The Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems serves as a hub and facilitator for pathbreaking and relevant research in complexity science transcending the boundaries of established disciplines.



Network effects on organizational decision-making: Blended social mechanisms and IPO withdrawal

New Publication: In a paper published in the Social Networks journal, NICO external faculty Helena Buhr and colleagues develop a new approach to the study of network effects in organizations and markets.

Michael Mauskapf puts hit song science to the test

Media Hit: NICO scholar Michael Mauskapf and Noah Askin from INSEAD are featured in the Daily Mail for their research into Song Conventionality.



Robotic Sensor Swarms

Transportation Networks

Social and Information Networks

The Science of Teams

Weight Loss in the Internet Age

Computational Neuroscience

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