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 [...]
Online workshop on “SOCIABLE: Social infrastructure and cognitive abilities in an ageing population”, 1 June 2021
Behave hosts an online workshop on "SOCIABLE: Social infrastructure and cognitive abilities in an ageing population", 1 June 2021. The participation is free upon registration. The programme and instructions are here.
The BEHAVE Summer School on Agent-Based Modelling will take place online on 30 August-12 September 2021!
THe BEHAVE Summer School on Agent-Based Modelling will take place online on 30 August-12 September 2021! It will include an introductory week, addressed to beginning of agent-based modelling, and an advanced week for participants already familiar with agent-based modelling who wish to lean how to design, run, test, calibrate and validate agent-based models! Participants could [...]
Wojtek Przepiorka talks about “How norms emerge from conventions (and change)” at a NASP International and Interdisciplinary Seminar, on 9 April 2021, 2.30-4.30PM
Wojtek Przepiorka (Utrecht University, Department of Sociology/ICS) presents a paper entitled "How norms emerge from conventions (and change)" at a NASP International and Interdisciplinary Seminar, on 9 April 2021, 2.30-4.30PM. The seminar will be held online on Zoom. If you are interested to join the seminar, please contact us here to have the link. Abstract. [...]
BEHAVE is involved in organising a session on "The Lab in the Model, the Model in the Lab" at the Social Simulation Fest 2021, which will take place on Tuesday 16 March 2021 at 1:30-4:45 PM (CET). Below you find the programme. For any info, including the registration (free), please visit the event website here. [...]
The results of a BEHAVE online experiment during the first wave of COVID in Italy published in Royal Society Open Science!
Flaminio Squazzoni and Federico Bianchi from BEHAVE have co-authored a study entitled "Dangerous liaisons: an online experiment on the role of scientific experts and politicians in ensuring public support for anti-COVID measures" which has been recently published in the Royal Society Open Science. The study presents an online experiment run during the first wave of [...]