Upcoming Events

Wednesday, 27th May 2015

1:00PM - 5:30PM Durham University Business School
Workshop
CARA North East Workshop
CARA (the Council for At-Risk Academics)
Durham, Newcastle and Sunderland Universities each support the CARA Scholars at Risk UK University Network, with Northumbria and Teesside University also cooperating with CARA. This Workshop will introduce CARA and investigate ways in which the aims of CARA maybe be supported. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Jonathon Murphy Tel: 0191 334 6094 Email: jonathon.murphy@durham.ac.uk


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


Saturday, 30th May 2015 - Saturday, 13th June 2015

10:00AM - 5:00PM Hatton Gallery and Fine Art Studios
Fine Art Degree Show
Exhibition by Final Year Fine Art Students
Open Monday - Saturday 10am - 5pm. Admission: Free Contact for further information: Nigel Villalard Tel: 0191 208 6047 Email: fineart@ncl.ac.uk


Monday, 1st June 2015

3:00PM - 5:00PM Fine Art Lecture Theatre (KVII2), King Edward VII Building
Seminar
Special screening: Nick Broomfield's Tales of the Grim Sleeper + Q&A with Director
Inaugural event: Film Praxis Screening & Seminar series
To mark the start of Film Praxis, a new screening and seminar series, we welcome legendary documentary maker Nick Broomfield to screen his latest and arguably his best documentary film yet, Tales of the Grim Sleeper. Admission: Free, but advance booking required. Contact for further information: Ian McDonald Tel: 86538 Email: ian.mcdonald@ncl.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


Friday, 5th June 2015

8:45AM - 5:00PM Partners Room, 8th Floor, Newcastle University Business School, 5 Barrack Road
Seminar
ESRC Seminar: Regulation and the Firm
ESRC Seminar Series "Regulation of Work and Employment"
The seminar will explore the impact of regulation on firms, and the possibility to harmonise firms' need for labour market dynamism with workers' needs for decent, secure jobs. Admission: FREE. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. All attendees must register in order to allow us to plan catering numbers.  Contact for further information: Dr Jenny Rodriguez Tel: 0191 208 1718 Email: jenny.rodriguez@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


Tuesday, 9th June 2015

2:00PM - 3:00PM Room 7.01, Claremont Tower, Newcastle University
Seminar
Measuring Program Progress using Information Theory
By Colin Johnson (University of Kent);
Colin Johnson is a Reader in the School of Computing and Associate Dean of the Faculty of Sciences with responsibility for postgraduate studies, University of Kent. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Natalio Krasnogor Tel: 0191 208 5035 Email: Natalio.Krasnogor@newcastle.ac.uk


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



Monday, 15th June 2015

11:45AM - 2:00PM Baddiley-Clark Seminar Room, Newcastle University
Workshop
Innovate UK Funding Workshop
A concise guide to accessing Innovate UK funding
Hear first-hand experiences of the application process, gain insight into support available from the FMS Enterprise Team + briefing on the new competition for KTP funding. Admission: Free, buffet lunch provided. Booking required. Contact for further information: Bethany Swash Tel: 0191 208 5911 Email: bethany.swash@ncl.ac.uk


Tuesday, 16th June 2015

2:00PM - 3:00PM Claremont Tower, Room 7.01
Seminar
A behavioural model for the discussion of resilience, elasticity, and antifragility.
By Vincenzo De Florio
This talk will tackle the problem of defining resilience by introducing a behavioural model. Resilience will be interpreted as the property emerging from the interaction of the behaviours produced by two 'players': a system and a hosting environment. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Jeremy Bryans Tel: 0191 208 7822 Email: jeremy.bryans@ncl.ac.uk


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 



Saturday, 27th June 2015

12:30PM - 3:30PM Dove Marine Laboatory, Cullercoats
Harbour Day
Dove Marine Laboatory Aquarium is open to the public
Postgraduates will show members of the public around the aquarium, as part of the larger family-orientated Cullercoats Harbour Day in aid of RNLI. Admission: Free, but donations for RNLI appreciated. Contact for further information: Dr Jane Delany Tel: 208 6771 Email: jane.delany@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


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


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


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 - 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


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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