Lecture topics

Lecture topics in the context of the school partnerships

Dr. Heywang beim Experimentieren

For the sake of clarity, the topics of the lectures on offer are classified into the following subject areas:

- Management
- Natural Science
- Energy
- History
- General Chemistry
- dyes
- Plastics, polymers
- biochemistry, biotechnology, genetic engineering
- Pharma and medicine
- Food and luxury foods
- Water
- photochemistry
- Industrial chemistry, materials
- Environment

Organizational matters. Travel expenses are borne by the inviting party. There are no fees. Please contact the speakers directly to coordinate appointments.

Topic list (see below). To open the individual topics, please open the green triangle. Alternatively, you can download the complete list of topics as a PDF. The links by the name lead to the respective page of the lecturer with a more detailed title and information on the target group and duration of the lecture.

Management

     

  • Quo Vadis Pharmaceutical Research? ( Kleemann )
  • The changing pharmaceutical industry ( Kleemann )
  • The long way from the idea to the product ( Heywang )
  • When does an investment pay off? Dealing with risk ( Kunz )

natural Science

     

  • Science Professions ( Stevens )
  • Science experiments in kindergarten ( Stevens )
  • What makes us vibrate? Acoustics and standing waves (physics) ( Heywang )
  • A little light is burning ( Heywang )
  • Can chemistry be kosher? ( Roth )
  • Children's exhibition 'Pipette' ( Schram )
  • Stockholm or Harvard? ( Roth )
  • Curiosity and Scientific Progress ( Franz )
  • Serendipity or the role of chance in discovery ( Ehlers )
  • Why is UNESCO interested in engineers? ( Kammasch )
  • Women and Natural Sciences ( Ehlers )
  • Living with ionizing radiation and radioactivity ( sneezing )
  • About meteorites - What chemical analyzes and radioactivity measurements tell us ( Niese )
  • Excited states for stimulating chemistry - Curricular innovation research in chemistry didactics ( exchange )
  • Photons and molecules - experimental lecture and workshop for schools and universities ( exchange )
  • Plant light laboratory - experimental lecture and workshop for schools and universities ( exchange )
  • Photo & Nano: a strong couple - thin layers with key functions ( exchange )
  • The tongue - a jack of all trades ( Heywang )
  • How bewitched ( Heywang )
  • Got notes ( Heywang )
  • Rumpelstiltskin ( Heywang )
  • Max and Moritz ( Heywang )
  • Something is dripping - (almost) everything over a drop ( Heywang )

energy

     

  • Chemistry for Energy Storage Technologies ( Franz )
  • Production-integrated environmental protection ( Heywang )
  • Fracking - cheap energy with bad consequences? ( Bader )
  • Energy, our elixir of life - where does it come from, where does it go? ( Schwab )
  • Efficient, electric heating with carbon ( Kunz )
  • Excited states for stimulating chemistry - Curricular innovation research in chemistry didactics ( exchange )
  • On the way to artificial photosynthesis - lights on! Even in chemical education! ( Exchange )
  • Plant light laboratory - experimental lecture and workshop for schools and universities ( exchange )
  • Chemical use of carbon dioxide - what is possible and what makes sense ( Röper )

history

     

  • Heroes of Science - Bernoulli, Carothers, Hoffmann and Bayer ( Heywang )
  • Dimitri I Mendeleev - an all-rounder? ( Boeck )
  • Humans and chemistry - society, cultural history of a love-hate relationship ( Schram )
  • Book exhibition on chemistry books from 500 years ( Schram )
  • Dyes through the ages ( Hartmann )
  • The Dresden dye collection ( Hartmann )
  • 150 years of the Periodic Table of the Elements ( Ehlers )
  • Clara Immerwahr and Fritz Haber - Can we learn from history? ( Kammasch )
  • Women and Natural Sciences ( Ehlers )
  • Luminescence - a paradigm shift for color: "The colors are deeds of light" ( exchange )
  • The Walden inversion and the person behind it ( Boeck )
  • About the first women chemists ( Boeck )
  • Lothar Meyer and the Periodic Table ( Boeck )
  • The fate of Jewish chemists during the Nazi era ( Boeck )
  • Ferdinand Friedlieb Runge and a forerunner of chromatography - the Runge pictures ( Boeck )
  • The discovery of nitroglycerin and what became of it ( Ehlers )

