Upcoming Events

Monday, 3rd October 2016 - Friday, 7th October 2016

9:00AM - 8:00PM In and around the University
Charrette 2016
Isolate / Mediate / Animate
Charrette Week starts the academic year in the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape bringing together architects, artists, engineers, designers and thinkers to run a series of week-long projects. Admission: free Contact for further information: Anne Fry Tel: 0191 2085648 Email: anne.fry@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 6th October 2016

9:00AM - 12:00PM Research Beehive, Room 2.22
Workshop
Horizon 2020 Roadshow 3: Contracts/Negotiations/Post Award Issues
Thursday, 6 October 2016 - 09.00 to 12.00
Overview of grant preparation process in Horizon 2020. Also reporting requirements, eligibility of costs, covering different cost categories and information to retain for an audit. Admission: Free, but it is necessary to register Contact for further information: Grania Rogers Tel: 0191 208 8959 Email: grania.rogers@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 6th October 2016

4:00PM - 5:00PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Student Performances
Including Charlie Philp (guitar), Alex Lancaster (violin)
Free admission


Friday, 7th October 2016

7:00PM - 8:00PM Great North Museum: Hancock
Short-eared Owls - unravelling some of their secrets
John Calladine, Senior Research Ecologist with the British Trust for Ornithology, describes what current research is telling us about the decline of this charismatic species. Admission: Suggested donation £3 Contact for further information: Hazel Makepeace Tel: 0191 208 2790 Email: nhsn@ncl.ac.uk


Tuesday, 11th October 2016

5:30PM - 6:45PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Public Lectures : Science, sheep and Amber Ale
Professor Dianna Bowles, University of York

 Cameron Gifford Lecture 

 Free admission, all seats allocated on a first-come first-served basis.


Tuesday, 11th October 2016

6:00PM - 7:00PM Centre for Life, Times Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 4EP
Seminar
Seeing colour in a contemporary light
A public lecture at the Centre for Life given by Anya Hurlbert, professor of visual neuroscience, Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University Admission: £5 adults, £3 children (14-17) Contact for further information: Centre for Life Tel: 01912438210 Email: info@life.org.uk


Wednesday, 12th October 2016

4:30PM - 6:30PM Courtyard, Old Library Building
CLACS Welcome Event
Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies Welcome Event
We invite you to join us for drinks, nibbles and music to welcome all new staff, students and friends of CLACS to the new term! Admission: free but for catering purposes please R.S.V.P. by emailing CLAC.Studies@ncl.ac.uk Contact for further information: Carolyn Taylor Tel: 2083432 Email: Carolyn.Taylor@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 13th October 2016

4:00PM - 5:00PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Student Performances
Including Jim Richardson (guitar)
Free admission


Thursday, 13th October 2016

5:30PM - 6:45PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Public Lectures : Black slavery/white freedom: two sides of the same coin in Britain and the Caribbean
Catherine Hall, Professor of Modern British Social and Cultural History, University College London

 Free admission, all seats allocated on a first-come first-served basis. 


Friday, 14th October 2016

7:00PM - 8:00PM Great North Museum: Hancock
Impact of Grey Squirrel control on Red Squirrel
Deborah Brady from the School of Biology describes her work researching the impact of Grey Squirrel control on the endangered Red Squirrel. Admission: Suggested donation £3 Contact for further information: Hazel Makepeace Tel: 0191 208 2790 Email: nhsn@ncl.ac.uk


Tuesday, 18th October 2016

12:00PM - 3:00PM Research Beehive, Room 2.22
Workshop
Roadshow 1.5: Overview of Horizon 2020/Proposal Writing
Tuesday, 18 October 2016 - 12.00 to 15.00
This will provide a brief overview of Horizon 2020 funding and a more detailed look into proposal writing for Horizon 2020 collaborative project proposals specifically. Admission: Free but it is necessary to register Contact for further information: Grania Rogers Tel: 0191 208 8959 Email: grania.rogers@ncl.ac.uk


Tuesday, 18th October 2016

5:30PM - 6:45PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lectures : Eyes: windows to the soul and mind control
Professor Gwyneth Doherty-Sneddon, Head of the School of Psychology, Newcastle University

Free admission, all seats allocated on a first-come first-served basis. 

