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Complexity does Retreat

This yeat students and staff of the Centre for Complexity went to Ravenstor in beautiful Peak District for the annual retreat.

Thu 18 May 2017, 19:10 | Tags: Annual Retreat

Congratulations to Sami Al-Izzi on his success at BAMC!

Congratulations to Sami Al-Izzi for winning the runner-up prize for his poster on osmotic instabilities and organelle biogenesis, which he presented at the British Applied Mathematics Colloquium hosted by the University of Surrey.

Thu 18 May 2017, 17:52 | Tags: EPSRC, award

Winter Graduation 2017


Congratulations to our second MathSys cohort who graduated from their Masters programme on 20th January. Dario Papavassiliou and Leigh Robinson were awarded their PhDs, and the last cohort of Erasmus Mundus Masters in Complex Systems Science students were awarded their degrees from both Warwick and our partner institutions: Ecole Polytechnique, Paris and Gothenburg and Chalmers Universities in Gothenburg. Many students came over from various parts of the world: Italy, France, Germany, Sweden, Kazakhstan and Rwanda, to be at the ceremony. In addition to the official University proceeding, there was also a congratulatory lunch celebration in the Centre where family and friends joined the students in celebrating their success.

Mon 06 February 2017, 11:10 | Tags: EPSRC, EM MSc

MathSys student's success at Hackathon

Our alumnus, Peter De Ford, just returned from CERN, where he participated in a three-day humanitarian hackathon called The Port (14-16 October).

Thu 03 November 2016, 11:24

Complexity at CCS 2016

Entering its thirteenth year, the annually held Conference on Complex Systems (CCS) returned to Europe this year with Amsterdam being the host venue. The 2016 edition of this international conference was attended by over 750 delegates, including a contingent of student and staff members from the Centre, to discuss the latest developments in complex systems and interdisciplinary science.

Tue 01 November 2016, 18:16

Complexity Summer Graduation


Graduating PhD students travelled back to Warwick from Hong Kong, the USA and the local area to participate in their graduation ceremony last week. We congratulate Dr Tom Machon, Dr Ben Collyer, Dr Adam Miller and Dr Yu-Xi Chau on their achievement. All four have started work either as postdocs or in the commercial sector (for full details see here) and we wish them well. Yuping (Iris) Ren graduated from the Erasmus Mundus Masters in Complex Systems Science and is now a PhD student working on music informatics and modelling at the University of Rochester, NY where she has won several awards and funding.

Wed 27 July 2016, 12:27

Congratulations to Tom Machon and Davide Michieletto for winning the Faculty of Science PhD Thesis Prizes!

Congratulations to Tom Machon (supervisor Dr Gareth Alexander) and Davide Michieletto (supervisor Professor Matthew Turner) who have been awarded the Faculty of Science PhD Thesis Prizes for their research on Aspects of Geometry and Topology in Liquid Crystalline Phases, and Topological Interactions in Ring Polymers, respectively. Tom is now a postdoc with Randy Kamien at UPenn, and Davide is a postdoc with Davide Marenduzzo at the University of Edinburgh. The Centre wishes them all the best in their careers!

Sun 19 June 2016, 17:27 | Tags: award

The Dynamics of Complex Systems: A meeting in honour of the 60th birthday of Robert MacKay FRS

Last month leading researchers from around the world came to Warwick for a three-day meeting in honour and celebration of the 60th birthday of the Centre for Complexity Science’s Director, Prof Robert MacKay FRS.

Wed 08 June 2016, 17:56 | Tags: staff

European Study Groups with Industry 2016

This year's workshop took place in Durham and we again had a large team participating.

Fri 06 May 2016, 14:39

First MathSys Masters graduates and Complexity Graduation


Congratulations to our first MathSys cohort who graduated from their Masters programme. Standards were high: eleven received distinctions and three were awarded a merit. Daniel Sprague and Davide Michieletto were awarded their PhDs and the 2013-15 Erasmus Mundus Masters in Complex Systems Science students were awarded their degrees from both Warwick and our partner institutions: Ecole Polytechnique, Paris and Gothenburg and Chalmers Universities in Gothenburg. Several students came over from Europe and one student even flew from South Africa to be at the ceremony and lunch celebration in the Centre. Many family and friends joined the students in celebrating their success.

Wed 27 January 2016, 11:04 | Tags: EPSRC, EM MSc

Summer Graduation 2015

Congratulations to all our new PhD graduates: Marcus Ong, Michael Irvine, Jonathan Mascie-Taylor, Anthony Woolcock, Matthew Graham and Rebecca Cotton-Barratt. The Centre organised reception drinks to celebrate all the graduates and wish them luck in their future careers!

Fri 11 September 2015, 11:30

Graduation Celebrations!

Congratulations to all 22 of our graduating Complexity students: PhD and MSc in Complexity and Erasmus Mundus Masters in Complex Systems Science.

Fri 30 January 2015, 16:32

Complexity Students have Big Hopes for Big Information

Entrepreneurial group of Complexity Science DTC students have established a new data analysis and research consultancy - Spectra Analytics

Fri 24 October 2014, 12:36

MSc Exam Board Celebration

Congratulations to our MSc in Complexity Science students!

Fri 24 October 2014, 11:47

Summer Graduation 18 July 2014

Congratulations to our latest PhD graduates, Sergio Morales Enciso and Nicolai Peremezhney

Mon 11 August 2014, 12:43

Winter 2014 Graduations for Complexity Science

Centre for Complexity Science graduating PhD,MSc and Erasmus Mundus Students

Tue 28 January 2014, 11:07 | Tags: EM MSc, staff

Complexity Science Lectures Published

The Centre for Complexity Science is delighted to announce that a range of MSc Masters Course lecture notes are now available as a published book from Cambridge University Press. The book has been developed by Professor Robin Ball, Professor Robert MacKay and Professor Vassili Kolokolstov. For more information, please visit

Mon 25 November 2013, 12:24

Funding For New Mathsys CDT Won!

We are pleased to announce that the recent bid for funding for a new Centre for Docotral Training in Mathematics of Real-World Systems has been successful. The Centre will be funded by the EPSRC, BBSRC, and will also be able to boast strong connections and in some cases additional funding from external collaborators. The first students to join the Centre will start on its 1+3 MSc+PhD Programme in September 2014. For more inofrmation please visit;

Fri 22 November 2013, 09:14 | Tags: EPSRC, award

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