Upcoming Events

Monday, 24th November 2014

8:00AM - 10:30AM The Partners' Room, Newcastle University Business School, 5 Barrack Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4SE
Social Enterprise Networking Event
A networking event for North East Based social enterprises including an opportunity to meet relevant support organisations. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Dr Fiona Whitehurst Tel: 0191 2081603 Email: fiona.whitehurst@ncl.ac.uk


Monday, 24th November 2014 - Sunday, 21st December 2014

8:00AM - 11:00PM Workshop
Ageing Well: Falls
Free 4 week online course open to anyone, in partnership with FutureLearn.
Explore why people fall, discover practical methods to reduce risks of falling, recognise when to seek help with Professor Julia Newton and Dr James Frith. Admission: Free of charge Contact for further information: Suzanne Hardy/Mike Cameron Tel: 0191 208 3264 Email: nclmoocs@ncl.ac.uk


Monday, 24th November 2014

12:00PM - 3:30PM Research Beehive, Room 2.22
Workshop
Newton Fund Overview Briefing
This scheme promotes the economic development & social welfare of partner countries, supports the continued excellence of the UK research base & innovation ecosystem, unlocking opportunities for wider collaboration & trade. Admission: Free, but registration required. Contact for further information: Grania Rogers Tel: 0191 208 8959 Email: grania.rogers@ncl.ac.uk


Tuesday, 25th November 2014

5:30PM - 6:45PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lectures : Every child into school and learning: why not now?
Sir Michael Barber, Chief Education Advisor to Pearson and Department for International Development's Special Representative on Education in Pakistan
Free admission, no pre-booking required


Wednesday, 26th November 2014

4:00PM - 5:30PM Newcastle University Business School, Room 2.05
Seminar
HRM, Work and Employment Research Group Research Seminar
Douglas Martin (UCLAN) delivers a talk about "Lean Production: deconstructing and reconstructing work in the UK Civil Service". Admission: Free. Everyone welcome! Contact for further information: Dr Jenny Rodriguez Tel: 0191 208 1718 Email: jenny.rodriguez@ncl.ac.uk


Wednesday, 26th November 2014

5:00PM - 6:30PM Doctoral Training Suite, 5th Floor, Daysh Building, Claremont Road
Seminar
The Political Economy of Devolution
Maurice Glasman, Labour Member of the House of Lords and Reader in Political Theory, London Metropolitan University. Admission: Free, but please register to attend. Contact for further information: Sue Robson Tel: 0191 208 7691 Email: susan.robson@ncl.ac.uk


Wednesday, 26th November 2014

5:00PM - 6:30PM Doctoral Training Suite, 5th Floor, Daysh Building, Newcastle University, Claremont Road
Seminar
Lord Glasman: 'Political Economy of Devolution'
CURDS Annual Distinguished Lecture 2014-15
Maurice Glasman is Reader in Political Theory at London Metropolitan University and sits on the Labour benches in the House of Lords. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Susan Robson Tel: 0191 208 7691 Email: susan.robson@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 27th November 2014

1:10PM - 2:00PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Dominic J Marshall Trio
Dominic J Marshall (piano and compositions)
Sam Vicary (double bass)
Sam Gardner (drums)

This trio's compositional approach to improvising, coupled with a deep respect for the intimacy of the trio setting, tie together their myriad influences and ideas into a rugged yet cohesive whole.  Their music evades categorisation, surging enigmatically through jazz, classical, hip-hop, soul, folk and everything in-between, into a realm of expression that is uncompromisingly their own.

