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And (one of) the 2017 James S. McDonnell Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships goes to ...

Jean-Gabriel Young (OGY). He is one of 10 recipients of this year 2017 JSMF Fellowships for Studying Dynamic and Multi-Scale Systems (previously, Studying Complex Systems).  The post-doctoral award comes with a small (!)...[more]

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The Shape of Randomness

The recently published contribution from the Network section, "Construction of and efficient sampling from the simplicial configuration model", received some attention from the press. A popularization article entitled...[more]

Category: Publications


Network Science and the Mediterranean Sea

Edward Laurence attended the 4th Mediterranean School of Complex Networks (MSCX), September 3-8 in Salina, Sicily. It is the first presence of a Dynamica member to this summer school, where E. Laurence presented his work on...[more]

Category: Conferences


International Conference on Laser Ablation (COLA) 2017

Jean-Luc Déziel attended the International Conference on Laser Ablation (COLA) 2017, September 3-8 in Marseille. He presented a poster entitled "Femtosecond Self-Reconfiguration of Periodic Plasma Patterns in...[more]

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Welcome aboard!

This fall, the complex network section expanded with the arrival of two new master students : Vincent Thibeault and Xavier Roy-Pomerleau. Both succeeded the traditional 100 km bicycle ride challenge, despite the injuries! They...[more]

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Paper published in Sci. Rep.

The latest contribution of the Network section is available in the August issue of Scientific Reports. The paper entitled "Strategic tradeoffs in competitor dynamics on adaptive networks" studies competition dynamics...[more]

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NetSci 2017 (bis)

Further details on the NetSci 2017 conference that was held in Indianapolis at the end of June.[more]

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Photonics North 2017

Jean-Luc Déziel from the photonics division attended to Photonics North 2017, June 6-8 in Ottawa. He has given a talk entitled "Femtosecond Self-Reconfiguration of Laser-Induced Plasma Patterns in...[more]

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Paper published in Phys. Rev. E

The latest contribution of the Networks section is available in the June issue of Physical Review E. In the paper, entitled "Finite size analysis of the detectability limit of the stochastic block model",  we...[more]

Category: Publications


Sentinel North: presentation of thematic project “Complex systems: structure, function, and interrelationships in the North”

The 15th of June 2017, Pr. Louis J. Dubé has presented the thematic project 1 to the Sentinel North's community, followed by the detailed description of the 5 subprojects by each investigator in charge.  Due to the...[more]

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Three members awarded PhD Scholarships

Jean-Luc Déziel, Edward Laurence and Guillaume St-Onge have received Scholarships awarded by the Fond de Recherche--Nature et Technologie to pursue their PhD. These scholarships are awarded based on the research track record of...[more]

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Three important talks

This year, Dynamica held 3 (!) end of winter semester Colloquia. On April 24th, Guillaume St-Onge presented his plan for his master thesis, in a talk entitled "Dynamique de propagation sur réseaux aléatoires"...[more]

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Member receives the Byron-T. Darling Award

Edward Laurence has received the Byron-T. Darling award for his work on Connectomics and Complex Network. The award is bestowed each year to graduate students of the Université Laval Physics Department who pursue exceptional and...[more]

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Sentinel North takes flight

On the first allocation wave of the Canada First Research Excellence Fund, University Laval was among the  funding recipients (98 M$ over 7 years)  for a transdisciplinary project called Sentinel North. Letters of...[more]

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Netsci 2017

3 talks and 2 posters[more]

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New year, new papers

The latest contributions of the Networks division (n=2) are now available on The first paper, entitled "Finite size analysis of the detectability limit of the stochastic block model", focuses on the...[more]

Category: Publications


A new Master of Sciences

It is always a pleasure to acknowledge the undeniable success of one of the members of Dynamica. Edward Laurence has completed the requirements for his M.Sc. degree. His master thesis with the  flamboyant title of “Study of...[more]

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Pr. L.J. Dubé to speak at Western University

Pr. L.J. Dubé will give a talk, entitled "A Network Approach to Complex Systems---complexity made simple, ... but not simpler" at the Physics and Astronomy department of Western University, on Thursday, the 6th of...[more]

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New paper in Phys. Rev. E

Social networks encode the interactions of the elements of a social system; one thinks, for instance, of Facebook, where individuals interact through friendship relations. A striking feature of most social networks is their...[more]

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Member receives highest distinction

Guillaume St-Onges has received the Governor General's Academic Medal for his track record. The medal is awarded to student who achieve unusually high GPAs in the course of their B.Sc. This does not preclude Guillaume from...[more]

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