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

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Whats on: 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

Saturday 7 September 2013
10.00 - 15.00
Venue: 
Gateshead Central Library, Gateshead

Come and see what's new in technology in these Raspberry Pi and 3D printer workshops and taster sessions.

Saturday 7 September 2013
Sunday 8 September 2013
10.00 - 17.00
Venue: 
Various locations

Sharing the importance and thrill of engineering through street theatre.

Saturday 7 September 2013
12.45 - 13.45 and 16.15 - 17.15
Venue: 
Discovery Museum

Quirky stunts and magic effects performed. Science and Engineering explored. Mirrors are optional.

Sunday 8 September 2013
10.00 - 16.00
Venue: 
Culture Lab, Newcastle University

How far into space can bacteria survive? What happens to sound in space?

Sunday 8 September 2013
11.00 - 12.00
Venue: 
Sport Central, Northumbria University

Discover LED-based visible light communications and how that impacts on personal and mobile communications.

Sunday 8 September 2013
12.00 - 13.00
Venue: 
Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University

How can we build intelligent robots that will improve our lives, and what will they be able to do for us?

Monday 9 September 2013
11.00 - 12.00
Venue: 
Lecture Theatre 1, Bedson Building, Newcastle University

Find out about computer forensics and the myths that are seen on well-known TV crime dramas.

Monday 9 September 2013
13.00 - 13.45, 14.00 - 14.45, 15.00 - 15.45
Venue: 
Swing Bridge, NewcastleGateshead Quays

See the Pump Room and Engine Room at the Grade I listed Swing Bridge.

Monday 9 September 2013
14.30 - 15.30
Venue: 
Spence Watson Lecture Theatre, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University

Do cyber attacks really spell doom and destruction? Is this a harsh reality or political hype?

Monday 9 September 2013
14.30 - 16.30
Venue: 
Great North Museum: Hancock

Visit the showcase to see how Newcastle University researchers address societal challenges through enterprise.

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