Swarm research in Science

Work published today by the group of Clemens Bechinger reveals a much simpler and remarkably robust rule with which individuals spontaneously form a stable group: It only requires that individuals have a forward and long range vision, a basic ability of many living organisms.

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Three HFSP grants awarded

Projects by three researchers in the Centre for Advanced Study of Collective Behaviour, Dina Dechmann, Alex Jordan and Ariana Strandburg-Peshkin, have been selected for prestigious Human Frontiers Science Program Grants - representing almost 10% of the 34 total projects selected in the global competition.

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How to tame a fox

Lee Alan Dugatkin to present critically-acclaimed popular science book “How to Tame a Fox (and Build a Dog)” at the University of Konstanz.

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Collective Behaviour and the Future of Europe

Collective behaviour expert Iain Couzin is to participate in a high-level roundtable, alongside the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, to set out policy recommendations prior to the election of a new European Parliament in 2019.

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ICARUS unfolds its wings

On August 15, two Russian cosmonauts unfolded the ICARUS antenna on the International Space Station, ushering in a new era for the science of animal migration

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Foundation stone laid for the VCC

On July 24, 2018, the foundation stone was laid for the Centre for Visual Computing of Collectives - the new top research center for research on collective behavior at the University of Konstanz.

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