New book: The Convergent Evolution of Agriculture in Humans and Insects
A new addition to the Vienna Series in Theoretical Biology at The MIT Press
Call for Applications: Sixth European Advanced School in the Philosophy of the Life Sciences (EASPLS)
Hosted by PhilinBioMed, this year's theme is “Dealing with Complexity in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences"
Through the Fractured Looking Glass
Sandra MITCHELL (University of Pittsburgh), 26 January 2022, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.
Seeing Clearly through COVID-19: Current and Future Questions for the History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences
Meet the Editors & Authors (History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences), 13 January 2022, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.
The December 2021 issue of Biological Theory is now out!
Featuring a section commemorating Richard Lewontin (1929-2021) and a tribute to Karen Neander (1954-2020).
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.
5 KLI Writing-up Fellowships on “Cognition and Knowledge: Between Evolution and Sustainability”
Announcing 5 Writing-Up Fellowships for late-stage PhD students working on topics related to “Cognition and Knowledge: Between Evolution and Sustainability”.
What does diversity mean to you in your work and how do you approach it?
We interviewed our current cohort of dissertation writing-up fellows to explore the diversity of our "diversity" fellows.
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."
When evodevo meets music, philosophy, and the cognitive sciences- meet Luis Alejandro Villanueva Hernández
KLI fellow Alejandro Villanueva Hernández talks about how he combines music- both through research and performances- with philosophy of the biological and cognitive sciences.
Biobus – Driving Community Science and Education
Christine MARIZZI (BioBus, Inc & Austrian Scientists in New York (ASciNA)), 9 December 2021, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.
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.
Evolutionary biologist Daniel Brooks visits the KLI
In November, we welcomed Prof. Daniel R Brooks into the KLI as a visitor. Prof Brooks is an evolutionary biologist who pioneered the integration of phylogenetic information and ecology and behavior, with a personal focus on parasite-host systems.
Historian of economic thought Antoine Missemer visits the KLI
In October, we welcomed the visiting fellow Antoine Missemer at the KLI. Antoine is a historian of economic thought based at the International Center for Research on Environment and Development (CIRED/CNRS) in Paris.
Global Epistemologies and Philosophies of Science
Meet the Editors & Authors, 1 December 2021, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.
Surviving the Anthropocene; A Darwinian Guide
Daniel R. BROOKS (University of Toronto), 18 November 2021, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.
Two Dogmas of Molecular Biology: What Is the Explanatory Role of the Sequence – Structure-Function Relationship?
Gregor GRESLEHNER (University of Vienna), 11 November 2021, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.
Evolutionary anthropologist Nicole Torres Tamayo visits the KLI
Her KLI Visiting Fellowship facilitated a collaborative project with resident KLI Fellow and evolutionary anthropologist Nicole Grunstra on the adaptive covariation between pelvic and thoracic morphology in humans.
Do Economic Words Harm Sustainability? Some Lessons from Conceptual History
Antoine MISSEMER (CNRS, Paris ), 28 October 2021, 3.00 pm. To join our colloquium please register with Zoom.
Why citizen science is integral to infectious disease prevention
KLI fellow Orsolya Bajer-Molnár integrates citizen science into a research program that allows us to Document, Assess, Monitor, and Act on emerging infectious diseases.