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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
10.00 - 11.00
Venue: 
Meeting point, Newcastle University

This tree trail will help you identify some common trees, and the birds that like to nest in them.

Sunday 8 September 2013
10.00 - 12.00 and 13.00 - 15.00
Venue: 
Sport Central, Northumbria University

Come and try a range of sports from dodgeball and ultimate frisbee to parachute games.

Sunday 8 September 2013
10.00 - 16.00
Venue: 
Culture Lab, Newcastle University

Come and see how solving 3D protein puzzles can help us understand and fight infections.

Sunday 8 September 2013
10.00 - 16.00
Venue: 
Culture Lab, Newcastle University

We’ve all experienced it, but why? Surprisingly, scientists have only just figured it out.

Sunday 8 September 2013
10.00 - 16.00
Venue: 
Culture Lab, Newcastle University

An opportunity to add your stories and pictures to the Science Festival Special Edition of {react} magazine

Sunday 8 September 2013
10.00 - 16.00
Venue: 
Culture Lab, Newcastle University

Are you ticklish? Some parts of your body contain more nerve endings than others… can you guess which?

Sunday 8 September 2013
10.00 - 16.00
Venue: 
Culture Lab, Newcastle University

Study earthworm poo under the microscope to see how scientists take the temperature of the planet long ago.

Sunday 8 September 2013
10.00 - 16.00
Venue: 
Culture Lab, Newcastle University

Why does your dentist make you brush your teeth? We'll show you that the answer lies within your own mouth!

Sunday 8 September 2013
10.00 - 16.00
Venue: 
Culture Lab, Newcastle University

What happens to the brain as it ages? Try our interactive activities and get upclose to some brain tissue!

Sunday 8 September 2013
10.00 - 16.00
Venue: 
Culture Lab, Newcastle University

Most of the Universe is 'missing'. Find out why astronomers think dark matter exists.

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