This event was rescheduled from 12 May 2016. 



Thursday, 20th October 2016 - Friday, 21st October 2016

10:00AM - 5:00PM Great North Museum: Hancock
Conference
The International Conference for Students on Applied Engineering
The ICSAE 2016 in Newcastle is an international event organized by motivated students who have passion towards Applied Engineering and dedicated to research students enthusiastic about the field. Admission: free Contact for further information: Zeyad Yousif Abdoon Al-Shibaany Tel: 07478714100 Email: z.y.a.al-shibaany@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 20th October 2016

4:00PM - 5:00PM Kings' Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Student Performances
Including Sarah Beaumont (voice), Gina D'oyley (pipes)
Free admission


Thursday, 20th October 2016

4:00PM - 5:00PM Research Beehive 2.20
Seminar
Tropic of Baseball: CLACS Seminar
Tropic of Baseball: Youth and Sport in the Caribbean
Professor Rob Ruck from the University of Pittsburgh will join CLACS to give the talk Tropic of Baseball: Youth and Sport in the Caribbean (abstract to follow) Admission: free, no need to register Contact for further information: Carolyn Taylor Tel: 2083432 Email: carolyn.taylor@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 20th October 2016

5:30PM - 6:30PM Fine Art Lecture Theatre
Professor Roger Burrows Public Lecture
The 'Haves' and the 'Have Yahts': The Displacement of the 'Merely Wealthy' in London Part of the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape's Public Lecture Series Admission: Free but please book Contact for further information: Anne Fry Tel: 0191 2085648 Email: anne.fry@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 20th October 2016

5:30PM - 6:45PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Public Lectures : Commemorating the Jarrow Crusade: why the march remains relevant today
Dr Matt Perry, School of History, Classics and Archaeology, Newcastle University

 Free admission, all seats allocated on a first-come first-served basis. 


Friday, 21st October 2016

2:00PM - 5:00PM Barbra Strang Teaching Centre 1.48
Day of Photonics 2016
The PhotoN research group of the School of Chemistry will be holding an open event presenting their work and celebrating Day of Photonics. All Welcome http://day-of-photonics.org Admission: Free Contact for further information: Ben Jarman Tel: 0191 208 7122 Email: chem.researchsupp@ncl.ac.uk


Friday, 21st October 2016

7:00PM - 8:00PM Great North Museum: Hancock
The story of pollination
Dr Rinke Vinkenoog, Senior Lecturer at Northumbria University, explores the co-evolution of flowers and their pollinators. Admission: Suggested donation £3 Contact for further information: Hazel Makepeace Tel: 0191 208 2790 Email: nhsn@ncl.ac.uk


Wednesday, 26th October 2016

6:00PM - 7:15PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Public Lectures : Alnwick, Rothley and Kirkharle – the three Northumberland landscapes of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown
Nick Owen, historic landscape surveyor

Society of Antiquaries of Newcastle upon Tyne Lecture

Free admission, all seats allocated on a first-come first-served basis. 



Thursday, 27th October 2016

1:10PM - 2:00PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Prince Bishops Brass
Derek Ruffell (trumpets)
Chris Lewis (trumpets)
Chris Senior (horn)
Stuart Gray (trombone)
Stephen Boyd (tuba)

English Heritage: works for brass quintet by Arnold, Farnaby, Bourgeois and Horowitz.

Free admission 

Please note that the gallery will not be open until late November, so there will have a reduced seating capacity for this concert.



