Monday, 26. February 2024
A behind-the-scenes look at research© Kathrin Binner
Working at a university, developing and implementing an idea for a project, responding to challenges and gaining new insights: What exactly does this look like ? How does it work? What is research all about?read more
Monday, 26. February 2024
Taking risks with research© RundschauDuisburg
How do you investigate serious administrative failures when authorities set up barriers and refuse to provide information?read more
Wednesday, 24. January 2024
Research beyond the Arctic Circle© Eva Riehle
Studying the impacts of climate change where they are most apparent due to melting ice on sea and land. What seems like a charming plan from the armchair of your home office, actually demands a lot of organization ahead of time and energy to implement.read more
Tuesday, 23. January 2024
A good first impression and a broad perspective
A collaborative research environment is key for establishing a new research group: insights from bioinformatician Andreas Gruberread more
Thursday, 18. January 2024
Too new for the scientific community© University of Konstanz, Dreisatz
What do you do when no one believes your scientific discovery? Physicist Alfred Leitenstorfer describes how a new approach met with great scepticism among the scientific community – and what he did to ultimately convince it.read more
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Monday, 15. January 2024
Mediterranean networks, Corsican clans and the transit point…
For portions of today's society, technological and infrastructural progress such as AI-guided transportation routes, easy customization of the power supply via mouse click and automated subways is indispensable. For others, these developments are unsettling or even frightening.
Monday, 08. January 2024
The legal dilemma of triage© Unsplash, Piron Guillaume
The German law governing triage puts doctors in a predicament and criminalizes medical decisions, explains Alexandra Windsberger, a Konstanz-based legal expert. She advocates for removing criminal law from triage decisions.read more
- © Image by Gerd Altmann / Pixabay
Friday, 15. December 2023
All I want for Christmas: Rules for gift-giving
Sociologist Boris Holzer explains the unwritten rules for gift-giving and where they come from.
Thursday, 14. December 2023
Help getting started, support for students and a welcome…© Katrin Binner
The Deutschlandstipendium (Germany scholarship) provides funding for almost 50 students at the University of Konstanz. High-achieving students involved in social projects are the target group for this scholarship.read more
- © Michael L Smith.
Tuesday, 05. December 2023
Architectural marvels of honey bees and social wasps
Honey bees and social wasps developed a similar solution for nest building although evolution separated them 179 million years ago.