Monika Abramczuk


About Monika Abramczuk

Monika studied biotechnology and molecular biology. When not engaged in research, she likes to read spy thrillers, drink tea, bake and travel.


About Time that we celebrated – TEDxVienna 10 years!   Recently updated !

Woohoo, we’ve officially turned 10! Did you celebrate with us? Did you join us in singing “Happy Birthday” after the opening medley by V.O.I.C.E., Vienna’s pop and jazz choir experience? Our anniversary celebration was not only about celebrating 10 years of existence, but we also celebrated many great achievements: more […]


Recapping the recaps – 10 years of TEDxVienna salons and conferences

It is About Time for the 10 year anniversary of TEDxVienna. The day is almost here. Will you be there to celebrate with us? Looking back and reflecting on the way we took to get here, to this 10 year anniversary of TEDxVienna, we get a bit nostalgic. So many […]


Recapping the recaps – who was OUT THERE at TEDxVienna 2016?

2016 was the year when TEDxVienna experimented with different styles of the TEDx talks. The classical talk format was switched for an interview with Joshua Beckford, a today 14 year old boy with autism who at the age of 6 was the youngest to attend Oxford. Urbanist Eugene Quinn, on […]


Recapping the recaps – how edgy was “On The Edge”?

Have you ever wondered what happens behind the scenes of a (TEDxVienna) conference? What is going on at the same time as the talks, the performances, the coffee and lunch breaks…? In the event recap from 2017’s TEDxVienna conference “On The Edge”, Verena gave some sneak peeks into what happens […]


Medical technology turns fiction into fact

What if you met your doctor virtually? What if we diagnosed diseases using apps? What if organs for transplantation were grown in a lab instead of donated? What if you could enhance your cognitive performance using just a headset? While these questions might sounds like science fiction, they will soon […]


The smelly mystery of the human pheromone

Should we all reduce our showering and perfume usage? Perfumes, shower gel, showers, detergents all strip away or mask our natural bodily smells and add synthetic ones. But similar to other animals, humans convey information through bodily smell and most of us are unaware of how much information that is […]


Randomized living – interview with Max Hawkins

Can chance make us step outside the bubbles that we live in and explore different perspectives? What started as a question soon grew into “Randomized living”- a lifestyle dictated by various randomized computer programs and apps. Last weekend, computer scientist and artist Max Hawkins came to Vienna to share his […]