A new paper from the KLI working group brings together social-ecological systems research and evolutionary theory with the aim of building a more integrated and effective science for sustainability.
A new article co-authored by Guido Caniglia combines niche construction theory with social-ecological systems science to better understand the relationships between sociocultural and environmental co-evolutionary processes that have led to the current planetary crisis.
Students of the Middle European interdisciplinary master’s programme in Cognitive Science (MEi:CogSci) at the University of Vienna visited the KLI.
Several KLI fellows have come together in summer 2023 to work on an interdisciplinary project on climate adaption strategies funded by the Social Science & Humanities for Climate, Energy and Transport Research Excellence (SSH Centre).
Recently, the KLI hosted the 40th Altenberg Workshop in Theoretical Biology entitled "Directionality in Genomics and Macroevolution", organised by Laura Nuno de la Rosa, Craig Lowe, Adi Livnat and Beckett Sterner.
Schoenmakers’ project “The Origins of Evolution” examines the application of evolutionary theory to the origin and early development of life.
The 2023-24 fall-winter KLI colloquium series will resume in October with a great line-up of speakers.
The KLI fellows and team travelled to lots of conferences this summer, sharing insights from their research and discussing promising new endeavours with the international community.
The Vienna Science Studies Lab reading group continues and the lab will be expanded, hosting meetings on works in progress to enable constructive feedback.
The new addition to the Vienna Series in Theoretical Biology from the MIT Press is a coherent and comprehensive theory of life that synthesizes the specific properties of living organisms.
The editors summarize issue 18(3)—which includes a debate on the evolution of consciousness and a new look at the role of abiotic stressors on immune systems—out this month, with free reading links for articles.
Enrico Petracca’s project “Embodied Rationality: Normative and Evolutionary Foundations” introduces a novel naturalistic perspective on rationality, called "embodied rationality".
Stadtmauer’s project “The Developmental Evolutionary Basis of Tissue Type” aims to develop a theory for the developmental-evolutionary concept of "tissue type".
The new addition to the Vienna Series in Theoretical Biology from the MIT Press is a unique exploration of teleonomy- "evolved purposiveness"- as a major influence in evolution.
In "Revisiting Leonardo on Muscles: Intimations of Mathematical Biology and Biomechanics," Michael Kemp explores da Vinci's remarkable anatomical drawings.
A new book chapter co-authored by Guido Caniglia argues for systems thinking, complexity literacy and transdisciplinary methodology for sustainability education.
The latest addition to the Vienna Series in Theoretical Biology from the MIT Press.
The Vienna Science Studies Lab recently held its third meeting at the KLI, discussing Max Liboiron's "Pollution is Colonialism".