The Zukunftskolleg of the University of Konstanz is introducing a new research prize: the Zukunftskolleg Research Award commends excellent academic achievements by young researchers and helps them to further develop their academic profile. For the inaugural award in 2022, nominations for scientific work on “The Evolution of Behaviour” are invited.
Sleep study on a troop of wild baboons reveals that sacrificing sleep to meet pressing demands is common—and might even be part of our evolutionary history (Adapted version of the original press release from the Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior).
The University of Konstanz is appalled by the war events in Ukraine and deeply condemns the war of aggression of the Russian leadership. We are very concerned about the people in Ukraine, including many academics and students from our partner universities. Our solidarity is with the Ukrainian people.
14 years after its foundation, the Research School Chemical Biology at the University of Konstanz will appoint a new director: The long-standing managing director, Dr Heike Brandstädter, retired on 28 February 2022.
A team of experts in artificial intelligence (AI) and animal ecology have put forth a new, cross-disciplinary approach intended to enhance research on wildlife species and make more effective use of the vast amounts of data now being collected thanks to new technology. Their article appeared in Nature Communications. (Adapted version of the original press release from the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne; EPFL)