Free admission



Thursday, 27th November 2014

4:00PM - 5:00PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Student Performances
Including Lewis West (drums), Dan Morgan (guitar), James Insalaco (clarinet), Annabel Warnock
Free admission


Thursday, 27th November 2014

5:30PM - 6:30PM Fine Art Lecture Theatre, Newcastle University
Professor Patsy Healey Public Lecture
APL Annual / RTPI Centenary Lecture
Creating Public Value Through Place-Shaping: Some reflections on planning ideas and practices. Admission: Free, but please book your place. Contact for further information: Anne Fry Tel: 0191 208 5648 Email: anne.fry@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 27th November 2014

5:30PM - 6:45PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lectures : Expanding opportunity in education - challenges for the post-2014 agenda
Kevin Watkins, Executive Director, Overseas Development Institute

Jubilee Development Lecture

Free admission, no pre-booking required



Friday, 28th November 2014

9:30AM - 5:30PM Newcastle University Business School
Conference
Community of Interest: Open Innovation in SMEs
Advancing Research on Open Innovation with Policy and Practice Impact
Internationally renowned guest speakers include Professor Wim Vanhaverbeke, Professor of Innovation Management & Strategy, Hasselt University, Belgium. Admission: Free, but please register. Contact for further information: Professor Pooran Wynarczyk Tel: + 44 (0)191 208 1705 Email: pooran.wynarczyk@ncl.ac.uk


Friday, 28th November 2014

2:30PM Hatton Gallery, The Quadrangle, Newcastle University
Screaming Steel Exhibition Tour
An exhibition focusing on World War 1
Join us for a tour of the Screaming Steel exhibition to discover how artists and writers captured the trauma of the First World War. Admission: £2. Contact for further information: Hazel Baroon-Cooper Tel: 0191 208 6059 Email: hazel.barron-cooper@twmuseums.org.uk


Friday, 28th November 2014

7:00PM - 8:00PM Great North Museum: Hancock
Seminar
The remarkable foraging behaviour of Gannets
Gannets have dramatically increased in recent decades, but why? Keith Hamer will describe how studies have helped to reveal the secrets of this remarkable bird's sustained success. Admission: For non-members a suggested donation of £3 Contact for further information: Hazel Makepeace Tel: 0191 232 6386 Email: nhsn@ncl.ac.uk


Monday, 1st December 2014

9:00AM - 5:30PM Research Beehive, Old Library Building
Seminar
Centre for In Vivo Imaging: Imaging Research Day
Professor Andrew Blamire
A day of presentations from internationally acclaimed speakers and local research teams to launch the new Centre for In Vivo Imaging.  Admission: Free but it is necessary to register. Contact for further information: Sandra Blackwood Tel: 0191 208 1172 Email: sandra.blackwood@ncl.ac.uk


Tuesday, 2nd December 2014

4:30PM - 6:15PM Courtyard, Old Library Building, Newcastle University
Workshop
Launch of the North East German Network
Join us to celebrate the links between the North East and Germany
The North East German Network is dedicated to productive cross-cultural co-operation involving schools, cultural organizations, businesses, and policy-makers. Admission: Free, but please register with Sophie Stewart. Contact for further information: Sophie Stewart (Routes into Languages) Tel: 0191 208 7526 Email: Sophie.Stewart2@ncl.ac.uk


Tuesday, 2nd December 2014

5:30PM - 6:45PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lectures : Sustainable healthcare: a 21st century imperative
Sir Liam Donaldson, Chancellor of Newcastle University and former Chief Medical Officer for England
Jack Jeffery Lecture on Developments in Sustainability

Free admission, no pre-booking required



Wednesday, 3rd December 2014

4:00PM - 5:30PM Newcastle University Business School, Room 2.05
Seminar
HRM, Work and Employment Research Group Research Seminar
"Trade unions and financialisation --a perfect storm?" by Prof Melanie Simms
Professor Melanie Simms (Leicester) examines changes emerging from financialisation of policy making, organisational decision making and households, and the impact of these changes on trade unionism. Admission: Free. Everyone welcome! Contact for further information: Dr Jenny Rodriguez Tel: 0191 208 1718 Email: jenny.rodriguez@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 4th December 2014

