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2021-06-20

Jacob Weger on ontologies of environmental governance

KLI fellow Jacob Weger and colleagues examine the ontological assumptions underlying modern environmental governance and look to other cultures for alternative ways to create a more just and sustainable world.

2021-06-17

Pregnant Females as Historical Individuals: An Insight from the Philosophy of Evo-Devo

Mihaela PAVLICEV (University of Vienna), Laura NUÑO DE LA ROSA (Complutense University of Madrid), & Arantza ETXEBERRÍA AGIRIANO (University of the Basque Country), 24 June 2021, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.

2021-06-11

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.

2021-06-08

The 2020 KLI Annual Report is Here!

Compiled each year by Isabella Sarto-Jackson, the KLI Annual Report is here.

2021-06-01

Values in Science: Where Are We Now?

Naomi ORESKES (Harvard University), 10 June 2021, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.

2021-06-01

June issue of Biological Theory

Biological Theory’s June issue (16:2) is now available online.

2021-05-18

Opening Up Science in Museums – Experiences and Challenges

Katrin VOHLAND (Natural History Museum, Vienna), 27 May 2021, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.

2021-05-12

Building a Healthy (Microbial) Community: Establishment of the Gut Microbiota in Infants and its Role in Immune and Brain Development

David BERRY (University of Vienna), 20 May 2021, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.

2021-04-29

ClimArtLab Virtual Exhibition

Take part in experimental Zoom sessions to co-develop new ways of understanding climate change. Bring along a needle, thread, and curiosity. Registration now open.

2021-04-27

COVID-19 heralds a new epistemology of science for the public good

New paper in HPLS calls for change and action in the world of science and research from the privileged position of white academics working in wealthy western scientific institutions

2021-04-26

New book in Vienna Series in Theoretical Biology: Rethinking Cancer

Leading scientists argue for a new paradigm for cancer research, proposing a complex systems view of cancer supported by empirical evidence.

2021-04-22

Announcing Evolutionary Developmental Biology: A Reference Guide

Laura Nuño de la Rosa and Gerd B. Müller brought together an integrated set of reflections on major current issues in evo-devo

2021-04-22

Evolutionary Political Economy: Transformation and Simulation

Manuel SCHOLZ-WÄCKERLE (Vienna University of Economics and Business), 29 April 2021, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.

2021-04-17

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.

2021-04-07

Holobiont Evo-Devo: Animal Development as a Team Sport

Scott GILBERT (Swarthmore College), 15 April 2021, 5.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.

2021-04-02

Is knowledge just another buzzword in the sustainability sciences?

New systematic review by Apetrei, Caniglia, von Wehrden, and Lang analyzes five different entry points by which knowledge is approached by the sustainability sciences.

2021-03-30

Inherency and Agency in the Evolution of Development

Stuart A. NEWMAN (New York Medical College), 8 April 2021, 4.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.

2021-03-25

Does baby size matter? Unexpected similarities in human and chimpanzee pelvises

Chimpanzees appear to possess similar obstetric adaptations in their pelvis as humans, despite giving birth to much smaller babies. KLI fellow Nicole Grunstra explains these findings under a facilitated variation hypothesis.

2021-03-24

Thinking Ecologically about Cities: A Global South Perspective

Harini NAGENDRA (Azim Premji University), 1 April 2021, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.