Upcoming Events

Friday, 24th April 2015 - Saturday, 16th May 2015

10:00AM - 5:00PM Ex-libris Gallery, Fine Art
Exhibition: Waiting for Los Angeles
A video installation by Uta Kögelsberger
The project grew out of the artist's fascination with Los Angeles as the quintessential post modern city; a city that defines itself through its tendency to ignore any form of coherence. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Mel Whewell Tel: 0191 208 6559 Email: mel.whewell@ncl.ac.uk


Tuesday, 5th May 2015

5:30PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Public Lectures : Three tales from the biomedical frontier
Free admission, no pre-booking required


Thursday, 7th May 2015

1:00PM - 3:00PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Martin Roscoe Piano masterclass
First-study pianists studying in teh Music Department at Newcastle University will take part in a masterclass given by Martin Roscoe

This event is open to the public.

Free admission



Tuesday, 12th May 2015

11:50AM - 12:10PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Second Year Undergraduate Recitals
Emily Nunns (soprano)
Free admission


Tuesday, 12th May 2015

12:30PM - 5:00PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Final Year Undergraduate Recitals
Rebecca Badham (soprano) 12.30pm
Louise Anderson (soprano) 1.10pm
Catherine Dalzell (soprano) 2.05pm
Ana Fernandez-Guerra (soprano) 3.00pm
Laura Machin (soprano) 3.55pm
Annabel Warnock (voice) 4.30pm

Free admission


Tuesday, 12th May 2015

2:00PM - 4:00PM Claremont Tower, Room 7.01, Newcastle University
Seminar
Four levels of Visualization
In this talk, the speaker will discuss the four levels of visualization in the context of bioinformatics. The four levels are disseminative, observational, analytical and model-developmental visualization, which reflect different visualization tasks as well as different levels of complexity. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Jaume Barcadit Tel: 01912087784 Email: jaume.barcardit@ncl.ac.uk


Tuesday, 12th May 2015

5:30PM - 6:45PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Public Lectures : Language and thought in children
Professor Jill de Villiers, Smith College, Massachusetts
Free admission, no pre-booking required


Tuesday, 12th May 2015

6:00PM - 10:00PM Jazz Cafe, Pink Lane
King's Hall Music : Final Year Undergraduate Recitals
Ella El-Salahi (voice) 6.00pm
Jennifer Amey (voice) 7.00pm
Faye MacCalman (saxophone) 8.15pm
Josh Lane (trumpet) 9.10pm

Free admission.  Limited seating; first come first served.


Wednesday, 13th May 2015

10:00AM - 12:10PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Final Year Undergraduate Recitals
Anne-Marie Rosa (flute) 10.00am
James Insalaco (clarinet) 10.55am
Beth Robinson (oboe) 11.35am

Free admission


Wednesday, 13th May 2015

11:00AM - 12:00PM Room 2.21, Research Beehive, Old Library Building, Newcastle University
Seminar
Point of View shifts, Clause types, and Acquisition
CRiLLS Distinguished Speaker series
This paper will address the question of why embedded sentential complements matter for false belief understanding in the four year old. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Sheila Heppel Tel: 0191 208 8790 Email: crills@ncl.ac.uk


Wednesday, 13th May 2015

5:00PM - 6:30PM Armstrong Building Room 2.48
Seminar
The man who killed my grandfather
The (mis)use of oral history in mediations of memory, from memorialisation to video games
Seminar with Dr Graham Smith, Chair of the Oral History Society. He teaches oral history, public history and the history of medicine at Royal Holloway, University of London. His particular interests are in the mediation of memory, especially in small social groups. Admission: Free, all welcome but please register in advance. Contact for further information: Sue Bradley Tel: x83267 Email: susan.bradley@ncl.ac.uk


Wednesday, 13th May 2015

5:30PM - 8:30PM Jazz Cafe, Pink Lane
King's Hall Music : Final Year Undergraduate Recitals
Daniel Morgan (guitar) 5.30pm
Lewis West (drums) 6.20pm
Joe Cromey-Hawke (drums) 7.15pm
George Hutton (drums) 7.55pm

Free admission.  Limited seating available; first come first served.


