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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

Animal encounters: Where the zoo comes to you.

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.

Monday 9 September 2013
14.00 - 15.00
Venue: 
Stage 2, Northern Stage

Join marine biologist Michael Sweet to see how minute organisms shape the planet's largest living structures.

Monday 9 September 2013
15.30 - 17.30
Venue: 
International Centre for Life

Handle real mammoth fossils and have a go at DNA fingerprinting in this mammoth discovery workshop.

Monday 9 September 2013
16.00 - 17.30
Venue: 
Lecture Theatre 2.16, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University

What has to change to turn a mind like a chimpanzee's into a human mind like yours?

Monday 9 September 2013
20.00 - 21.00
Venue: 
International Centre for Life

Mark explores the miscommunication of genetics as a deterministic science, especially through the media.

Tuesday 10 September 2013
10.30 - 11.30
Venue: 
Fine Art Lecture Theatre, Fine Art Building, Newcastle University

What is the current appetite for, and basis of, the 'appliance of science' in personal care?

Tuesday 10 September 2013
12.00 - 13.00
Venue: 
Stage 2, Northern Stage

Could new IVF approaches meaning babies have genetic material from three parents ever become a reality?

Tuesday 10 September 2013
12.30 - 15.30
Venue: 
Meeting point, Newcastle University

Come see the beautiful St Mary’s Lighthouse to learn about rockpool animals and marine mammal rescues.

Tuesday 10 September 2013
14.00 - 15.00
Venue: 
Stage 2, Northern Stage

Join oceanographer Jonathan Houghton to unravel the behaviour and threats faced by top predators at sea.

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