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Whats on: Thursday, 12 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

Thursday 12 September 2013
09.30 - 12.30 and 13.00 - 15.30
Venue: 
Meeting point, Newcastle University

See the science and process behind generating power from poo.

Thursday 12 September 2013
10.00 - 17.00
Venue: 
Meeting point, Newcastle University

Discover Lord Armstrong's home, Cragside. It's an engineering marvel, and well worth a look.

Thursday 12 September 2013
10.30 - 11.30
Venue: 
Spence Watson Lecture Theatre, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University

How do climate models work, are they reliable and how are they used? Hear from experts and join in the debate.

Thursday 12 September 2013
10.30 - 11.30
Venue: 
Lecture Theatre 2.16, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University

The number of older drivers is predicted to double by 2030. How do we keep older people driving for longer?

Thursday 12 September 2013
10.30 - 12.30
Venue: 
Lecture Theatre 1, Bedson Building, Newcastle University

Celebrating life-changing innovation by companies in the North East applying chemistry to meet societal needs.

Thursday 12 September 2013
11.00 - 12.00
Venue: 
Fine Art Lecture Theatre, Fine Art Building, Newcastle University

Pathological brainwaves: what causes them, how might they be treated, and what is it like to have epilepsy?

Thursday 12 September 2013
12.00 - 14.00
Venue: 
King's Hall, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University

Join Association staff at our annual open forum, hear a summary of the past year and plans for the year ahead.

Thursday 12 September 2013
12.30 - 14.30
Venue: 
Space 4 and 5, Culture Lab, Newcastle University

Dialogue live! from Sciencewise, presents extreme weather. Help shape an open policy area and join the debate.

Thursday 12 September 2013
13.00 - 14.00
Venue: 
Lecture Theatre 2.16, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University

How will minerals feed the world in 2050 and do we have enough minerals to carry on with business as usual?

Thursday 12 September 2013
13.00 - 14.00
Venue: 
Fine Art Lecture Theatre, Fine Art Building, Newcastle University

Debate between UK experts as to the most important infectious disease that has shaped Britain's history.

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