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Short Course on Agent-Based Modelling for Social Research

Nov 03
2020

The ERC Bayesian Agent-based Population Studies project team, based at the University of Southampton and the University of Rostock, in collaboration with the ESRC Centre for Population Change and the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, are delighted to announce a call for applications for a short training course "Agent-based modelling for social research".

The main aims of the course are to familiarise the participants with the most recent advances in building, analysing and documenting agent-based models of social processes. The course is aimed at PhD level students and early career researchers with prior experience with coding and interest in computational modelling in social science.

Applications have now closed. For specific queries, please email abm2020 [at] soton.ac.uk.

Preliminary programme (the main live sessions will take place at 13:00-15:00 GMT)

  • Day 1 (Tue, 3 November) - Live sessions, with a welcome and an open keynote lecture
  • Day 2 (Wed, 4 November) - Live sessions, with pre-recorded background videos and reading
  • Day 9 (Wed, 11 November) - Live sessions, with pre-recorded background videos and reading
  • Day 16 (Wed, 18 November) - Live sessions, with pre-recorded background videos and reading
  • Day 23 (Wed, 25 November) - Live sessions, with stock-taking, summary and farewell
Event information
Date: 
03/11/2020 - 25/11/2020
Institution: 
ESRC Centre for Population Change and the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
Location: 
Online