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Whats on: Wednesday, 11 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

Wednesday 11 September 2013
14.00 - 15.00

Is climate change to blame for recent flooding and what can we expect to happen in the future?

Wednesday 11 September 2013
15.30 - 16.30

Discover if yoghurt products live up to manufacturers' claims.

Wednesday 11 September 2013
15.30 - 17.00

Find out how research on new materials can harness sunlight to meet our future energy needs

Wednesday 11 September 2013
15.30 - 17.30

A theatrical performance showing how learning disabled individuals engage with the growing digital community

Wednesday 11 September 2013
16.00 - 17.00

Does child abuse have lasting effects? For some it appears to make long term, damaging changes to the brain.

Wednesday 11 September 2013
16.00 - 17.30

A panel of experts debate how science is addressing one of humanity's greatest achievements: living longer.

Wednesday 11 September 2013
16.30 - 17.30

Should computers be used to teach and learn mathematics?

Wednesday 11 September 2013
18.00 - 19.00

Meet the man who inspired the movie ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ and winner of the TED Prize 2013, Sugata Mitra.

Wednesday 11 September 2013
19.30 - 21.00

A chance to catch up with some of the key speakers in the Chemistry Section events.

Wednesday 11 September 2013
19.30 - 22.00

What will become Newcastle’s ugly mascot? Take part in a night of stand-up comedy with a conservation twist.

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