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Una Europa PhD Slam

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Date & location

From 12:00pm to 2:00pm CET

Freie Universität Berlin

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Marie-Julie Jacquemot

Lead for 1Europe WP6, FU Berlin


Live event on YouTube; you do not need to register.

Join us for the first Una Europa PhD Slam!

Eight Una Europa PhD students will present their research in a 7-minute slam, focussing on the broad concept of sustainability. The public will vote for the three winners, who will win a monetised prize. An academic support team will issue feedback on demand after the event.

Public Science Slam via livestream

The PhD Slam is organized by Freie Universität Berlin in collaboration with Una Europa, with support from Berlin Science Week. Furthermore, it will take place at the same time of the yearly conference for the University Alliance in Sustainability. More information here.

This is a digital event. Shortly before the event begins, the stream will be made available via the Berlin Science Week website. To receive a reminder for the event via email, register on the Berlin Science Week website and add the event to your favourites.

Participate and present your research at the Una Europa PhD Slam

  • Are you a PhD student at one of the eight Una Europa Universities?
  • Are you enthusiastic about your research topic?
  • Do you like to be on stage, having fun while sharing your passion with the world?

Then apply to participate in the PhD Slam!

You will represent your university and have 7 minutes for your slam, creativity is demanded! Slides, dance, graphics, experiments, music etc. Your research topic must focus on the broad concept of sustainability, independent of the faculty.

If you would like to participate in the PhD Slam, please send a motivational letter with a short resume of your research (max. 1 page) by October 21st at:

Full details of the call for participation can be found on our Get Involved as a Student page

Presenter: André Lampe

Dr. André Lampe, East Westphalian, working-class child, paramedic, physics studies in Bielefeld, poetry slammer, science slammer. PhD 2011-2016 at the FU Berlin in biochemistry on the topic of high-resolution microscopy. Already active as a presenter during his doctoral thesis, on stages and at trade fairs, in front of the camera for YouTube, ZDF and ServusTV – at the latter in the, for adult education awarded, program “TM Wissen” (52 episodes).

Very involved in science communication, participating in the Siggener Kreis and part of the editorial team for the German “Guidelines for Good Science PR”, blogging about microscopes for, doing guerrilla science communication about ocean and seas in the project “Plötzlich Wissen!” and does the podcast “mal ganz grundsätzlich (mgg)”. In 2018 and 2019, he moderated and designed the Gesundheitsberufetage Berlin together with Berlin Partner.

André gives workshops on “giving good talks”, “science communication”, “storytelling”, “microscopy for beginners” and much more. Since July 2020, he streams live on Twitch with various formats on science communication, including political science, physics, and microscopy.

Twitter: @andereLampe

Andre Lampe

This event is initiated as part of the 1Europe project co-funded under Erasmus+ and is part of the programme for Berlin Science Week 2021.