We're running on exciting programme of events throughout the exhibition
Monday 1 July 2013
Twilight science
An evening of comedy, quizzes, tricks and drinks for adults only.
6:00PM – 10:00PM
Tuesday 2 July 2013
Exhibitor show & tell
Find out more about a selection of the exhibits over your lunch with these short taster sessions in the Terrace Café.
1:00PM – 2:00PM
How do stem cells grow?
Café Scientifique on embryonic stem cells and their use in medicine.
5:15PM – 6:30PM
Medical myths and misconceptions
Interactive talk on the science behind health headlines. Find out what really happens inside your body.
6:30PM – 7:30PM
Tails of the unexpected
Panel discussion on the special features and adaptations that enabled certain creatures to survive through treacherous periods.
6:30PM – 8:00PM
Wednesday 3 July 2013
Exhibitor show & tell
Find out more about a selection of the exhibits over your lunch with these short taster sessions in the Terrace Café.
1:00PM – 2:00PM
Viruses: poised to cause a pandemic?
Café Scientifique on the risk of widespread infectious diseases.
2:30PM – 4:00PM
Thursday 4 July 2013
Exhibitor show & tell
Find out more about a selection of the exhibits over your lunch with these short taster sessions in the Terrace Café.
1:00PM – 2:00PM
Extreme biology: can microbes clean up our nuclear waste?
Café Scientifique on microbial solutions to cleaning up radioactive environments.
2:30PM – 4:00PM
Friday 5 July 2013
Exhibitor show & tell
Find out more about a selection of the exhibits over your lunch with these short taster sessions in the Terrace Café.
1:00PM – 2:00PM
“I, Robot”: emotional androids?
Café Scientifique on whether artificial speech will ever sound emotionally convincing.
5:15PM – 6:30PM
The art of stealth: a virus in my liver
An interactive demonstration of some of the 500 essential tasks that the largest organ in your body performs.
6:30PM – 7:30PM
Nature's marvellous medicine
Panel discussion on using natural sources for medicine production.
6:30PM – 8:00PM
Science Showoff
A science cabaret including jokes, songs, demonstrations, talks, videos, poetry and other performances.
7:00PM – 9:30PM
Saturday 6 July 2013
Saturday family activities
Hands-on activities, shows and demonstrations for children and families.
11:00AM – 6:00PM
Exhibitor show & tell
Find out more about a selection of the exhibits over your lunch with these short taster sessions in the Terrace Café.
1:00PM – 2:00PM
Are you ever too old to learn to speak again?
Café Scientifique on how language therapy can help people who have lost their speech ability, such as stroke sufferers, to regain their language skills.
3:00PM – 4:30PM
Curious maths: finding the solution
Panel discussion on the fascinating stories behind unsolved problems in mathematics.
6:30PM – 8:00PM
Sunday 7 July 2013
Sunday family activities
Hands-on activities, shows and demonstrations for children and families.
11:00AM – 5:30PM
Exhibitor show & tell
Find out more about a selection of the exhibits over your lunch with these short taster sessions in the Terrace Café.
1:00PM – 2:00PM
Are earthquakes predictable?
Café Scientifique on whether the observations and measurements used to monitor earthquake tremors can save lives.
3:00PM – 4:15PM
Bringing up baby
Emma Donoghue in conversation with Sir Michael Rutter CBE FRS about the enduring emotional consequences of significant childhood experiences, and the long-term effects of psychological and physical neglect on the development of the brain.
4:00PM – 5:30PM