Supplement to Press Information No. 52 / 2011 „University of Konstanz withdraws doctorate“

Supplement to Press Information No. 52 / 2011 „University of Konstanz withdraws doctorate – Investigation of plagiarism allegations of a dissertation at the Department of Law concluded “ (cf. www.aktuelles.uni-konstanz.de/en/presseinformationen/2011/52/) on the occasion of information made public by the lawyer of Ms. Veronica Sass on May 11, 2011:

Ms. Veronica Sass was given reasonable opportunity for comment in the proceedings. This included the offer of a personal hearing in front of the...

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University of Konstanz withdraws doctorate

Investigation of plagiarism allegations of a dissertation at the Department of Law concluded

In its meeting on the afternoon of May 10, 2011, the Promotion Committee of the Department of Law at the University of Konstanz decided to withdraw a doctorate that had been conferred at the University of Konstanz. After an extensive examination of the thesis, the Committee came to the conclusion that significant parts of the thesis portray plagiarism. After the deadline for the collection of opinions...

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Konstanzer Physiker Prof. Dr. Georg Maret erhält Koselleck-Projekt der DFG

1,25 Millionen Euro Förderung für die Erforschung der Magnetfeld-Navigation von Tauben

Das Erdmagnetfeld ist für viele Tierarten ein entscheidendes Hilfsmittel zur Navigation – insbesondere Tauben orientieren sich auf ihren Flugstrecken anhand magnetischer Informationen. Nach wie vor ungeklärt ist jedoch die Frage, wie genau Tiere diese magnetischen Signale empfangen und im Gehirn verarbeiten. Zur systematischen Erforschung der Mechanismen der Magnetfeldwahrnehmung erhielt Prof. Dr. Georg...

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