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Policy Brief - Smart financial regulation: Responding to early warning signals

Research from the Tipping Points project highlights the importance of responding to early signs of a financial crisis.

(15 Jan 2015) » More about Policy Brief - Smart financial regulation: Responding to early warning signals


Rogue Banking: A History of Financial Fraud in Interwar Britain

A new book from the Tipping Points project by historian Dr Matthew Hollow.

(2 Dec 2014) » More about Rogue Banking: A History of Financial Fraud in Interwar Britain


How modelling social behaviour can help prevent poor health choices

New research post on the Tipping Points blog.

(24 Nov 2014) » More about How modelling social behaviour can help prevent poor health choices


Photos from Tipping Points art exhibition

Photos from Edgar Ameti's Tipping Points exhibition are now online.

(24 Oct 2014) » More about Photos from Tipping Points art exhibition


Tipping Points: Modelling Social Problems and Health

A new book from the Tipping Points project on modelling contemporary health and social problems.

(14 Oct 2014) » More about Tipping Points: Modelling Social Problems and Health


A tipping point in 300 years of banking?

New article published in Natural Computing on modelling the British banking sector from 1559 to 2012.

(7 Oct 2014) » More about A tipping point in 300 years of banking?


Social tipping points and Earth systems dynamics

A Perspective Article on Early Warning Signals published in Frontiers in Environmental Science from the Tipping Points team is available to read online.

(12 Sep 2014) » More about Social tipping points and Earth systems dynamics


An enlightened approach to corporate governance

Legal researcher Dr Vincenzo Bavoso finds that a new form of corporate governance is needed to restore societal imbalances worsened by the global financial crisis. 

(22 Jul 2014) » More about An enlightened approach to corporate governance


Motives behind internal fraud in the British financial sector

What motivates employees in the British financial sector to commit fraud?

(25 Jun 2014) » More about Motives behind internal fraud in the British financial sector


Short-term cultural memory and affinity pave the way for innovation

Recent research from the Tipping Points project led by Professor Alex Bentley, Dr Camila Caiado and Dr Paul Ormerod reveals the importance of cultural memory to the spread of innovation.

(25 Apr 2014) » More about Short-term cultural memory and affinity pave the way for innovation


Tipping Points Annual Report 2013-14

Announcing the fourth annual report from the Tipping Points project.

(16 Apr 2014) » More about Tipping Points Annual Report 2013-14


Spread of smoking behaviour in populations through multiple peer influence

Modelling smoking in populations reveals how small changes can lead to sudden shifts in behaviour.

(6 Mar 2014) » More about Spread of smoking behaviour in populations through multiple peer influence


Manufacturing management celebrity

New insights into the communication skills of management gurus.

(21 Feb 2014) » More about Manufacturing management celebrity


Tipping Points Annual Report 2012-2013

The latest annual report from the Tipping Points project is now available.

(18 Oct 2013) » More about Tipping Points Annual Report 2012-2013


Tipping Points Workshop : Critical Transitions

A two-day interdisciplinary workshop to launch the final work package of the Tipping Points project on September 27-28 at the Palatine Centre.

(20 Aug 2013) » More about Tipping Points Workshop : Critical Transitions


Tipping Points Events at British Science Festival 2013 in Newcastle

The Tipping Points team will be at the British Science Festival in Newcastle.

(26 Jun 2013) » More about Tipping Points Events at British Science Festival 2013 in Newcastle


Instability: A Barrier to Fusion Energy?

New research led by Tipping Points scientist Dr John Bissell sheds light on the complexities of generating fusion power.

(17 Jun 2013) » More about Instability: A Barrier to Fusion Energy?