Research

Combining new and traditional methods from a variety of disciplines, our research applies mathematical methodologies to the study of complex biological, engineering and social systems.

BCCS research in the news

Bats obey ‘traffic rules’ when trawling for food 
March 2015

Is glass a true solid? 
January 2015

Ants show left bias when exploring new spaces 
December 2014

New research links individual animal behaviour with social spacing 
September 2013

How a fish 'broke' a law of physics 
October 2012

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Complexity science beyond the University

Our collaborative and interdisciplinary research also inspires our outreach and public engagement activities.