10,000 locusts tracked

A locust swarm tagged and observed by special cameras in the Imaging Hangar of the University of Konstanz. The experiment allows to study the formation of marching bands of locusts for the first time in the lab.

Read more

No need to fear automation

Robots that recognize emotions such as stress and boredom in their human counterparts and adjust their behaviour accordingly? Biohybrid networks of smart plants and computers to monitor air quality? Heiko Hamann's research team at the University of Konstanz develops and studies high-tech systems like these as part of two EU projects.

Read more

Two-dimensional nanoparticles with great potential

A German-Chinese research team with participants from the University of Konstanz has discovered how catalysts and many other nanoplatelets can be produced in an environmentally friendly way from readily available materials and in sufficient quantities.

Read more

COVID-19 restrictions: The impact of resources

How did people perceive restrictive measures during the COVID-19 pandemic? How was their daily well-being affected by them? And how did this influence their support for the measures? A team of scientists of the University of Konstanz have now published their findings on psychological well-being during the pandemic in PLOS ONE.

Read more

Problem: Food poverty

Scientific Advisory Board on Agricultural Policy, Food and Consumer Health Protection (WBAE) presents findings on food poverty under pandemic conditions to Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture Cem Özdemir – co-authored by Britta Renner, health psychologist at the University of Konstanz and co-chair of the board (in German).

Read more

Cozzarelli Prize finalist 2022

Biologist Daniela Rößler from the University of Konstanz's Zukunftskolleg honoured for her publication on a state of jumping spiders that is similar to REM sleep.

Read more