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



The Surprising Speed with Which We Become Polarized Online

Kellogg Insight: Research by Brian Uzzi and a team of researchers at IMT School for Advanced Studies Lucca examines how users isolate themselves in social media echo chambers.

School Shootings Rise and Fall with the Unemployment Rate

Kellogg Insight: Research by Adam Pah and Luis Amaral set out to quantify gun violence at U.S. schools and made a surprising discovery.


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