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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
14.00 - 15.30

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

Thursday 12 September 2013
14.30 - 16.30

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

Thursday 12 September 2013
15.30 - 17.00

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

Thursday 12 September 2013
16.00 - 17.00

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

Thursday 12 September 2013
16.00 - 17.30

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

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

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