Thursday, 27th October 2016

4:00PM - 5:00PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Student Performances
Including Jordan Aikin (pipes), William Earl (drums), Amy Baker (piano), Bevan Morris (double bass)
Free admission


Friday, 28th October 2016

7:00PM - 8:00PM Lecture Theatre 1, Herschel Building, Newcastle University.
The changing Dales - an ecologist's view
John Lee, Professor of Environmental Biology, University of Sheffield, describes ecological changes in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Admission: Suggested donation £3 Contact for further information: Hazel Makepeace Tel: 0191 208 2790 Email: nhsn@ncl.ac.uk


Tuesday, 1st November 2016

11:00AM - 3:30PM The Great Hall, Discovery Museum
Conference
Ageing Well in Newcastle
A celebration of a research active city
The event will highlight research that has helped us understand more about how we age, and how this has shaped policy, in Newcastle and beyond. Admission: FREE Contact for further information: Helen Foley Tel: 81143 Email: helen.foley@ncl.ac.uk


Tuesday, 1st November 2016

5:30PM - 6:45PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Public Lectures : Human struggle and hope – Christian and Muslim perspectives
Mona Siddiqui, OBE, Professor of Islamic and Interreligious Studies, University of Edinburgh

 Free admission, all seats allocated on a first-come first-served basis. 


Wednesday, 2nd November 2016

10:30AM - 2:30PM Function Room, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne
Epilepsy Research Event
Newcastle University showcasing their excellent and innovative work into epilepsy Admission: Free Contact for further information: Gillian Kenyon Tel: 01912083281 Email: gillian.kenyon@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 3rd November 2016

1:10PM - 2:00PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Pons Aelius
Jordan Aikin (highland pipes, whistle)
Tom Kimber (mandolin, tenor banjo)
Bevan Morris (double bass)
Alasdair Paul (guitar, bouzouki)
Sam Partridge (flute)
Callum Younger (bodhran)

The Newcastle-based progressive folk sextet perform material from their debut album ranging from traditional Scottish and Irish tunes to contemporary tunes from some of the folk scene's leading composers alongside original material.

Free admission.

Please note that the gallery will not be open until late November, so there will have a reduced seating capacity for this concert.



Thursday, 3rd November 2016

4:00PM - 5:00PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Student Performances
Including Coral Reid (oboe), Orla Cullen (voice), Lucy Thompson (soprano), Courtney Winfield (keys)
Free admission


Thursday, 3rd November 2016

5:30PM - 6:45PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Public Lectures : Stories on the move: suffering, sanctuary, danger
Marina Warner, novelist, historian and mythographer

Fickling Lecture on Developments in Children’s Literature

Free admission, all seats allocated on a first-come first-served basis. 



Tuesday, 8th November 2016

10:00AM - 4:00PM Chapter Spitalfields, 9 Frying Pan Alley, London E1 7HS
Conference
Institute for Sustainability Conference 2016
'Sustainable Futures: Research, Policy and Practice'
The Institute for Sustainability Annual Conference will focus on research, policy and practice for the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Admission: FREE Contact for further information: Brett Cherry Tel: Ext 84825 Email: sustainability@newcastle.ac.uk


Tuesday, 8th November 2016

10:00AM - 4:30PM Chapter Spitalfields, 9 Frying Pan Alley, London E1 7HS
Conference
Institute for Sustainability 2016 Annual Conference
Sustainable Futures: Research, Policy and Practice
We will explore the challenges in sustainability research at a range of scales: regional, national and international, to enhance collaboration between academia, industry and policy. Admission: Free but must register Contact for further information: Brett Cherry Tel: 01912087861 Email: brett.cherry@newcastle.ac.uk


Thursday, 10th November 2016

1:10PM - 2:00PM King's Hall Music : Fischer/Edwards/Sanders
Michael Fischer (tenor sax)
John Edwards (double bass)
Mark Sanders (drums)

A trio sharing the polylogical moment within the creational process, through negotiation, reception, and commitment. Three players of extended experience, techniques and profile in improvised music.

