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Wednesday, 27 May 2015

FRIPRO application "Umwelt Theory For Our Time" completed and submitted

Today I have finished the research application "Umwelt Theory For Our Time" - a 10-page project description; 30-something pages altogether with electronic application and attachments - for Research Council of Norway´s Young Research Talents scheme (FRIPRO, independent research). 11 good colleagues are involved either as Visiting researchers or as members of the prospective project´s Reference Group (and Timo Maran is one of the core researchers).

See also previous posts on FRIPRO and on "Umwelt Theory For Our Time".

Moss field trip cancelled

Our field trip to Moss has been cancelled due to illness.

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Friday, 22 May 2015

Moss interviews to be conducted at Moss library

Today I have arranged a locality for field work interviews to be conducted in Moss, Østfold, next week (May 28th and 29th). The interviews will take place at Moss library.

See also previous posts on video-recorded interviews in the subproject "Representations of Large Mammals especially Wolves" (part of the research project "Animals in changing environments: Cultural mediation and semiotic analysis").

Selection panel of the Annual Biosemiotic Achievement Award appointed

The selection panel of the Annual Biosemiotic Achievement Award (see statutes) has now been appointed. Initially it counts the following members: Izabela Witkowska (Springer), Karel Kleisner (appointed by the Editors-in-Chief of Biosemiotics) and Don Favareau (appointed by the International Society for Biosemiotic Studies (ISBS)).

The first award will be given to author(s) of an article in the 2015 volume (nos. 1, 2, 3) of Biosemiotics. The winner will be announced in Biosemiotics #1/2016 and on the ISBS webpage.

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Revised conference abstracts evaluated

Yesterday I evaluated 4 revised abstracts as a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the September 17-19 University of Stavanger conference "Animals in the Anthropocene".

Steering Committee meeting of EMP151 attended

Today I have attended the Steering Committee meeting of the Estonian-Norwegian research project "Animals in changing environments: Cultural mediation and semiotic analysis" (EMP151), as the Norwegian Project leader and one of two members of the committee along with PI Timo Maran of University of Tartu.

Conference presentations of "Animals in changing environments" listed

Updates now online: Conference presentations by members of the Norwegian research group in the research project "Animals in changing environments: Cultural mediation and semiotic analysis" (EMP151). Also in Norwegian.

Some 20 presentations are listed.