Upcoming Events

Tuesday, 15th March 2016 - Monday, 23rd May 2016

12:01AM - 5:00PM Online course: enrol now for 23 May start date
Workshop
Dementia Care: Staying Connected and Living Well
Free online course: connect and care for someone living with dementia.
This four week free online course connects carers and academic experts. Together we'll share innovations to improve communication between carers and people with dementia. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Suzanne Hardy/Nuala Davis Tel: 0191 208 3264/3263 Email: nclmoocs@ncl.ac.uk


Tuesday, 3rd May 2016

9:30AM - 1:00PM Room 2.21, Research Beehive, Old Library Building
Workshop
Overview of NMBP 2017 Call (Horizon 2020)
Briefing on Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials, Biotechnology and Advanced Manufacturing and Processing (NMBP) area of Horizon 2020 by Dr Kalyan Sarma, UK National Contact Point for NMBP. Admission: The event is free, but it is necessary to register. Contact for further information: Grania Rogers Tel: 0191 208 8959 Email: grania.rogers@ncl.ac.uk


Tuesday, 3rd May 2016

10:30AM - 2:15PM The Core, Science Central
Conference
Impact Matters: Celebrating Research Impact & Public Involvement
Join us to celebrate Patient and Public Involvement and the impact of research at Newcastle University. Admission: Free Contact for further information: Helen Atkinson Tel: 0191 2081287 Email: helen.atkinson@newcastle.ac.uk


Tuesday, 3rd May 2016

5:30PM - 6:45PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lectures : The UK Regional (and National) Economic Problem: Geography, Globalisation and Governance
Philip McCann, Professor of Economic Geography, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

Free admission, no pre-booking required (all seats allocated on a first-come first-served basis) 



Wednesday, 4th May 2016

5:30PM - 6:30PM Room 152, Robinson Library
Seminar
Looking at Children's Books: Fairy tales?
The 'fairy tales' of Andersen and Grimm don't actually have fairies in them. In this talk, Brian Anderson will question the use of this term. Admission: Free, no booking required. Contact for further information: Robinson Library Tel: 0191 208 7662 Email: libraryhelp@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 5th May 2016

1:00PM - 2:00PM G.13, Percy Building, Newcastle University
NCLA Luncthime Reading
Chloe Daykin and Liz Flanagan. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Melanie Birch Tel: 0191 208 7619 Email: Melanie.Birch@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 5th May 2016 - Saturday, 7th May 2016

5:00PM - 9:00PM Northern Stage & Culture Lab
Newcastle Poetry Festival 2016
NPF 2016 international festival presents three days of events.
The Festival will include exhibitions, film-showings, roundtable discussions and workshops as well as readings. Admission: TBC. Contact for further information: Melanie Birch Tel: 0191 208 7619 Email: melanie.birch@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 5th May 2016

5:30PM - 6:45PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lectures : 50 years since ‘Cathy Come Home’
Professor Suzanne Fitzpatrick, Heriot-Watt University

Free admission, no pre-booking required (all seats allocated on a first-come first-served basis) 



Monday, 9th May 2016

10:30AM - 2:30PM The Core, Bath Lane, NE4 5TF
Public Involvement in Teaching Matters
For teaching staff from across the region as well as members of the public to learn more about the benefits of Patient and Public Involvement in teaching. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: VOICENorth Tel: 0191 208 1288 Email: voicenorth@ncl.ac.uk


Monday, 9th May 2016

11:00AM Research Beehive 2.22
Seminar
Seminar: Triggers and Dominoes
CRiLLS Distinguished Speaker series 2015/16: Professor David Lightfoot, Georgetown University
Children are born to parse. This talk will illustrate the discovery approach, discussing well understood instances of syntactic change. Admission: Free but registration required for catering purposes Contact for further information: Sheila Heppel Tel: 88790 Email: crills@ncl.ac.uk


Tuesday, 10th May 2016

12:00PM - 2:00PM Research Beehive, Room 2.22
Workshop
Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships Briefing
Tuesday, 10 May 2016 - 12.00 to 14.00
These fellowships provide opportunities to work on research within or outside Europe. Fellows must always move, or have just moved, country to take up the fellowship. 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, 10th May 2016

12:00PM - 1:00PM Research Beehive 2.20
Workshop
How to trigger elements of I-languages
CRiLLS Distinguished Speaker series 2015/16: Professor David Lightfoot, Georgetown University
The workshop will be based on David Lightfoot's paper 'How to trigger elements of I-languages'. Those attending the workshop are asked to read the above paper beforehand Admission: Free but registration required for catering purposes Contact for further information: Sheila Heppel Tel: 88790 Email: crills@ncl.ac.uk


Tuesday, 10th May 2016

5:30PM - 6:45PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lectures : The complexity of language: what we learn and how
David Lightfoot, Professor of Linguistics, Georgetown University, USA

