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RISD’s Center for Complexity uses the studio process of inquiry, iteration and innovation to envision novel solutions to the nationwide problem.

January 8 2021

RISD’s Center for Complexity launches Horizon 2045, a 25-year project aimed at eliminating the threat of nuclear war.

November 12 2020

The mainstay RI team presents at the 2020 Symposium on Substance Use Research.

September 9 2020

The Center for Complexity led a six-day strategic design studio undertaken for the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) and Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH). The studio – alongside practitioners working in the field – explored what a “Center for Arts and Health” should be for communities in Rhode Island and beyond. 

July 8 2020

Researchers at RISD's Center for Complexity share insights from a symposium focused on the far-reaching impacts of COVID-19.

Mainstay proposal wins first place at the Hackthon