Upcoming Events

Tuesday, 7th April 2015

10:30AM - 12:00PM Hatton Gallery, The Quadrangle, Newcastle University
Hatton Gallery Children's Art Workshop
Scrapbook Fun
Have fun adding drawings, collages and stickers to your free scrap book based on Pasmore and Yates exhibitions. Drop in style for children aged 5-12 years. Admission: Free. Contact for further informaion: Hazel Barron-Cooper Tel: 0191 208 6059 Email: hazel.barron-cooper@twmuseums.org.uk


Thursday, 9th April 2015

1:30PM - 3:00PM Hatton Gallery, The Quadrangle, Newcastle University
Hatton Gallery Sketchbook Workshop
Learn how to create an impressive, informative sketchbook. Workshop for 12-18 year olds. Free sketchbook provided. Admission: Free, but booking required. Contact for further information: Hazel Barron-Cooper Tel: 0191 208 6059 Email: hazel.barron-cooper@twmuseums.org.uk


Friday, 10th April 2015

10:30AM - 12:30PM Hatton Gallery, The Quadrangle, Newcastle University
Hatton Gallery Abstract Art Workshop for Adults
Practical art workshop led by artist Theresa Poulton. Admission: Free, but booking required. Contact for further information and for booking: Hazel Barron-Cooper Tel 0191 208 6059 Email hazel.barron-cooper@twmuseums


Monday, 13th April 2015

10:30AM - 12:00PM Hatton Gallery, The Quadrangle, Newcastle University
Hatton Gallery Children's Art Workshop
Spring Time Collage

Have fun making a Spring picture together with cards and bookmarks. Drop in style session for chlldren aged 5-12 years. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Hazel Barron-Cooper Tel: 0191 208 6059 Email: hazel.barron-cooper@ncl.ac.uk



Tuesday, 14th April 2015

10:30AM - 12:00PM Hatton Gallery, The Quadrangle, Newcastle University
Hatton Gallery Children's Art Workshop
Greek Myths Workshop based on Peter Yates exhibition
Make a picture based on the Cyclops, Ancient Greek ships and other images from Greek mythology. Drop in style workshop. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Hazel Barron-Cooper Tel: 0191 208 6059 Email: hazel.barron-cooper@ncl.ac.uk


Tuesday, 14th April 2015

12:00PM - 2:00PM Room 2.05, Newcastle University Business School, 5 Barrack Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4SE
Workshop
Gender, Professions and Society Group Research Seminar
Bringing masculinity into debates on gender and employment
Dr Andreas Giazitzoglu (Newcastle University Business School) discusses research on how social mobility is experienced by a group of men from working class homes. Admission: Free. All welcome! For catering purposes please email susan.orr@ncl.ac.uk to register your attendance Contact for further information: Sue Orr Tel: 0191 208 1713 Email: susan.orr@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 16th April 2015

1:10PM - 2:00PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Lunchtime Concert
Dan Walsh (banjo, guitar, voice)

A wide range of songs and tunes with shades of British folk, bluegrass, Eastern European and Indian classical, alongside more contemporary sounds all played in an unusual take on clawhammer-style banjo.

Free admission



Thursday, 16th April 2015

4:00PM - 5:00PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Student Performances
Including Grace Smith (fiddle), James Insalaco (clarinet), Orla Cullen (voice), Liam Mulpetre (guitar), Faye MacCalman (saxophone)
Free adamission


Thursday, 16th April 2015

5:30PM - 6:30PM Fine Art Lecture Theatre
Mobilities Design: towards a mobile material turn
Professor Ole B. Jenson Public Lecture
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


Thursday, 16th April 2015

5:30PM - 6:45PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Public Lectures : Weathering solar storms
Jim Wild, Professor of Space Physics, Lancaster University
Free admission, no pre-booking required


Tuesday, 21st April 2015

2:30PM - 5:00PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Postgraduate Recitals
Stelios Arodites (saxophone) 2.30pm
Katie Bates (voice) 3.20pm
Vivian Nie (voice) 4.00pm
Dita Tao (voice) 4.30pm

Free admission


Thursday, 23rd April 2015 - Friday, 24th April 2015

9:30AM - 4:00PM Rm 2.21, Research Beehive, Old Library Building, Newcastle University
Workshop
Masculinities at the Margins
Conceptualising War Beyond Hypermasculinity
This workshop brings together academics across disciplines interested in the gendered dimensions of war and (in)security. Orna Sasson-Levy will be delivering the keynote address at 6pm on 23 April. Admission: Free but registration required to attend the workshop Contact for further information: Amanda Chisholm Tel: 0191 208 8021 Email: amanda.chisholm@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 23rd April 2015

1:10PM - 2:00PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Dorner / Lash / Turner plus Davies
Axel Dorner (trumpet)
Dominic Lash (double bass)
Roger Turner (percussion)
Rhodri Davies (harp)

This quartet improvises subtle but mercurial music exploring the unimagined possibilities that still exist within acoustic instruments.

