Workshop & PhD Grants: Using qualitative data to inform behavioral rules in modelling 24 April 2017

Monday the 25th of September 2017. Duration: 90 minutes, @ Social Simulation Conference 2017, Dublin, Ireland. ESSA SIG Using qualitative data to inform behavioural rules, PhD grants available to attend!

Lorentz Workshop on "Cross-Scale Resilience in Socio-Ecological Systems" 9 February 2017

1-4th May, Leiden, NL. There are still a couple of places free for this workshop, but you need to stay the full 4 days. Email me ( if interested ASAP.

Last call for Abstracts! (April 7th) for the workshop on computational models of ethnocentrism and diversity, 7/8 June Manchester 2 February 2017

The workshop on “Beyond Schelling and Axelrod: Computational Models of Ethnocentrism and Diversity”, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. June 7th – 8th, 2017. See

A special issue of Scientometrics on "Simulating the processes of science, technology, and innovation" 2 February 2017

The special issue edited by Katy Börner, Bruce Edmonds, Staša Milojević & Andrea Scharnhorst of Scientometrics on “Simulating the processes of science, technology, and innovation” is now out. It is in Volume 110, Issue 1, January 2017 at:

Call for Papers for Special Issue in Ecological Complexity on Agent-based Models for Resilience 1 December 2016

This is a call for paper contributions to a Special Issue in Ecological Complexity on the development and application of Agent-based and Individual-based Models for studying the resilience of Socioecological Systems (SESs), as well as methodologies to analyse the resilience properties of these models.

Some Results of the SCID project: Staging Abstraction of Complex Simulations 30 September 2016

Three papers that summarise the approach developed in the SCID project: staged abstraction from complex descriptive simulation (with relevance) to simpler models (with rigour).

Social Simulation 2017 will be at UCD, Dublin 23 September 2016

Slides from the workshop on the "Simulation of fisheries and coastal fisheries" 9 June 2016

This workshop happened on the 6/7th June 2016, Manchester Metropolitan University. The slides from most of the talks are now available.

CfP for a workshop on "Social simulation of fisheries and coastal management" 12 February 2016

A 2-day workshop on Social simulation of fisheries and coastal management held in Manchester, 6/7 June 2016.

Workshop on “Taking stock of peer review” and "Simulating the Social Processes of Science II" 11 February 2016

PEERE Meeting on “Taking stock of peer review” & 2nd Workshop on Simulating the Social Processes of Science (SSPOS II), 8th – 11th March 2016, Valencia, Spain.

2 ABM PhD scholarships at the Centre for Policy Modelling 5 February 2016

2 PhD Scholarships available now on Integrating Data Mining and Agent-based simulation and Modelling the Dynamics of Town Centre Change. Deadline 9am (GMT) on the 21 March 2016.

Free 2-Day Introduction to Agent-Based Modelling, 3&4 Nov, Manchester 30 September 2015

Special section of JASSS published on "Using Qualitative Evidence to Inform the Specification of Agent-Based Models"! 2 February 2015

Workshop on "Modelling Routines", Manchester 25th November 25 November 2014

CfP special issue of Scientometrics on: "Simulating the Social Processes of Science" 15 October 2014

New edited book: the Complexity of Social Norms 15 October 2014

New "Introduction to ABM" course 8 July 2014

Qualitative Evidence to inform Agent Rules: special issue and conference session 15 October 2013

Handbook: Simulating Social Complexity 22 August 2013

A handbook on Simulating Social Complexity
edited by Bruce Edmonds and Ruth Meyer
in memory of Herbert Simon

The CPM is a founding & MC member of KNOWeSCAPE 22 August 2013