Help FUND publication of The Truth Is The Whole: The Scientific Legacy of Richard Levins

We now are producing The Truth Is The Whole: The Scientific Legacy of Richard Levins, a book with 18 chapters contributed by his scientific followers. We have the publisher and have collected and are editing the 18 chapters. We are using Indiegogo to help us raise the money for this endeavor: Please review this Indiegogo crowdsourcing … Continue reading “Help FUND publication of The Truth Is The Whole: The Scientific Legacy of Richard Levins”

PowerPoints and Audio Links to become available later

Each day’s PowerPoints and Audio Links will become available later. We hope to post LINKS to the audiovideo files for EACH speaker’s talk ON the schedule for the symposium, and (when there is permission) the link to the speaker’s PowerPoint, which will allow you to study each PowerPoint.  However, each speaker’s PowerPoint is also embedded in the videofile, … Continue reading “PowerPoints and Audio Links to become available later”

Watch the Live Videocast of the Levins Scientific Symposium

Here are the links to watch the Live Videocast of the Levins Scientific Symposium: Segment 1: https://mediasite.video.harvard.edu/Mediasite/Play/f7f22369af7d44f5ac231d18d67915db1d Segment 2: https://mediasite.video.harvard.edu/Mediasite/Play/cbfdea995c554b44b66fda20901d30a71d Segment 3: https://mediasite.video.harvard.edu/Mediasite/Play/71be819e3799495c91660e2b56daecbe1d Segment 4: https://mediasite.video.harvard.edu/Mediasite/Play/b0b3d43d4f7542f7b6693ea6b61a5a651d

Congratulations letter from M. Elizabeth Halloran to Dr. Levins

Congratulations letter from M. Elizabeth Halloran to Dr. Levins Richard Levins Harvard School of Public Health 677 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02115 Dear Dick, Congratulations on the big celebration of your life and work at Harvard this month. It has been a long time since we talked, but your kind and gentle demeanor is always fresh … Continue reading “Congratulations letter from M. Elizabeth Halloran to Dr. Levins”

Richard Levins: Memoria Imprescindible – by Leda Menéndez Carrera, René P. Capote López, Daysi Vilamajó Alberdi, Miguel A. Vales García

Richard Levins: Memoria Imprescindible Data del siglo XIX la colaboración y aportes de científicos norteamericanos en el archipiélago cubano; en la segunda mitad del pasado siglo XX, a pesar de la fuerte dificultad para lograr el establecimiento de colaboración entre instituciones científicas de ambos países y son innumerables los ejemplos donde el espiritu universal de … Continue reading “Richard Levins: Memoria Imprescindible – by Leda Menéndez Carrera, René P. Capote López, Daysi Vilamajó Alberdi, Miguel A. Vales García”

Wikipedia article translations

We are coordinating translations of the Wikipedia English language article into various languages spoken by some of his deepest admirers .   We would appreciate your helping us translate those which we don’t yet have (whether shown on this list as priorities, or any other language).   However, please contact us before starting such a translation project because we may … Continue reading “Wikipedia article translations”

A long lasting influence, by Luis Fernando Chaves

A long lasting influence I first met Dick Levins through his writings.  When I was a master’s degree student at Universidad Central de Venezuela, we were required by Diego Rodríguez to read the “Strategy of model building” in a mathematical ecology class.  After reading it, I somehow felt satisfied by knowing that a “Harvard” professor, … Continue reading “A long lasting influence, by Luis Fernando Chaves”

Proposed Scientific Program for “The Truth is the Whole” (05/11/2015)

Proposed Scientific Program for The Truth is the Whole DRAFT, 5/11/2015 Friday, May 22, 2015 Francois Xavier Bagnoud (FXB) Center, Room G-12, HSPH, 651 Huntington Avenue, Longwood Medical Area, Boston 02115 8:00-8:30 Breakfast 8:30-8:45 Welcome – Tamara Awerbuch 8:45-10:30 Against Reductionism in Public Health Science, Part I The dynamics and statics of human health and disease: Population … Continue reading “Proposed Scientific Program for “The Truth is the Whole” (05/11/2015)”