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Ticket Type Price Fee Quantity
A brilliant future: How sunlight will wave goodbye to our fossilised past, Wednesday 11th, 15.30 - 17.00, Lecture Theatre 1, Bedson Building, Newcastle University (7A) Free £0.00
A cyber Pearl Harbour: Fact or fiction?, Monday 9th, 14.30 - 15.30, Spence Watson Lecture Theatre, Newcastle University (6), Free £0.00
A tour of the imaginary museum of sight and sound, Sunday 8th, 16.30 - 17.30, Culture Lab, Newcastle University (5) Free £0.00
A wave of fear: Sailing the seas of anxiety, Sunday 8th, 13.00 - 14.30, Fine Art Lecture Theatre, Newcastle University (11) Free £0.00
Ageing: The challenge of our time, Wednesday 11th, 16.00 - 17.30, Stage 2, Northern Stage (2) Free £0.00
An insight into financial markets and trading, Wednesday 11th, 11.00 - 12.00, Room CCE1-220a, Newcastle Business School Trading Room, Northumbria University [C] £4.00 £0.00
Anatomise me, Sunday 8th, 12.30 - 13.30, King's Hall, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University (6) Free £0.00
Are we still evolving?, Sunday 8th, 16.00 - 17.30, Spence Watson Lecture Theatre, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University (6) Free £0.00
Armstong's admirable speech: A 150th anniversary celebration, Sunday 8th, 19.30 - 21.00, King's Hall, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University (6) £6.00 £0.00
Attitudes to men's violence against women, Tuesday 10th, Spence Watson Lecture Theatre, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University (6) Free £0.00
Babies are linguistic geniuses, Saturday 7th, 10.30 -11.30, Fine Art Lecture Theatre, Newcastle University (11) Free £0.00
Barefoot running: Science and practice, Thursday 12th, 15.30 - 17.30, Sport Central, Northumbria University [B] Free £0.00
Be a maths millionaire, Wednesday 11th, 13.30 - 14.30, Spence Watson Lecture Theatre, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University (6) Free £0.00
Beware - health care! *For healthcare professionals*, Saturday 7th, 12.00 - 13.30, Spence Watson Lecture Theatre, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University (6) Free £0.00
Beware - health care! *For general public*, Saturday 7th, 12.00 - 13.30, Spence Watson Lecture Theatre, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University (6) Free £0.00
Big Ben meets Big Bang: How parliament impacts on science, Thursday 12th, 14.00 - 15.30, Spence Watson Lecture Theatre, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University (6) Free £0.00
British Science Association Presidential Address: Lisa Jardine, Thursday 12th, 16.00 - 17.00, Stage 2, Northern Stage (2) Free £0.00
British Science Festival Dinner, Thursday 12th, 19.30 - 22.00, Discovery Museum [L] £50.00 £0.00
**CANCELLED** Broadcaster Simon Mayo introduces Itch the element hunter, Saturday 7th, 14.30 - 15.30, Dance City [N] £6.00 £0.00
** CANCELLED** Broadcaster Simon Mayo introduces Itch the element hunter, Saturday 7th, 14.30 - 15.30, Dance City [N] (CONCS) £4.00 £0.00
Broken trust and damaged minds, Wednesday 11th, 16.00 -17.00, Lecture Theatre 2.16, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University (6) Free £0.00
Bronze Age combat: An experimental approach, Wednesday 11th, 10.00 - 11.30, Lecture Theatre 2.16, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University (6) Free £0.00
Building a dream: Lord Armstrong's home, Thursday 12th, 10.00 - 17.00, Meeting Point, Newcastle University £6.00 £0.00
Charles Darwin Award Lecture: Coral reefs and the grim reaper, Monday 9th, 14.00 - 15.00, Stage 2, Northern Stage, Newcastle University (2) Free £0.00
Charles Lyell Award Lecture: Blue seas research: Predators and prey in an ever-changing system, Tuesday 10th, 14.00 - 15.00, Stage 2 Northern Stage, Newcastle University (2) Free £0.00
