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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
Various times
Venue: 
Great North Museum: Hancock

Come and find out the extraordinary things fossils can tell us about how animals evolved.

Sunday 8 September 2013
Various times
Venue: 
Various locations

Explore daytime astronomy and space travel on the streets of Newcastle.

Sunday 8 September 2013
Various times
Venue: 
Great North Museum: Hancock

Animal encounters: Where the zoo comes to you.

Sunday 8 September 2013
Various times
Venue: 
Sport Central, Northumbria University

Come and experience our latest developments with our exciting exhibits and demonstrations.

Sunday 8 September 2013
Various times
Venue: 
Great North Museum: Hancock

Join TV presenter Simon Watt for an introduction to and a meander through the field of evolution for children.

Monday 9 September 2013
Tuesday 10 September 2013
Wednesday 11 September 2013
Thursday 12 September 2013
09.30 - 15.30
Venue: 
Students' Union, Newcastle University

Drop in to the basement of the Students’ Union for a feast of hands-on fun.

Monday 9 September 2013
10.00 - 11.00
Venue: 
Fine Art Lecture Theatre, Fine Art Building, Newcastle University

How do policy makers, scientists & health authorities decide where to concentrate resources during outbreaks?

Monday 9 September 2013
10.00 - 11.30
Venue: 
Spence Watson Lecture Theatre, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University

Palaeontologists, palaeoartists and filmmakers discuss how they collaborate to imagine dinosaurs back to life

Monday 9 September 2013
Tuesday 10 September 2013
Wednesday 11 September 2013
Thursday 12 September 2013
10.00 - 16.00
Venue: 
Students' Union, Newcastle University

Transport Science Space is an exhibition of various transport research projects run at Newcastle University.

Monday 9 September 2013
10.00 - 16.00
Venue: 
Meeting point, Newcastle University

Explore the reasons for red squirrel decline in this visit to Kielder forest.

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