Category Archive: Outreach

Nov 06

Technical Faculty turns 50 years!

Together with the OSA centennial, our technical faculty of the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg turned 50 years old. The occasion was celebrated by opening the doors of all faculty chairs to the public and showing off the science and engineering performed there. Our student chapter had the chance to participate in the event and promote science …

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May 17

Blaue Nacht 2016

The “Blaue Nacht” is a famous cultural event, during which representatives from science and art present their work to the broad public of the residents of Nuremberg. This year’s event motto being ” Truth”, our Young Mind section was asked to present experiments around optical illusions and related phenomena. Supported by the EPS Young Minds program …

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Jan 19

Die Blaue Nacht

Die Blaue Nacht: Event date: 7th of May 2016 Event location: Downtown Nuremberg Link – Die Blaue Nacht

Nov 02

die.Lichtbühne

Our student chapter will participate in the next event of die.Lichtbühne taking place on December 5 in the afternoon. At Hugenottenplatz in the city center of Erlangen several demonstration experiments will be displayed in a booth. Moreover, PhD students of our student chapter  will give short talks on their research in a popular scientific manner. …

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May 28

Tour through MPL for FAU students

On May 27th, our chapter arranged a visitation of our home institution, the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light, for 20 students from the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU). The visit was initiated by the jDPG Regionalgruppe Erlangen, which also invited the students. The visitation comprised an introductory presentation on the structure and development …

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Jul 21

School Outreach – How science really works

  On May 22nd we conducted a school outreach activity with the title “Wie funktioniert Grundlagenforschung”  (i.e. ‘How science really works’). The event was carried out at the Ohm Gymnasium in Erlangen where about 30 pupils attended the presentation.  

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Feb 22

Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften 2013

  The Long Night of Sciences “Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften” is by now an established form of public relations activity in Germany.  On one night of the year, large scientific institutions hold lectures and demonstrations for the general public in order to present themselves and a general overview of their research topics. One of theses events …

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Jul 07

Wissenschaft macht Schule 2012

    “Wissenschaft macht Schule” is a biannual popular sc ience event in Erlangen. Scientific institutions as well as companies actively engaged in research and development are coming to a school in Erlangen and present their technologies to pupils and the interested public. As already in 2010 our chapter was again present at this outreach event. …

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Jul 09

Wissenschaft macht Schule 2010

“Wissenschaft macht Schule” is a biannual popular science event in Erlangen. Scientific institutions as well as companies actively engaged in research and development are coming to a school in Erlangen and present their technologies to pupils and the interested public. Our Chapter contributed to this event with an experiment that illustrates the phenomenon of total internal …

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