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2021-11-26

Levels of Organization in the Biological Sciences: an interview with the editors

A book that investigates key issues on levels of organization, including new thinking on downward causation, dynamical autonomy, and compositionality in complex biological systems.

2021-11-22

Historian of economic thought Antoine Missemer visits the KLI

In October, we welcomed the visiting fellow Antoine Missemer at the KLI. Antoine is a historian of economic thought based at the International Center for Research on Environment and Development (CIRED/CNRS) in Paris.

2021-11-19

Global Epistemologies and Philosophies of Science

Meet the Editors & Authors, 1 December 2021, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.

2021-11-11

Surviving the Anthropocene; A Darwinian Guide

Daniel R. BROOKS (University of Toronto), 18 November 2021, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.

2021-11-03

Two Dogmas of Molecular Biology: What Is the Explanatory Role of the Sequence – Structure-Function Relationship?

Gregor GRESLEHNER (University of Vienna), 11 November 2021, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.

2021-11-01

Evolutionary anthropologist Nicole Torres Tamayo visits the KLI

Her KLI Visiting Fellowship facilitated a collaborative project with resident KLI Fellow and evolutionary anthropologist Nicole Grunstra on the adaptive covariation between pelvic and thoracic morphology in humans.

2021-10-20

Do Economic Words Harm Sustainability? Some Lessons from Conceptual History

Antoine MISSEMER (CNRS, Paris ), 28 October 2021, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.

2021-10-08

Why citizen science is integral to infectious disease prevention

KLI fellow Orsolya Bajer-Molnár integrates citizen science into a research program that allows us to Document, Assess, Monitor, and Act on emerging infectious diseases.

2021-10-08

Resilience knowledge in action or resilience actions in knowledge?

KLI fellow Rongkun Liu's knowledge-to-action projects in China illustrate how hybrid knowledge systems can enhance community resilience to socio-ecological changes.

2021-10-07

Why words matter: communicating science through public engagement and poetry

We asked Alice how outreach engagement and art interweave with her life as a scientist.

2021-10-07

The October issue of our KLife Newsletter is out!

Check out our new colloquium schedule & enjoy the insightful essays, interviews, & papers from our fellows

2021-10-06

Understanding vaccine-hesitancy

KLI alumnae Lisa Lehner investigates the complex factors that mediate the processing and distribution of vaccine information by studying midwives in Austria.

2021-10-06

Announcing the 2021-2022 Fall-Winter Colloquium

Featuring six talks and three special colloquia

2021-10-05

Old ideas for current challenges: Ecological neo-Narodnism and the peasant economy in the 21st century

What is Ecological neo-Narodnism and how does it contribute to solving contemporary social and environmental challenges? Marco P. Vianna Franco explains.

2021-10-04

Neurodiversity and anthropomorphism in social insect research

Alice Laciny's new fellowship explores how the perceptions and approaches of neurodivergent researchers come into play within social insect research.

2021-10-01

New thematic issue of Biological Theory: Evolution of Kinship Systems

The September issue of our journal, Biological Theory, is now out.

2021-09-01

New book in Vienna Series in Theoretical Biology: Levels of Organization in the Biological Sciences

Edited by Daniel S. Brooks, James DiFrisco, and William C. Wimsatt, the new book examines a core structural principle in the biological sciences- the nature and significance of levels of organization.

2021-09-01

New Oxford Bibliography entry on Evolutionary Developmental Biology

Gerd B. Müller and Ehab Abouheif's new entry on evo-devo offers an introduction to characteristic themes and highlights selected papers that address crucial conceptual aspects.

2021-09-01

KLI fellow Nicole Grunstra part of four new papers on the evolution of the human pelvis

Spring 2021 was an exciting time for pelvis research with four new papers on the evolution of the human pelvis and birth canal.

2021-07-01

ISHPSSB 2021 Werner Callebaut Prize awarded to Marina DiMarco

Marina DiMarco's winning paper - (re)Producing mtEve - was presented at ISHPSSB 2019