What makes information reliable? A University of Konstanz study shows: People do not necessarily believe experts or reputable sources – they tend to believe information that confirms their existing opinions.
Chemical building blocks from plastic waste; Reducing the risk of falls using virtual orientation aids: Konstanz chemists Manuel Häußler and Lukas Odenwald as well as sport scientist Lorenz Assländer receive Baden-Württemberg prototype funding for their transfer projects "Waste2DCA" and "Augmented Balance".
The company Subsequent GmbH was inspired by a doctoral research project at the University of Konstanz. Subsequent's systems enable automated skeletal motion analysis in a wide variety of domains including sports, home fitness and health.
The MoveApps platform allows researchers and wildlife managers to quickly and easily analyze animal movement data – no special data analysis skills required. Now MoveApps has won the 2022 Conservation Tech Award. The free and open-source platform was developed by the Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior in collaboration with the University of Konstanz.
University of Konstanz joins the European University Alliance EUniWell. The common mission: Thinking about well-being from multiple perspectives in order to bring about sustainable positive change for the common good.
Using animal-free methods to assess the hazard potential of chemicals to the nervous system of unborn children? An international research team including toxicologists from Konstanz and Düsseldorf has developed a testing battery based on human cells that has the potential to replace traditional methods for assessing developmental neurotoxicity.