Chemical innovation in the North East, Thursday 12th, 10.30 - 12.30, Lecture Theatre 1, Bedson Building, Newcastle University (7A) Free £0.00
Climate change: Does it all add up?, Thursday 12th, 10.30 - 11.30, Spence Watson Lecture Theatre, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University (6) Free £0.00
Clotbusters: 21st century acute stroke therapy, Sunday 8th, 11.00 - 13.30, MediCinema, New Victoria Wing, Royal Victoria Infirmary [T] Free £0.00
Coal, steam, slavery and the greening of the planet: Fossil fuels 1713 -2013, Monday 9th, 18.00 - 19.00, Literary and Philosophical Society [J] £6.00 £0.00
Coastal treasures: Life amongst the waves, Tuesday 10th, 12.30 - 15.30, Meeting point, Newcastle University. £6.00 £0.00
Dark knights: What comic book characters tell us about the world, Sunday 8th, 11.00 - 12.00, Spence Watson Lecture Theatre, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University (6) Free £0.00
Dialogue Live! presents extreme weather, Thursday 12th, 12.30 - 14.30, Culture Lab, Newcastle University (5) Free £0.00
Do I look good in these genes? Perspectives on personalised nutritional advice, Saturday 7th, 14.00 - 15.30, King's Hall, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University (6) Free £0.00
Do the maths, Wednesday 11th, 16.30 - 17.30, Spence Watson Lecture Theatre, Newcastle University (6) Free £0.00
Electromagnetic pulse party, Saturday 7th, 19.30 - 23.30, The Globe Gallery [M]
Tickets are free, but if you arrive after 20.30 you will need to pay the £6.00 charge.
Free £0.00
Engineering the climate, Monday 9th, 12.30 - 13.30, Spence Watson Lecture Theatre, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University (6) Free £0.00
EpiFECTION: Build the bug, Sunday 8th, 16.00 - 17.00, Room 1.04 Armstrong Building, Newcastle University (6) Free £0.00
EpiFECTION: Survivors' party, Thursday 12th, 18.00 - 20.00, Tyneside Cinema [Q] Free £0.00
EpiFECTION: The next epidemic: decisions, decisions, decisions, Monday 9th, 10.00 - 11.00, Fine Art Lecture Theatre, Newcastle University (11) Free £0.00
Everest: Going to exteme measures for medical research, Sunday 8th, 13.30 - 15.30, Spence Watson Lecture Theatre, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University (6) Free £0.00
Festival of the Spken Nerd, Monday 9th, 19.30 -22.00, Stage 1, Northern Stage, Newcastle University (2) £6.00 £0.00
From battlefield to lab: The history and science of wound care, Tuesday 10th, 16.30 - 17.30, Lecture Theatre 2.13, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University (6) Free £0.00
From bench to bedside: How clinical research is making waves in patient care, Thursday 12th, 16.00 - 17.30, Stage 1, Northern Stage, Newcastle University (2) Free £0.00
From innovation to commercialisation, Tuesday 10th, 13.00 - 14.00, Spence Watson Lecture Theatre, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University (6) Free £0.00
Fukushima two years on: The real story, Monday 9th, 15.30 - 17.30, Fine Art Lecture Theatre, Newcastle University (11) Free £0.00
Generating power from poo, Thursday 12, 09.30 - 12.30, Meeting point, Newcastle University £6.00 £0.00
Generating power from poo, Thursday 12, 13.00 - 15.30, Meeting point, Newcastle University £6.00 £0.00
Great thinkers and do-er's treasure hunt, Sunday 8th, 13.00 - 14.00, Meeting point, Newcastle University Free £0.00
Hearing voices, Wednesday 11thh, 13.00 - 14.00, Culture Lab, Newcastle University (5) £4.00 £0.00
How multilingual education changes the brain, Monday 9th, 16.30 - 17.30, Spence Watson Lecture Theatre, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University (6) Free £0.00
How to make a human mind from a chimpanzee mind, Monday 9th, 16.00 - 17.30, Lecture Theatre 2.16, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University (6) Free £0.00
