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A Model Simulator: Lives of Jay W Forrester

David Lane’s excellent presentation “A Model Simulator: Lives of Jay W Forrester” from the 2017 Operational Research Conference is now available to watch on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QY8T3bjYo90 

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PhD studentship opportunity in Modelling policies for vulnerable young people

Do you want to carry out research that will help ensure vulnerable children get the right support? Are you passionate about social work? Exciting funded PhD opportunity in modelling policies for vulnerable children available at the University of Surrey in … Continue reading

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New self-taught, online course “Learn Dynamic Business Modeling”

Strategy Dynamics have announced the new self-taught, online course “Learn Dynamic Business Modeling”: http://sdl.re/courses. The course comes in two parts with 17+ hours of instruction, follow-me demos and many models to keep, covering a wide range of business types and … Continue reading

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THE ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES OF BREXIT

THE ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES OF BREXIT: A CHALLENGE FOR THE SYSTEM DYNAMICS COMMUNITY The advent of Brexit will cause a shock to the economy which many commentators believe will be the most profound for a generation, possibly even since the Second … Continue reading

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Survey on Attitudes Towards Reproducibility and Open Science in Simulation Publishing

There is a survey being carried out to capture attitudes of our Modelling & Simulation (M&S) community towards both Reproducibility and Open Science in simulation publishing. There are major concerns that the results in many published peer-reviewed articles cannot be … Continue reading

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Simulation Workshop SW18

The Operational Research Society is running a Simulation Workshop (SW18) on 19th to 21st March 2018 at the Ettington Chase Hotel, near Stratford. More information on the event at www.theorsociety.com/SW18 It is still possible to submit posters for the event,  which offers … Continue reading

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SD in healthcare at SCiO Open Meeting – Manchester – 16/10/17

Society member Peter Lacey will be presenting on ‘System Dynamics in Healthcare’ at the SCiO Open Meeting being held at Manchester Business School on October 16. Peter will provide insights from the use of System Dynamics modelling over a 20 … Continue reading

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Simulation Stream at OR59

The Operational Research Society’s annual conference, OR59, is being held at Loughborough University between 12 and 14th September 2017. The Simulation Stream welcomes submissions from all areas of simulation methodology and practice, including System Dynamics. The stream will cover topics such as: Conceptual … Continue reading

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2017 UK Chapter Conference Early Bird Reminder

Please note that special early bird rates for this year’s conference end on February 28th! Each year the chapter organises the Annual Conference, a series of presentations from eminent practitioners and the opportunity to meet and discuss issues.  2017 will … Continue reading

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Ventana Systems UK Vensim Workshops

Ventana Systems UK are holding a series of workshops in the use of the Vensim System Dynamics software.  These will be held from June 5th to 7th in Salisbury.  Further details here.

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