General Chemistry

     

  • Fascination chemistry: "Vivaldi goes Chemistry" ( Full and Ruf )
  • The chemical magic of a Stradivarius ( Roth )
  • H 2 O - tapped and originally corked ( Roth )
  • Can chemistry be kosher? ( Roth )
  • Highlights from everyday chemistry - experiments with supermarket products ( Schwedt )
  • Molecules that move the world - Part 1: Small molecules, big effects ( Ehlers )
  • Molecules that move the world - Part 2: Molecules as building blocks of life ( Ehlers )
  • Molecules that move the world - Part 3: Active ingredient molecules that have made history ( Ehlers )
  • Sugar-sweet chemistry - experiments from glucose to starch ( Schwedt )
  • Chemistry for Energy Storage Technologies ( Franz )
  • Function, invention, innovation - key technology chemistry ( Franz )
  • Crystals and their cultivation ( Altenburg )
  • World of Crystals ( Altenburg )
  • Salt - Crystals of Life ( Bitsch )
  • From table salt to ruby ( Altenburg )
  • Right and left - also a chemical problem ( Boeck )
  • Chemistry in Computers ( Hecht )
  • Solar catalysis - gentle chemistry with air and sun ( Kisch )
  • The chemistry from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. ( Heywang )
  • Science and art: companions and sisters in the spirit ( Schreckenbach )
  • Trade fairs in chemistry ( Zschunke )
  • Concept analysis in chemistry ( Zschunke )
  • Why are there patents? ( Coopers )
  • 150 years of persiond system of the elements ( Ehlers )
  • Change in the use of raw materials for the chemical industry ( Schwab )
  • Industrial catalysis - a decisive success factor for the chemical industry ( Schwab )
  • Photons and molecules - experimental lecture and workshop for schools and universities ( exchange )
  • Photosynthesis, a case for two - interaction of chlorophyll and ?-carotene in photosynthesis ( exchange )
  • Photo & Nano: a strong couple - thin layers with key functions ( exchange )
  • Luminescence - a paradigm shift for color: "The colors are deeds of light" ( exchange )
  • Rumpelstiltskin ( Heywang )
  • Max and Moritz ( Heywang )
  • The tongue, a jack of all trades (Heywang)
  • Value chains in industrial organic chemistry ( Röper )
  • Homogeneous catalysis in the chemical industry ( Röper )
  • Chemical use of carbon dioxide - what is possible and what makes sense ( Röper )

Dyes

     

  • Dyes through the ages ( Hartmann )
  • The Dresden dye collection ( Hartmann )
  • Dyeing with natural dyes ( Hartmann )
  • Color - music for the eye and the look of effect pigments ( Franz )
  • Tatoo - chemistry that gets under your skin ( Roth )
  • Tatort Berlin: Berlin Blue - its discoverers and traitors ( Roth )
  • Photo & Nano: a strong couple - thin layers with key functions ( exchange )
  • Luminescence - a paradigm shift for color: "The colors are deeds of light" ( exchange )

Plastics, polymers

     

  • Plastics are just great (Heywang)
  • Functional plastics - secret helpers in daily life ( Rehan )
  • Electrically conductive polymers - history and current applications ( Heywang )
  • From petroleum to polycarbonates ( Heywang )
  • Fiber composite materials - efficient materials based on nature's example ( Kunz )
  • Plastic waste: knowledge and speculation ( Kunz )
  • Paints and varnishing - from chemical raw materials to car painting ( Brock )
  • Modern, more environmentally friendly types of paint - properties, areas of application, production, types of application ( Brock )
  • New trends in paint technology - water-based paints, powder paints, nanotechnology ( Brock )
  • Pigments - they add color to the varnish; Effect pigments ( Brock )
  • The beauty of surfaces ( Brock )
  • Sol-gel coatings - polyreactions with silanes, silanols and siloxanes ( Brock )

