Der Physiker Professor Dr. Alfred Leitenstorfer von der Universität Konstanz ist Kenneth J. Button-Preisträger 2020. Dies gab die International Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Society auf der diesjährigen International Conference on Infrared and Millimeter Waves and Terahertz Electronics (IRTMMW-THz) bekannt.
Researchers at the University of Konstanz and the University of Mannheim release analysis of a national survey in Germany: One in two Germans would be willing to take part in climate protests; more than one in three support a CO2 tax. These are the results of a national survey published by the organizational researchers Sebastian Koos (University of Konstanz) and Elias Naumann (University of Mannheim). The full text is available in German.
Dr Damien Farine, a principal investigator from the Cluster of Excellence “Centre for the Advanced Study of Collective Behaviour” at the University of Konstanz, and Professor George Walkden, Professor of English Linguistics and General Linguistics at the university’s Department of Linguistics, have both been awarded a prestigious ERC Starting Grant.
The Fridays for Future network (FFF) has called for a global day of climate strikes on 20 September 2019. Young people are asking all generations to come out and demand effective environmental protection and climate policies. In Konstanz, too, a demonstration will take place under the motto #AllesfürsKlima (everything for the climate) in addition to other activities to draw attention to FFF priorities.