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2023-06-05

Welcoming Gillian Brown to the KLI

Brown's stay at the KLI is a joint visiting fellowship with Kevin Lala to work on their project 'Promoting a Progressive Vision of Evolutionary Science'.

2023-06-06

The Evolution of ‘Universal’ Human Mating Strategies: A Critique

Gillian BROWN (University of St. Andrews), 2023-06-15 15:00 (CET). To join our colloquium please register with Zoom

2023-06-18

The Conceptual Foundations of Evolution and Development

Benedikt HALLGRIMSSON (University of Calgary), 2023-06-22 15:00 (CET). To join our colloquium please register with Zoom

2023-06-22

New paper: How hypotheses evolved into facts - through mis-citation

New paper by Hari Sridhar and Priti Bangal revisits the ‘nuclear species’ concept, finding frequent mis-citations of core ideas.

2023-06-26

Biological Theory’s June issue is out

From Miocene mutualisms to suggestions for future evolutionary research, the editors summarize June’s issue 18(2), with links to free epdfs.

2023-07-10

Navigating collaboration: Introducing PLUS change

We are excited to announce our participation in PLUS Change, an international project aiming to transform land management strategies for social, climate, and biodiversity benefits.

2023-07-16

Reading group: third meeting of the Vienna Science Studies Lab

The Vienna Science Studies Lab recently held its third meeting at the KLI, discussing Max Liboiron's "Pollution is Colonialism".

2023-07-18

New book: Evolvability: A Unifying Concept in Evolutionary Biology?

The latest addition to the Vienna Series in Theoretical Biology from the MIT Press.

2023-08-07

The mathematics of Leonardo da Vinci's anatomical drawings

In "Revisiting Leonardo on Muscles: Intimations of Mathematical Biology and Biomechanics," Michael Kemp explores da Vinci's remarkable anatomical drawings.

2023-08-07

Complexity literacy for sustainable digital transformation

A new book chapter co-authored by Guido Caniglia argues for systems thinking, complexity literacy and transdisciplinary methodology for sustainability education.

2023-08-24

New book: Evolution „On Purpose”: Teleonomy in Living Systems

The new addition to the Vienna Series in Theoretical Biology from the MIT Press is a unique exploration of teleonomy- "evolved purposiveness"- as a major influence in evolution.

2023-09-01

Welcoming Daniel Stadtmauer to the KLI

Stadtmauer’s project “The Developmental Evolutionary Basis of Tissue Type” aims to develop a theory for the developmental-evolutionary concept of "tissue type".

2023-09-01

KLI in the World: a digest of conference travels last fall and winter

Members of the KLI family have been connecting with academics around the world though conferences and workshops. Here is a glimpse. (Click in title to read more)

2023-09-11

Biological Theory’s September issue is out

The editors summarize issue 18(3)—which includes a debate on the evolution of consciousness and a new look at the role of abiotic stressors on immune systems—out this month, with free reading links for articles.

2023-09-11

Will the Real Hans Asperger Please Stand Up? –Letters from the Round Table

Dean FALK (Florida State University,Tallahassee, USA), 2023-09-21 15:00 (CET). This colloquium will take place in person (no virtual participation possible).

2023-09-11

Welcoming Enrico Petracca to the KLI

Enrico Petracca’s project “Embodied Rationality: Normative and Evolutionary Foundations” introduces a novel naturalistic perspective on rationality, called "embodied rationality".

2023-09-21

New Book: Properties of Life: Toward a Theory of Organismic Biology

The new addition to the Vienna Series in Theoretical Biology from the MIT Press is a coherent and comprehensive theory of life that synthesizes the specific properties of living organisms.

2023-09-22

Vienna Science Studies Lab

The Vienna Science Studies Lab reading group continues and the lab will be expanded, hosting meetings on works in progress to enable constructive feedback.

2023-09-24

Conferences: Travelling ideas

The KLI fellows and team travelled to lots of conferences this summer, sharing insights from their research and discussing promising new endeavours with the international community.

2023-09-26

Extrapolating Animal Consciousness

Tudor BAETU (Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR), Canada), 2023-10-03 15:00 (CET). To join our colloquium please register with Zoom