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Robustness to extinction and plasticity derived from bipartite mutualist networks in ecology

July 7, 2020
Ecosystems are a paradigmatic example of a complex system: a large number of species, both animal and plant, which interact in a variety of ways. These interactions can be positive like mutualism, negative like predation or neutral like neutralism, and ...

IFISC People: Joseph Baron and Christos Charalambous

June 26, 2020
We are glad to introduce Joseph Baron and Christos Charalambous to the other IFISC members. Joseph Baron got his PhD from the University of Manchester in statistical physics of systems with disorder, intrinsic noise and non-Markovian dynamics under the supervision ...

Mobility seen from new data sources

June 9, 2020
On May 21, within the framework of the CSIC Interdisciplinary Thematic Platform (PTI) Mobility 2030, the IFISC researcher (UIB-CSIC) José Ramasco inaugurated the cycle "Mobility and covid-19" of the Ibercaja Foundation. In his talk, entitled "Mobility seen from new data ...

Survey on the impact of social distancing measures on the Covid-19 epidemic in Spain

May 19, 2020
In the coming months, measures will be taken to gradually de-confinance the population, which will gradually restore mobility in the territory and increase contacts between people. To better understand how the dynamics of the spread of Covid-19 disease will evolve ...

IFISC (UIB-CSIC) researcher will participate in a webminar on prevention and de-escalation in the context of COVID-19

May 18, 2020
As part of the dissemination activities within the Plataforma de Salud Global in the context of COVID-19, IFISC (UIB-CSIC) researcher José Ramasco will participate next Wednesday May 20th at 20:15 in a public webminar on prevention and de-escalation. The ...

IFISC (UIB-CSIC) becomes the first center in the Balearic Islands with a prestigious Starting Grant research contract from the European Research Council

May 6, 2020
With the recent incorporation of Dr. Massimiliano Zanin, IFISC (UIB-CSIC) has become the first center in the Balearic Islands to administrate one of the prestigious Starting Grant contracts awarded by the European Research Council (ERC). These grants have a budget ...

Article in honor of Robert May by IFISC researcher Tobias Galla

May 4, 2020
Robert May, the pioneering Australian physiscist and one of the fathers of chaos theory died at the age of 84 on 28th April 2020. He was influential in the modeling of infectious diseases, and he changed our understanding of ecosystems ...

IFISC researcher José Ramasco is part of the group advising the Government on Covid-19

April 30, 2020
IFISC researcher (UIB-CSIC), Dr. Jose Ramasco, is one of the 16 scientists who are part of the Multidisciplinary Working Group, created by the fourth vice-president and Minister for Ecological Transition, Teresa Ribera, and the Minister of Science and Innovation, Pedro ...

IFISC 2019 Annual Report available

April 28, 2020
As usual at the beginning of a new year, IFISC publishes its annual report. This document summarizes in detail all the activity carried out by IFISC researchers inside and outside the centre during the year 2019. In addition to a ...

New method based on geolocated data from Twitter detects refugee flows worldwide

April 22, 2020
A team led by researchers of IFISC (CSIC-UIB) has developed a new method to detect refugee flows worldwide. The work, based on geolocated data from the social network Twitter and carried out in collaboration with UNICEF, has allowed researchers to ...

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