Introducing: Particle physics, Saturday, 7th, 13.30 - 14.30, City Library [S] Free £0.00
Isambard Kingdom Brunel Award Lecture: Prosthesis, disability and the role of technology in elite sport, Thursday 12th, 14.00 - 15.00, Stage 2, Northern Stage, Newcastle University (2) Free £0.00
Joseph Lister Award Lecture: What is happening to our weather?, Wednesday 11th, 14.00 - 15.00, Stage 2, Northen Stage, Newcastle University (2) Free £0.00
Land of the miner-farmers: The geology, geography and archaeology of Upper Teesdale, Wednesday 11th, 9.00 - 18.30, Meeting point, Newcastle University £6.00 £0.00
Life without ageing?, Monday 9th, 13.00 - 14.30, Fine Art Lecture Theatre, Newcastle University (11) Free £0.00
Lights, scalpel, action: A beginner's guide to surgery, Sunday 8th, 13.00 - 14.00, Room 1.04, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University (6) Free £0.00
*extra session added* Lights, scalpel, action: A beginner's guide to surgery, Sunday 8th, 10.30 - 11.30, Room 1.04, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University (6) Free £0.00
Lord Kelvin Award Lecture: Robots and humans - when two societies meet, Sunday 8th, 12.00 - 13.00, Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University (9) Free £0.00
Lumen, Tuesday 10th, 20.00 - 21.00, Literary and Philosophical Society [J] £6.00 £0.00
Lumen, Wednesday 11th, 20.00 - 21.00, Literary and Philosophical Society [J] £6.00 £0.00
Making waves: Energy and society, Monday 9th, 10.30 - 12.00, Lecture Theatre 2.16, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University (6) Free £0.00
Meet the British Science Association, Thursday 12th, 12.00 - 14.00, King's Hall, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University (6) Free £0.00
Mineral solutions to global problems, Thursday 12th, 13.00 - 14.00, Lecture Theatre 2.16, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University (6) Free £0.00
More than meets the eye: Demonstrations in human perception, Monday 9th, 13.30 - 15.00, Lecture Theatre 2.16, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University (6) Free £0.00
Monitoring the economic and scientific ripples of landslides, Wednesday 11th, 11.00 - 12.30, Spence Watson Lecture Theatre, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University (6) Free £0.00
Mould your brain: New studies of the plasticity of the mind, Tuesday 10th, 13.30 - 15.30, Lecture Theatre 2.16, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University (6) Free £0.00
Moving forward in transport research: The future for older drivers, Thursday 12th, 10.30 - 11.30, Lecture Theatre 2.16, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University (6) Free £0.00
Mythbusters meets DFI: Digital Forensic Investigations, Monday 9th, 11.00 - 12.00, Lecture Theatre 1, Bedson Building, Newcastle University (7A) Free £0.00
Neuroscience in the classroom, Tuesday 10th, 16.00 - 17.00, Fine Art Lecture Theatre, Newcastle University (11) Free £0.00
Newcastle: The smart future city, Thursday 12th, 15.30 - 17.30, Newcastle Univerisity Business School (O) Free £0.00
Origins: Planets, galaxies, the Universe (and everything), Tuesday 10th, 13.00 - 15.00, Fine Art Lecture Theatre, Newcastle University (11) Free £0.00
Plague and pestilence: which was the most important disease to have affected people in Britain in the past?, Thursday 12th, 13.00 - 14.00, Fine Artt Lecture Theatre, Newcastle University (11) Free £0.00
Polygraph on trial, Saturday 7th, 16.00 -17.30, Fine Art Lecture Theatre, Newcastle University (11) Free £0.00
Powering the globe from Walker riverside, Wednesday 11th, 9.30 - 12.00, Meeting point, Newcastle University £6.00 £0.00
Powering the globe from Walker riverside, Wednesday 11th, 13.00 - 15.30, Meeting point, Newcastle University £6.00 £0.00
