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

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Whats on: Sunday, 7 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
Sunday 7 September 2014
10.00 - 17.00
Venue: 
Thinktank, Birmingham

Draw mini outlines of your friends with a giant pantograph, and geometric flower patterns with a bicycle spirograph!

Sunday 7 September 2014
13.30 - 14.30
Venue: 
Lecture Theatre 6, Arts Building, University of Birmingham

Is there such a thing as a maths brain? Are mathematicians born or made? Is the lack of girls in maths subjects a ‘brain’ problem?

Sunday 7 September 2014
14.00 - 15.00
Venue: 
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building, University of Birmingham

Lecture by Professor Alice Roberts, Clinical Anatomist and Professor of Public Engagement in Science at the University of Birmingham.

Sunday 7 September 2014
18.00 - 19.00
Venue: 
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building, University of Birmingham

Join Alice Roberts to discover the incredible first two months of our existence

Sunday 7 September 2014
20.00 - 21.00
Venue: 
Elgar Concert Hall, Bramall Music Building, University of Birmingham

Richard Wiseman leads us through the Land of Nod with surprising and beneficial tips on how to make the most of the hours we spend asleep.