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Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Search image article finished

On July 9th, the night before July 10th, I finished my article "The search image as link between sensation, perception and action", submitted for a special issue of BioSystems on code biology.

Sunday, 9 July 2017

GroupHouseNet STSM: Ethics of laying hen breeding

GroupHouseNet has issued a call for Short Term Scientific Missions (STSMs) in 2017-18. I am involved as a host in one of the priority topics:
WG1 Ethics of laying hen breeding, Host Morten Tonnessen, Stavanger, Norway,
(Collaborators Mike Toscano, Christine Nicol, Teun van de Braak) – Ethical considerations of laying hen breeding companies. morten.tonnessen[a]uis.no
Application deadline is August 15th.

Erasmus Mundus funding achieved for MFAMILY, second round

The University of Stavanger´s Department of social studies has successfully applied for Erasmus Mundus funding for Master in Social Work with Families and Children (MFAMILY) for a new round. I have been somewhat involved in the application work, in relation to revision and presentation of the course "Welfare state and welfare policy".

Friday, 30 June 2017

Representing Biosemiotics at journals fair in Kaunas

Two days ago, on Wednesday afternoon, at the 13th world congress of semiotics (Kaunas June 26-30th), I participated in the semiotic journals fair, along with fellow co-editors of Biosemiotics Alexei Sharov and Timo Maran.

"Uexküllian phenomenology" presented in Kaunas

Yesterday, at the 13th world congress of semiotics (Kaunas June 26-30th), I presented my paper "Uexküllian phenomenology" in the morning session of "Biosemiotics in dialogue". Some 15 people were present.

Another biosemiotics session chaired in Kaunas

Yesterday, at the 13th world congress of semiotics (Kaunas June 26-30th), I chaired the afternoon session "Biosemiotics in dialogue". Some 35 people were present.

Wednesday, 28 June 2017

"Biosemiotics in dialogue" session chaired in Kaunas

Earlier today I chaired a brief session in the segment "Biosemiotics in dialogue" during the ongoing 13th world congress of semiotics in Kaunas, Lithuania.