Upcoming Events

Monday, 24th November 2014 - Sunday, 21st December 2014

8:00AM - 11:00PM Workshop
Ageing Well: Falls
Free 4 week online course open to anyone, in partnership with FutureLearn.
Explore why people fall, discover practical methods to reduce risks of falling, recognise when to seek help with Professor Julia Newton and Dr James Frith. Admission: Free of charge Contact for further information: Suzanne Hardy/Mike Cameron Tel: 0191 208 3264 Email: nclmoocs@ncl.ac.uk


Friday, 16th January 2015

7:00PM - 8:00PM Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Land of the Jaguar
Bob Wilkin will describe his search for the elusive jaguar and creatures of the riparian forests and wetlands of the Brazilian Pantanal. Admission: Suggested donation of £3. Contact for further information: James Littlewood Tel: 0191 232 6386 Email: nhsn@ncl.ac.uk


Saturday, 17th January 2015

11:00AM - 12:00PM Hatton Gallery, The Quadrangle, Newcastle University
The Nice Girl and the Soldiers
Life of a VAD Nurse during the First World War
By looking at her autograph book filled with thoughts and art by wounded servicemen, this talk provides an insight into the experiences of a VAD nurse. Admission: £4 but free for students. Contact for further information: Marleen Vincenten Tel: 0191 277 2166 Email: marleen.vincenten@twmuseums.org.uk


Tuesday, 20th January 2015

5:00PM - 6:00PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lectures : Holmes Lectures for Children: CSI
CSI Newcastle: science and the investigation of crime

John H Holmes Memorial Lectures for 10-14 year olds, given by staff from Northumbria University's Department of Applied Sciences

To reserve free places, please contact the Public Lectures office on 0191 208 6136 or e-mail: public.lectures@ncl.ac.uk


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Wednesday, 21st January 2015

5:00PM - 6:00PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lectures : Holmes Lectures for Children: Fingerprints - the oldest form of identification
CSI Newcastle: science and the investigation of crime

John H Holmes Memorial Lectures for 10-14 year olds, given by staff from Northumbria University's Department of Applied Sciences

To reserve free places, please contact the Public Lectures office on 0191 208 6136 or e-mail: public.lectures@ncl.ac.uk


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Thursday, 22nd January 2015

5:00PM - 6:00PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lectures : Holmes Lectures for Children: Every contact leaves a trace
CSI Newcastle: science and the investigation of crime

John H Holmes Memorial Lectures for 10-14 year olds, given by staff from Northumbria University's Department of Applied Sciences

To reserve free places, please contact the Public Lectures office on 0191 208 6136 or e-mail: public.lectures@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 22nd January 2015

5:30PM - 6:30PM Fine Art Lecture Theatre
Professor Rachel Armstrong Public Lecture: Experimental Architecture
Catalysing the transition from an Industrial Age to an Ecological Era
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


Friday, 23rd January 2015

1:00PM - 2:00PM Colin Ingram Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building, The Medical School
Seminar
Neuroscience Seminar
Srdjan Antic (University of Connecticut) will be visiting the Institute of Neuroscience and giving a talk on his research. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Institute of Neuroscience Tel: 0191 208 8320 Email: ion@ncl.ac.uk


Friday, 23rd January 2015

1:30PM - 6:00PM Space 4/5 Culture Lab, Newcastle University
Conference
Film and Visual Culture in Contemporary Northern Ireland
A half-day symposium organized by the Research Centre for Film and Digital Media
This interdisciplinary event brings together practitioners and scholars of film and visual art whose work has confronted issues stemming from the Northern Ireland conflict marginalized by "official" post-Agreement narratives. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Sheila Heppel Tel: 8790 Email: film@ncl.ac.uk


Friday, 23rd January 2015

7:00PM - 8:00PM Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Seminar
Large White Headed Gulls of Northern England
Andrew Kinghorn will focus on the identification of species of large white headed gulls of the North East, primarily Herring, Lesser Black-backed, Great Black-backed, and many more! Admission: Suggested donation of £3. Contact for further information: James Littlewood Tel: 0191 232 6386 Email: nhsn@ncl.ac.uk


Wednesday, 28th January 2015

12:00PM - 2:00PM Room 2.20, Research Beehive, Old Library Building
Workshop
Marie Sklodowska-Curie Research & Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE)
This scheme promotes international and inter-sectoral collaboration through research and innovation staff exchange. Exchanges can be purely inter-sectoral, purely international, or a combination of the two. 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, 29th January 2015

4:00PM - 5:00PM Great Gable Seminar Room, Campus for Ageing and Vitality
Seminar
Psychiatry Semimar
Dr Elisabeth Binder (MPI Psychiatry and Emory University) will be visiting the Institute of Neuroscience and giving a talk on her research. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Institute of Neuroscience Tel: 0191 208 8320 Email: ion@ncl.ac.uk


