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2020-03-27

Kicking off a new KLI Working Group: Evolutionary Theories for Social-Ecological Change

The working group explores the value of evolutionary mechanisms for explaining complex social-ecological change.

2022-07-08

KLI at EuroEvoDevo 2022, Naples

The KLI was present as both a sponsor and as attendees, with fellows and faculty presenting on the historical and philosophical aspects of evo-devo.

2017-08-08

KLI Colloquium: Stuart NEWMAN

Join us for the KLI Colloquium by Stuart NEWMAN on 18 OCTOBER 2017, 4.30 pm!

2020-10-20

KLI Executive Manager Isabella Sarto-Jackson Joins Panel Discussion of Vienna Cognitive Science Hub Symposium

Predictive Processing Symposium: From Concept to Circuits – symposium organized by Vienna Cognitive Science Hub featuring K. Friston and N. Uchida. Panel discussants: K. Friston, N. Uchida, I. Sarto-Jackson, M. Grosse-Wentrup, M. Zimmer, moderated by R. Sladky

2021-01-18

KLI fellow in The Economist! On making money from sewage in Kolkata

KLI alum Amitangshu Acharya and coauthor Sudipto Sanyal write about Kolkata's "Black Gold."

2021-09-01

KLI fellow Nicole Grunstra part of four new papers on the evolution of the human pelvis

Spring 2021 was an exciting time for pelvis research with four new papers on the evolution of the human pelvis and birth canal.

2021-12-17

KLI fellow Nicole Grunstra to start new postdoc at University of Vienna

She will start a FWF-funded project “Evolvability of inner and middle ears in birds and mammals."

2022-09-28

KLI fellows at the 6th EASPLS

KLI fellows Luana Poliseli, Marco Treven, Elis Jones, Cristina Villegas, Alejandro Villanueva and incoming fellow Alejandro Fabregas-Tejeda attended the 6th EASPLS at University of Bordeaux. Isabella Sarto-Jackson gave an input talk on Complexity and the Tyranny of Scales.

2024-05-15

KLI in the world this summer

Summer heralds conferences and workshops, and our KLI Fellows will be participating in many of them around the world. Let’s take a look at who’s is presenting what and where this summer! (watch this space for more as the list progresses…)

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)

2024-05-11

KLI in the world: KLI Fellow Laura Menatti is presenting a talk at the 11th International Philosophy of Medicine Roundtable 9-10 May 2024

Laura Menatti is presenting a talk at the 11th International Philosophy of Medicine Roundtable 2024 - Bringing together philosophical work on medicine and health across disciplines and cultures from six continents. Laura's talk is titled: Rethinking Health through a Salutogenic Perspective: Challenges to Face the Current Health and Climate Crises. The conference is online and registration is free. (For talk abstract and details on conference, please click on title)

2024-04-12

KLI in the world: KLI Fellow Ludo Schoenmakers will give a talk at the conference Evolution at the Edges of Life: Origins, Artificial Systems, and the Conceptual Limits of Evolutionary Theory

KLI Fellow Ludo Schoenmakers will give a talk at the conference Evolution at the Edges of Life: Origins, Artificial Systems, and the Conceptual Limits of Evolutionary Theory. This conference will be held at the Paris Institute for Advanced Study (IEA de Paris), from 22-23 April, 2024. Ludo’s talk is titled: Minimal Evolutionary Theory at the Origins of Life.

2024-05-06

KLI in the world: KLI Fellow Somya Mani will give a talk at the conferece Physics of Cell Fate Decisions, 13-16 May, to be held at ISTA Klosterneuburg

The conference is organized by ISTA, and aims to bring together various disciplines – including physics, information theory, applied mathematics, and data science – to explore a central problem of developmental biology: how cells integrate external signals and make fate decisions. The focus of the conference is on bridging the gap between the biological phenomena of interest and their theoretical, modeling, and rigorous data analysis treatments. Somya’s talk is titled, "A simple mathematical model to tease out links between tissue morphology and healing".

2024-04-12

KLI in the world: KLI Fellows Corey Bunce and Ludo Schoenmakers will be presenting at the Egenis Conference in Exeter, UK, 17-19 April, 2024

The conference is titled: Understanding Life in a Changing Planet: 20+2 Years of Egenis, the Centre for the Study of the Life Sciences, and to be held at the Egenis Centre, University of Exeter from 17-19 April, 2024. Corey Bunce’s presentation (poster) is titled: Rethinking climate change adaptation by bringing Philosophy into dialogue with Social Sciences and Biology; Ludo Schoenmakers’ presentation (poster) is titled: Evolution at the Origins of Life

2024-02-26

KLI interdisciplinary team contributes to climate adaptation policies for the European Union

In the spring of 2023, six KLI fellows (in alphabetical order) Anna-Katharina Brenner, Corey Bunce, Joyshree Chanam, Marina Knickel, Laura Menatti, and Hari Sridhar pooled their strengths in Philosophy of Science, Biology, Sustainability Science, and Social Ecology to work on an interdisciplinary project for climate change adaptation. Laura Menatti and Corey Bunce led the project, while Guido Caniglia, Scientific Director of the KLI, facilitated the smooth and successful execution of this interdisciplinary effort. The team was rewarded a grant from the SSH Centre (Social Science & Humanities for Climate, Energy and Transport Research Excellence) last summer to contribute a book chapter on adaptation to climate change to the SSH Centre’s multi-volume project on policy recommendations for the European Union. This January, they submitted their forthcoming chapter titled, “Adapting to Heatwaves: Reframing, understanding, and translating Strategies from India to the European Union”. Watch this space for more developments in the near future! (Click on the title to read more about this project.)

2019-01-31

KLI Postdoctoral Fellow Barbara FISCHER

We welcome KLI postdoctoral fellow Barbara FISCHER back! Barbara returned from maternity leave and will continue to work on her project "Evolvability and Integration of the Human Pelvis."

2019-08-19

KLI Senior Fellow Wim HORDIK´s article on the history of origin of life research has been published in ORBITER magazine

What is life? Where did it come from? Is it all part of a divine master plan, or was it a spectacular chemical “accident”?

2022-08-01

KLI Symposium on Gregor J. Mendel

On the occasion of Gregor Johann Mendel's 200th anniversary, a public symposium (Oct 13-14) will be hosted at the KLI to reflect on his work and legacy.

2024-01-03

Knowledge Production in Times of Crises: Transdisciplinary Research in Austria

Marianne PENKER (University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences), 2024-01-11 15:00 (CET). To join our colloquium please register with Zoom

2020-01-29

Knowledge Systems for Sustainability

KLI Colloquium: Ioan FAZEY (Centre for Ecology Research, Tihany), 18 February 2020, 5.00 pm.