Upcoming Events

Saturday, 13th June 2015 - Friday, 10th July 2015

9:00AM - 5:00PM Architecture Building, Newcastle University; and London
Architecture degree shows 2015
This years graduating studios will be exhibiting their work at shows in both Newcastle and London. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Anne Fry Tel: 0191 208 5648 Email: anne.fry@ncl.ac.uk


Monday, 29th June 2015 - Friday, 17th July 2015

9:00AM - 12:00PM Newcastle University
Workshop
RailNewcastle summer school
A 4th edition of the intensive programme in Rail & Logistics.
RailNewcastle summer school is a 3-week intensive programme in Rail & Logistics taking place at Newcastle University since 2012. Admission: £440 for home/£1,100 for international participants. Contact for further information: Anna Fraszczyk Tel: 00 44 (0) 191 208 3976 Email: anna.fraszczyk@newcastle.ac.uk


Tuesday, 30th June 2015

10:00AM - 12:00PM KEV II Fine Art Theatre, Newcastle University and ARMB 2.98, 2nd Floor, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University
Maths Lectures for Secondary Schools
Chance and Significance; How to be a Card Magician
Two lectures for Year 10-12 students focusing upon maths and its applications. Admission: Free, but please reserve your place. Contact for information: Jacqueline Robinson, Great North Maths Hub Tel: 0191 234 7229 Email: jacqueline.robinson@ntlp.org.uk


Tuesday, 30th June 2015

5:00PM - 6:00PM Fine Art Lecture Theatre
Artist's Talk: Antony Gormley: Space Stations
Talk launching new exhibition at the Hatton Gallery
An exhibition of works on paper by Antony Gormley in which the artist seeks to reconcile the body with its habitat and architecture with anatomy. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Mel Whewell Tel: 0191 208 6559 Email: mel.whewell@ncl.ac.uk


Wednesday, 1st July 2015

10:00AM - 12:00PM KEV II, Fine Art Theatre, Newcastle University
Maths Lectures for Schools
Professor Fernando Blasco from Universidad Politecnica de Madrid
How to be a card magician Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Steve Humble Tel: 07787 588 568 Email: steve.humble@ncl.ac.uk


Wednesday, 1st July 2015

2:00PM - 3:00PM Room 7.01, Claremont Tower, Newcastle University
Seminar
Modelling of Reversibility in Concurrent Computation
Dr Irek Ulidowski (University of Leicester)
In this talk we show how to model several types of reversibility in concurrent computation as realised abstractly by event structures. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Maciej Koutny Tel: 0191 208 7982 Email: maciej.koutny@ncl.ac.uk


Wednesday, 1st July 2015

6:00PM - 8:00PM Tyneside Cinema
Workshop
Tyneside Cinema - Pi
Talk on the mathematics of Pi and its links to the movie before and after the event.  Admission: Please contact Tyneside Cinema Contact for further information: Phil Ansell Tel: 0191 208 6344 Email: phil.ansell@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 2nd July 2015

10:00AM - 2:00PM Lindisfarne Room, King's Road Centre, Newcastle University
Conference
STEM Careers Conference
STEM careers for Year 10-12 students focusing upon maths, science and its applications. Local business stands and short talks from employers such as Nissan. Admission: Free, but please reserve your place. Contact for information: Jacqueline Robinson, Great North Maths Hub Tel: 0191 234 7229 Email: jacqueline.robinson@ntlp.org.uk or Steve Humble Tel: 07787 588 568 Email: steve.humble@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 2nd July 2015

5:30PM - 8:00PM Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Seminar
Public Lectures on Cosmology
Two 30 minute talks about cosmology suitable for a general audience: "Unanswered questions about the Big Bang" by Professor Ian Moss and "the Magnetic Universe" by Dr Andrew Fletcher, starting at 6pm. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: tom.nye@ncl.ac.uk Tel: 0191 208 5369 Email: tom.nye@ncl.ac.uk


Friday, 3rd July 2015

11:00AM KEV II Fine Art Theatre, Newcastle University
Kjartan Poskitt
Murderous Maths Show
Stand Up maths show for primary school children by Kjartan Poskitt, renowned author of the Murderous Maths series. This event is ticketed. Admission: Free, but please reserve your place. Contact for information: Jacqueline Robinson, Great North Maths Hub Tel: 0191 234 7229 Email: jacqueline.robinson@ntlp.org.uk


Friday, 3rd July 2015

1:00PM KEV II Fine Art Theatre, Newcastle University
Kjartan Poskitt
Murderous Maths Show
Stand Up maths show for primary school children by Kjartan Poskitt, renowned author of the Murderous Maths series. This event is ticketed. Admission: Free, but please reserve your place. Contact for information: Jacqueline Robinson, Great North Maths Hub Tel: 0191 234 7229 Email: jacqueline.robinson@ntlp.org.uk


