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Friday, 30 April 2021

"Neurosemiotics across species" paper accepted for oral presentation at NASS XII

I have been notified that my paper submission to NASS XII, to be held in Vilnius this Autumn, has been accepted for oral presentation.

See also:

Abstract for NASS XII: "Neurosemiotics across species"

#31

Today I have had an article writing day devoted to proof-reading my article “Anticipating the societal transformation required to solve the environmental crisis in the 21st century”, making initial planning for my book chapter “Nosology and semiotics” (cf. previous post), and marking what needs updating in my three wasted growth articles.

Total number of writing days is up to 31 since New Year. Of these, 5,5 were in April, with -137 words written net this month (i.e., I deleted more text than I composed).

Plan; reference for chapter on biosemiotic medicine for book on organic crosstalk in acute kidney injury

I am about to formalize, by way of a written agreement, my planned writing of a chapter on biosemiotic medicine for a forthcoming book on organic crosstalk in acute kidney injury.

Reference:

Tønnessen, Morten, in process, 2022. Nosology and Semiotics. Chapter in Carlo Guido Musso & Adrian Covic (eds.), Organ Crosstalk in Acute Kidney Injury: Basic Concepts and Clinical Practices. Springer Nature.

Thursday, 29 April 2021

Post.doc. project review done

I have recently reviewed a post.doc. project application for the Estonian Research Council.

A meeting, Fagdag, and 4 employee appraisals

Today I have attended part of a project related meeting, watched the faculty´s annual Fagdag (academic day), this time held digitally, and conducted 4 employee appraisals (total this week: 10; total to date: 37). The total number of scheduled meetings successfully completed this week is 16.

Wednesday, 28 April 2021

Supervisor for prospective post.doc. project

Jesper Lundsfryd has been accepted to the University of Stavanger MSCA PF Support Program 2021, with me involved as prospective mentor/supervisor in relation to his post.doc. application.

3 employee appraisals and 1 more meeting

Today I have had 3 employee appraisals (total to date: 34) and 1 more meeting.

Tuesday, 27 April 2021

2 employee appraisals and 3 more meetings

Today I have had 2 employee appraisals (total to date: 31), and 3 more meetings. This included the leadership group meeting at Department of social studies, and the weekly faculty leadership group meeting.

Monday, 26 April 2021

1 employee appraisal, one more meeting and a supervision session

Today I have had 1 employee appraisal (total to date: 29), one more meeting, and a ph.d. supervision session.

Sunday, 25 April 2021

#30

Today I have had an article writing day devoted to my three "wasted growth" articles, with some 300 words written and plenty of text moved around. Among other things I have decided what journals to aim for:

  • WG1: “Wasted growth – case study: The American nightmare“: Social Indicators Research
  • WG2: "Inequality-adjusted data on wasted and wasteful growth in the USA and the Nordic countries": Global Social Welfare: Research, Policy, & Practice 
  • WG3: "Wasted growth in rich vs. poor countries: The marginal cost of human development": Journal of Development Economics 
So far this Spring I have had 30 writing days.

Thursday, 22 April 2021

5 employee appraisals and 2 more meetings; 20 meetings this week including 12 employee appraisals

Today I have had 5 employee appraisals and 2 more scheduled meetings. Altogether this brings this week´s total up to 12 employee appraisals and 8 more scheduled meetings, altogether 20 meetings. For now, I have had a total of 28 employee appraisals.

Wednesday, 21 April 2021

3 employee appraisals and 1 more meeting

Today I have had 3 employee appraisals (total this week 7, grand total 23) and 1 more scheduled meeting - the latter in the free air.

Commentary on Denis Noble´s Target article accepted for publication

I have just been notified that my Commentary article "Making the Umwelt bubble of the Modern Synthesis burst" has been accepted for publication in Biosemiotics.

Tuesday, 20 April 2021

1 employee appraisal and 4 more meetings - first Fagforum held at department

Today I have attended 1 employee appraisal (total: 20; of which 4 this week) and 4 more meetings. This included the weekly faculty leadership group meeting, and the first Fagforum event held at Department of social studies, with some 27 people present while Håvard Haugstvedt presented some of his research.

Monday, 19 April 2021

3 employee appraisals and 1 more meeting

Today I have had 3 employee appraisals (accumulated total: 19) and 1 more meeting (my weekly meeting with the office manager).