Thursday, 14th May 2015

9:00AM - 5:30PM Small Exhibition Space, 1st Floor, Great North Museum: Hancock
Computing with Nature
This full-day event brings together international scientists, designers, thought leaders and entrepreneurs to explore how we might combine life's creative processes with classical design methodologies. Admission: Free, but please book. Contact for further information: Anne Fry Tel: 0191 208 5648 Email: anne.fry@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 14th May 2015

9:00AM - 11:30AM Room 2.20, Research Beehive, Old Library Building, Newcastle University
Workshop
Horizon 2020 Roadshow 2: Proposal Writing
Writing and costing proposals for research and innovation (collaborative) projects within Horizon 2020. Primarily aimed at co-ordinators but also useful for partners in bids co-ordinated elsewhere. Admission: Free, but it is necessary to register for this event. Contact for further information: Grania Rogers Tel: 0191 208 8959 Email: grania.rogers@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 14th May 2015

10:30AM - 11:35AM Recital Room/King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Final Year Undergraduate Recitals
Jamie Lawson (jazz piano) 10.30am in the Recital Room
Isobel Galvin (trumpet) 11.10am in the King's Hall

Free admission


Thursday, 14th May 2015

12:00PM - 1:30PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Second Year Undergraduate Recitals
Alex Morris (piano) 12.00pm
Stephen Cheng (piano) 12.30pm
Amy Baker (piano) 1.10pm

Free admission


Thursday, 14th May 2015

2:30PM - 2:50PM Recital Room, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Second Year Undergraduate Recitals
Elizabeth Barker (flute) 2.30pm
Free admission


Thursday, 14th May 2015

5:30PM - 6:30PM Fine Art Lecture Theatre
Liza Fior (MUF Architects) Public Lecture
Fabric and Use
Part of the School of Architecture Planning and Landscape Public Lecture Series. Admission: Free, but please book. Contact for further information: Anne Fry Tel: 0191 208 5648 Email: anne.fry@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 14th May 2015

5:30PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Public Lectures : Britain and the general election of 2015
Professor John Curtice, University of Strathclyde
Free admission, no pre-booking required


Friday, 15th May 2015

6:00PM - 7:30PM Roxy Tyneside Cinema, Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne
Workshop
Nomadic Chinese Identity - Chinese Independent Documentary Screening
Aoluguya Aoluguya + Conversation with director GU Tao
The Ewenki is one of 56 ethnic Chinese groups. In 2003, they moved from forests and mountains to a settlement built by the government. This documentary examines the effects of this relocation. Admission: Limited number of free tickets available for staff/students. Contact for further information: Sheila Heppel Tel: 0191 208 8790 Email: film@ncl.ac.uk


Saturday, 16th May 2015

6:30PM - 8:00PM Quilliams Brothers Tea Room, 1 Eldon Place, Claremont Buildings, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 7RD
Workshop
Nomadic Chinese Identity - Chinese Independent Documentary Screening
The Last Moose of Aoluguya (Jury Prize, Hong Kong International Film Festival) +conversation with director
The Ewenki is one of 56 ethnic Chinese groups. In 2003, they moved from forests and mountains to a settlement built by the government. This documentary examines the effects of this relocation. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Sheila Heppel Tel: 0191 208 8790 Email: film@ncl.ac.uk


Tuesday, 19th May 2015

12:10PM - 1:30PM Recital Room, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Second Year Undergraduate Recitals
Luke Gaul (guitar) 12.10pm
Masoud Hardan (guitar) 12.40pm
James Wade (guitar) 1.10pm

Free admission


Tuesday, 19th May 2015

5:30PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lectures : Finding Wonderland
Professor Robert Douglas-Fairhurst, Magdalen College, University of Oxford
Free admission, no pre-booking required


