Neither liquid nor solid

Discovery of liquid glass sheds light on the old scientific problem of the glass transition: An interdisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Konstanz has uncovered a new state of matter, liquid glass, with previously unknown structural elements – new insights into the nature of glass and its transitions.

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Understanding the role of images of aging

Health psychologist at the University of Konstanz is co-publisher of a special edition of the European Journal of Ageing with a focus on psychological views on aging – an important benchmark for development and health

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Schön unpraktisch

Die genetische Basis für die Verlängerung der Schwanzflosse beim Schwertträger wurde in einer langjährigen wissenschaftlichen Zusammenarbeit mit Beteiligung der Universität Konstanz entschlüsselt. Schon Darwin fragte nach dem Grund für die auffällige Merkmale männlicher Tiere – insbesondere beim Schwertträger

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Integration im Coronajahr

Soziologin Prof. Dr. Claudia Diehl vom Exzellenzcluster „The Politics of Inequality“ der Universität Konstanz kommentiert zentrale Punkte aus dem Integrationsbarometer 2020 des Sachverständigenrates für Integration und Migration.

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ERC Consolidator Grant for Konstanz chemist

The European Research Council awards a Consolidator Grant to Professor Tanja Gaich from the University of Konstanz for a project on the synthesis of highly complex molecules from the taxane family through structural deconvolution. Funding is provided for the further development and testing of a new strategy for the synthesis of natural substances that could not previously be produced in the laboratory.

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New rector elected

Political scientist Professor Katharina Holzinger was elected in a joint meeting of the Senate and University Council

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