Sociology on behalf of the president

Sociology Professor Claudia Diehl from the University of Konstanz talks in the interview about her role in the Blanchard-Tirole-Commission, an expert commission of the French President Emmanuel Macron, that has concluded its work this week. (in German)

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Overcoming resistance to COVID-19 vaccination: new evidence

Behavioural economist Dr. Katrin Schmelz of the University of Konstanz and her Santa Fe Institute colleague Prof. Dr. Samuel Bowles show that enforcing SARS-CoV-2 vaccination should be avoided: mandates would undermine intrinsic motivation to vaccinate in many people, and bear high social and political costs.

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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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