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Upcoming Events

Digital Horizons - The Technology Landscape by Innovation Birmingham Campus on Jan 30

Willem Van Schaik Inaugural lecture: 'When our microscopic allies turn against us' at the University of Birmingham on Feb 6 (free)

Cancer Resarch UK Early Diagnosis Conference at Hilton Metropole on Feb 11-13 (£££)

Aston University Inaugural Lecture by Professor Carolyn Cordery, Aston Business School on Feb 19 (free)

Café Scientifique: Keeping an eye on the gut at the Purecraft Bar on March 5

DiscoveryLab business plan pitching in Alberta (remote presenters invited) on March 5

Jaguar Experience - Castle Bromwich Manufacturing Tour with iMechE on March 19

Regenerating & Investing In The West Midlands by Movers&Shakers at the Macdonald Burlington Hotel on Apr 4 (££)

Med-Tech Innovation Expo at the National Exhibition Centre on May 15-16

Aston University Inaugural Lecture by Professor Helen Cameron, Aston Medical School on May 21 (free)

Mark Pexton on Unification, reduction and emergence in condensed matter physics at the University of Birmingham on June 3 (free)

DiscoveryLab business plan pitching in Alberta (remote presenters invited) on June 4 (free)

Aston University Inaugural Lecture by Professor Kate Sugden, School of Engineering & Applied Sciences on June 11 (free)

Lunar Society and the European Enlightenment with Professor Simon Schaffer on June 25

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