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.
Neanderthal feces on fire illuminates gut microbiome features
KLI fellow Stephanie Schnorr writes about her latest paper in Communications Biology.
Naeem revisits Naeem et al. 1994: Reading between the Lines of a Scientific Paper
KLI Colloquium: Hari SRIDHAR (National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore), 25 February 2020, 5.00 pm
Musical Capacities and Social Interaction: A Coevolutionary Approach
KLI Colloquium: Luis Alejandro Villanueva (KLI), 3 May, 3.00 pm
Multiple Approaches to Understanding Human Pelvic Evolution – A Reappraisal of the Obstetrical Dilemma
Nicole GRUNSTRA (KLI), 17 June 2021, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.
Multi-isotopic and morphometric evidence for the migration of farmers leading up to the Inka conquest of the southern Andes
KLI fellow Lumila Paula Menéndez and colleagues show a migration pulse preceding the Inka expansion from a northern maize-farming population that would have been part of a widespread period of change in settlement patterns, population movements, and social identities.
Movie: Lumila MENÉNDEZ | Ten Thousand Years of Cranial Evolution in South America
"Why are humans so diverse? How do we evolve as a species?" KLI postdoc fellow anthropologist Lumila Menéndez talks about 10,000 Years of Cranial Evolution in SouthAmerica in 1.5 minutes!
Movie: Luis Alejandro VILLANUEVA | The Origins of Music
"When and where did music start?" Watch... and listen!... to KLI alum & guest researcher Alejandro Villanueva talk about his work on the cognitive origins of music and the roles they play in social interactions.
Movie: Gregory Rupik | Goethe, Organisms, and Biology Today
"What if I told you that 19th century poet & playwright Johann Wolfgang von Goethe has something important to contribute to biology today?" KLI Alum (IHPST, University of Toronto) introduces us to an organism-centric philosophy of biology.
Movie: Flavia FABRIS | Rethinking the Role of Cybernetics in Theoretical Biology
Largely unnoticed, we live in a cybernetic era where automated systems are part of everyday life. In this video, Dr Flavia Fabris, explains the main ideas of her research on the contribution of cybernetics to the development of contemporary biology.
Movie: Daniel J. NICHOLSON | Rethinking the Nature of the Organism
What makes organisms different from other complex organized systems like machines?" KLI postdoctoral fellow Daniel Nicholson discusses the ontology of living systems, how they differ from other complex systems, and what implications these differences have for biological theory.
Movie: Christian Dorninger | Sustainable Biophysical Human-Nature Connectedness
"When you eat your daily meal do you ever ask yourself, where do the ingredients come from?" KLI fellow Christian Dorninger works on the biophysical and mental connectedness between humans and nature, with implications for sustainability studies.
Movie: Barbara FISCHER | Evolution of the Human Pelvis and Childbirth
"Why is birth so difficult in humans and why has evolution not resolved this obstetric dilemma?" KLI postdoctoral fellow Barbara Fischer talks about evolutionary constraints and childbirth.
Movie: Alice LACINY | Parasite-Induced Morphologies in Ants
Alice Laciny, postdoctoral fellow at the KLI investigates the influence of parasites on the morphology of ant hosts. She aims to highlight the overlapping aspects of ecology, evolution and development.
Moral Realism, Evolution, and Folk Metaethics
KLI Colloquium: Stefan MÜLLER (University of Vienna), 28 January 2020, 5.00 pm.
Mentoring Groups at the ISHPSSB Meeting 2019
The ISHPSSB Education Committee has organized small group sessions on professional development taking place on Tuesday July 9th, 12.30 to 14.30 at the ISHPSSB Meeting 2019 in Oslo.
Mendel turns 200! New grant on Mendel's legacy in science and society
KLI alumnae Barbara Fischer, Lynn Chiu, and Philipp Mitteröcker are co-leading a project that will take place at the KLI and the Natural History Museum of Vienna.
Manfred Laubichler: This time of disruption is also one of opportunity.
Can the COVID-19 pandemic trigger pathways toward sustainable global futures?
Managing knowledge processes in municipalities for sustainability transformation
A new interdisciplinary study asks: How should new forms of urban governance acquire, store, create, or disseminate knowledge to effectively foster sustainability transformations?