PrimeGrid: Join in the search for a world record prime number. Saturday 7th, 13.30 -14.30, Fine Art Lecture Theatre, Newcastle University (11) Free £0.00
Protons to patients: How a 'mini-cyclotron' will make a big impact on cancer research, Thursday 12th, 14.30 - 16.30, Lecture Theatre 1, Bedson Building, Newcastle University (7A) Free £0.00
Roman wall: A new look at old stones, Tuesday 10th, 10.00 - 17.00, Meeting point, Newcastle University
Bring along stout footwear, waterproofs and lunch and drinks
£6.00 £0.00
Save our wild fish stocks, Sunday 8th, 16.00 - 17.00, Meeting point, Newcastle University Free £0.00
Science and cosmetics: Does the science behind the produch matter?, Tuesday 10th, 10.30 - 11.30, Fine Art Lecture Theatre, Newcastle University (11) Free £0.00
Science and Islamic cultures, Saturday 7th, 15.30 - 17.00, Spence Watson Lecture Theatre, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University (6) Free £0.00
Sections reception, Tuesday 10th, 19.00 - 21.00, Kings Hall, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University (6) Free £0.00
Squirrel wars - grey vs red - with coach, Monday 9th, 10.00 - 16.00, Meeting point, Newcastle University £6.00 £0.00
Squirrel wars - grey vs red - without coach travel, Monday 9th, 11.30 - 16.00, Kielder Castle Visitor Centre, Kielder, Near Bellingham, Hexham, Northumberland NE48 1ER £3.50 £0.00
Star speaker: Iain Stewart has unfortunately been cancelled. £11.00 £0.00
Star speaker: Maggie Aderin Pocock, Saturday 7th, 18.00 - 19.00, Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University (9) £11.00 £0.00
Star speaker: Maggie Aderin Pocock - CONCS, Saturday 7th, 18.00 - 19.00, Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University (9) £9.00 £0.00
DO NOT BOOK!!!! BOOK AT NORTHERN STAGE Star speaker: Martin Rees, Thursday 12th, 18.00 - 19.00, Stage 1, Northern Stage, Newcastle University (2) £11.00 £0.00
DO NOT BOOK!! BOOK AT NORTHERN STAGE Star speaker: Martin Rees - CONCS, Thursday 12th, 18.00 - 19.00, Stage 1, Northern Stage, Newcastle University (2) £9.00 £0.00
Star speaker: Michael Mosley, Wednesday 11th, 20.00 - 21.00, Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University (9) £11.00 £0.00
Star speaker: Michael Mosley - CONCS, Wednesday 11th, 20.00 - 21.00, Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University (9) £9.00 £0.00
Star speaker: Robert Winston, Sunday 8th, 20.00 - 21.00 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University (9) £11.00 £0.00
Star speaker: Robert Winston - CONCS, Sunday 8th, 20.00 - 21.00 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University (9) £9.00 £0.00
Star speaker: Sugata Mitra, Wednesday 11th, 18.00 - 19.00, Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University (9) Free £0.00
Stranger than fiction? Dinosaurs, monsters and myths, Tuesday 9th, 10.00 - 11.30, Spence Watson Lecture Theatre, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University (6) Free £0.00
Swing bridge tour, Monday 9th. 13.00 - 13.45, Swing Bridge, Newcastle Gateshead Quays [H] Free £0.00
Swing bridge tour, Monday 9th. 14.00 - 14.45, Swing Bridge, Newcastle Gateshead Quays [H] Free £0.00
Swing bridge tour, Monday 9th. 15.00 - 15.45, Swing Bridge, Newcastle Gateshead Quays [H] Free £0.00
Techno chances, Wednesday 11th, 15.30 - 17.00, Space 4/5, Culture Lab, Newcastle University (5) Free £0.00
Terra Rara: The strange story of some political elements, Saturday 7th, 12.00 - 13.00, Stage 2, Northern Stage, Newcastle University (2) Free £0.00
The archaeology of human bones, Sunday 8th, 11.30 - 12.30, Meeting point, Newcastle University Free £0.00
The astronomy bus to the darkest skies in Europe (daytime), Sunday 8th, 13.00 - 16.00, Meeting point, Newcastle University £14.00 £0.00
The astronomy bus to the darkest skies in Europe (daytime) - CONCS, Sunday 8th, 13.00 - 16.00, Meeting point, Newcastle University £11.00 £0.00
