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BSc, PhD


Main Teaching subjects and module leadership:

Financial Mathematics
Financial Modelling
Modelling of Shape Space and Movement
Logic and Proof


I obtained my BSc as a mature student here at Glamorgan in 2002, and remained for my PhD, completed in 2006. I lecture here at the university and am a founding member of the Glamorgan Social Dynamics Group.


Lecturing, supervision, research.


Jeffs, R. A., Hayward, J. H., Roach, P. A. and Wyburn, J. (2016) Activist Model of Political Party Growth. Physica A: Statistical Mechanics and its Applications. 422, 359-372. doi:10.1016/j.physa.2015.09.002, available at

Wyburn, J. and Roach, P. A. (2013) A System Dynamics Model of the American Collectable Comic Book Market, International Journal of System Dynamics Applications (IJSDA). 2 (1), 37-58. DOI: 10.4018/ijsda.2013010103

Wyburn, J. and Roach, P. A. (2012) An Hedonic Analysis of American Collectable Comic-Book Prices, Journal of Cultural Economics. 36 (4), 309-326. DOI: 10.1007/s10824-012-9166-6

Wyburn, J. and Hayward, J. (2010) A Model of Language-Group Interaction and Evolution Including Language Acquisition Planning. Journal of Mathematical Sociology. 34, 1–33

Wyburn, J. and Hayward, H (2009) OR and Language Planning: Modelling the Interaction between Unilingual and Bilingual Populations. Journal of Operational Research. 60, 626–636.

Wyburn, J and Hayward, H (2008) The Future of Bilingualism: Application of the Baggs and Freedman Model. Journal of Mathematical Sociology. 32, 4, 267-284.


National Geographic Society
Sytem Dynamics Society
Sense for Deafblind People
The Aspinall Foundation


Social Dynamics using differential equations, system dynamics and cellular automata. My chosen topics are financial mathematics and market modelling, and the interaction and evolution of social groups as distinguished by cultural activities, especially language.

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