Veränderung des NSDAP-Wahlanteils in Landkreisen und kreisfreien Städten zwischen den Weimarer Reichstagswahlen im September 1930 und Juli 1932. Rote Punkte markieren Hitlers Auftrittsorte zwischen beiden Wahltagen. Bild: Simon Munzert und Peter Selb

Hitler: election campaigner with limited influence?

Political scientists in Konstanz and Berlin qualify the perception of Hitler as one of the most influential speakers in history through their extensive analysis of Adolf Hitler’s election campaign appearances and election results between 1927 and 1933

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Bei der Grundsteinlegung (v.l.n.r.): Konstanzer Bürgermeister Karl Langensteiner-Schönborn, Ministerialdirektor Ulrich Steinbach, Rektor Prof. Dr. Ulrich Rüdiger, Landtagsabgeordnete Nese Erikli, Staatssekretärin Gisela Splett und angehende Rektorin P

Opening of the VCC

On 24 July 2018, the foundation stone was laid for the “Center for Visual Computing of Collectives” (VCC), a new top-level research centre at the University of Konstanz for the study of swarming and collective behaviour. The joint exploration of collective behaviour by biologists and computer scientists is one example of the interdisciplinary approach adopted by the University of Konstanz.

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Gebäudeplan des HPRC

Human Performance Research Centre opened

On 17 July 2018, a new sports, performance and health diagnostics centre opened at the University of Konstanz. The Human Performance Research Centre (HPRC) will be used for large-scale health studies and is open to all potential study participants. Future partnerships with sports clubs and associations as well as with hospitals are planned.

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Prof. Dr. Kerstin Krieglstein, neugewählte Rektorin der Universität Konstanz. Copyright: Universitätsklinikum Freiburg

In dialogue

“I’m fascinated by what the university has achieved so far”. The designated rector of the University of Konstanz, Professor Kerstin Krieglstein, shares her plans for the future. She speaks out in favour of cultivating variety when it comes to research funding formats.

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Die Karte zeigt die geografische Verteilung und morphologische Vielfalt der verschiedenen Midas-Buntbarscharten und Ökotypen, die den Nicaragua- und Managuasee sowie verschiedene Kraterseen bewohnen. Copyright: Andreas Kautt

Evolution does repeat itself after all

A team of University of Konstanz biologists led by Professor Axel Meyer shows that evolutionary outcomes can be predicted: In a new publication in the journal “Evolution Letters”, they are able to identify some of the factors that contribute to recurrent patterns of diversity and similarity in cichlids.

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