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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

Monday 9 September 2013
13.00 - 14.30
Venue: 
Fine Art Lecture Theatre, Fine Art Building, Newcastle University

Can there really be life without ageing? Tom Kirkwood and Aubrey de Grey set out their opposing views.

Monday 9 September 2013
16.30 - 17.30
Venue: 
Spence Watson Lecture Theatre, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University

Content and language-integrated learning is an approach to language learning that changes a child's brain.

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
13.30 - 15.30
Venue: 
Lecture Theatre 2.16, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University

What happens to your brain when you learn? Find out how music, dance and tool-use shape your mind.

Tuesday 10 September 2013
15.30 - 17.00
Venue: 
Spence Watson Lecture Theatre, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University

This panel session explores the impact of attitudes to the normalisation of violence in our society.

Tuesday 10 September 2013
15.30 - 17.30
Venue: 
Stage 2, Northern Stage

What do we know about head injury? Find out first-hand from a sufferer and a panel of leading experts.

Tuesday 10 September 2013
16.30 - 17.30
Venue: 
Lecture Theatre 2.16, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University

How have innovative thinkers influenced practice in wound care throughout the ages as well as into the future?

Tuesday 10 September 2013
18.00 - 20.00
Venue: 
Tyneside Cinema

Join us to explore labia surgery, where women undergo surgery to neaten the appearance of their genitals.

Tuesday 10 September 2013
19.30 - 21.30
Venue: 
Ernest

Unleash your creative flair for life drawing with an anatomical twist!

Tuesday 10 September 2013
19.30 - 21.30
Venue: 
The Bridge Hotel

Come and test your general knowledge with a slice of science - you don't need to be Stephen Hawking to win.

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