Upcoming Events

Saturday, 23rd August 2014 - Saturday, 6th September 2014

10:00AM - 5:00PM Hatton Gallery and Fine Art Studios, The Quadrangle, Newcastle University
Master of Fine Art Exhibition
Preview Friday 22nd August, 6-9pm. All welcome.
A unique opportunity to view contemporary art by MFA students displayed in the magnificent spaces of the Hatton Gallery and Fine Art studios. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Kathy Barker Tel: 0191 208 8496 Email: kathy.barker@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 28th August 2014 - Friday, 19th September 2014

10:00AM - 4:00PM Architecture Building
MA Design Degree Show 2014
Please join us to celebrate the work of students graduating from the MA Urban Design, MA Architecture, Planning and Landscape - Design and the MA Architecture Design Research who will be exhibiting their work. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Anne Fry Tel: 0191 208 5648 Email: anne.fry@ncl.ac.uk


Monday, 1st September 2014

10:00AM - 5:30PM Armstrong Building and Culture Lab
King's Hall Music : Postgraduate Recitals
10.00am Laura Davison (trombones)
11.30am Maria Lopez (soprano)
1.15pm Bernat Duran-Pons (fiddle)
2.45pm Sofia Papoutsaki (piano)
4.30pm Simeon Soden (multi-media)

The first, second and fourth recitals will take place in the King's Hall.  The third recital will take place in the Recital Room.  The last recital will take place in Culture Lab

Free admission



Friday, 5th September 2014

9:00AM - 6:00PM Beamish Hall Hotel
Conference
North East Epilepsy Research Network Meeting
An academic day of talks designed to unite all those working on Epilepsy in the region, from clinical to basic science researchers. Admission: £5; registration necessary. Contact for further information: Ann Fitchett Tel: 0191 208 8320 Email: ion@ncl.ac.uk


Monday, 15th September 2014

11:00AM - 12:00PM Research Beehive, Room 2.22
Workshop
European Research Council (ERC) Advanced Grants Briefing
Successful ERC Advanced Grant holders Professors Harry Gilbert and Ian Metcalfe will share their experiences of holding one of these prestigious grants (next deadline 21 October). Admission: Free, but registration essential. Contact for further information: Grania Rogers Tel: 0191 208 8959 Email: grania.rogers@ncl.ac.uk


Tuesday, 16th September 2014

12:00PM - 2:00PM Room 2.22, Research Beehive, Old Library Building
Workshop
Overview of Horizon 2020: Roadshow 1
Overview of wide range of funding programmes within Horizon 2020 to show how the various programmes and opportunities could work for individuals or groups. Admission: Free, but registration required. Contact for further information: Grania Rogers Tel: 0191 208 8959 Email: grania.rogers@ncl.ac.uk


Wednesday, 17th September 2014

2:15PM - 5:00PM Clore Suite, Great North Museum
Seminar
Alzheimer's Research UK Public Meeting
An afternoon of talks on Alzheimer's, dementia and the latest research. Admission: Free, but please register. Contact for further information: Sally Warburton Tel: 0191 208 1342 Email: sally.warburton@ncl.ac.uk


Wednesday, 17th September 2014

5:30PM - 6:30PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lecture by Nobel Laureate Professor Bill Phillips
Hosted by the Newcastle-Durham Joint Quantum Centre
Professor Philips won the 1997 Nobel Prize in Physics for the development of methods to cool and trap atoms with laser light. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Kate Hudson Tel: 0191 2088312 Email: kate.hudson@ncl.ac.uk


Monday, 22nd September 2014

1:00AM http://www.futurelearn.com/courses/hadrians-wall
Workshop
Hadrian's Wall: Life on the Roman Frontier
Free 6 week online course open to anyone, in partnership with FutureLearn.
Explore the archaeology of the most heavily fortified frontier in the Roman Empire, its people and their lives with Ian Haynes, Professor of Archaeology and world experts. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Suzanne Hardy/Mike Cameron Tel: 0191 208 3264 Email: nclmoocs@ncl.ac.uk


Wednesday, 24th September 2014

5:30PM - 6:30PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Seminar
Treatment of Childhood Cancer - It's All in the Genes
Free Lecture by Prof Christine Harrison
Professor Harrison is a Professor of Childhood Cancer Cytogenetics, Northern Institute for Cancer Research, Newcastle University. Admission: Free, but registration essential. Contact for further information: Sally Cowling Tel: 07845146414 Email: sally@neccr.org.uk


Thursday, 25th September 2014

9:00AM - 12:30PM Room 2.22, Research Beehive, Old Library Building
Workshop
Horizon 2020 Roadshow 2: Proposal Writing
Writing and costing proposals for research and innovation (collaborative) projects within Horizon 2020. Primarily aimed at individuals intending to coordinate a full proposal for 2014/2015 calls, Admission: Free, but registration required. Contact for further information: Grania Rogers Tel: 0191 208 8959 Email: grania.rogers@ncl.ac.uk


Tuesday, 7th October 2014

5:30PM - 6:45PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lectures : Pat Barker, in conversation with Anne Whitehead

Free admission, no pre-booking required



Thursday, 9th October 2014

6:00PM - 7:00PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lectures : Social Networks: 60 minutes with Chris Csikszentmihalyi
ERA Chair at M-ITI, University of Madeira and former Director, MIT Center for Civic Media and Computing Culture Group

Free admission, no pre-booking required



Tuesday, 14th October 2014

5:30PM - 6:45PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lectures : Renewables, intermittency and low carbon: opportunity or threat?