Sunday, 18 April 2021

#29

Today I have had half an article writing day, with some thinking done on terminology for our book Semiotic agency (related to the Innenwelt notion), and the manuscript text as of now for a "wasted growth" article divided into three article manuscripts, work-titled:

  • “Wasted growth – case study: The American nightmare“ 
  • "Inequality-adjusted data on wasted and wasteful growth in the USA and the Nordic countries" 
  • "Wasted growth in rich vs. poor countries: The marginal cost of human development"

Total number of writing days so far this Spring is up to 29.

Friday, 16 April 2021

Book "Semiotic agency" presented at the Biosemiotic Glade

Today I have presented our book Semiotic agency: Science beyond mechanism (currently in review) along with co-author Alexei Sharov at the Biosemiotic Glade, an online research seminar series. This included a 30 minute presentation from Alexei followed by a 15 minute presentation by me, focused on phenomenal experience, subjectivity, and human agency in relation to ecological impact - and then some 75 minutes of discussion. Some 17 people attended.

#28,5

Today I had an article writing day devoted to revising my commentary article "Making the Umwelt bubble of the Modern Synthesis burst" (a commentary to Denis Noble´s target article "The illusions of the Modern Synthesis"), with some 300 words written in the process (net). The commentary will be published in Biosemiotics.

Total number of writing days so far this Spring is up to 28,5.

Thursday, 15 April 2021

4 employee appraisals and a job interview; 24 meetings this week

Today I have had 4 employee appraisals, and a job interview of sorts, altogether 5 meetings. For this week as a whole, I have had 16 employee appraisals and 8 more scheduled meetings, altogether 24 meetings - a new record.

Wednesday, 14 April 2021

21st Gathering in Biosemiotics to be held July 26-29th; abstract deadline June 1st

The International Society for Biosemiotic Studies (ISBS) has announced that the 21st Gathering in Biosemiotics will be held July 26-29th, online and possibly also physically in Stockholm, Sweden. Abstract deadline is June 1st. For more info, see here.

5 employee appraisals and 1 more meeting

Today I have had 5 employee appraisals (total so far: 12) and one more meeting, altogether 6 meetings.

Tuesday, 13 April 2021

5 employee appraisals and 3 more meetings

Today I have attended 5 employee appraisals (total to date: 7) and 3 more meetings. This included the weekly faculty leadership group meeting.

Monday, 12 April 2021

3 meetings and 2 employee appraisals

Today I have attended 3 regular meetings plus 2 employee appraisals (my first ones), altogether 5 meetings.

Sunday, 11 April 2021

#27,5

Today I have had an article writing day, with some -500 words written net. I have looked through and made slight edits in the article now titled "Meaningful leisure in the outdoors – exploring the friluftsliv experience of adolescents at residential care", for which I am second author (first author is Joakim Jiri Haaland). I have also edited and shortened my article "Karbonfangst i lys av generasjonsrettferdighet" (CCS in light og generational justice). The former is now ready for resubmission; the latter has been resubmitted today.

Total number of writing days this Spring is up to 27,5.

Friday, 9 April 2021

To present ideas from "Semiotic agency" book at Biosemiotics Glade April 16th

Alexei Sharov and I will present core ideas from out forthcoming book Semiotic agency: Science beyond mechanism in the online seminar series "Biosemiotics Glade" on Friday April 16th at 4-5.30 pm. CET.

A meeting

Today I have attended a meeting with philosopher colleagues at University of Stavanger and one more person regarding prospective plans for a public event.

Thursday, 8 April 2021

2 meetings

Today I have attended two meetings, one of which on development of a master in child protection.

Wednesday, 7 April 2021

4 meetings

Today I have attended 4 meetings. This included 3 one-on-one meetings and a meeting on a master program application.

Tuesday, 6 April 2021

3 meetings and complaint grading

Today I have attended three meetings. This included my weekly meeting with the office manager, and a meeting related to Cognitive Lab.

I have also taken part in complaint grading of 2 exam papers in MEE140.

Monday, 5 April 2021

#26,5

Today I have had half an article writing day devoted to editing and shortening my article on CCS and climate justice, with some 500 words deleted net. Accumulated number of writing days this Spring is up to 26,5.

Sunday, 4 April 2021

#26

Today I have had half an article writing day devoted to formatting, editing and shortening my article on CCS and intergenerational justice, with some 100 words written net today. Total number of writing days so far this Spring is up to 26.