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

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Welcome to the Events guide for the 2014 Festival in Birmingham. You can search the events programme using the calendar, via the events map, by category, audience or by keyword 'film, comedy, etc using the box below

Saturday 6 September 2014
Sunday 7 September 2014
10.00 - 17.00
Venue: 
Thinktank, Birmingham

Draw mini outlines of your friends with a giant pantograph, and geometric flower patterns with a bicycle spirograph!

Sunday 7 September 2014
10.00 - 11.30
Venue: 
Lecture Theatre 1, Arts Building, University of Birmingham

An interactive morning looking at how we can mitigate the effects of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere using CCS (carbon capture and storage).

Monday 8 September 2014
20.00 - 21.00
Venue: 
Barber Concert Hall, Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham

A panel of prominent television industry stakeholders ranging from science presenters, commissioners and producers debate the position of women scientists on TV.

Thursday 11 September 2014
11.00 - 12.00
Venue: 
Lecture Theatre 117, Physics West Building, University of Birmingham

As the average age of the UK increases, we are having to find new ways to repair the body and maintain our standards of life. This event will discuss how implants have revolutionised medicine and how we are not far away from regrowing our organs.

Thursday 11 September 2014
16.30 - 17.30
Venue: 
Lecture Theatre S06, Poynting Physics Building, University of Birmingham

The talk will promote the significant contribution a local small family wire manufacturing business has made to the city's economic history over 300 years and highlight the business lessons learnt by Webster and Horsfall that has enabled its survival and development, with university research and business development support.