Cohort Program Blog, Interviews and Other Writing

  • Postdoc Perspectives: Q&A with Juliomar Marques Silva

    Authors: Kathryn Jans
    Posted 17/07/2023
    grove of white bark birch trees

    A bike, a house or a family heirloom. Each possesses an assigned value that influences how we treat them. Understanding the value of the objects in our world comes naturally to humans, however, assigning value to living organisms is a more complicated task. How do we assign value to the trees in our yards or the bees that pollinate our gardens? Although the question seems…

  • Postdoc Perspectives: Q&A with Jonathan Bowen

    Authors: Bernie Cook
    Posted 13/03/2023
    cartoon image of earth as a face breathing out white and grey gas that also encircles the Earth

    Who are you and what do you do?
    I'm Jonathan Bowen, and I'm a PhD student at Western University studying philosophy. I'm doing a lot of work on investigating responsiveness, answering conceptual questions like what is a stimulus and what is a response? A stimulus isn't just anything that causally affects you, or impacts you, and a response isn't…

  • Modeling ecological systems through interdisciplinary research

    Authors: Jeferson Coutinho
    Posted 24/11/2022

    Coutinho, J. G. E. (2022). Modeling ecological systems through interdisciplinary research. Dialectical Systems.