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Date registered: January 12, 2017

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  1. 7th EPS Young Minds Leadership Meeting — May 14, 2018
  2. School outreach at Bertolt-Brecht-Schule — May 9, 2018
  3. Scientific Computing: 3D rendering with Blender — April 20, 2018
  4. Visit of OSA Ambassador Dr. Howard Lee — March 22, 2018
  5. 5th MPL Games Night — March 14, 2018

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May 14

7th EPS Young Minds Leadership Meeting

From the 3rd to the 4th of May the 7th EPS Young Minds Leadership Meeting took place in Prague. Representatives coming from countries all over Europe were presenting the activities of their sections and discussed together with the Action Comittee (AC) how the EPS Young Minds Project could be further developed. Our chapter was represented …

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May 09

School outreach at Bertolt-Brecht-Schule

Yesterday our chapter visited the Bertolt-Brecht-Schule in Nuremberg. In the framework of a professional information event we gave two 45 min presentations to around 40 pupils. During the presentations we did not only introduced the Max-Planck-Institut for the Science of Light, but also discussed why fundamental research is important and sketched different career opportunities for …

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Apr 20

Scientific Computing: 3D rendering with Blender

The ability to present information in a clear and appealing manner is a key requirement not only in academic research, but also in many other working fields. Naturally, this ability is not solely determined by the rhetoric of a speaker, but also by the quality of his visual presentation. Here 3D rendering can be valuable …

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Mar 22

Visit of OSA Ambassador Dr. Howard Lee

Yesterday OSA ambassador Dr. Howard Lee was visiting our chapter. Our board took the opportunity and presented him our recent and upcoming activities in a short presentation. The presentation was followed by a discussion during which we discussed possible future chapter activities. Besides chapter-related issues a particular interest of our “senior” board members was how …

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Mar 14

5th MPL Games Night

Yesterday our chapter launched the fifth round of the MPL Games Night. Around 25 students got together and played various console, board and card games. Since many new students of the MPL dropped by the event was a good opportunity for us to promote our chapter and its activities. We thank all the attendees and …

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Jan 11

Visit of students at MPL

Yesterday a group of students of the nearby University of Erlangen-Nuremberg were visiting the MPL. The visit was organized jointly by the student council of the university, the PR-department of the MPL and our chapter. After the students got an introduction about the MPL and its research foci, we presented our chapter, its activities and …

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Dec 20

Medieval christmas market visit

The anual visit of the medieval christmas market in Erlangen can be called a tradition of our chapter. On last friday we were cultivating this tradition together with students of the International Max Planck Research School Physics of Light. Around 10 students were gathering at freezing cold and enjoyed a hot “Feuerzangenbowle” together.

Dec 08

Quiz night

Yesterday the PR department of the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light (MPL) and our student chapter were hosting a quiz night at the institute. Around 30 students, post-docs and non-scientific staff members were competing in mixed teams, answering questions about science and common knowledge. The event was not only a great oppurtunity …

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Nov 08

Open Readings 2018

2018s Open Readings conference is about to happen from March 22nd to March 23th at the National Center for Physical Sciences and Technology in Vilnius, Lithuania. The deadline for submitting an abstract is the 2nd of February. The conference covers all aspects of physics and natural science and is intended to provide young researchers a …

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Oct 27

Field Trip Jena 2017

Early in the morning at 7 o’clock we entered the bus to Jena and started our annual field trip. As usual, we teamed up with the Graduate School in Advanced Optical Technologies (SAOT) in Erlangen such that both members of our chapter and the SAOT were participating. This year’s goal was the city of Jena …

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