After the success in the past years, the 3rd Science Slam of the Graduate Academy at the University of Rostock will take place at the Atrium Korad-Zuse-Haus (Albert-Einstein-Str. 22, 18059 Rostock) on November 21, 2019 at 2.30 p.m. as part of this year's research camp. Six courageous participants will present their research work to the audience in a simple, vivid and entertaining way within three minutes. Anything is allowed for the design of the slam - but no PowerPoint!

At the end, the audience decides who wins. The prize is 1,000 euros, which can be used to promote individual careers.


  • Marisa Wirth: „Alles eine Frage des Köders - Wie man Glyphosat in der Ostsee misst“
    Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät | Leibniz-Institut für Ostseeforschung
  • Johann Volzke: „Feuer im Knie: Arthritis und Infektionskrankheiten“
    Universitätsmedizin Rostock | Core Facility für Zellsortierung und Zellanalyse
  • Dr. Christoph Drobek: „Spülmaschine für Gewebe“
    Fakultät für Maschinenbau und Schiffstechnik | Lehrstuhl für Mikrofluidik
  • Dr. Jan Fuhrmann: „Haltbare Leistungshalbleiter“
    Fakultät für Informatik und Elektrotechnik | Institut für Elektrische Energietechnik
  • Dr. Michal Majek: „Selective activation of organic molecules by photo-redox catalysis”
    Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät | Institut für Chemie
  • Dr. Daniel Pauling: „Die Griechen und die Sicherheit“
    TU Dresden | Evangelische Theologie

How to present your own research topic within three minutes in an easy, illustrative and entertaining way?

Accept the challenge and register for this year´s Science Slam as part of the Science Camp.

Up to seven young academics have the opportunity to climb up the stage courageously and to win the audience over their research.

Everything is allowed, without using PowerPoint!

Let your creativity run wild and connect your research with entertainment. Take a step into scientific communication.

In the run-up to the Science Slam, the participants get the chance to prepare for their appearance on stage within a workshop that is held exclusively for that purpose.

At the end, the audience decides for a winner.

The winner will receive a personal coaching/qualification measure with main emphasis of one´s own choice worth 1000€.

The Science Slam is organized by the Graduate Academy of the University of Rostock.

Please apply via the application portal of the Science Camp.

It is worth participating!

What has winner taken from the participation in the Science Slam? What were the biggest challenges and hurdles? What can winner give to future participants as a tip? For more insights you can read the interviews with the winners.

The winner

2018: Tanja van Alphen, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Institute of Chemistry (below right). to the interview (in German)

2017: Robert Ott, Institute for ImplantTechnology and Bio Materials (below left). to the interview

We are looking forward to receiving your contribution.