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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CHE Ranking

Top scores for the University of Konstanz in the current edition of the CHE (Centre for Higher Education) Ranking – despite the pandemic

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COVID-19 and Inequality

How does the pandemic change our society? Social scientists from Konstanz investigate this question in the first issue of their new research magazine In_equality.

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The map of life

The mission of the international research consortium called the “Vertebrate Genomes Project” (VGP) is to sequence a representative genome of all vertebrate species. Now the methodological tools have been developed and the first 16 test genomes have been completed. This international large-scale project involves the University of Konstanz.

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