Wednesday, 20th May 2015

10:00AM - 4:00PM Great North Museum
Conference
Institute of Agricultural Engineers Conference
Too much or too little water? Engineering innovation for agricultural water management in a changing climate
Booking is now open for the full programme together with opportunity for networking over lunch and for discussion at the end of the day. Admission: EARLY BIRD TICKET PRICES UNTIL 31st MARCH otherwise: Delegate rate: £120.00 Retired rate: £85.00 Student rate: £24.00 Contact for further information: Sarah McLeod Tel: 01234 750 876 Email: conferences@iagre.org


Wednesday, 20th May 2015

4:30PM - 5:30PM Spence-Watson Lecture Theatre, Armstrong Building
Conference
Border Protection
Inside and Outside Defended Spaces of the Neoliberal World Order
Professor Raewyn Connell (Sydney). Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Ruth Connolly Tel: 208 8133 Email: ruth.connolly@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 21st May 2015

1:00PM - 4:25PM Recital Room, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Second Year Undergraduate Recitals
Ellie Christie (voice) 1.00pm
Orla Cullen (voice) 1.30pm
Zara Watkiss (voice) 2.00pm
William Cainen (trumpet) 3.00pm
Luke McCormick (tuba) 3.30pm
Dean Chalmers (trumpet) 4.00pm

Free admission


Thursday, 21st May 2015

4:45PM - 8:00PM Partners Room, 8th Floor, Newcastle University Business School, 5 Barrack Road
Inspiration. Collaboration. Mutual Support.
North East Together: Leaders Network for Social Change
With guest speaker Henry Kippen, Director, Collaborate, 'an independent CIC focusing on the thinking, culture and practice of cross-sector collaboration in public services'. Admission: Free, but please register. Contact for further information: Toby Lowe Tel: 01912081500 Email: toby.lowe@ncl.ac.uk


Friday, 22nd May 2015

10:00AM - 2:55PM Recital Room, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Second Year Undergraduate Recitals
William Earl (drums) 10.00am
Thomas Furniss (drums) 10.30am
Nishant Verma (drums) 11.00am
Mark Johnson (drums) 11.30am
Dan Lewis (drums) 12.00pm
Matthew Lack (tenor) 2.00pm

Free admission


Thursday, 28th May 2015

10:50AM - 11:30AM Recital Room, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Second Year Undergraduate Recitals
Alex Lancasater (violin) 10.50am
Sarah Berry (violin) 11.20am

Free admission


Thursday, 28th May 2015

2:00PM - 3:00PM Claremont Tower, Room 7.01
Seminar
Privacy-preserving and expressive encrypted data share/search
Saving data to clouds has advantages and disadvantages. Increasing awareness of privacy gives rise to a need for secure encrypted data share and search. This talk will introduce some works on privacy-perserving and expressive encrypted data share/search from the point of view of public key cryptography. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Feng Hao Tel: 0191 208 6384 Email: feng.hao@newcastle.ac.uk


Wednesday, 3rd June 2015

10:00AM - 12:00PM Room 2.20, Research Beehive, Old Library Building, Newcastle University
Workshop
Addressing Forced Labour in Supply Chains:
Tales from the Ground and Around the World
Panel presentations from leaders in this field. Admission: Free: all welcome. Contact for further information: Fabiola Mieres Tel: 0191 334 1978 Email: Fabiola.mieres@durham.ac.uk


Thursday, 4th June 2015

9:00AM - 5:00PM Newcastle University Business School, 5 Barrack Road, Newcastle upon Tyne
Seminar
Regulation and the Firm
ESRC Seminar Series on the Regulation of Work and Employment
This seminar will explore the impact of regulation on firms; the similarities and differences between MNCs and SMEs, the impact of employment protection regulations on firms' hiring and firing decisions, and the possibility of harmonising firms' need for labour market dynamism with workers' needs for decent, secure jobs. Admission: Free but please register. Contact for further information: Jenny Rodriguez Tel: 0191 208 1718 Email: jenny.rodriguez@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 4th June 2015

