisor(s): Prokopenko , Mikhail (Professor)

Guided Self-Organisation and Swarm Engineering

Funding is available for applicants interested in carrying out fundamental and applied research in the field of complex systems. The research will involve theoretical work as well a more...

Supervisor(s): Prokopenko , Mikhail (Professor)

Modelling cascades of failures in interdependent networks

The research will involve theoretical work in information theory and network science, as well as computer agent-based simulations. It will study fragility of modern civil infrastruc more...

Supervisor(s): Prokopenko , Mikhail (Professor)

Emergence of universal coding in evolutionary dynamics

The research will involve theoretical work in information theory as well as computer simulations. It will investigate complex systems approaches to one of the most fundamental probl more...

Supervisor(s): Prokopenko , Mikhail (Professor)

Computational intelligence, novelty generation and undecidability

The research will involve theoretical work in computational intelligence as well as computer simulations with cellular automata and other dynamical systems. It will aim to answer fu more...

Supervisor(s): Prokopenko , Mikhail (Professor)