Category Archive: Social Activities

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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Jun 13

Annual visit of the “Bergkirchweih”

Yesterday our chapter took its annual trip to the popular “Bergkirchweih” in Erlangen. While enjoying the world famous Franconian Beer and the sunny weather our members exchanged their thoughts about many scientific and non-scientific matters.

Jun 05

Opening the BBQ season

Last week we invited the students and researchers at the Max Planck Institute to open the BBQ season with us. Many joined us and we used the informal atmosphere to present our chapter and its activities to the students that just started at the MPL.

Apr 20

4th MPL Games Night

On Wednesday, the 5th of April, the hbarOMEGA Student Chapter and the EPS Young Minds Section Erlangen organized the fourth MPL Games Night, by now an annual tradition at our institute. For the first time it took place in the Light Lounge of our new building which turned out to be the perfect location for …

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Apr 04

Annual Games Night

The hbar OMEGA student chapter, will be hosting the annual Games Night on Wednesday, the 5th April 2017 from 18:00. We would Like to invite all staff and student members of MPL and FAU to join us on this joyous event. Participants are more them welcome to bring their own board, computer or any other kind of games …

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May 23

Bergkirchweih 2016

Following annual traditions our hbar Omega Student Chapter was visiting the “Erlanger Bergkirchweih” on the 19th of May. Despite the cloudy weather a number of chapter members from all of the institute divisions joined in this informal gathering, getting in touch and enjoying the famous Franconian Beer.

Apr 26

Games Night #3

On Thursday, the 21st of April, the hbarOMEGA Student Chapter and the EPS Young Minds Section Erlangen organized the third MPL Games Night. We welcomed a number of students from the whole institute and enjoyed a fun night with console games and board games alike. The chapter provided some snacks and free beverages. It was …

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Dec 06

Chapter Meeting at Christmas Market in Erlangen

Keeping up the tradition, we invite members and friends of the student chapter to a social gathering at the historic Christmas market in Erlangen on Wednesday, 16 December. We will meet in the evening around 18:30 at Neustädter Kirchenplatz (close to the campfire). We are looking forward to see you there!

Nov 02

Scientific Cinema

We are pleased to announce the first Scientific Cinema this year on Friday, Nov 13 at 4:30 p.m. We will show the documentary “That’s the story”. It features an interview with the nobel laureate Prof. Roy J. Glauber, who is the last living scientist from the theory division of the Manhattan Project at Los Alamos. In his …

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Jun 18

Optics BBQ

On June 17, our student chapter gathered for this year’s Optics BBQ. Luckily the weather was very good and everyone could enjoy steaks, Bratwürste and beer (and vegetarian alternatives).  

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