Entries on ‘Iain Couzin’

24 Jul 2010

Swarming locusts impossible to predict: Iain Couzin in ScienceNews

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Journalist Alexandra Witze from ScienceNews published an article on the behavior of locust swarms. This article is based on several studies published by Iain and his collaborators (see our publication page), and precede a future article to appear in Physical Review E (Escudero et al., Physical Review E, in press). Iain along with coauthors Jérôme Buhl and Carlos […]

11 May 2010

Iain Couzin at the Secret Science Club

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UPDATE – ABC News feature about the Secret Science Club: http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/story?id=7025066&page=1
Iain will talk about his work and the work of the CouzinLab at the next Secret Science Club session. This event will hold at the Bell House in New York (149 7th Street Brooklyn, NY 11215), at 8pm on Tuesday May 18. Tickets are free. Hereafter is […]

11 May 2010

Iain Couzin will talk at PIMS-CSC Distinguished Speaker Series

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Iain will be the next speaker of the PIMS-CSC Distinguished Speaker Series that holds at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver. His talk, "Collective Motion and Decision-Making in Animal Groups", will start at 2.30pm on May 14 at IRMACS Theatre, ASB 10900 (reception from 2.00pm).
PIMS is the Pacific Institute for Mathematical Sciences. CSC is the Centre for Scientific […]

29 Apr 2010

Iain Couzin at Mathematical Biosciences Institute, The Ohio State University

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On April 28, Iain gave a public lecture sponsored by the Mathematical Biosciences Institute of The Ohio State University. The talk that held at the iMax Theatre of the Center of Science and Industry (Colombus) was entitled "The perfect swarm" (flyer available here). It was an overview of collective behaviors, at different scales of life, […]

11 Jan 2010

Iain’s interview at BigThink.com

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Are humans pack animals? Do cells act like crowds? Does Iain Couzin feel like part of the herd? Iain answers these questions, and more, in this interview (Taming the Herd Mentality) he gave to the website BigThink.com:

For your information, BigThink.com is a website that broadcasts interviews with experts in various fields, from hedge-fund managers to neuroscientists.