Climate rapid test for corals funded

Save the corals: The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation funds the University of Konstanz rapid test “CBASS” to assess the climate resilience of corals with a total of 4 million dollars

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Germans (mis-)understand inequality

In their new “Inequality Barometer”, Konstanz researchers demonstrate: The German population often assesses the level of inequality incorrectly, underestimating wealth inequality in particular. This also has political consequences.

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To sting or not to sting?

Scientists from Konstanz and Innsbruck uncovered how honeybees organise their collective defence in response to predators and used computational modelling to identify potential evolutionary drivers of the behaviour.

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Claudia Diehl appointed

Sociologist Professor Claudia Diehl, professor of microsociology at the University of Konstanz and co-speaker of the Cluster of Excellence “The Politics of Inequality” appointed to the Standing Research Commission of the Conference of the German Ministers of Education – she will advise the Standing Conference in questions of migration and integration research

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