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5 Apr 2017: My latest autocatalytic sets paper, using RNA secondary structure to determine catalytic capability, has now been published (online) in the Journal of Molecular Evolution. A pre-print is available for free.

1 Apr 2017: My latest pop-sci piece about how we can all be "citizen scientists" is now available on Plus magazine.

9 Jul 2016: After a successful official opening at the KLI, my exhibition The Art & Science of Nature is now also available online!

Whim of the Week: In an effort to continue looking at the bright side of life in these worrying times, I've started a series of whimsical observations with funny, unusual, or inspiring things I happen to capture on camera during my wanderings around the world.

Upcoming travels

I decided to take two months off (March and April) to do some traveling and hiking in various places. Don't expect any quick responses from me during that time!

25 Feb-1 Mar 2017: St. Wolfgang, Austria, to do some hiking in the Salzkammergut.

8-13 Mar 2017: Rotterdam & Amsterdam, The Netherlands, to visit family and friends, and present a seminar at the eScience center.

16-31 Mar 2017: Mallorca, Spain, to do some hiking (and relaxing too!).

3-7 Apr 2017: Uppsala & Stockholm, Sweden, to present a seminar at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Mathematics of the University of Uppsala, and do some sightseeing in Stockholm.

10-14 Apr 2017: Prague, Czech Republic and Krakow, Poland, for some sightseeing (Prague) and to visit a friend (Krakow).

18-27 Apr 2017: Matrei & Zell am See, Austria, for some hiking in the Hohe Tauern area.

7-20 Jun 2017: Oxford, Sheffield & Newcastle, England, to visit several colleagues.



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Email: wim<at> (just replace the <at> with @)
Skype: wimhor (not often online though...)
YouTube: WanderingWim (just click the link...)


And you run and you run to catch up with the sun, but it's sinking
And racing around to come up behind you again
The sun is the same in a relative way, but you're older
Shorter of breath, and one day closer to death...

--- Pink Floyd