For the first time, CWTS has published a fully transparent edition of the internationally renowned Leiden Ranking, based on open data: the Leiden Ranking Open Edition. As previously in the regular editions, the University of Konstanz achieved top rankings in the categories "Open Access" and "International Collaboration".
The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples was adopted by a large majority at the UN General Assembly in 2007. In a recent publication, Konstanz political scientist Fabian Bergmann examines why countries are still struggling to implement these rights effectively.
Just as when we humans reach for objects, the hummingbird hawk moth uses its visual sense to place its long proboscis precisely on a flower to search for nectar, according to a study by Konstanz biologists. This is why the moth is a great model organism for research into the visual control of appendages.
Does the German state use data from the United States that has been evaluated by artificial intelligence as the basis for police searches? The Centre for Human | Data | Society at the University of Konstanz warns that digital processes are increasingly precipitating legal regulations. As a result, algorithms are gaining quasi-legal power.
From basic research to clinical application: Research team at the University of Konstanz receives Proof of Concept Grant from the European Research Council for the development of a novel liquid dosimeter.