Free admission, no pre-booking required (all seats allocated on a first-come first-served basis) 



Wednesday, 11th May 2016

5:30PM - 7:00PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Newcastle Centre for the Literary Arts Event
Human Rights and Poetry
Carolyn Forché in conversation with Shami Chakrabarti. Admission: Free but ticketed. Contact for further information: Melanie Birch Tel: 0191 208 7619 Email: Melanie.Birch@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 12th May 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, no pre-booking required (all seats allocated on a first-come first-served basis) 



Thursday, 12th May 2016

7:15PM - 8:45PM Percy Building, Newcastle University
Newcastle Centre for the Literary Arts Event
Helen Simpson in conversation with Jackie Kay. Admission: £6/Â4/£2. Contact for further information: Melanie Birch Tel: 0191 208 7619 Email: Melanie.Birch@ncl.ac.uk


Friday, 13th May 2016

4:15PM - 5:15PM David Shaw Lecture Theatre, Medical School Newcastle University
Seminar
5th Baddiley Lecture, 2016
Use of recent advances in electron microscopy to study the mitochondrial ribosome
Professor Sir Venki Ramakrishnan, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge and President of the Royal Society. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Bernadette Shaw Tel: 0191 208 3235 Email: bernadette.shaw@newcastle.ac.uk


Monday, 16th May 2016 - Friday, 27th May 2016

12:00AM - 12:00AM tbc
King's Hall Music : Undergraduate Recitals
End of Year recitals by music students

Timetable to be published in due course.

Free admission 



Monday, 16th May 2016

10:00AM - 2:40PM Wood Memorial Hall, Mining Institute, Newcastle
King's Hall Music : Undergraduate Finalist Music Recitals
10.00am Stephen Cheng (piano)
11.00am Alex Guthrie (piano)
1.20pm Desmond Lau (clarinet)
2.15pm Elizabeth Barker (flute)

Free admission


Monday, 16th May 2016

12:45PM - 1:05PM Mining Institute, Westgate Road, Newcastle
King's Hall Music : Undergraduate Stage 2 Music Recitals
12.45pm Connie Rose (flute)
Free admission


Monday, 16th May 2016

3:50PM - 9:00PM Stephenson Room, Mining Institute, Newcastle
King's Hall Music : Undergraduate Finalist Music Recitals
3.50pm Dario Lozano-Thornton (guitar)
4.30pm Masoud Hardan (guitar)
5.30pm James Wade (guitar)
6.25pm Alex Brand (bass guitar)
7.20pm Liam Mulpetre (guitar)
8.20pm Luke Gaul (guitar)

Free admission


Tuesday, 17th May 2016

10:00AM - 3:20PM Mining Institute, Westgate Road, Newcastle
King's Hall Music : Undergraduate Stage 2 Music Recitals
10.00am Connor Woodhead (guitar)
10.35am Charles Philp (guitar)
11.10am Will Scattergood (guitar)
11.40am Harry Lewis (guitar)
12.10pm Josh Eckert (guitar)
2.30pm Courtney Winfield (keys)
3.00pm Grace Alexander (keys)

Free admission. Limited capacity available


Tuesday, 17th May 2016

3:45PM - 7:25PM Stephenson Room, Mining Institute, Newcastle
King's Hall Music : Undergraduate Finalist Music Recitals
3.45pm Tobias Illingworth (jazz/improv piano)
4.45pm Dom Lodge (saxophone)
5.50pm Joe Reeve (saxophone)
6.45pm Roshan Singh (tabla)
7.45pm Joe Harmsworth (guitar)

Free admission


Wednesday, 18th May 2016

10:00AM - 12:40PM Wood Memorial Hall, Mining Institute, Newcastle
King's Hall Music : Undergraduate Finalist Music Recitals
10.00am Sarah Berry (violin)
11.20am William Cainen (trumpet)
12.15pm Abigail Brierley (trumpet)

Free admission


Wednesday, 18th May 2016

1:05PM - 5:05PM Mining Institute, Westgate Road, Newcastle
King's Hall Music : Undergraduate Stage 2 Music Recitals
1.05pm Ed Edwards (trombone)
1.35pm Rhys Jones (trumpet)
3.10pm Amber Cox (voice)
3.40pm Gina Devine (voice)
4.15pm Georgia Callard (voice)
4.45pm Stephanie Murphy (voice)

Free admission.  Limited capacity available


Wednesday, 18th May 2016

6:00PM - 8:40PM Stephenson Room, Mining Institute, Newcastle
King's Hall Music : Undergraduate Finalist Music Recitals
6.00pm Ellie Christie (voice)
7.00pm Zara Watkiss (voice)
8.00pm Shona Crossan (voice)

