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Lord Kelvin Award Lecture winner: Robots and humans: When two societies meet

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Whats on: Saturday, 6 September, 2014

Welcome to the Events guide for the 2014 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

Saturday 6 September 2014
10.00 - 16.00
Venue: 
Library of Birmingham, Birmingham

How do plants obtain energy from the sun? It's all about incredible machines and colourful chemicals. Nate Adams and Jon Wood break down the biology and the technology which allow us to investigate the nanoworld of plants.

Saturday 6 September 2014
14.00 - 15.00
Venue: 
Lecture Theatre 117, Physics West Building, University of Birmingham

Can science help alleviate poverty in developing countries? This historical episode helps inform us now.

Saturday 6 September 2014
19.00 - 23.00
Venue: 
Birmingham and Midland Institute

An evening of screenings, performances and experiments.