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Lord Kelvin Award Lecture winner: Robots and humans: When two societies meet

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Whats on: Sunday, 8 September, 2013

Welcome to the Events guide for the 2013 Festival. You can search the events programme using the calendar, by category, via the events map, or by keyword 'film, comedy, etc using the box below

Sunday 8 September 2013
11.00 - 12.00
Venue: 
Spence Watson Lecture Theatre, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University

Are the superheroes, super-villains and story lines in comic books fantastic fiction or inspirational fact?

Sunday 8 September 2013
13.00 - 14.00
Venue: 
Meeting point, Newcastle University

Discover past legacies with clues from our hunt and see how thought leaders over time have shaped society.

Sunday 8 September 2013
16.00 - 17.30
Venue: 
Spence Watson Lecture Theatre, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University

A panel of experts on evolution consider whether human ingenuity has enabled us to outwit the forces of nature

Sunday 8 September 2013
16.00 - 18.00
Venue: 
North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers

Can science be democratic and accessible to 'the People'? A Question Time-style debate.