Saturday, 4th July 2015

2:00PM - 4:00PM Baltic Art Gallery
Murderous Maths
Kjartan Poskitt
Lecture and book signing as part of Number Festival. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Steve Humble Tel: 07787 588 568 Email: steve.humble@ncl.ac.uk


Tuesday, 7th July 2015

4:00PM - 6:00PM Newcastle University Business School
Bank Mandate Fraud
An opportunity for the NE to work together to identify common-sense solutions!
Bank Mandate Fraud - the scale of the problem, how to spot it and how the north east might work together to solve it! Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Ruth Warwick Tel: 208 1637 Email: ruth.warwick@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 9th July 2015

2:00PM - 3:00PM Room 7.01, Claremont Tower, Newcastle University
Seminar
Increasing efficiency with the certification of process Compliance
Dr Barbara Gallina (Malardalen University, Sweden)
Dr Barbara Gallina's research focuses on flexible and reuse-based methods for safety-critical systems engineering and certification. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Alexander Romanovsky Tel: 0191 208 8135 Email: alexander.romanovsky@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 9th July 2015

4:45PM - 8:00PM Partners' Room (8.100), Newcastle University Business School
North East Together: Leaders Network for Social Change
Inspiration. Collaboration. Mutual Support.
Saul Cozens and Marie Burns analyse the human factors that stop people from collaborating and once identified find ways to overcome those barriers. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Ruth Warwick Tel: 208 1637 Email: ruth.warwick@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 9th July 2015

6:00PM - 8:00PM Great North Museum: Hancock
North East Wildlife Photography Awards 2015
with guest speaker George McGavin
See the short-listed entries, announce the winners, open the exhibition and meet photographers. Guest speaker is the BBC's George McGavin. Refreshments available. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Hazel Makepeace Tel: 0191 208 2790 Email: nhsn@ncl.ac.uk


Friday, 10th July 2015 - Saturday, 11th July 2015

9:30AM - 5:00PM Room B32, Barbara Strang Teaching Centre, Newcastle University
Conference
FUTURE PRESENCE: Documentary Practices & Possibilities
A conference organised in partnership with the Amber Film & Photography Collective
The conference will place Amber's practice in context with other film groups (such as Black Audio). Seminal Filmmaker John Akomfrah OBE will be speaking. Admission: £30 Full delegates - £25 Students. Contact for further information: Mel Whewell Tel: 0191 208 6559 Email: mel.whewell@ncl.ac.uk


Wednesday, 15th July 2015 - Friday, 17th July 2015

9:00AM - 12:00PM Newcastle University
Conference
RailNewcastle conference 2015
This rail-focused international conference offers opportunities for Scholars, Bachelor, Master, PhD Students, Early Career Researchers and Professionals involved in rail-related research projects and courses. Seminars will be open to the public. Admission: £170 for authors of papers. Contact for further information: Anna Fraszczyk Tel: 00 44 (0)191 208 3976 Email: anna.fraszczyk@newcastle.ac.uk


Friday, 17th July 2015

10:00AM - 5:00PM Great North Museum
Workshop
Railway Talents event
Networking and collaborative event
The event for rail professionals and enthusiast interested in the attraction and retention of TALENTS. All welcome. Admission: Free, but please register for this event. Contact for further information: Dr Anna Fraszczyk Tel: 0191 208 3976 Email: anna.fraszczyk@newcastle.ac.uk


Tuesday, 21st July 2015

10:00AM - 2:00PM Hatton Gallery, Newcastle University
Summer Art Workshop for Children
Signed by a Soldier
Drop-in style children's workshop suitable for 5-12 year-olds: create your own autograph book or scrapbook, just like the ones received from soldiers during WW1. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Hazel Barron-Cooper Tel: 0191 208 6059 Email: hazel.barron-cooper@twmuseums.org.uk


Tuesday, 21st July 2015 - Thursday, 23rd July 2015

10:00AM - 4:00PM Great North Museum Hancock
Marine Citizen Science Exhibition
Get involved in protecting your coast
As part of the Marine Festival programme at the GNM, the Dove Marine Laboratory will present an exhibition showcasing its success in the Big Sea Survey, and highlighting opportunities to get involved in future volunteering. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Dr Jane Delany Tel: 2086671 Email: jane.delany@ncl.ac.uk


Wednesday, 22nd July 2015

10:30AM - 12:00PM Hatton Gallery, Newcastle University
Fun Drawing Summer Workshop for Children
Drop-in style workshop: try different ways of drawing inspired by the Antony Gormley exhibition. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Hazel Barron-Cooper Tel: 0191 208 6059 Email: hazel.barron-cooper@twmuseums.org.uk


Thursday, 23rd July 2015

1:10PM - 2:00PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : A Chopin recital, including Etudes Op. 10
Warren Mailley-Smith (piano)

Leading concert-pianist performs works by Chopin.

