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Talks and debates

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
Monday 8 September 2014
Tuesday 9 September 2014
Wednesday 10 September 2014
Thursday 11 September 2014
Venue: 
Pavillions Shopping Centre, Birmingham

Your chance to engage with research in a number of mind-boggling ways.

Saturday 6 September 2014
Sunday 7 September 2014
Monday 8 September 2014
Tuesday 9 September 2014
Wednesday 10 September 2014
Thursday 11 September 2014
10.00 - 16.30
Venue: 
Thinktank, Birmingham

Come on a journey of discovery to see how developments in bioenergy technologies are proving there is a reliable, sustainable alternative to traditional fossil fuels, and learn about the work EBRI is doing to drive this forward.

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!

Saturday 6 September 2014
Sunday 7 September 2014
Monday 8 September 2014
Tuesday 9 September 2014
Wednesday 10 September 2014
10.30 - 16.00
Venue: 
Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

Cancer comes in many shapes and forms, but have you ever had the chance to take a look at cells up close? This art display shows a selection of fascinating cell images, showing the incredible detail of cancer in various forms.

Saturday 6 September 2014
12.00 - 16.00
Venue: 
Soho House Museum, Birmingham

Come along to the launch of the Children's Lunar Society Trail at Soho House and discover more about the Lunar Men.

Saturday 6 September 2014
Sunday 7 September 2014
Tuesday 9 September 2014
Wednesday 10 September 2014
Thursday 11 September 2014
13.00 - 16.00
Venue: 
Soho House Museum, Birmingham

An opportunity to explore historic Soho House

Saturday 6 September 2014
Sunday 7 September 2014
Monday 8 September 2014
Tuesday 9 September 2014
Wednesday 10 September 2014
Thursday 11 September 2014
Sat 6 & Sun 7: 12.00 - 17.00, Mon 8 to Thurs 11: 09.00 - 17.00
Venue: 
Lapworth Museum of Geology, Aston Webb Building, University of Birmingham

Visit The Lapworth Museum: One of the oldest specialist geological museums in Europe.