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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 ...

Mobile data to study containment effectiveness on Covid19 dispersion. Data updated May 27

April 14, 2020
IFISC (UIB-CSIC) coordinates, together with the Centre for Advanced Studies in Blanes (CEAB-CSIC), a research project that uses computer and data science techniques to check how the containment measures that have been taken to stop the spread of Covid19 are ...

How confinement measures have affected mobility in the Balearic Islands

April 14, 2020
The Institute for Cross-Disciplinary Physics and Complex Systems (IFISC, UIB-CSIC), coordinated by researcher Dr. José Ramasco, has prepared a series of reports analyzing the changes in mobility in the Balearic Islands due to exceptional containment measures against the expansion of ...

European Training Network on Post Digital Computing open call

April 2, 2020
POST-DIGITAL, a European Training Network, announces 15 positions on Post-Digital Computing for Early-Stage Researchers with the option of being awarded a doctoral degree. The main focus of the network is a photonics approach to neuromorphic computing, i.e. an unconventional ...

Why it is difficult to control epidemic outbreaks in a world that moves so much

March 31, 2020
In the last 20 years our way of moving has changed radically, we are used to stepping on an airport several times a year, either for work or to go on holiday. According to IATA data, in less than 15 ...

The new IFISC computer cluster for Big Data analysis and intensive numerical simulations is now up and ready

March 26, 2020
The new cluster, Nuredduna2020, with 960 cores, 12TB of memory and 25GB/s low latency communications between servers is now fully configured and ready to run jobs. IFISC building is presently closed, but the final configuration of the cluster has ...

IFISC (UIB-CSIC) participates in the CSIC strategy to stop the Covid-19

March 23, 2020
The Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) has defined a strategy to promote scientific projects to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic. In addition to biotechnology and nanotechnology studies, studies are being promoted to find out about mobility patterns in the face of ...

IFISC People: Massimiliano Zanin

March 20, 2020
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Massimiliano Zanin joins IFISC as a postdoctoral researcher. Massimiliano Zanin graduated in Aeronautical Management at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, obtaining his PhD at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa in the application of ...

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