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Scientists’ responsibility for global futures
In a perspective piece for AAAS's Science and Diplomacy, scientific director Guido Caniglia and coauthors call for a new convention for science diplomacy.
Science Diplomacy in the Post-COVID World
Mandë HOLFORD (CUNY) & Marga GUAL SOLER (SciDipGLOBAL), 22 April 2021, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.
Science Award for Barbara Fischer
Postdoctoral fellow Barbara Fischer received the 2017 Science Award of the Government of Lower Austria for her work on the evolution of the human pelvis. Barbara is an evolutionary biologist who studies the obstetric dilemma and why childbirth is so hard in humans.
Schrödinger’s What is Life? 75 Years On
KLI "Current Research Talk" by Daniel NICHOLSON (KLI): 8 October 2019, 5.00 pm
Save the dates! Announcing the 2023 spring-summer colloquium series
The 2023 spring-summer KLI Colloquium series will resume in March, with a great line-up of speakers from the KLI and beyond.
Round Table on Historical, Philosophical, and Interdisciplinary Writing and Publishing
Join us for the panel discussion at the ISHPSSB Meeting 2019 in Oslo: Wednesday, 10 July 9.00 am – 10.30 am
Round Table on Darwinian Agriculture
Round table & mini science camp with George PERRY (Penn State University) about human evolution and ecological impacts of human activity.
Rethinking Human Evolution
New book of The Vienna Series in Theoretical Biology by Jeffrey H. Schwartz. Contributors from a range of disciplines consider the disconnect between human evolutionary studies and the rest of evolutionary biology.
Rethinking Cybernetics in Contemporary Theoretical Biology
Project Presentation: Flavia FABRIS (University of Exeter), 4 December 2018, 3.00 pm
Rethinking Cancer with Bernhard Strauss
Bernhard Strauss, co-editor of Rethinking Cancer: a New Paradigm for the Postgenomics Era, talks about theory change, the KLI Altenberg workshop, highlights of the book chapters, and exciting new steps.
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.
Research Blog: Parkinson’s disease, affordances, and networks
To better understand certain phenomena in brain disorders such as Parkinson's disease, Marco Treven argues that we need to look beyond the brain.
Representations, Fictions and Artefacts: Modeling Genetic Circuits
KLI Colloquium: Tarja KNUUTTILA (University of Vienna), 5 March, 5.00 pm.
Report from the 2nd meeting of the KLI working group: Evolutionary theory for social-ecological change
Raf Jansen documents the working group's five-day stay at the KLI in pictures.
Remembering Werner Callebaut through his books
Six years ago, we lost Werner Callebaut, philosopher of the life sciences and long-serving scientific director of the KLI. In his memory, we laid out an exhibition of his vast literary collection.
Relativism in the Philosophy of Science
Virtual KLI Colloquium: Martin KUSCH (University of Vienna), 16 June 2020, 5.00 pm. [br] To join our online colloquium please register with Zoom. [br] Deadline for the registration: 3 pm on the day of the talk—no admission in the room after 5:05 pm!
Protect wildlife now to protect us from future pandemics
Four relevant actions should be taken into account to protect and conserve wildlife in this pandemic era.
Professional development at the KLI
Each winter, the KLI organizes a two-part professional development workshop for our fellows to get to know each other-- both as people and as researchers.