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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
14.30 - 16.30
Venue: 
Great North Museum: Hancock

Visit the showcase to see how Newcastle University researchers address societal challenges through enterprise.

Monday 9 September 2013
15.30 - 17.00
Venue: 
Mckenna's at Northern Stage

Tom Shakespeare explores the ethics of sterilisation without proper consent in today's world.

Monday 9 September 2013
15.30 - 17.30
Venue: 
International Centre for Life

Handle real mammoth fossils and have a go at DNA fingerprinting in this mammoth discovery workshop.

Monday 9 September 2013
15.30 - 17.30
Venue: 
Fine Art Lecture Theatre, Fine Art Building, Newcastle University

Find out the facts about the Fukushima incident in 2011 and implications on the future of energy generation.

Monday 9 September 2013
16.00 - 17.30
Venue: 
Lecture Theatre 2.16, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University

What has to change to turn a mind like a chimpanzee's into a human mind like yours?

Monday 9 September 2013
16.30 - 17.30
Venue: 
Spence Watson Lecture Theatre, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University

Content and language-integrated learning is an approach to language learning that changes a child's brain.

Monday 9 September 2013
18.00 - 19.00
Venue: 
Literary and Philosophical Society of Newcastle

Join Matt Ridley to celebrate the good things fossil fuels have done, as well as bemoaning the bad.

Monday 9 September 2013
18.00 - 19.00
Venue: 
Stage 2, Northern Stage

Meet some of the UK's brightest early career researchers to find out next big thing in science and technology.

Monday 9 September 2013
19.00 - 20.30
Venue: 
Tyneside Cinema

Grab a drink, play a game, discuss funding of services for your community, and examine your social motives.

Monday 9 September 2013
19.30 - 22.00
Venue: 
Stage 1, Northern Stage

Prepare to get your geek on with Festival of the Spoken Nerd! www.festivalofthespokennerd.com

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