Upcoming Events

Friday, 1st August 2014

10:30AM - 12:00PM Hatton Gallery and Fine Art Studios, The Quadrangle, Newcastle University
Pastel & Charcoal Drawing workshop for adults
Experiment with pastels and charcoals, drawing on a large scale. Suitable for all levels. Admission: Free, but phone 0191 208 6059 or email Hazel to book your place. Contact for further information: Hazel Barron-Cooper Tel: 0191 208 6059 E-mail: hazel.barron-cooper@twmuseums.org.uk


Tuesday, 5th August 2014

10:30AM - 12:00PM Children's Art Workshop: Scrapbook art
Hatton Gallery holiday workshop for children
Draw, collage and create in a scrapbook inspired by International Print Biennale. Scrap Book provided. Suitable for 5-12 year olds. Drop-in style. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Hazel Barron-Cooper Tel: 0191 208 6059 E-mail: hazel.barron-cooper@twmuseums.org.uk


Friday, 8th August 2014

11:00AM - 4:00PM Hatton Gallery, The Quadrangle, Newcastle University
Hatton Print Day
Celebrating the final week of the international Print Biennale
Come and view a large selection of prints from the Hatton Gallery's collection from Whistler to 16th Century woodcuts and Pop Art screenprints. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Hazel Barron-Cooper Tel: 0191 208 6059 Email: rob.airey@twmuseums.org.uk


Thursday, 14th August 2014

1:30PM - 2:30PM 2.98, Spence Watson Lecture Theatre, Armstrong Building
Seminar
CANDO: Controlling Abnormal Network Dynamics using Optogenetics
Please come along and find out more about this exciting new research project which aims to develop a new treatment for epilepsy. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Lee Best Tel: 0191 208 3353 Email: lee.best@ncl.ac.uk


Saturday, 16th August 2014 - Sunday, 17th August 2014

10:00AM - 4:00PM Culture Lab
Workshop
Science Collider
Create something wonderful with scientific data!
Sparks North East, working with Cancer Research UK and Newcastle University, deliver this 'hack'-style event in which participants will work with scientific data to explore, play, and create. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Kate Hudson Tel: 01912088312 Email: Kate.Hudson@ncl.ac.uk


Wednesday, 20th August 2014

6:30PM - 7:30PM Great North Museum: Hancock
John Hancock - a man of many talents
Illustrated talk by the Natural History Society of Northumbria to celebrate the 130th anniversary of the Hancock Museum. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Hazel Makepeace Tel: 0191 208 2790 Email: nhsn@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 21st August 2014

11:00AM - 2:30PM Recital Room, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Undergraduate Recitals
11.00am Lucy Mullinuex (violin)
11.30am Lucy Smith (fiddle)
12.40pm Sofia Papoutsaki (piano)
2.10pm Kai Kienitz (voice)

Free admission


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 Adam Bushell (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



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


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


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


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


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