Award-winning

Ines Mergel from the University of Konstanz and David Eaves from University College London (UCL) have been named Schmidt Futures Innovation Fellows for their project "Teaching Public Service in the Digital Age". The open access syllabus provides materials designed to teach required digital skills to students in public affairs master's programmes.

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Free research materials at a click

Open Science Spotlight opens the treasure chest of research: The University of Konstanz's new online section presents free and open data, publications as well as educational resources.

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When rescuing bats becomes a way of life

Biologist Alona Prylutska and her colleagues from the “Ukrainian Bat Rehabilitation Center” in Kharkiv work hard every day to save bats. The war is making their work difficult – but they are keeping it up nevertheless. Since November 2022, Alona Prylutska has been continuing her work from Germany, within a research project at the Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior.

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Clever birds need caring parents

A comparative study conducted at the University of Konstanz of over a thousand bird species comes to the conclusion: the key factor that matters for brain size is parental care.

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