7:00PM - 9:00PM Bede House Catholic Chaplaincy, Windsor Terrace
Seminar
Faith+Food
Understanding Human Trafficking and a Christian Response
Share a hot meal (£1 donation) and a discussion on this topic. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Mia Fox Tel: 07713 259 173 Email: mia.fox@ncl.ac.uk


Friday, 5th December 2014

2:30PM Hatton Gallery, The Quadrangle, Newcastle University
Screaming Steel Exhibition Tour
An exhibition focusing on World War 1
Join us for a tour of the Screaming Steel exhibition to discover how artists and writers captured the trauma of the First World War. Admission: £2. Contact for further information: Hazel Baroon-Cooper Tel: 0191 208 6059 Email: hazel.barron-cooper@twmuseums.org.uk


Friday, 5th December 2014

7:00PM - 8:00PM Great North Museum: Hancock
Seminar
Northumbrian wildlife in the Permian Period
Tim will describe the evidence for the catastrophic flooding of the Northumbrian Permian desert by the Zechstein Sea, which then formed the habitat for an amazing diversity of wildlife. Admission: For non-members a suggested donation of £3 Contact for further information: Hazel Makepeace Tel: 0191 232 6386 Email: nhsn@ncl.ac.uk


Tuesday, 9th December 2014

5:30PM - 7:15PM Band Room, Music Studios
King's Hall Music : Interim Recitals by Final Year Music Students

5.30pm Ella El-Salahi (voice)

6.00pm Jennifer Amey (voice)

6.30pm Josh Lane (jazz trumpet)

7.00pm Faye MacCalman (saxophone)

Free admission



Tuesday, 9th December 2014

5:30PM - 6:45PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lectures : A little bit autistic?
Uta Frith, Emeritus Professor of Cognitive Development, University College London

Sophia Lecture 

Free admission, no pre-booking required



Wednesday, 10th December 2014

10:00AM - 4:20PM Recital Room, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Interim Recitals by Final Year Music Students

10.00am Anne-Marie Rosa (flute)

10.25am Beth Robinson (oboe)

10.50am James Insalaco (clarinet)

11.30am Annabel Warnock (soprano)

11.55am Rebecca Badham (soprano)

12.20pm Laura Machin (soprano)

12.45pm Catherin Dalzell (soprano)

1.10pm Louise Anderson (soprano)

1.35pm Ana Fernandez Guerra (soprano)

3.15pm Isobel Galvin (trumpet)

4.00pm Jamie Lawson (jazz piano)

Free admission



Thursday, 11th December 2014

1:10PM - 2:00PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Woodwind Concert
The Stravinsky Ensemble
Eric Cross (director)

A concert of chamber music for wind instruments including Stravinsky's Octet of 1922 for flute, clarinet, 2 bassoons, 2 trumpets and 2 trombones.

Free admission



Thursday, 11th December 2014

4:00PM - 5:00PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Student Performances
Including Andrew Richardson (drums), Sean Cotterill (sampling, multi-media), Clare Harkin (drums)
Free admission


Thursday, 11th December 2014

4:00PM - 5:00PM Colin Ingram Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building, The Medical School, Newcastle University
Seminar
The Hippocampus
Dr David Bannerman will be visiting the Institute of Neuroscience and giving a talk on his research. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Ann Fitchett Tel: 0191 208 8320 Email: ion@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 11th December 2014

5:30PM - 7:15PM Band Room, Music Studios
King's Hall Music : Interim Recitals by Final Year Music Students

5.30pm Daniel Morgan (guitar)

6.00pm Joe Cromey-Hawke (drums)

6.30pm Lewis West (drums)

7.00pm George Hutton (drums)

Free admission



Thursday, 11th December 2014

5:30PM - 6:30PM Fine Art Lecture Theatre, Newcastle University
Professor Gert de Roo Public Lecture
Social Complexity and Urban Development - the excitement of a non-linear world
Part of the School of Architecture Planning and Landscape's Public Lecture Series. Admission: Free but please book your place. Contact for further information: Anne Fry Tel: 0191 208 5648 Email: anne.fry@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 11th December 2014