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biochemistry, biotechnology, genetic engineering

     

  • Chemical and physiological properties of vegetable polyphenols ( Bitsch )
  • Contributions of biotechnology to the treatment of the widespread disease diabetes mellitus ( Ehlers )
  • Nature as a model - isolation of new drugs from natural sources ( Ehlers )
  • Isolation and purification of active pharmaceutical ingredients from culture broths ( Ehlers )
  • Vitamin D - a well-known and re-evaluated vitamin ( Bitsch )
  • Chromatography - a key technology for the pure preparation of biopharmaceuticals ( Ehlers )
  • The importance of biotechnology for the industrial production of new substances ( Ehlers )
  • Genetic engineering - what is it? How does it work? ( Jany )
  • Genetic engineering in everyday life ( Jany )
  • Genetically Modified Food - Opportunities and Risks ( Jany )
  • Green genetic engineering - forming opinions in discourse ( Jany )
  • Ecotoxicology - conventional and genetically modified plants ( Jany )
  • From Mendel to modern plant breeding ( Jany )
  • Chemistry of the cell - life or death ( Saaler-Reinhardt )
  • Chemistry of the Cell - Cross-Border Molecular Transport ( Saaler-Reinhardt )
  • About sailors, guinea pigs and citrus fruits ( Roth )
  • Use of biotechnology for the production of active pharmaceutical ingredients ( Kleemann )
  • Bio-engineering - definition, demarcation, areas of responsibility in pharmaceutical technology ( Damerius )
  • The cell as a bioreactor - enzymes, enzymatic reactions on selected examples ( Damerius )
  • Biotechnological production of active pharmaceutical ingredients using two examples: penicillin and human insulin ( Damerius )
  • On the way to artificial photosynthesis - lights on! Even in chemical education! ( Exchange )
  • Plant light laboratory - experimental lecture and workshop for schools and universities ( exchange )
  • Photo & Nano: a strong couple - thin layers with key functions ( exchange )

Pharmaceuticals and medicine

     

  • Quo Vadis Pharmaceutical Research? ( Kleemann )
  • The changing pharmaceutical industry ( Kleemann )
  • What makes pharmaceutical drug research so attractive? ( Kleemann )
  • Alternative forms of therapy! - Fashion? Bestseller? Charlatanism? Placebo effect? What's behind it? ( Ehlers )
  • Iodine contrast agent for computed tomography (CT) ( Schmitt-Willich )
  • Gadolinium contrast agent for magnetic resonance imaging (MRT) ( Schmitt-Willich )
  • Positron emission tomography (PET) - 18F tracer for the diagnosis of Alzheimer's ( Schmitt-Willich )
  • Contributions of chemistry to imaging diagnostics: contrast media in CT, MR tomography and PET ( Schmitt-Willich )

Food and luxury foods

     

  • Sparkling wine - also scientifically sparkling! ( Heywang )
  • Egg, egg egg! ( Heywang ) NEW: also available as an online lecture
  • Healthy ingredients in fruit and vegetables - made visible in experiments ( Schwedt )
  • Principles of Nutrition for Seniors ( Bitsch )
  • Meat - an expendable food? ( Bitsch )
  • The chemistry of espresso ( Roth )
  • The chemical secret of the Christmas scent ( Roth )
  • H 2 O - tapped and originally corked ( Roth )
  • Can chemistry be kosher? ( Roth )
  • Sweeteners, the sweet side of chemistry ( Roth )
  • The chemistry of sauces - from Paul Boucuse to the bag ( Roth )
  • From first beer to hangover ( Roth )
  • Chocolate - a chemical rush for the senses ( Roth )
  • Absinthe - The kiss of the green fairy ( Roth )
  • The chemical secret of the Berlin currywurst ( Roth )
  • Who's Afraid of the Big E? (Food additives; R o th)
  • From the Isenheim Altarpiece to the Beatles ( Roth )
  • Chili - '' Some like it spicy! ( Roth )
  • Food of the Future - Novel Foods ( Jany )
  • Food intolerance - allergies and pseudo-allergies ( Jany )
  • Chemistry and Physiology of Vitamins ( Bitsch )
  • Calcium, iron and iodine as critical minerals / trace elements in
    of the population ( Bitsch )
  • Scents, aromas, smells ( Büning peacocks )
  • Lust for chemistry in food ( Büning peacock )
  • How many people can our earth feed? Do we all have to become vegetarians? ( Kammasch )
  • About false nuts and secret berries - About the jokes that nature makes with us! ( Kammasch )
  • From lunch to global thinking - considerations on resource conservation and sustainability ( Kammasch )
  • The chemistry of the Christmas bakery ( Boeck )

