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2018-02-12

Landscapes of Collectivity in the Life Sciences

New book of The Vienna Series in Theoretical Biology by Snait Gissis, Ehud Lamm, and Ayelet Shavit. Broad perspective on collectivity in the life sciences, from microorganisms to human consensus, and the theoretical and empirical opportunities and challenges.

2018-05-18

Launch of the new Homepage

The new KLI Homepage will be launched on October 6th, 2017.

2022-11-09

Learning and Evolution

Eörs SZATHMARY (KLI, Klosterneuburg & Parmendies Foundation, Pöcking & Institute of Evolution, Budapest), 17 November 2022, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.

2017-10-18

Lebewesen-Vielfalt entstand nicht durch beinharte Selektion

Interview of Stuart Newman with Jochen Stadler (Austrian Press Agency – APA)

2018-02-16

Lecture Series in Cognitive Biology

Isabella Sarto-Jackson (KLI) will be giving a lecture series in Cognitive Biology at the Comenius University in Bratislava. Course is open to cognitive science and biology students of all levels.

2021-11-26

Levels of Organization in the Biological Sciences: an interview with the editors

A book that investigates key issues on levels of organization, including new thinking on downward causation, dynamical autonomy, and compositionality in complex biological systems.

2017-09-29

Life Enabled: A General Principle of Biological Identity

KLI Colloquium by Lynn Chiu (University of Bordeaux).

2020-06-16

Living up to the Ethics of Cross-Cultural Research During Biological Sampling With Vulnerable Communities in the Era of “-Omics” and Big-Data Research

Virtual KLI Colloquium: Stephanie SCHNORR (University of Nevada & KLI, Klosterneuburg) & Alyssa CRITTENDEN (University of Nevada), 23 June 2020, 5.00 pm. To join our online colloquium please register with Zoom. Deadline for the registration: 3 pm on the day of the talk—no admission in the room after 5:05 pm!

2020-03-05

Macaque Variation: Local Adaptation or Plasticity?

VIRTUAL KLI Colloquium: Sarah ELTON (Durham University), 17 March 2020, 5.00 pm. Email registration required.

2019-04-01

Major Transitions in Biology, Technology and Finance: The Role of Platforms

KLI Colloquium: Manfred LAUBICHLER (Arizona State University), 9 April, 5.00 pm

2020-09-24

Managing knowledge processes in municipalities for sustainability transformation

A new interdisciplinary study asks: How should new forms of urban governance acquire, store, create, or disseminate knowledge to effectively foster sustainability transformations?

2020-04-22

Manfred Laubichler: This time of disruption is also one of opportunity.

Can the COVID-19 pandemic trigger pathways toward sustainable global futures?

2021-12-19

Mendel turns 200! New grant on Mendel's legacy in science and society

KLI alumnae Barbara Fischer, Lynn Chiu, and Philipp Mitteröcker are co-leading a project that will take place at the KLI and the Natural History Museum of Vienna.

2019-06-26

Mentoring Groups at the ISHPSSB Meeting 2019

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.

2020-01-15

Metabolic Optimality

KLI Colloquium: Stefan MÜLLER (University of Vienna), 28 January 2020, 5.00 pm.


2019-11-25

Movie: Alice LACINY | Parasite-Induced Morphologies in Ants

Alice Laciny, postdoctoral fellow at the KLI investigates the influence of parasites on the morphology of ant hosts. She aims to highlight the overlapping aspects of ecology, evolution and development.

2019-10-14

Movie: Barbara FISCHER | Evolution of the Human Pelvis and Childbirth

"Why is birth so difficult in humans and why has evolution not resolved this obstetric dilemma?" KLI postdoctoral fellow Barbara Fischer talks about evolutionary constraints and childbirth.

2019-10-07

Movie: Christian Dorninger | Sustainable Biophysical Human-Nature Connectedness

"When you eat your daily meal do you ever ask yourself, where do the ingredients come from?" KLI fellow Christian Dorninger works on the biophysical and mental connectedness between humans and nature, with implications for sustainability studies.

2019-11-04

Movie: Daniel J. NICHOLSON | Rethinking the Nature of the Organism

What makes organisms different from other complex organized systems like machines?" KLI postdoctoral fellow Daniel Nicholson discusses the ontology of living systems, how they differ from other complex systems, and what implications these differences have for biological theory.