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The mission of the Stanford Complexity Group (SCG) is to serve as an interdisciplinary forum for discussion of the findings, tools, and philosophical and cultural implications associated with the study of complex systems. Unlike similar organizations, the purview of this group will not be limited to the sciences (or cultures of knowledge striving to be science-like) but will traverse the bridges of complex systems thought to all fields touched by the systems view… <Read More>

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You can find a list of past speakers as well as abstracts and videos on our events page.
We have weekly meetings to plan our activities, outreach, and classes.


Please see our “Classes” page for information regarding past offerings.

If you are teaching a complexity-related course and would like us to help spread the word, please send us an email at stanfordcomplexity (at) 

About the SCG

The Stanford Complexity Group is a graduate student led initiative supported by the Office of the Provost and the Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education. This initiative represents a unique opportunity to unite fragmented disciplines across the sciences and humanities, and thus to contribute to a more balanced perspective on complex real world problems. If you would like to find out more about our group please send an email to stanfordcomplexity (at)

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