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Whats on: Tuesday, 10 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
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.

Tuesday 10 September 2013
10.30 - 11.30
Venue: 
Fine Art Lecture Theatre, Fine Art Building, Newcastle University

What is the current appetite for, and basis of, the 'appliance of science' in personal care?

Tuesday 10 September 2013
12.00 - 13.00
Venue: 
Stage 2, Northern Stage

Could new IVF approaches meaning babies have genetic material from three parents ever become a reality?

Tuesday 10 September 2013
13.00 - 14.00
Venue: 
Spence Watson Lecture Theatre, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University

How do you take a prototype and scale it up into a robust, commercially viable product or process?

Tuesday 10 September 2013
13.00 - 15.00
Venue: 
Fine Art Lecture Theatre, Fine Art Building, Newcastle University

Take a breathtaking tour through the origins of planets, galaxies, and the Universe.

Tuesday 10 September 2013
13.30 - 15.30
Venue: 
Lecture Theatre 2.16, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University

What happens to your brain when you learn? Find out how music, dance and tool-use shape your mind.

Tuesday 10 September 2013
14.00 - 15.00
Venue: 
Stage 2, Northern Stage

Join oceanographer Jonathan Houghton to unravel the behaviour and threats faced by top predators at sea.

Tuesday 10 September 2013
15.30 - 17.00
Venue: 
Spence Watson Lecture Theatre, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University

This panel session explores the impact of attitudes to the normalisation of violence in our society.

Tuesday 10 September 2013
15.30 - 17.30
Venue: 
Stage 2, Northern Stage

What do we know about head injury? Find out first-hand from a sufferer and a panel of leading experts.

Tuesday 10 September 2013
16.00 - 17.00
Venue: 
Fine Art Lecture Theatre, Fine Art Building, Newcastle University

Debate what and how neuroscience can contribute to education and explore findings from relevant research.

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