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To be a machine



Ulster Museum, Belfast


Discover the thought-provoking world of transhumanism with author and journalist Mark O’Connell.

To be a machine by Mark O'Connell

From individuals who are enhancing their bodies with technology to immortalists trying to ‘solve’ the problem of death, we uncover the futuristic movement that questions what next for humankind.

To be a machine was shortlisted for the 2017 Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize. For more information, visit

This event is part of a series of Royal Society events taking place at the 2018 Northern Ireland Science Festival.

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  • £3 per ticket
  • Suitable for 14+
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