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We use mathematical models and computer simulations to study how information flows through the world.

Our work on these questions leads us through evolutionary biology, animal behavior, philosophy of biology, network theory, epidemiology, and even into domains of the social sciences such as economics and bibliometrics.


September 13th, 2015 PhD student Ryan McGee has joined the group. Welcome to Seattle, Ryan!

September 5th, 2015. University of New South Wales mathematical biologist Mark Tanaka is here for a two week visit.

September 3rd, 2015. More on our work with Molly King, Shelley Correll, and Jennifer Jacquet, this time at Science magazine's careers blog.

August 25th, 2015. Inside Higher Education has as story on our collaborative work with Molly King, Shelley Correll and Jennifer Jacquet on gender and self-citation.

July 10, 2015 Carl Bergstrom spoke at the Microsoft Big Scholarly Data workshop in Redmond, WA. He argued that the scholarly community relies too heavily on Google Scholar, and made a case for community development of transparent academic search technolgoy. Slides via slideshare.

July 4, 2015. Incoming graduate student Ryan McGee has been awarded a two-year Data Science IGERT fellowship. Congratulations, Ryan!