Daniel Dick has been working for different research institutions related to system science, consciousness research, anthropology and consultancy, as well as on two books, one on perspectives on consciousness research and the other on sexuality .
He studied Social and Cultural Anthropology in Vienna and in Zurich. His passion has been to understand life, humans and meaning of life. This quest leads him to explore religious consciousness, human relationships and holistic healing techniques as well as techniques of the exploration of consciousness, such as meditation and trance. Fields of interests to explore consciousness have been systems of thinking, ideology, religions and rituals, philosophy of science, phenomenology of experience and cybernetics.
He explored applied research and development projects for self-exploration software tools, impact assessment, pain perception and flickering light perception. He has been lecturer at the University of Vienna in Anthropology and Sociology. He holds the Young Scientist Bertalanffy Award of the European Meeting of Cybernetics and System Research 2016, has worked for several research institutions, such as the Bertalanffy Center for the Study of Systems Science, the European School of Governance and co-founded the independent Viennese Academy of Consciousness Research in 2015.
He is now in charge of the Existential Consciousness Research Institute by organizing, managing and doing research.