The astronomy bus to the darkest skies in Europe (evening), Saturday 7th, 18.00 - 23.30, Meeting point, Newcastle University £14.00 £0.00
The astronomy bus to the darkest skies in Europe (evening) - CONCS - Saturday 7th, 18.00 - 23.30, Meeting point, Newcastle University £11.00 £0.00
The big society? Interactive psychology games, Monday 9th, 19.00 - 20.30, Tyneside Cinema [Q] £4.00 £0.00
The birds and the trees, Sunday 8th, 10.00 - 11.00, Meeting point, Newcastle University Free £0.00
DO NOT BOOK!! BOOK THROUGH NORTHERN STAGE The Huxley debate, Tuesday 10th, 17.30 - 18.30, Stage 1, Northern Stage, Newcastle University (2) £4.00 £0.00
The labour market after the global financial crisis, Wednesday 11th, 10.30 - 11.30, Fine Art Lecture Theatre, Newcastle University (11) Free £0.00
The people's science, Sunday 8th, 16.00 - 18.00, North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers [J] Free £0.00
The poison project, Sunday 8th, 15.00 - 16.00, King's Hall, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University (6) Free £0.00
The randomness show, Sunday 8th, 10.30 - 12.00, Fine Art Lecture Theatre, Newcastle University (11) Free £0.00
The shipping forecast: Behind the scenes at Newcastle University's School of Marine Science and Technology, Tuesday 10th, 11.00 - 12.00, Spence Watson Lecture Theatre, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University (6) Free £0.00
DO NOT BOOK!! BOOK THROUGH NORTHERN STAGE The ugly animal preservation society, Wednesday 11th, 19.30 - 22.00, Stage 1, Northern Stage, Newcastle University (2) £6.00 £0.00
Three parent babies: Myth or reality?, Tuesday 10th, 12.00 - 13.00, Stage 2, Northern Stage, Newcastle University (2) Free £0.00
Tipping points in nature and society, Wednesday 11th, 12.30 - 14.00, Fine Art Lecture Theatre, Newcastle University (11) Free £0.00
Tsunamis in the brain: The science and sociology of epilepsy, Thursday 12th, 11.00 - 12.00, Fine Art Lecture Theatre, Newcastle University (11) Free £0.00
Victoria tunnel tour, Tuesday 10th, 18.00 - 18.45, Victoria Tunnel entrance on Ouse Street [F] £8.00 £0.00
Victoria tunnel tour, Tuesday 10th, 19.00 - 19.45, Victoria Tunnel entrance on Ouse Street [F] £8.00 £0.00
Victoria tunnel tour, Tuesday 10th, 20.00 - 20.45, Victoria Tunnel entrance on Ouse Street [F] £8.00 £0.00
Victoria tunnel tour, Tuesday 10th, 21.00 - 21.45, Victoria Tunnel entrance on Ouse Street [F] £8.00 £0.00
Victorian science spectacular, Wednesday 11th, 13.30 - 15.00, Lecture Theatre 1, Bedson Building, Newcastle University (7A) Free £0.00
What killed our ancestors?, Tuesday 10th, 18.00 - 19.30, City Library [S] Free £0.00
What's going on in his head?, Tuesday 10th, 15.30 - 17.30, Stage 2, Northern Stage, Newcastle University (2) Free £0.00
What's the point?, Saturday 7th, 19.30 - 22.00, Stage 1, Northern Stage, Newcastle University (2) £6.00 £0.00
Why we die, Thursday 12th, 16.30 - 17.30, Fine Art Lecture Theatre, Newcastle University (11) Free £0.00
You heard it here first, Monday 9th, 17.30 - 18.30, Stage 2, Northern Stage, Newcastle University (2) Free £0.00

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The British Science Festival is one of the UK's largest celebrations of science, engineering and technology.

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Various venues in Newcastle

Newcastle Upon Tyne
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Britsh Science Association

The British Science Festival is an annual event organised by the British Science Association. This year we are working in partnership with our hosts, the University of Birmingham, and partners including Birmingham City Council, Aston University and Birmingham City University

For more information visit www.britishsciencefestival.org or call 08456 807 207

  

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