Joseph Swan Memorial Lecture

Free admission, no pre-booking required



Tuesday, 21st October 2014

8:00AM - 5:30PM Hilton NewcastleGateshead
Conference
Venturefest North East
Venturefest North East is a one-day innovation event giving you access to the connections, ideas and resources your business needs to thrive. Admission: Free - register on the website. Contact for further information: Eleanor Forsyth Tel: 0191 208 4112 Email: eleanor.forsyth@newcastlesciencecity.com


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Thursday, 23rd October 2014

5:30PM - 6:45PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lectures : The fall of the Berlin Wall: new perspectives 25 years on
Dr Hester Vaizey, Lecturer in Modern German History, Clare College, Cambridge University

Free admission, no pre-booking required



Friday, 24th October 2014

3:00PM - 4:30PM King's Gate L1.26
Seminar
DLHE Report 2014
What do our graduates do
A dissemination event at which we will share our latest graduate destination data, as reported in the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey. Admission: Free, but registration required. Contact for further information: Claire Beadling Tel: 0191 208 7181 Email: claire.beadling@ncl.ac.uk


Saturday, 25th October 2014

7:30PM - 9:00PM Castle Keep, Newcastle
King's Hall Music : Keep Fiddling with Tradition
Shona Mooney (fiddle) and Andy Watts (fiddle)

Tickets: £6, unreserved seating, available from 0191 232 7938.

For further details please visit http://www.oldnewcastle.org.uk/events



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Wednesday, 29th October 2014

6:00PM - 7:00PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lectures : The development of English heraldry
David White, Somerset Herald
Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne Lecture


Free admission, no pre-booking required


Thursday, 30th October 2014

3:00PM - 4:30PM King's Gate L1.20
Seminar
DLHE Report 2014
What do our graduates do
A dissemination event at which we will share our latest graduate destination data, as reported in the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey. Admission: Free, but registration required. Contact for further information: Claire Beadling Tel: 0191 208 7181 Email: claire.beadling@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 30th October 2014

5:30PM - 6:45PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lectures : New voices on sustainability
Free admission, no pre-booking required


Saturday, 1st November 2014

12:00AM The Sage Gateshead (
Public Lectures : Part of BBC Radio 3’s Free Thinking Festival of Ideas at The Sage Gateshead
John Lanchester

Note: admission is free but ticketed. Tickets are available from www.thesagegateshead.com or by calling 0191 443 4661 from 6 October.

Start time to be confirmed


Tuesday, 4th November 2014

5:30PM - 6:45PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lectures : Reversing the irreversible: Type 2 diabetes and you
Professor Roy Taylor, Director of Newcastle Magnetic Resonance Centre, Newcastle University and Honorary Consultant Physician, Newcastle Hospitals NHS Trust

Lecture in association with Diabetes UK

Free admission, no pre-booking required



Thursday, 6th November 2014

5:30PM - 6:45PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lectures : Russia, Crimea, Ukraine: riddle, mystery, enigma?
Professor Chris Bellamy, Professor of Maritime Security and Director of the Maritime Institute, University of Greenwich

Defence Lecture 

Free admission, no pre-booking required



Saturday, 8th November 2014

7:30PM - 9:30PM Hall 1, Sage Gateshead
King's Hall Music : Britten: War Requiem
Kate Valentine (soprano)
Robert Murray (tenor)
Sir Thomas Allen (baritone)
Newcastle University Symphony Orchestra
Newcastle Bach Choir
Eric Cross (conductor)

Tickets: £22, £17, £12, £8 (£2 off for senior citizens and half-price for students and children), available from Sage Gateshead Ticket Office on 0191 443 4661 or www.sagegateshead.com

Sponsored by UBS, www.ubs/com/uk



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Tuesday, 11th November 2014

5:30PM - 6:45PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lectures : Harnessing medical science for public good: the innovation challenge
Professor Sir John Tooke, Vice Provost (Health), University College London and President of the Academy of Medical Sciences

Jacobson Lecture 

Free admission, no pre-booking required



Thursday, 13th November 2014

5:30PM - 6:45PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lectures : Are the United Nations and the UK being left behind by a changing world?
Sir Jeremy Greenstock, Chairman of the United Nations Association in the UK
Free admission, no pre-booking required


Tuesday, 18th November 2014

5:30PM - 6:45PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lectures : The People: The Rise and Fall of the Working Class 1910-2010
Dr Selina Todd, Fellow in Modern History and Vice-Principal, St Hilda’s College, University of Oxford
Free admission, no pre-booking required


Wednesday, 19th November 2014

5:30PM - 7:00PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lectures : Celebrating student research scholarships and expeditions 2014
Free admission, no pre-booking required


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


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



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



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



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



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


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