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Towards a social networks model for understanding teaching and learning in the CPC

In this project, we are interested in understanding the role of social networks (both formal and informal) in learning. Theories in social learning suggest that students learn more more...

Supervisor(s): Chung, Kenneth (Dr)

Complex Networks and Performance

The project aims to develop a social network based model and operational constructs for exploring individual behaviour in relation to choice and personal health. more...

Supervisor(s): Zomaya, Albert Y. (Professor), Vadas, Mathew (Professor)

Teaching dumb agents to play smart games in economics

Economic game theory is one of the most powerful but  surprisingly simple tools we have to understand many of the key aspects of social interactions. This has included the evol more...

Supervisor(s): Harre, Michael (Dr)

Modelling the catastrophe of a crash in the financial markets

Crashes in the financial markets have a staggering impact on the social and economic health of a country but we still have very little understanding of their causes and how they spr more...

Supervisor(s): Harre, Michael (Dr)

Resilience and distributed systems for a healthy society

This project aims to develop an understanding of the link between the nature of distributed systems and the resilience that underpins healthy future societies. more...

Supervisor(s): Zomaya, Albert Y. (Professor), Vadas, Mathew (Professor)

Parallel Stochastic Optimization Algorithms

This project is investigating the application of unorthodox optimization techniques such fuzzy logic, genetic algorithms, neural networks, simulated annealing, ant colonies, Tabu se more...

Supervisor(s): Zomaya, Albert Y. (Professor), Vadas, Mathew (Professor)

The Perceptual Expertise of Skilled Game Players: What can they see that I can’t

With the ability to store millions of records of decisions people have made and the context in which they were made, we are left the interesting problem that we still do not know wh more...

Supervisor(s): Harre, Michael (Dr)

MicroRNAs as Regulators of Cellular Programs

This project involves modeling the role of transcription factors and miRNAs in the control of systems implicated in maintaining and regaining optimal health. more...

Supervisor(s): Zomaya, Albert Y. (Professor), Vadas, Mathew (Professor)

Biological metaphors and resilience

The project will seek inspiration from biological networks to optimize the resilience of public health systems. more...

Supervisor(s): Zomaya, Albert Y. (Professor), Vadas, Mathew (Professor)

Exploring the link between international trade and the global obesity epidemic

The project aims to investigate the link between global trade patterns in food commodities and the global obesity epidemic. more...

Supervisor(s): Lenzen, Manfred (Professor)