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Whats on: Monday, 9 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

Monday 9 September 2013
Tuesday 10 September 2013
Wednesday 11 September 2013
Thursday 12 September 2013
10.00 - 17.00
Venue: 
Students' Union, Newcastle University
Monday 9 September 2013
10.30 - 12.00
Venue: 
Lecture Theatre 2.16, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University

Should we expect fuel shortage and eco-apocalypse? Hear how anthropology can help solve global energy issues.

Monday 9 September 2013
11.00 - 12.00
Venue: 
Lecture Theatre 1, Bedson Building, Newcastle University

Find out about computer forensics and the myths that are seen on well-known TV crime dramas.

Monday 9 September 2013
Tuesday 10 September 2013
Wednesday 11 September 2013
Thursday 12 September 2013
12.00 - 13.15
Venue: 
Mckenna's at Northern Stage

The x-change is the daily round-up of all the best bits from the Festival programme: come and join in.

Monday 9 September 2013
12.30 - 13.30
Venue: 
Spence Watson Lecture Theatre, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University

Can we cool the planet if we don't meet our CO2 emissions targets? We need to look at ALL possible solutions.

Monday 9 September 2013
13.00 - 13.45, 14.00 - 14.45, 15.00 - 15.45
Venue: 
Swing Bridge, NewcastleGateshead Quays

See the Pump Room and Engine Room at the Grade I listed Swing Bridge.

Monday 9 September 2013
13.00 - 14.30
Venue: 
Fine Art Lecture Theatre, Fine Art Building, Newcastle University

Can there really be life without ageing? Tom Kirkwood and Aubrey de Grey set out their opposing views.

Monday 9 September 2013
13.30 - 15.00
Venue: 
Lecture Theatre 2.16, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University

Discover how your perception of shapes, colours and sounds is much more than just your senses.

Monday 9 September 2013
14.00 - 15.00
Venue: 
Stage 2, Northern Stage

Join marine biologist Michael Sweet to see how minute organisms shape the planet's largest living structures.

Monday 9 September 2013
14.30 - 15.30
Venue: 
Spence Watson Lecture Theatre, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University

Do cyber attacks really spell doom and destruction? Is this a harsh reality or political hype?

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