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Towards Smart Model-based Governance by Systems Thinking – Call for Papers

The aim of this Special Issue (SI) is to connect the two main topics towards which Kybernetes is currently steering its focus, Systems Thinking and Cybernetics, exploring their potential impacts in addressing and analysing complex issues in Social, Environmental and … Continue reading

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2017 Annual Conference News and Booking

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 be the 19th annual conference. THEME : 60 Years On, Still Looking Forward Seriously Modelling … Continue reading

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Report on “Developing Mathematical Models in Healthcare: Special Workshop on System Dynamics”

On Wednesday 27th January 2016 a special seminar on System Dynamics applied to healthcare was held at the School of Mathematics, Cardiff University. This was part of their regular Developing Mathematical Models in Healthcare seminar series. The event brought together … Continue reading

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2015 Conference booking and early bird discounts

Booking for the 2015 Annual Conference is now open.  The conference is to be held at the London School of Economics on the 26th and 27th March and the theme will be “Public Policy for Innovation and Finance”.  For details … Continue reading

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2015 UK Chapter Annual Conference

Annual Conference 2015 VENUE:  London School of Economics (Room 1.04, New Academic Building) DATE: 12:30 Thursday 26th  March  – 16:00 Friday 27th March Thursday 26th March 2015 Ian Mitchell (UK Gov: BIS) – “Systems mapping for international benchmarking of the … Continue reading

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Runaway youth system dynamics: A theoretical framework for analyzing runaway and homeless youth policy

In this article, by Karen M. Staller (School of Social Work, University of Michigan), the author develops a dynamic model, applying it to runaway and homeless youth behaviour and shelter usage. Together, the model and supporting evidence imply that simple linear … Continue reading

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