YCCSA is a community of researchers drawn from different departments developing novel mathematical, computational and analytical methods and tools for the analysis and modelling of complex systems.
Welcome to YCCSA. We are an open community of cross-disciplinary researchers, drawn from a diverse range of departments across the University at York. We are working together, developing and applying novel methods and tools to analyse, model, explore, and solve complex problems that cannot be tackled by one discipline alone.
Some 70 YCCSA staff and research students are co-located in purpose-built dedicated research space in the Ron Cooke Hub on the new Heslington East campus. Other YCCSA members reside in their home departments, and are very much part of the YCCSA community.
As well as carrying out cross-disciplinary research, we also reflect on the process itself, and develop new ways to help bring researchers together and bridge the gaps between disciplines. We each bring our own different and valuable perspectives to the challenges of researching complex systems.
Do browse our site to find out more about our people, our past and current research projects, and our engagement activities and events.
Come and take your sabbatical in YCCSA
Are you interested in cross-disciplinary work and want to work with cross-disciplinary scientists - then consider taking your sabbatical in YCCSA. Please contact the member of staff you would like to work with and they will sponsor your application.
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See Research page
Please note, the venue for these may change weekly
Friday, 27 September 2019
Professor Brian Castellani, Durham University
Title: Case-based methods, micro-simulation and agent-based modelling: bridging the divide to leverage their combined strengths
RCH/228 - The Lakehouse
Friday, 11 October 2019
Professor Jacco Thijssen, YCCSA/ The York Management School
Title: "Deep pockets" in a stochastic production game
Friday, 22 November, 2019
Dr V Anne Smith, University of St Andrews
Title: Genes, Brains, and Ecosystems: Bayesian Networks for Biological Discovery