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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

Saturday 7 September 2013
Sunday 8 September 2013
10.00 - 17.00
Venue: 
Various locations

Sharing the importance and thrill of engineering through street theatre.

Saturday 7 September 2013
Sunday 8 September 2013
14.00 - 16.00
Venue: 
BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Arts

Come down to BALTIC to explore exciting, alternative and playful ways combining art with science.

Saturday 7 September 2013
Sunday 8 September 2013
18.00 - 10.00
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Great North Museum: Hancock

A sleepover with a difference! Camp out overnight at the Great North Museum: Hancock in our special sleep-themed event.

Saturday 7 September 2013
Sunday 8 September 2013
Various times
Venue: 
Various locations

Presenters from all over Eruope do maths tricks using handcuffs and rope, no equations, purely fun maths!

Saturday 7 September 2013
Sunday 8 September 2013
Monday 9 September 2013
Tuesday 10 September 2013
Wednesday 11 September 2013
Thursday 12 September 2013
Various times
Venue: 
Various locations

Bringing to life science, technology, engineering and maths though the medium of street performance!

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
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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
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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
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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

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

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