The Complexity Science for the Real World network brings together 4 projects at 5 Universities in 4 UK locations.  It is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council's Complexity Science for the Real World programme, helping Science, Social Science and Engineering to tackle global challenges.

CLC - University of Southampton

Care Life Cycle explores the supply and demand effects of responding to the changing health and social care needs facing an ageing population.  The long term view is supporting social policy.


ENFOLDing - University College London

Explaining, Modelling and Forecasting Global Dynamics, links existing data collections to global intelligence systems and geographical mapping, using spatial interaction modeling.

ERIE - University of Surrey

Evolution and Resilience of Industrial Ecosystems is modelling two real world case studies, the 'South Humber Region' and 'Global Food Supply Chains' to help develop policy to reduce food shortages and waste.  

SCID - University of Manchester

The Social Complexity of Immigration and Diversity project is developing new families of complexity models to aid understanding of communities and effects of immigration, inequalities, social cohesion and trust.  



POLICY CONFERENCE bar entrance with easil and box

'Models for Real World Policy' conference was held on 25th April 2014 at the Royal Society London where all four projects presented new tools for policy.                     



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