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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
Monday 8 September 2014
Tuesday 9 September 2014
Wednesday 10 September 2014
Thursday 11 September 2014
Venue: 
Pavillions Shopping Centre, Birmingham

Your chance to engage with research in a number of mind-boggling ways.

Saturday 6 September 2014
Sunday 7 September 2014
Monday 8 September 2014
Tuesday 9 September 2014
Wednesday 10 September 2014
Thursday 11 September 2014
10.00 - 16.30
Venue: 
Thinktank, Birmingham

Come on a journey of discovery to see how developments in bioenergy technologies are proving there is a reliable, sustainable alternative to traditional fossil fuels, and learn about the work EBRI is doing to drive this forward.

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!

Saturday 6 September 2014
Sunday 7 September 2014
Monday 8 September 2014
Tuesday 9 September 2014
Wednesday 10 September 2014
10.30 - 16.00
Venue: 
Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Cancer comes in many shapes and forms, but have you ever had the chance to take a look at cells up close? This art display shows a selection of fascinating cell images, showing the incredible detail of cancer in various forms.

Saturday 6 September 2014
Sunday 7 September 2014
Tuesday 9 September 2014
Wednesday 10 September 2014
Thursday 11 September 2014
13.00 - 16.00
Venue: 
Soho House Museum, Birmingham

An opportunity to explore historic Soho House

Saturday 6 September 2014
Sunday 7 September 2014
Monday 8 September 2014
Tuesday 9 September 2014
Wednesday 10 September 2014
Thursday 11 September 2014
Sat 6 & Sun 7: 12.00 - 17.00, Mon 8 to Thurs 11: 09.00 - 17.00
Venue: 
Lapworth Museum of Geology, Aston Webb Building, University of Birmingham

Visit The Lapworth Museum: One of the oldest specialist geological museums in Europe.

Sunday 7 September 2014
10.00 - 11.00
Venue: 
Lecture Theatre 6, Arts Building, University of Birmingham

Find out how the Seventeen or Bust project is working to solve the Sierpinski conjecture, and what you can do to help.

Sunday 7 September 2014
10.00 - 11.30
Venue: 
Lecture Theatre 1, Arts Building, University of Birmingham

An interactive morning looking at how we can mitigate the effects of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere using CCS (carbon capture and storage).

Sunday 7 September 2014
10.30 - 11.30
Venue: 
Lecture Theatre 7, Arts Building, University of Birmingham

A workshop showcasing the history and future of computer science learning, with equipment, old and new, and historical and scientific experts!

Sunday 7 September 2014
11.00 - 12.00
Venue: 
Clock Tower, Chancellor's Court, University of Birmingham

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