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Sunday, 26 July 2020

Member of committee for publication project at University of Valladolid

I have agreed to be part of a committee related to a publication project at University of Valladolid (Spain) run by Juan R. Coca which involves publishing a digital book on biosemiotics, and another one within biosociology.

Thursday, 16 July 2020

Google Scholar: 483 citations; i10-index 18

According to my Google Scholar profile, my research has by now attracted 483 citations (+7 since June 25th). This includes 35 citations in 2020 (+2). My i10-index is now 18 (+1 since June 25th); my h-index remains 12.

Wednesday, 15 July 2020

NASS letter no. 16

The Spring 2020 newsletter of the Nordic Association for semiotic studies (NASS) has appeared (distributed by email). It will soon appear here.

Sunday, 12 July 2020

#54,5: How to solve the environmental crisis

The Spring terms last writing day - with some 1.200 words written, and the revision of my article "Anticipating the societal transformation required to solve the environmental crisis in the 21st century" finally finished. Includes thorough treatment of deep ecology vs. ecomodernism. 116 references - possibly the most in any of my articles so far. One of the longest also (more than 19.000 words).

July ended up being the month this Spring (sic) with the most words written - 9.246 words, vs. 7.455 in June and 7.414 in January (top 3). Altogether 45.161 words written (academic texts) in the Spring term.

54,5 writing days is also a record, compared to the last few previous years.

And now: Summer holidays.

Friday, 10 July 2020

#53,5

Another writing day working on my article on "how to solve the environmental crisis", with some 1.200 words written. Total number of writing days is up to 53,5.

Bed time.

Thursday, 9 July 2020

#52,5

Another writing day, devoted to finishing my article on how to solve the environmental crisis, with some 600 words written net. Total number of writing days is up to 52,5.

Hoffmeyer editorial featured in Springer e-campaign

Our editorial "Jesper Hoffmeyers Biosemiotic Legacy" is featured, along with two other articles, in a Springer e-campaign for Biosemiotics (subject line: Read recent, highly accessed articles from Biosemiotics). The editorial has by now 1.098 accesses.

Wednesday, 8 July 2020

#51,5

Today I have had another article writing day, with some 8,5 hours spent and some 2.200 words written on the revision of my article "Anticipating the societal transformation required to solve the environmental crisis in the 21st century". Puh - . This was the second-most productive day so far this year in terms of words written.

Total number of writing days in 2020 is up to 51,5.

Impaft factors for Springers journals in Evolutionary & Developmental Biology

The 2019 Impact factor of Biosemiotics (1.021) is mentioned on Springer´s presentation of the latest impact factors for its journals within Evolutionary & Developmental Biology. Among 12 journals, Biosemiotics ranks as #10. Journal of Mammalian Evolution is #1 with an Impact factor of 2.500.

The 5-year Impact Factor of biosemiotics is 1.331 (2019).

Tuesday, 7 July 2020

Steffens conference in Copenhagen postponed until 2021

I have been informed that the conference «“…just as alluring as instructive…” – Henrik Steffens’ Concept of Nature in Science, Humanities and Arts around 1800», to be held at University of Copenhagen, has been postponed from October this year to October 2021 (specifically october 7-8th). I am an invited speaker for the event.

Monday, 6 July 2020

#50,5

Another writing day, with some 1.200 words written on my ridiculously ambitious "how to solve the environmental crisis" article. Total number of writing days is up to 50,5.

Sunday, 5 July 2020

#49,5

Today I have had an article writing day devoted to the revision of my article "Anticipating the societal transformation required to solve the environmental crisis in the 21st century", with some 1.500 words written. Total number of writing days in 2020 is up to 49,5.

Friday, 3 July 2020

Writing

Another half writing day today, with some 200 words written on "Anticipating the societal transformation required to solve the environmental crisis in the 21st century". Total number of article writing days is up to 48,5.

Mention of wolf research in Vårt land

In today´s Vårt Land my research on wolves (specifically mentions of wolves in the Bible and mythology) is referred to in Karen Kilane´s article "Hel ved".

CubaNor dinner

Yesterday I attended a social event in relation to the exchange of two Cuban master students within the NORPART project Cuban and Nordic welfare.

Thursday, 2 July 2020

Writing

Today I have had another writing day, bringing the Spring´s total up to 48, with further work and some 700 words written on the revised version of my article "Anticipating the societal transformation required to solve the environmental crisis in the 21st century".

Wednesday, 1 July 2020

Half writing day - eco-crisis; wolf socialization

Today I have had half an article writing day devoted to revising "Anticipating the societal transformation required to solve the environmental crisis in the 21st century" and planning for finishing the article "Socialization of captive wolves improves animal welfare and expands behavioral repertoire" with Laura Kiiroja. Some 400 words written. Total number of writing days in Spring is up to 47.

Statement on Wildlife Act submitted to ministries

I have just submitted a written statement on behalf of Norway´s Council for animal ethics to Ministry of Agriculture and Food and Ministry of Climate and Environment in relation to a planned revision of the Norwegian Wildlife Act (Viltloven).