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Popping up before the Festival!

Can't wait for the Festival to start on Monday 12 March?

Popping up pre-Festival we have:

THAT'S NON-SENSE: THE SURPRISING SCIENCE OF YOUR SENSES

3.30PM - 4.30PM, TUE 6 MARCH

Arbury Court Library, Arbury Road, CB4 2JQ

Ever wondered why your food tastes funny when you have a cold? Or what happens when you get dizzy? Join Ginny Smith for a whirlwind tour of your senses!

FREE, EVERYONE WELCOME. NO NEED TO BOOK.
All children must be accompanied by an adult

 

PARENTHOOD DISRUPTED (?) DILEMMAS OF REPRODUCTIVE TECHNOLOGIES

FRIDAY 9 MARCH, 5.30PM - 6.30PM

Faculty of Law, Sidgwick Site, 10 West Road, CB3 9DZ

The 2018 Baron de Lancey Lecture

Glenn Cohen is a Professor of Law at Harvard University and one of the world's leading experts on the intersection of bioethics and the law. His award-winning research has appeared in the top journals of multiple disciplines, and he is regularly cited in national news media. He has authored and edited several books, including Patients with Passports, Specimen Science, and Identified versus Statistical Lives.

FREE, PLEASE BOOK ONLINE

 

COME TO YOUR SENSES

SAT 10 MARCH, 12NOON - 4PM

Grafton Centre, Grafton Centre, CB1 1PS

Our brains take information from all of our senses and combines it to understand the world around us. Hear, touch, see and smell your way through some of the senses you are familiar with and discover more about lesser known ones. Put your senses to the test and trick them with a series of illusions in this hands-on activity for all.

 

HACK YOUR BRAIN

10.30AM - 2PM, SAT 10 MARCH

Storey’s Field Centre, Eddington Avenue, CB3 1AA
Tours and activities from 10.30AM

11AM - 12NOON
HACK YOUR BRAIN
Ginny Smith explores the ways nerves cells send messages through our brain and body and shows how we can hijack these signals and control the movements of another person!

FREE, EVERYONE WELCOME. NO NEED TO BOOK
All children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.