Remember your earliest friends from preschool? Researchers from the University of Miami want to know how those friendships formed, and they plan to do just that through a $200,000+ grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF Award Abstract #1052736 https://nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1052736), and a nifty device that will track the movements of children at two UM centers in real time for four years. Read more “Researchers Go High-Tech to Explore the Social World of Children”
Dr. Neil F. Johnson heads a new interdisciplinary research group in Complexity in the Department of Physics at the University of Miami. The research focuses on collective behavior and emergent properties in a wide range of real-world Complex Systems: from the physical, biological, medical domains through to social and even financial domains.