Young Complexity Researchers Utrecht (YCRU)

The Young Complexity Researchers Utrecht (YCRU) is a group of enthusiastic young researchers that is involved in many of the activities of the Centre for Complex Systems Studies. The members represent a wide range of disciplines and aims to bring together postdocs, PhD candidates and Master’s students regarding complex systems science. The group organizes workshops on varies topics, such as receiving feedback on your research and getting acquainted with different academic fields. The YCRU is also involved in the Summer School and other educational activities.

YCRU members:

  • Jerry Chen (chair 2023), Theoretical Biology
    Faculty of Science & Faculty of Geosciences
  • Ana Macanovic (vice chair 2023), Sociology
    Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences
  • Robert McDonald, International Economics
    Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance & Faculty of Science
  • Niek Mooij, Mathematical Modeling
    Faculty of Science & Faculty of Geosciences
  • Tabea Sonnenschein,  Urban Geography
    Faculty of Geosciences & Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
  • Silja Zimmermann, Environmental Sciences
    Faculty of Geosciences & Faculty of Science
One of the YCRU meetings at the CCSS living room