Free admission


Thursday, 19th May 2016

9:00AM - 1:15PM Mining Institute, Westgate Road, Newcastle
King's Hall Music : Undergraduate Stage 2 Music Recitals
9am Gavin Christie (drums)
9.30 Adam Ford (drums)
10 Chris McMahon (drums)
10.30 Sarah Henderson (drums)
11.20 Lucy Thompson (soprano)
11.50 James Mitchell (baritone)
12.25pm Cherrynia Vanderpuye (soprano)
12.55 Laura Brown (soprano)

Free admission.  Limited capacity available


Thursday, 19th May 2016

1:30PM - 1:55PM Wood Memorial Hall, Mining Institute, Newcastle
King's Hall Music : Undergraduate Finalist Music Recitals
1.30pm Matthew Lack (tenor)
Free admission


Thursday, 19th May 2016

5:00PM - 8:40PM Stephenson Room, Mining Institute, Newcastle
King's Hall Music : Undergraduate Finalist Music Recitals
5.00pm Thomas Furniss (drums)
6.00pm Mark Johnson (drums)
7.00pm Nishant Verma (drums)
8.00pm Dan Lewis (drums)

Free admission


Thursday, 19th May 2016

5:30PM - 6:45PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lectures : 1916 memories, commemoration and absences
Professor Mary E Daly, University College Dublin

Free admission, no pre-booking required (all seats allocated on a first-come first-served basis) 



Friday, 20th May 2016

9:10AM - 10:00AM Robert Boyle, Armstrong Building, Newcastle University
King's Hall Music : Undergraduate Stage 2 Music Recitals
9.10am Annabel McFetrich (piano)
9.40am Jim Richardson (piano)

Free admission.


Tuesday, 24th May 2016

7:00PM - 9:30PM Various, see page for details
Seminar
Pint of Science
Pint of Science comes to Newcastle! We have events on three themes: Atoms to Galaxies, Beautiful Mind and Our Body. Activities, quizzes and competitions to take part in too. Admission: £4 Contact for further information: Pint of Science Tel: 01912088320 Email: contact@pintofscience.com


Friday, 27th May 2016 - Monday, 30th May 2016

10:00AM - 9:00PM The Hub, Shaw Bank, Barnard Castle, DL12 8TD
King's Hall Music : Harambee Pasadia 2016
Afro Fusion Music and Camping Festival, presented by Hannabiel and Yilis

Music Festival, featuring Hannabiell & Midnight Blue, Pons Aelius, Runaway Samba, Precious Cargo, Hot 8 Brass Band, and others, offering three days of workshops, music and camping.

For further details about the event and to purchase tickets please visit www.harambeepasadia.com  



Wednesday, 8th June 2016

6:00PM - 6:30PM Spaces 4 & 5, Culture Lab, King's Walk
King's Hall Music : Postgraduate Recital
Callum Younger (bodhran/improvisation to film screening)
Free admission


Thursday, 9th June 2016

8:00PM - 9:00PM St. Thomas' Church, Haymarket, Newcastle
King's Hall Music : In Paradisum: a choral concert in celebration of Her Majesty the Queen's 90th Birthday
New Vocal Ensemble from the International Centre for Music Studies, Newcastle University
Daisy Gibbs (director)

Tickets: £5  Proceeds to go to West End Refugee Centre

For further details please email Daisy Gibbs:  d.m.gibbs1@ncl.ac.uk 



Friday, 10th June 2016

4:30PM - 6:00PM RB Green Lecture Theatre, Medical School, Newcastle University, Framlington Place
Public Lectures : Founders & Benefactors Lecture:
Special Care Dentistry – are you serious??

Professor June H Nunn, Past Dean, School of Dental Science, Trinity College Dublin, Professor Emeritus, Special Care Dentistry, Dublin Dental University Hospital

Please note: This event is free to attend and open to all but you are asked to register your interest by contacting Lauri-Anne Madge on email: lauri-anne.madge@ncl.ac.uk, or telephone: 0191 208 8245.

Refreshments will be available ahead of the lecture from 4pm.



Saturday, 18th June 2016

12:00PM - 3:00PM Grey's Monument, Newcastle City Centre
Soapbox Science Newcastle 2016
Free, fun and informative science outreach event
Join our remarkable scientists as they transform Grey's Monument into an arena for learning and scientific debate - come and find out about their latest discoveries! Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Nancy Rios Tel: 0191 208 7138 Email: nancy.rios@ncl.ac.uk


Tuesday, 16th August 2016 - Thursday, 18th August 2016

9:00AM - 5:00PM Centre for Life, Newcastle upon Tyne
Conference
The Eighth International Workshop on Bio-Design Automation (IWBDA)
The workshop will bring together researchers to discuss concepts, methodologies and software tools for the computational analysis and synthesis of biological systems. Admission: TBA. Contact for further information: Bio-Design Automation Consortium. Email: iwbda-exec@lists.bio-design-automation.org


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