4:00PM - 5:30PM CURDS Seminar Room, 4th Floor Claremont Bridge
Seminar
Hybrid state spaces: electricity neoliberalisation in the Western Balkans
Prof. Stefan Bouzarovski, Centre for Urban Resilience and Energy, University of Manchester
CURDS External Seminar featuring Stefan Bouzarovski, Director or CURE at University of Manchester and PI on ERC project: Energy vulnerability and urban transitions in Europe. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Stuart Dawley Tel: 01912087735 Email: stuart.dawley@ncl.ac.uk


Monday, 8th June 2015

5:30PM - 7:00PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Public Lectures : Where have all the villages gone?: landscape of home and memory in Chinese literature and film
Professor Ban Wang, Stanford University
Distinguished Chinese Lectures 2015


Free admission, no pre-booking required


Saturday, 13th June 2015

7:30PM - 9:30PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Summer Concert
Will Todd: Songs of Magical Creatures (world premiere)
Arthur Bliss: Pastoral 'Lie strewn the white flocks'
Holst: Hymn of Jesus
Vaughan Williams: Lord, Thou hast been our refuge
Elgar: Elegy

Newcastle upon Tyne Bach Choir
Eric Cross (conductor)

Tickets: £12, £10 (concessions), £5 (students), under 18s free.  Reservations available from tickets.ntbc@gmail.com 


Saturday, 13th June 2015

7:30PM - 9:30PM St. Andrew's Church, Roker, Sunderland, SR6 9PT
King's Hall Music : Songs by the Sea
Voices of Hope
Simon Fidler (director)

19th Century choral music from France, Russia, and closer to home

Tickets: £10, £8 (concessions) available on the door



Tuesday, 16th June 2015

7:30PM - 9:30PM Northern Stage
Seminar
Just Checking
A theatrical production by Vivid Theatre focuses on the condition of OCD. There will be post show discussions on the topics raised with Prof Daniel Nettle (Newcastle University) and invited colleagues. Admission: £8 / £6 Contact for further information: Northern Stage Tel: 0191 230 5151 Email: info@northernstage.co.uk


Wednesday, 17th June 2015

7:30PM - 9:30PM Northern Stage
Seminar
Just Checking
A theatrical production by Vivid Theatre focuses on the condition of OCD. There will be post show discussions on the topics raised with Prof Daniel Nettle (Newcastle University) and invited colleagues. Admission: £8 / £6 Contact for further information: Northern Stage Tel: 0191 230 5151 Email: info@northernstage.co.uk


Saturday, 20th June 2015

4:30PM - 6:00PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Public Lectures : Convocation Lecture 2015: Veils, values and voices - religion and the public space
Professor Mona Siddiqui OBE, FRSE, FRSA, University of Edinburgh

Free admission, no pre-booking required. All spaces are allocated on a first-come first-served basis; an overspill room will also be in operation.

This lecture is part of Convocation Weekend 2015 - to find out more about other public events taking place during this time, please see: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/alumni/events/cw/ 



Saturday, 27th June 2015

10:00AM - 4:00PM MetroCentre; University Campus; Baltic; Newcastle Town Centre.
What is your favourite number and why? Asking the NE
part of The NUMBERS Festival

and in associaton with the Great North Maths Hub and the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, this is the opening celebration at a number of venues. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Steve Humble Tel: 0191 208 7593 Email: steve.humble@ncl.ac.uk 



Sunday, 28th June 2015

10:00AM - 4:00PM MetroCentre; University Campus; Baltic; Newcastle Town Centre.
What is your favourite number and why? Asking the NE
part of The NUMBERS Festival
and in associaton with the Great North Maths Hub and the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, this is the opening celebration at a number of venues. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Steve Humble Tel: 0191 208 7593 Email: steve.humble@ncl.ac.uk 


Monday, 29th June 2015

8:45AM - 4:15PM St James Park, Newcastle upon Tyne
Teacher Conference
Celebrating Numbers
This is a free mathis oriented Teacher Conference for all primary and secondary maths teachers in Northumberland, Tyne, Wear and County Durham areas. 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


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


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


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


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


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