water

     

  • Water - an everyday miracle ( Heywang )
  • Pitsch-Platsch - experiments with water ( Heywang )
  • physics and chemistry of water ( Altenburg )
  • Water as the elixir of life - people's need for water ( Bitsch )
  • Something is dripping - (almost) everything is dripping ( Heywang )

photochemistry

     

  • Solar catalysis - gentle chemistry with air and sun ( Kisch )
  • On the way to artificial photosynthesis - lights on! Even in chemical education! ( Exchange )
  • Photons and molecules - experimental lecture and workshop for schools and universities (exchange)
  • Plant light laboratory - experimental lecture and workshop for schools and universities ( exchange )
  • Excited states for stimulating chemistry - Curricular innovation research in chemistry didactics ( exchange )
  • Photosynthesis - a case for two - interaction of chlorophyll and ?-carotene in photosynthesis ( exchange )
  • Photo & Nano - a strong couple ( swap )

Industrial chemistry, materials

     

  • Development of chemical processes from the laboratory to production maturity ( Stevens )
  • Subject Chemical Production ( Stevens )
  • The long way from the idea to the product ( Heywang )
  • Plastics are just great! ( Heywang )
  • Functional plastics - secret helpers in daily life ( Rehan )
  • Electrically conductive polymers - history and current applications ( Heywang )
  • Biocomposites - a highlight of modern materials research ( Böttcher )
  • Fascination with new carbon structures ( Böttcher )
  • From petroleum to polycarbonates ( Heywang )
  • Lithium ( Rittmeyer )
  • Ceramic superconducting substances ( Altenburg )
  • Perspectives in chemistry on the way to nano-electronics ( Waser )
  • Change in the use of raw materials for the chemical industry ( Schwab )
  • Industrial catalysis - a decisive success factor for the chemical industry ( Schwab )
  • Carbon - Real Gold? ( Kunz )
  • Efficient, electric heating with carbon ( Kunz )
  • Value chains in industrial organic chemistry ( Röper )
  • Homogeneous catalysis in the chemical industry ( Röper )
  • Change in the raw material base for the chemical industry ( Röper )

environment

     

  • Production-integrated environmental protection ( Heywang )
  • Fracking - cheap energy with bad consequences? ( Bader )
  • Energy, our elixir of life - where does it come from, where does it go? ( Schwab )
  • Change in the use of raw materials for the chemical industry ( Schwab )
  • How can you calculate the IR absorption of CO 2 with "on-board means"? ( Kunz )
  • Plastic waste: knowledge and speculation ( Kunz )
  • Energy efficiency through material selection ( Kunz )
  • How many people can our earth feed? Do we all have to become vegetarians? ( Kammasch )
  • Why is UNESCO interested in engineers? ( Kammasch )
  • About fake nuts and secret berries - About the jokes that nature makes with us! ( Kammasch )
  • From lunch to global thinking - considerations on resource conservation and sustainability ( Kammasch )
  • Strategy, visions and illusions to save the climate ( Kreysa )
  • Small molecules, big impact - trace gases in the atmosphere ( Müller )

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