Free admission

Please note that the gallery will not be open until late November, so there will be a reduced capacity for this concert.



Thursday, 10th November 2016

4:00PM - 5:00PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Student Performances
Including Alyna Khaliq (voice), Amber Cox (voice)
Free admission


Thursday, 10th November 2016

5:30PM - 6:45PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lectures : Stalingrad to Syria – how warfare has changed
Antony Beevor, military historian

Defence Lecture

Free admission, all seats allocated on a first-come first-served basis. 



Thursday, 17th November 2016

9:00AM - 12:00PM Baddiley-Clark Seminar Room
Scientific Facilities Showcase
Faculty of Medical Sciences Scientific Facilities Showcase Event 2016
Drop in and meet the staff working in the Scientific Facilities and discover the range of expertise available in the University. Please register for further details. Admission free but please register. Helen Neat Tel: 0191 208 3505 Email: helen.neat@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 17th November 2016

1:10PM - 2:00PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Stephanie Marshall (mezzo soprano)
Somi Kim (piano)

Programme to include works by Schubert, Faure, and Michael Head

Free admission.

Please note that the gallery will not be open until late November, so there will be a reduced capacity for this concert. 



Thursday, 17th November 2016

4:00PM - 5:00PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Student Performances
Free admission


Thursday, 17th November 2016

5:30PM - 7:00PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Public Lectures : Three tales from the biomedical frontier

 Free admission, all seats allocated on a first-come first-served basis. 


Tuesday, 22nd November 2016

5:30PM - 6:45PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Public Lectures : The geography of poverty – why place really matters
Julia Unwin, Chief Executive of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and the Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust

Lord Patten Lecture on Social Renewal

Free admission, all seats allocated on a first-come first-served basis. 



Wednesday, 23rd November 2016

5:30PM - 7:00PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Public Lectures : Celebrating Student Research Scholarships and Expeditions 2016

Free admission, all seats allocated on a first-come first-served basis. 

Ahead of the presentations, there will be an accompanying poster display from 4.30pm in the Lindisfarne Room, King’s Road Centre. 



Thursday, 24th November 2016

1:10PM - 2:00PM King's Hall, Armstorng Building
King's Hall Music : Hot Club du Nord
Emma Fisk (jazz violin)
James Birkett (guitar)
David Harris (guitar)
Paul Baxter (double bass)

Fresh interpretations of classic gypsy jazz repertoire of the 1930s and 40s as performed by Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli's Hot Club de France, plus recreations of some delightfully quirky arrangements from their original recordings.

Free admission

Please note that the gallery will not be open until late November so there will be reduced capacity for this concert.  



Thursday, 24th November 2016

4:00PM - 5:00PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Student Performances
Including Frank Todd (bass guitar), Annie Griffiths (voice), Jordan Aikin (whistle)
Free admission


Thursday, 24th November 2016

5:30PM - 6:45PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Public Lectures : 2016 Jacobson Lecture
Professor Chris Whitty, Chief Scientific Adviser, Department of Health

 Free admission, all seats allocated on a first-come first-served basis.



Saturday, 26th November 2016

7:30PM - 9:30PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Handel: Deborah
Ruth Jenkins-Robertsson (soprano)
Charlotte La Thrope (soprano)
Ivana Sustkova (mezzo soprano)
James Laing (counter tenor)
Ross Ramgobin (baritone)
Newcastle upon Tyne Bach Choir
Newcastle Baroque
Eric Cross

Tickets: £15, £12, (£2 off for senior citizens, half price for students and unwaged), free for under 19s, available from www.newcastlebachchoir.org.uk or reserve from tickets.ntbc@gmail.com


Wednesday, 30th November 2016

12:30PM - 5:00PM Newcastle Civic Centre
Working Together: Bringing about Change
Impact Showcase event
This event showcases the partnerships with NU social science, arts, and humanities researchers which are bringing about change in the region. Talks, exhibitions and a few surprises! Admission: Free of charge Contact for further information: Angie Scott Tel: 208 6940 Email: angie.scott@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 1st December 2016

1:10PM - 2:00PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Adam Johnson (piano)
Clementi: Sonatina in D, Op. 36, No. 6
Haydn: Sonata in E Flat, Hob XVI: 49
Schubert: Sonata in A Major, Op.10, No. 10

Free admission. 



