The British Science Festival

Bringing the latest in science discovery to a city near you

27/08/2014

Show me content for... +

Show me content for...
Events
Resources
Volunteers
Teachers
Professional development
Families & teenagers (aged 12+)
Families (children aged 12 & under)

Donate

register

Register with us and you can....

  • Sign up to our free e-communications
  • Become a member of the Association
  • Create your own web account, & post comments
  • Be part of British Science Festival
  • Save your favourite items

Register

Keep up to date with the latest news from the British Science Assocation. Sign up to our RSS feeds and take us with you when you are on the move.

You are here

Family events

Talks and debates

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

Evening events

What's the point?

Festival events by day:

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
1
 
2
 
3
 
4
 
5
 
6
 
7
 
8
 
9
 
10
 
11
 
12
 
13
 
14
 
15
 
16
 
17
 
18
 
19
 
20
 
21
 
22
 
23
 
24
 
25
 
26
 
27
 
28
 
29
 
30
 
 
 
 
 
 

Explore Events by...

Whats on: September, 2014

Welcome to the Events guide for the 2014 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

Tuesday 9 September 2014
15.30 - 17.30
Venue: 
Aston Brain Centre: Aston University

A tour of the Aston Brain Centre showcases the latest technologies in brain research.

Thursday 11 September 2014
10.30 - 12.00
Venue: 
Lecture Theatre S02, Poynting Physics Building, University of Birmingham

Join us for a cutting edge view of research into brain stimulation and cognitive enhancement. This event will highlight the possibilities and pitfalls in this newly emerging field: Can brain stimulation change our mind? ? Are there physical and psychological risks? Come and find out!

Thursday 11 September 2014
15.30 - 17.30
Venue: 
Lecture Theatre S02, Poynting Physics Building, University of Birmingham

If you think that your beliefs are all in the brain, it’s time to think again.This symposium aims to be a forum to discuss the dissemination of myths about how the mind and the brain work.