Established in 2008 with an award from the National Science Foundation, the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis brings together researchers from around the world to collaborate across disciplinary boundaries to find creative solutions to today's complex biological problems. The NIMBioS process and its results have united the forces of diverse academic communities, transforming the landscape of scientific research and education. Read more »
This truly was one of the best interdisciplinary workshops on sustainability that I have been to.
Eli Fenichel, Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, on the DySoC/NIMBioS Investigative Workshop Extending the Theory of Sustainability
The Earth has humans, so why don't our climate models? Climate models lack dynamic representation of human behavior and social systems despite strong feedbacks between social processes and climate. A recent article published in Climate Change explores the importance of linking social factors with climate processes and identifies priorities for developing coupled social-climate models.
Latest news at NIMBioS
Seminars, workshop activity, interviews