Self-Organization, Emergence and Nonlinearity in Physical, Natural and Social Systems


Room UC102, Aras Ui Chathail, NUI Galway 10:00 :: 21st October 2011

The aim of this workshop is to exchange ideas from more than a decade of research in
physical, natural and social systems from the point of view of Complexity Science. In particular
the workshop will explore interdisciplinary synergies between scientists in diverse fields such
as cell biology, statistical physics, sociology, urban geography, IT, economics and finance from
the point of view of networks and their emerging properties.

Frank Conaty, NUI Galway, Ireland
Maciej Dobrzynski, University College Dublin, Ireland
Jim Duggan, NUI Galway, Ireland
Kitty Moloney, NUI Galway, Ireland
Peter Richmond, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Eric Smith, Santa Fe Institute, USA
Sorin Solomon, Hebrew University, Israel
Laurentiu Vasiliu, NUI Galway, Ireland
James Gleeson, University of Limerick, Ireland
Natasa Golo, Hebrew University, Israel
Conor Hayes, NUI Galway, Ireland
Renaud Lambiotte, University of Namur, Belgium
Sheref Mansy, University of Trento, Italy
JB McCarthy, University College Cork, Ireland
Sergey Melnik, University of Oxford, UK
Diane Payne, University College, Dublin, Ireland
Ashley Piggins, NUI Galway, Ireland
Maxi San Miguel, University of the Balearic Islands, Spain
Mathew Senga, University College, Dublin, Ireland

Local organizers: Petri Piiroinen (, Srinivas Raghavendra (


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