Join our team as a PhD student in 2023-2027! There is an incoming call within the NASP programme for two fully funded, 4 years scholarships for students who want to pursue computational social science projects. The scholarships are co-funded by CNR-IRPPS (Institute for Research on Population and Social Policies, CNR, Rome) and CNR-ISTC (Institute for [...]
Behave welcomes Marco Venturini, a new PhD student, who is working on a project that aims to examine the behavioural and structural properties of cryptocurrency markets by integrating social network analysis and agent-based modelling. More info on Marco here.
Call for applications open to the Behave Summer School on Agent-Based Modelling, Brescia, 11-22 September 2023!
We are happy to announce that the call for applications to the Behave Summer School on Agent-Based Modelling is now open! The school will take place at the University of Brescia, Italy,on 11-22 September 2023 in a hybrid setting with the usual format: one intro week + one advanced week. Info here. Join our Faculty [...]
Behave welcomes Margherita Criveller, a new PhD student, who is working on a historical project that aims to reconstruct the networks of Italian mercenaries in the 1400s, delving into the institutional aspects and social norms that governed the relationships between the Masters of the regional states and the mercenaries' familial companies. More info on Margherita here.
BEHAVE is glad to announce that the Social Simulation Conference 2022 will take place at the University of Milan on 12-16 September 2022! Organised by ESSA-European Social Simulation Association, the major event for any scholar using agent-based models and computer simulation to study social dynamics and processes since its first edition in 2003, SSC2022 will [...]
The Social Simulation Conference 2022 will take place at the University of Milan, Italy, from 12-16 September 2022. The conference will be hybrid with online remote participants and in-presence participants (with different fees). All sections will be streamlined. More info about the call for papers will be announced soon. Mark the date and stay tuned [...]
We are happy to welcome Raffaele Vacca in the Behave team! Before joining us, he was Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Florida (UF) in the USA. Most of his work is concerned with social networks, migration, and health in Europe and the USA. He is also interested in the [...]
The BehaveLab, the Computational Social Science Center (University of Bologna) and the Center for Computational Social Science and Human Dynamics (University of Trento) jointly organise the CSSC-BL-C2S2 Cyber Mondays, a teaser series of short talks and tutorials addressed to students/PhDs/postdocs of the three universities (Milan, Bologna and Trento). The events will be online, on Monday [...]
Elisa Bellotti (University of Manchester) will visit BEHAVE from 1 September 2021 to 31 January 2022!
We are very happy to announce that Dr. Elisa Bellotti (University of Manchester, UK) will visit BEHAVE from 1 September 2021 to 31 January 2022 for joint projects. Elisa will send part of her sabbatical year in our team to work on social networks, gender and science. Elisa is member of the Mitchell Centre for [...]
Online Workshop on «Social infrastructure and cognitive abilities in an ageing population», 1 June 2021
Online Workshop on «Social infrastructure and cognitive abilities in an ageing population» 1 June 2021 Programme 9.00 - 9.10 AM | Welcome (Flaminio Squazzoni, University of Milan, Behave Director & Marco Castellani, University of Brescia, Sociable PI) 9.10 - 9.30 AM | Social relationships and cognitive abilities in older adults. A meta-analysis (Matteo Piolatto, University [...]