A book that investigates key issues on levels of organization, including new thinking on downward causation, dynamical autonomy, and compositionality in complex biological systems.
In November, we welcomed Prof. Daniel R Brooks into the KLI as a visitor. Prof Brooks is an evolutionary biologist who pioneered the integration of phylogenetic information and ecology and behavior, with a personal focus on parasite-host systems.
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.
Meet the Editors & Authors, 1 December 2021, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.
Daniel R. BROOKS (University of Toronto), 18 November 2021, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.
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.
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.
Antoine MISSEMER (CNRS, Paris ), 28 October 2021, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.
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.
KLI fellow Rongkun Liu's knowledge-to-action projects in China illustrate how hybrid knowledge systems can enhance community resilience to socio-ecological changes.
We asked Alice how outreach engagement and art interweave with her life as a scientist.
Check out our new colloquium schedule & enjoy the insightful essays, interviews, & papers from our fellows
KLI alumnae Lisa Lehner investigates the complex factors that mediate the processing and distribution of vaccine information by studying midwives in Austria.
Featuring six talks and three special colloquia
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.
Alice Laciny's new fellowship explores how the perceptions and approaches of neurodivergent researchers come into play within social insect research.
The September issue of our journal, Biological Theory, is now out.
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.
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.
Spring 2021 was an exciting time for pelvis research with four new papers on the evolution of the human pelvis and birth canal.