Friday, 30th January 2015

7:00PM - 8:00PM Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Seminar
Energy Security for the UK
Can we keep 'the home fires burning'
Recent headlines warned that this winter could be accompanied by power blackouts. Explaining this, Professor Jon Gluyas will explore the UK's energy history and potential lack of security policies. Admission: Suggested donation of £3. Contact for further information: James Littlewood Tel: 0191 232 6386 Email: nhsn@ncl.ac.uk


Friday, 6th February 2015

7:00PM - 8:00PM Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Seminar
Status of marine mammals in Northumberland
Marine mammal populations are threatened by human activity. Dr Per Berggren will present the ecology, threats and status of these mammals in relation to fisheries and renewable energy developments. Admission: Suggested donation of £3. Contact for further information: James Littlewood Tel: 0191 232 6386 Email: nhsn@ncl.ac.uk


Friday, 13th February 2015

7:00PM - 8:00PM Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Seminar
The history of beavers in the UK
Professor Bryony Cole will outline evidence which can be used to identify Beavers' presence in former times and their history. The argument over reintroducing the Beaver will be considered. Admission: Suggested donation of £3. Contact for further information: James Littlewood Tel: 0191 232 6386 Email: nhsn@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 19th February 2015

5:30PM - 6:30PM Fine Art Lecture Theatre, Newcastle University
Dr Colin McFarlane Public Lecture
The Politics of Density: Urban experience, poverty, and learning
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


Friday, 20th February 2015

7:00PM - 8:00PM Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Seminar
Climate change in a warmer world
What does the past reveal about climate change in a warmer world
Professor Ulrich Salzmann will present results from an international programme focusing on the global reconstruction of vegetation and climate of the Pliocene world. Admission: Suggested donation of £3. Contact for further information: James Littlewood Tel: 0191 232 6386 Email: nhsn@ncl.ac.uk


Friday, 27th February 2015

7:00PM - 8:00PM Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Seminar
Rocks from space: the geology of meteorites
In 2013 a huge fireball streaked across the sky over Russia. Dr Cayles will describe the different types of meteorites and how they fall to Earth. Admission: Suggested donation of £3. Contact for further information: James Littlewood Tel: 0191 232 6386 Email: nhsn@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 5th March 2015

5:30PM - 6:30PM Fine Art Lecture Theatre, Newcastle University
World Heritage Listing and What it Actually Means
A comparison between the two medieval cities of Cairo and Durham
A public lecture from Seif El Rashidi as 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 208 5648 Email: anne.fry@ncl.ac.uk


Friday, 6th March 2015

7:00PM - 8:00PM Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Seminar
Twite conservation
The Twite population has been declining since the 19th century. Jenny Oldroyd, will give an overview of Twite ecology, behaviour and migration as well as conservation work being done. Admission: Suggested donation of £3. Contact for further information: James Littlewood Tel: 0191 232 6386 Email: nhsn@ncl.ac.uk


Friday, 13th March 2015

7:00PM - 8:00PM Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Seminar
The life and work of Brian Houghton Hodgson
This talk assesses Hodgson's work as a pioneering zoologist and his place in 19th century British 'imperial' science. His collection is a picture of threatened ecosystems. Admission: Suggested donation of £3. Contact for further information: James Littlewood Tel: 0191 232 6386 Email: nhsn@ncl.ac.uk


Friday, 20th March 2015

7:00PM - 8:00PM Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Seminar
North East's distinctive vegetation types
A photo guide to these vegetation types
This talk will take a photographic approach to the patchwork quilt of vegetation types across the area, led by Dr Dave Mitchell. Admission: Suggested donation of £3. Contact for further information: James Littlewood Tel: 0191 232 6386 Email: nhsn@ncl.ac.uk


Monday, 23rd March 2015 - Tuesday, 24th March 2015

9:00AM - 5:00PM International Centre for Life
Conference
Practicalities of Cellular Analysis, 'Omics & Informatics:
Techniques & Applications
A two-day meeting focusing on the latest techniques and applications in biomedical research, covering: flow cytometry, bioimaging, proteomics, genomics, high throughput screening and bioinformatics. Admission: Please see website for details. Contact for further information: Helen Neat Tel: 0191 208 3246 Email: helen.neat@ncl.ac.uk


Wednesday, 25th March 2015

9:00AM - 5:00PM TBC
Conference
Learning and Teaching Conference 2015
Staff and students are invited to the annual Newcastle University Learning and Teaching Conference. Details of theme, speakers, venue(s) and times will follow in due course. Admission: Free Contact for further information: Lydia Wysocki, Learning and Teaching Development Service Tel: 8952 Email: lydia.wysocki@ncl.ac.uk


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