Thursday, 1st December 2016

4:00PM - 5:00PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Student Performances
Free admission


Tuesday, 6th December 2016

5:30PM - 6:45PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Public Lectures : Geoengineering climate change: do two wrongs make a right?
Professor Nicholas J P Owens, Director, The Scottish Association for Marine Science

 Free admission, all seats allocated on a first-come first-served basis. 


Wednesday, 7th December 2016

1:45PM - 5:00PM Newcastle University Business School
Business School Postgraduate Open Day
Learn more about studying a Masters at the Business School, through an overview of our postgraduate programmes, insights from current students, Careers Service support for postgraduates and more. Admission: Free Contact for further information: Steve Bremner Tel: 0191 208 1622 Email: steve.bremner@ncl.ac.uk


Wednesday, 7th December 2016

5:30PM - 6:45PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Public Lectures : The dilemmas of ageing
Baroness Greengross, President, International Longevity Centre UK and former Director General, Age Concern England

 Free admission, all seats allocated on a first-come first-served basis.


Thursday, 15th December 2016

1:10PM - 2:00PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : 'Correspondences'
Mark Rowan-Hull (performance painter)
Professor Roger Redgate (composer, musician)
Dr Emmanuel Spinelli (composer, sound artist)
Portia Winters (singer)

Free admission



Thursday, 15th December 2016

7:30PM Jesmond URC, Burdon Terrace, Jesmond
King's Hall Music : A Celebration of Christmas in Words and Music
Newcastle Bach Choir
Eric Cross (director)

Tickets: £8, £6 (conc.), free for children, available from tickets.ntbc@gmail.com


Friday, 16th December 2016

7:30PM - 9:30PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Orchestra Concert
Newcastle University Symphony Orchestra
Mark Edwards and Alex Guthrie (conductors)

Programme to include:
Sibelius: Finlandia
Brahms: Symphony No. 1

Tickets: £9, £5, £3, available from 31 October onwards.  Please contact olivia.cameron@ncl.ac.uk or 0191 208 8463


Thursday, 19th January 2017

5:00PM - 6:00PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Public Lectures : Third Rock from the Sun – an Introduction to Earth Science
Holmes Lectures for 10- to 14-year-olds: Our Dynamic Earth

Delivered by staff from Newcastle University’s Geosciences and Geomatics Research Groups

To register for free places, please e-mail the Public Lectures office: public.lectures@ncl.ac.uk, or telephone 0191 208 6093



Thursday, 26th January 2017

5:00PM - 6:00PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Public Lectures : Where on Earth are We? – an Introduction to Geomatics
Holmes Lectures for Children: Our Dynamic Earth

Delivered by staff from Newcastle University’s Geosciences and Geomatics Research Groups

To register for free places, please e-mail the Public Lectures office: public.lectures@ncl.ac.uk, or telephone 0191 208 6093



Tuesday, 28th March 2017

8:00AM - 5:00PM David Shaw Lecture Theatre, Newcastle University Medical School
Conference
Practicalities of Cellular Analysis
Scientific Facilities Conference 2017
This year's event covers practicalities and techniques in bioimaging, electron microscopy, preclinical imaging and flow cytometry. Please visit the website for further information. Admission: Admission free but please register Contact for further information: Helen Neat Tel: 0191 208 3505 Email: helen.neat@ncl.ac.uk


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