Applying complexity science to real-world problems

What is WICI?

The Waterloo Institute for Complexity & Innovation (WICI) is a research hub that promotes the rigorous transdisciplinary study of innovation within — and the resilient and beneficial transformation of — the complex adaptive systems essential to human well-being.

  1. Dec. 10, 2018WICI is seeking a new part-time Administrative Coordinator!apply now photo

    The Waterloo Institute for Complexity and Innovation (WICI) is currently seeking a part-time Administrative Coordinator.

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  1. Jan. 29, 2019WICI Workshop: Demystifying language and breaking down barriers in complexity science and methodsComplex lightbulb photo

    Sharon Kirkpatrick 

  2. Feb. 12, 2019WICI Graduate Fellowship Awardees: Research SymposiumWICI Grad Symposium

    Please join the WICI Community in listening to and celebrating our three WICI Graduate Fellowship recipients.

    Amanda Raffoul: Are we (unintentionally) doing more harm than good? Systems Approaches to the Prevention of Eating-and-Weight-Related Disorders

  3. Mar. 26, 2019WICI Talk: Dr. Noelle Eckley Selin : Systems Approaches to Sustainability: Climate, Air Pollution, and Toxic SubstancesNoelle Eckley Selin' photo

    Managing air pollution, toxic substances, and climate change is a complex, linked sustainability challenge. To better inform efforts to address these issues, we need to understand how policies to address emissions translate into societal benefits.

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