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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
10.30 - 12.00, 13.00 - 14.30, 15.30 - 17.00
Venue: 
School of Jewellery, Birmingham City University

The world of 3D printing and laser technology opens up an alternative ways of making the heirlooms of the future whilst exciting and colourful processes with non-precious metals will show how technology can drive new design ideas. Join us in this workshop to find out how.

Saturday 6 September 2014
13.00 - 15.00
Venue: 
The Dome, Bramall Music Building, University of Birmingham

A series of interactive sessions to show how well your body is ageing using innovative and exciting technologies. You can also try to estimate your Lifespan!

Sunday 7 September 2014
10.30 - 11.30
Venue: 
Lecture Theatre 7, Arts Building, University of Birmingham

A workshop showcasing the history and future of computer science learning, with equipment, old and new, and historical and scientific experts!

Monday 8 September 2014
13.00 - 15.00
Venue: 
The Dome, Bramall Music Building, University of Birmingham

A series of short talks on clocks and gravity sensors and workshops, posters and the presentation of a system trapping cold atoms in laser light.

Monday 8 September 2014
15.30 - 17.30
Venue: 
Vision Sciences Building: Aston University

Join us to have your retina scanned, retinal pigment measured and photographs taken using the latest retinal imaging technology.

Tuesday 9 September 2014
10.00 - 12.00
Venue: 
Clock Tower, Chancellor's Court, University of Birmingham

A hands-on workshop programming autonomous behaviour in Lego robots.

Tuesday 9 September 2014
10.00 - 12.30
Venue: 
The Dome, Bramall Music Building, University of Birmingham

Have you considered running a science event but don't know where to start?

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.

Tuesday 9 September 2014
18.00 - 19.00
Venue: 
The Dome, Bramall Music Building, University of Birmingham

Access your creativity through science, games, lateral problem-solving and fun!

Wednesday 10 September 2014
13.00 - 15.00
Venue: 
Clock Tower, Chancellor's Court, University of Birmingham

Drop in to to the Michael Chowen Prototyping Hall to hear a series of quick-fire presentations from the Digital Humanities Hub team who have backgrounds in archaeology, art history, computer science, and engineering.

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