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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

14.00 - 15.00
Venue: 
Stage 2, Northern Stage

How has prosthetics technology been engineered to allow athletes to compete at the Paralympic Games?

Thursday 12 September 2013
14.00 - 15.30
Venue: 
Spence Watson Lecture Theatre, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University

Parliament regularly examines the big scientific challenges facing our society. Find out how at this event.

Thursday 12 September 2013
14.30 - 16.30
Venue: 
Lecture Theatre 1, Bedson Building, Newcastle University

Compact particle accelerators are now fighting cancer. How does this affect the future of research?

Thursday 12 September 2013
15.30 - 16.30
Venue: 
International Centre for Life

Explore the science behind how athletes are tested for drugs.

Thursday 12 September 2013
15.30 - 17.00
Venue: 
Newcastle University Business School

Networking event to explore the role of science in the growth of a future city and the Science Central site.

Thursday 12 September 2013
15.30 - 17.30
Venue: 
Sport Central, Northumbria University

Find out the effects of running barefoot on technique, performance and injury risk.

Thursday 12 September 2013
16.00 - 17.00
Venue: 
Stage 1, Northern Stage

Incoming President Lisa Jardine questions whether public engagement with science has stalled.

Thursday 12 September 2013
16.00 - 17.30
Venue: 
Stage 2, Northern Stage

Learn how the medicines and treatments we take when we’re ill make it from inception to prescription.

Thursday 12 September 2013
16.30 - 17.30
Venue: 
Fine Art Lecture Theatre, Fine Art Building, Newcastle University

Biologist Simon Watt delves into the surprising science behind why we die, and what the alternatives might be.

Thursday 12 September 2013
17.00 - 18.00
Venue: 
Grey's Monument, Newcastle upon Tyne

Help us create a giant flashmob orchestra at Monument to mark the end of the 2013 British Science Festival.

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