Café Scientifique



A Café Scientifique is an informal presentation by a scientist, followed by an open discussion over beer, coffee, or food. Anyone is welcome! We meet monthly in the Wirthaus Max und Moritz, on Orianenstraße in Berlin Kreuzberg.  

Past speakers

December 18th, 2013 Dr. Alexander Wiegand (Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics) "How to tame our bumpy universe" January 29th, 2014 Dr. Eloisa Bentivegna (Wissenswerkstatt Berlin) "The mathematics of code breaking: Mastermind" February 27th, 2014 Prof. Juanjo Rué Perna (Freie Universität Berlin) "The building blocks of the numbers" March 19th, 2014 Dr. Mirjam Jenny (Max Planck Institute for Human Development) "Improving decision making in the emergency room with psychology and statistics" April 16th, 2014 Dr. Jonathan Nelson (Max Planck Institute for Human Development) "How to best design an experiment: human intuitions and statistical principles" May 19th, 2014 Dr. Flavia Filimon (Max Planck Institute for Human Development) "How different spatial reference frames are represented in the brain" September 23rd, 2014 Benjamin Güldenring (Freie Universität Berlin) "Passwords and problems" October 15th, 2014 Niklas Keller (Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin) "To Shoot or Not To Shoot? Decision making at military checkpoints — and how to improve it" December 3rd, 2014 Dr. Lucia Santamaria (komoot GmbH) "The revolution in geospatial technologies: maps vs. databases" January 21st, 2015 Dr. Daniele Oriti (Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics) "What is space made of? - the physical and philosophical quest of quantum gravity"