In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and its widespread impact, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the July 2020 SSSI Summer Training Institute. While we considered a virtual option, we determined that the in-person aspect of this training is key to its value for instructors and students.

We are exploring the possibility of rescheduling for January 2021 and will update the website as new information is available.

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At this 5-day Summer Training Institute, participants get a hands-on introduction to systems science methods that enhance the social impact of health and social science research. Led by experienced systems science scholars, this in-depth training institute will focus on four major systems science methods: Agent-based Modeling, Group Model Building, Social Network Analysis, and System Dynamics. Participants will review the major concepts of their chosen track/method, learn analytic best practices, and apply the methods to real-world data.

The workshops are designed for faculty, advanced graduate students, recent graduates, and professionals from public health, social work, and social sciences.

Learn more about the 4 tracks.

Read about the 2019 training.

7.31.2019–Systems Science for Social Impact Summer Institute participants attend a reception at Missouri Botanical Garden.
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