Free admission

Warren will be selling CDs after the concert



Thursday, 23rd July 2015

1:30PM - 3:00PM Hatton Gallery, Newcastle University
Drawing Workshops for 12-18 year-olds
Ways of Drawing
Be inspired by Antony Gormley drawings and experiment with different techniques. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Hazel Barron-Cooper Tel: 0191 208 6059 Email: hazel.barron-cooper@twmuseums.org.uk


Friday, 24th July 2015

10:30AM - 12:00PM Hatton Gallery, Newcastle University
Art Workshop for Adults
Figure Drawing
Draw from a clothed figure and learn about proportion, volume, form. Admission: Free, but please book by calling 0191 208 6059 or e-mail. Contact for further information: Hazel Barron-Cooper Tel: 0191 208 6059 Email: hazel.barron-cooper@twmuseums.org.uk


Tuesday, 28th July 2015

10:30AM - 12:00PM Hatton Gallery, Newcastle University
Summertime Collage Art Workshop for Children
Drop-in style workshop: make your own beautiful summer image with lots of exciting materials. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Hazel Barron-Cooper Tel: 0191 208 6059 Email: hazel.barron-cooper@twmuseums.org.uk


Wednesday, 29th July 2015

10:30AM - 12:00PM Hatton Gallery, Newcastle University
Draw Together!
Intergenerational art workshop for children, parents, grandparents
Try lots of different drawing styles... and help each other, inspired by the Antony Gormley exhibition. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Hazel Barron-Cooper Tel: 0191 208 6059 Email: hazel.barron-cooper@twmuseums.org.uk


Thursday, 30th July 2015

1:30PM - 3:00PM Hatton Gallery, Newcastle University
Drawing Workshop for 12-18 year-olds
Ways of Drawing 2
Improve your drawing skills and be inspired by Antony Gormley's exhibition. Admission: Free, but please book by calling 0191 208 6059 or e-mail. Contact for further information: Hazel Barron-Cooper Tel: 0191 208 6059 Email: hazel.barron-cooper@twmuseums.org.uk


Thursday, 30th July 2015

6:00PM - 7:30PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : A musical journey from the ancient Mediterranean to northern Europe
Callum Armstrong (Berlin aulos, Louvre aulos, double-chantered Scottish smallpipe)
Barnaby Brown (Ur silver pipes, Isturitz, triple pipe, Highland bagpipe)
Gina D'oyley (Northumbrian smallpipe)
Erika Lindgren Liljenstolpe (fiddle)

A concert featuring new reconstructions of some of the world's oldest surviving instruments, offering creative bridges between our deep musical past and the traditional music of Britain and Sweden.

Free admission

For further information please visit http://conferences.ncl.ac.uk/moisa2015/concert/

Free admission



Saturday, 1st August 2015

10:00AM - 4:00PM Cockle Park Science Centre
Workshop
Hoverfly Workshop
With Dr Gordon Port & Stuart Ball
Workshop to learn methods for collecting, observing and identifying local species and to help their conservation. Admission: Free, but booking required. Contact for further information: Hazel Makepeace Tel: 0191 208 2790 Email: nhsn@ncl.ac.uk


Monday, 3rd August 2015 - Friday, 7th August 2015

10:00AM - 3:00PM Dove Marine Laboratory
Workshop
Splash Down Summer Schools (Non Residential)
Marine Environmental Summer schools (9-11 yrs and 11 to 14 yrs)
A week-long programme where school pupils will explore marine life at first-hand on local rocky shores, in the University's aquarium and by using microscopes. Two separate programmes: ages 9-11 taking place on 3-7 August; ages 11-14 on 17-21 August. Admission: £110 for 5 days. Contact for further information: Annie Russell Tel: 0191 208 3066 Email: annie.russell@ncl.ac.uk


Saturday, 15th August 2015

10:00AM - 4:00PM Cockle Park Science Centre
Workshop
Insect Workshop
With Dr Gordon Port
Workshop to learn how to collect, preserve and present insects for identification. Admission: Free, but booking required. Contact for further information: Hazel Makepeace Tel: 0191 208 2790 Email: nhsn@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 27th August 2015

11:25AM - 1:00PM Great North Museum: Hancock
Workshop
Introduction to Ladybirds
with Dr Cathleen Thomas
Talk about ladybirds followed by a hunt around the grounds to find different species. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Hazel Makepeace Tel: 0191 208 2790 Email: nhsn@ncl.ac.uk


Friday, 2nd October 2015

7:30PM - 8:30PM Lit and Phil Society, Newcastle, NE1 1SE
King's Hall Music : A New Heaven? - musical adventures in Newcastle
Edgar Bainton and other musicians in Newcastle 1900-1930; an illustrated lecture by Michael Jones

Bainton was one of a prominent circle of musicians living and actively working in Newcastle in the early 20th century, including the choir's founder WG Whittaker.  Michael Jones, Bainton scholar and Secretary of the Edgar Bainton (UK) Society, will look at his life and music and his work with the Philharmonic Orchestra, the Newcastle Conservatory and the Newcastle Festivals.   

Part of the Newcastle upon Tyne Bach Choir Centenary celebrations

Free admission



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