5:30PM - 6:45PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lectures : Crime and punishment in Roman Britain
Lindsay Allason-Jones, Visiting Fellow in the School of History, Classics and Archaeology, Newcastle University

Free admission, no pre-booking required



Friday, 12th December 2014

2:30PM Hatton Gallery, The Quadrangle, Newcastle University
Screaming Steel Exhibition Tour
An exhibition focusing on World War 1
Join us for a tour of the Screaming Steel exhibition to discover how artists and writers captured the trauma of the First World War. Admission: £2. Contact for further information: Hazel Baroon-Cooper Tel: 0191 208 6059 Email: hazel.barron-cooper@twmuseums.org.uk


Wednesday, 17th December 2014

4:00PM - 5:30PM Newcastle University Business School, Room 2.05
Seminar
HRM, Work and Employment Research Group Research Seminar
"How does work affect happiness?" by Prof Andy Charlwood
Professor Andy Charlwood (Loughborough) discusses the role of social norms in happiness at work. Admission: Free. Everyone welcome! Contact for further information: Dr Jenny Rodriguez Tel: 0191 208 1718 Email: jenny.rodriguez@ncl.ac.uk


Tuesday, 20th January 2015

5:00PM - 6:00PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lectures : Holmes Lectures for Children: CSI
CSI Newcastle: science and the investigation of crime

John H Holmes Memorial Lectures for 10-14 year olds, given by staff from Northumbria University's Department of Applied Sciences

To reserve free places, please contact the Public Lectures office on 0191 208 6136 or e-mail: public.lectures@ncl.ac.uk


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Wednesday, 21st January 2015

5:00PM - 6:00PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lectures : Holmes Lectures for Children: Fingerprints - the oldest form of identification
CSI Newcastle: science and the investigation of crime

John H Holmes Memorial Lectures for 10-14 year olds, given by staff from Northumbria University's Department of Applied Sciences

To reserve free places, please contact the Public Lectures office on 0191 208 6136 or e-mail: public.lectures@ncl.ac.uk


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Thursday, 22nd January 2015

5:00PM - 6:00PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lectures : Holmes Lectures for Children: Every contact leaves a trace
CSI Newcastle: science and the investigation of crime

John H Holmes Memorial Lectures for 10-14 year olds, given by staff from Northumbria University's Department of Applied Sciences

To reserve free places, please contact the Public Lectures office on 0191 208 6136 or e-mail: public.lectures@ncl.ac.uk


Wednesday, 28th January 2015

12:00PM - 2:00PM Room 2.20, Research Beehive, Old Library Building
Workshop
Marie Sklodowska-Curie Research & Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE)
This scheme promotes international and inter-sectoral collaboration through research and innovation staff exchange. Exchanges can be purely inter-sectoral, purely international, or a combination of the two. Admission: Free, but it is necessary to register. Contact for further information: Grania Rogers Tel: 0191 208 8959 Email: grania.rogers@ncl.ac.uk


Monday, 23rd March 2015 - Tuesday, 24th March 2015

9:00AM - 5:00PM International Centre for Life
Conference
Practicalities of Cellular Analysis, 'Omics & Informatics:
Techniques & Applications
A two-day meeting focusing on the latest techniques and applications in biomedical research, covering: flow cytometry, bioimaging, proteomics, genomics, high throughput screening and bioinformatics. Admission: Please see website for details. Contact for further information: Helen Neat Tel: 0191 208 3246 Email: helen.neat@ncl.ac.uk


Wednesday, 25th March 2015

9:00AM - 5:00PM TBC
Conference
Learning and Teaching Conference 2015
Staff and students are invited to the annual Newcastle University Learning and Teaching Conference. Details of theme, speakers, venue(s) and times will follow in due course. Admission: Free Contact for further information: Lydia Wysocki, Learning and Teaching Development Service Tel: 8952 Email: lydia.wysocki@ncl.ac.uk


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