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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

Sunday 8 September 2013
10.00 - 21.00
Venue: 
Jesmond Dene

Learn about local wildlife and help us record as many species as possible in 24 hours.

Sunday 8 September 2013
10.30 - 11.30 and 13.00 - 14.00
Venue: 
Room 1.04, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University

Experience the drama of a different kind of theatre – the operating theatre!

Sunday 8 September 2013
10.30 - 12.00
Venue: 
Fine Art Lecture Theatre, Fine Art Building, Newcastle University

Numbers, patterns and mathematical magic tricks hidden in the randomness. Join Dr Maths to discover how to be a maths wiz!

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
11.00 - 12.00
Venue: 
Spence Watson Lecture Theatre, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University

Are the superheroes, super-villains and story lines in comic books fantastic fiction or inspirational fact?

Sunday 8 September 2013
11.00 - 13.30
Venue: 
MediCinema, New Victoria Wing, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle

See the latest treatment options for acute brain attack (stroke) followed by a behind the scenes tour.

Sunday 8 September 2013
11.30 - 12.30
Venue: 
Meeting point, Newcastle University

This workshop is an introduction to osteoarchaeology, the study of human remains.

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?

Sunday 8 September 2013
12.00 - 13.00
Venue: 
Sport Central, Northumbria University

Explore how to save lives in this CPR master class.

Sunday 8 September 2013
12.30 - 13.30
Venue: 
King's Hall, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University

Pull on a second skin, get your muscles moving and learn wacky body facts in a head-to-head anatomy dress off!

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