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Upcoming Events

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

The importance of place and how does Birmingham measure up? by the Lunar Society on March 27 at Highbury Hall (free)

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)

James Watt Conservation Tour by the Lunar Society on May 20 at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Chamberlain Square (££)

The Face of the Changing Workforce by the Lunar Society on May 22 at University of Birmingham (free)

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

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

Sir Adrian Cadbury Lecture by the Lunar Society on June 13 at Aston University

The Lunar Society and the European Enlightenment on June 25 at Birmingham City University

The Challenges of Ageing in Social Care by the Lunar Society on September 18 at University of Birmingham

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