As a young student in Russia, Alexander Oparin learned about Darwin’s theory of evolution by natural selection. However, even though it was a convincing theory of how life on earth had evolved, it did not have anything to say about how it started.
KLI Senior Fellow Wim HORDIK´s article on the history of origin of life research has been published in ORBITER magazine
What is life? Where did it come from? Is it all part of a divine master plan, or was it a spectacular chemical “accident”?
We welcome Maria Cerezo (University of Murcia) to the KLI who will work on her project "Interactions between Metaphysics and Biology: Some Study-Cases in Molecular, Developmental and Evolutionary Biology" from July 30th to September 3rd.
Inferring the Early History of the Bantu Expansion from Languages and Genes with Approximate Bayesian Computation
KLI Colloquium: Igor YANOVICH (Tübingen University), 5 September, 12.00 pm/noon
Congratulations to Postdoctoral Fellow Sidney CARLS-DIAMANTE for being awarded the WERNER CALLEBAUT PRIZE
We are proud to announce that KLI Postdoctoral Fellow Sidney Carls-Diamante was awarded the WERNER CALLEBAUT PRIZE 2019 by the ISHPSSB committee for her publication "Make Up Your Mind: Octopus Cognition and Hybrid Explanation" published in Synthese.
We welcome Chia-Hua Lin to the KLI who will work on her project "The Migrations of Game Theory and Formal Language Theory: Understanding the Crossdisciplinary Use of Mathematical Constructs, Its Epistemic Opportunities and Risks" from July 15th to September 30th.
Join us for the panel discussion at the ISHPSSB Meeting 2019 in Oslo: Wednesday, 10 July 9.00 am – 10.30 am
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.
Current Research Talk in the KLI Colloquium series: Wim HORDIJK (KLI), 3 July, 4.00 pm.
KLI Colloquium: Sabine TEBBICH (University of Vienna), 18 June, 5.00 pm
Current Research Talk in the KLI Colloquium series: Nina ATANASOVA (University of Toledo & KLI), 25 June, 5.00 pm.
KLI Colloquium: Eva HORN (University of Vienna), 4 June, 3.00 pm.
We congratulate KLI Senior Fellow Wim Hordijk for being awarded one of the ATTRACT projects funded by the Horizon 2020 program of the EU.
Round table & mini science camp with George PERRY (Penn State University) about human evolution and ecological impacts of human activity.
KLI Colloquium: Ron PINHASI (University of Vienna), 28 May, 5.00 pm
We welcome Chiara Elettra Ferrario to the KLI who will work on a joint project with KLI postdoctoral fellow Ivan Gonzalez-Cabrera.
Current Research Talk: Gregory RUPIK (University of Toronto & KLI), 21 May, 5.00 pm
KLI Colloquium: Denis WALSH (University of Toronto), 30 April, 5.00 pm
We welcome Isabell SCHRICKEL to the KLI who will work on her project "IIASA and the Making of Sustainability Science" starting on April 23rd, 2019.
Towards Resolving the Human Obstetric Conundrum: Theoretical, Computational and Comparative Mammalian Approaches
Future Research Talk: Nicole GRUNSTRA (University of Vienna), 16 April, 3.00 pm