What makes information reliable? A University of Konstanz study shows: People do not necessarily believe experts or reputable sources – they tend to believe information that confirms their existing opinions.
Chemical building blocks from plastic waste; Reducing the risk of falls using virtual orientation aids: Konstanz chemists Manuel Häußler and Lukas Odenwald as well as sport scientist Lorenz Assländer receive Baden-Württemberg prototype funding for their transfer projects "Waste2DCA" and "Augmented Balance".
The company Subsequent GmbH was inspired by a doctoral research project at the University of Konstanz. Subsequent's systems enable automated skeletal motion analysis in a wide variety of domains including sports, home fitness and health.
University of Konstanz joins the European University Alliance EUniWell. The common mission: Thinking about well-being from multiple perspectives in order to bring about sustainable positive change for the common good.
Using animal-free methods to assess the hazard potential of chemicals to the nervous system of unborn children? An international research team including toxicologists from Konstanz and Düsseldorf has developed a testing battery based on human cells that has the potential to replace traditional methods for assessing developmental neurotoxicity.
After the successful kick-off in April 2022, the Centre for HUMAN | DATA | SOCIETY has now been established at the University of Konstanz. Across different disciplines, the centre investigates aspects of the data society as well as interactions between humans and data-driven systems.