Free admission



Thursday, 23rd April 2015

4:00PM - 5:00PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Student Performances
Including Ella El-Salahi (voice), Masoud Hardan (guitar), Andrew Richardson (drums), Annabel Warnock (voice)
Free admission


Thursday, 23rd April 2015

5:30PM - 10:00PM Sage Gateshead, Hall 2
St George's Day Charity Concert
Performed by M.A.D. Trio with £2 per ticket being donated to the Newcastle Magnetic Resonance Centre, part of Newcastle University. Tickets available via Sage Gateshead. Contact for further information: Vivien Sewell Tel: 0191 208 1174 Email: vivien.sewell@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 23rd April 2015

5:30PM - 6:45PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Public Lectures : Art for the people: William Morris and his legacy
Fiona MacCarthy, biographer and cultural historian

Charlton Memorial Lecture

Free admission, no pre-booking required



Thursday, 23rd April 2015

6:00PM - 8:30PM Committee Room, The Robinson Library.
Seminar
Rainy Day Reads
World Book Night Book Group
Celebrate World Book Night at our book group with a difference. Bring along your favourite book and share why you love it so much. Admission: Free, but booking essential. Contact for further information: Karina Forrest Tel: 0191 208 7662 Email: Karina.Forrest@ncl.ac.uk


Monday, 27th April 2015

5:30PM - 7:00PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Public Lectures : Re-conceptualizing China in our time: from a Chinese perspective
Professor Zhang Longxi, City University of Hong Kong
Distinguished Chinese Lectures 2015


Free admission, no pre-booking required


Wednesday, 29th April 2015

4:00PM - 5:30PM Newcastle University Business School, Room NUBS 2.05
Seminar
Human Resource Management, Work and Employment Research Seminar
Myths and fantasies in discussions about the end of organised labour
Professor Miguel Martinez Lucio (Manchester) discusses what is meant by 'crisis in organised labour and labour relations'. Admission: Free. Everyone welcome! Contact for further information: Dr Jenny Rodriguez (HRMWE Co-convenor) Tel: 0191 208 1718 Email: jenny.rodriguez@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 30th April 2015

1:10PM - 2:00PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Beethoven: String Quartet No. 13 in B flat Major, Op. 130, with Grosse Fuge Op. 133
Da Vinci Quartet
Iona Brown (violin)
Jane Nossek (violin)
Mike Gerrard (viola)
Gabriel Waite (cello)

Free admission


Thursday, 30th April 2015

4:00PM - 5:00PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Student Performances
Including George Hutton (drums), Laura Machin (soprano), Jenny Lascelles (voice), Lewis West (drums)
Free admission


Thursday, 30th April 2015

4:00PM - 7:00PM Newcastle University Business School
Ethical business practice
Setting standards for local and global business practice while boosting revenues!
Peter Bolton King, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) will share his philosophy on why having good business ethics is good for business. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Ruth Warwick Tel: 01912081637 Email: ruth.warwick@newcastle.ac.uk


Thursday, 30th April 2015

5:30PM - 6:45PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Public Lectures : Everyday sexism
Laura Bates, founder of the Everyday Sexism Project and author of Everyday Sexism
Free admission, no pre-booking required


Saturday, 2nd May 2015

7:30PM - 9:30PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Dvorak: Cello Concerto in B Minor, Op. 104, soloist Jonathan Bloxham
Mahler: Symphony No. 1 in D Major
Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man

Newcastle University Symphony Orchestra
Mark Edwards (conductor)

Tickets: £9, £5, £3, available from 9 March onwards.  Please contact Olivia Cameron on 0191 208 8463 or olivia.cameron@ncl.ac.uk


Tuesday, 5th May 2015

5:30PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Public Lectures : Three tales from the biomedical frontier
Free admission, no pre-booking required


Tuesday, 12th May 2015

12:30PM - 5:00PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Final Year Undergraduate Recitals
Rebecca Badham (soprano) 12.30pm
Louise Anderson (soprano) 1.10pm
Catherine Dalzell (soprano) 2.05pm
Laura Machin (soprano) 3.00pm
Ana Fernandez-Guerra (soprano) 3.40pm
Annabel Warnock (voice) 4.30pm

Free admission


Tuesday, 12th May 2015

5:30PM - 6:45PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Public Lectures : Language and thought in children
Professor Jill de Villiers, Smith College, Massachusetts
Free admission, no pre-booking required


Tuesday, 12th May 2015

6:00PM - 10:00PM Jazz Cafe, Pink Lane
King's Hall Music : Final Year Undergraduate Recitals
Ella El-Salahi (voice) 6.00pm
Jennifer Amey (voice) 7.00pm
Faye MacCalman (saxophone) 8.15pm
Josh Lane (trumpet) 9.10pm

Free admission.  Limited seating; first come first served.


Wednesday, 13th May 2015

10:00AM - 12:10PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Final Year Undergraduate Recitals
Anne-Marie Rosa (flute) 10.00am
James Insalco (clarinet) 10.55am
Beth Robinson (oboe) 11.35am

Free admission


Wednesday, 13th May 2015

5:30PM - 8:30PM Jazz Cafe, Pink Lane
King's Hall Music : Final Year Undergraduate Recitals
Daniel Morgan (guitar) 5.30pm
Lewis West (drums) 6.20pm
Joe Cromey-Hawke (drums) 7.15pm
George Hutton (drums) 7.55pm

Free admission.  Limited seating available; first come first served.


Thursday, 14th May 2015

10:30AM - 11:35AM Recital Room/King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Final Year Undergraduate Recitals
Jamie Lawson (jazz piano) 10.30am in the Recital Room
Isobel Galvin (trumpet) 11.10am in the King's Hall

Free admission


Thursday, 14th May 2015

12:00PM - 1:30PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Second Year Undergraduate Recitals
Alex Morris (piano) 12.00pm
Stephen Cheng (piano) 12.30pm
Amy Baker (piano) 1.10pm

Free admission


Thursday, 14th May 2015

2:30PM - 2:50PM Recital Room, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Second Year Undergraduate Recitals
Elizabeth Barker (flute) 2.30pm
Free admission


Thursday, 14th May 2015

5:30PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Public Lectures : Britain and the general election of 2015
Professor John Curtice, University of Strathclyde
Free admission, no pre-booking required


Tuesday, 19th May 2015

12:10PM - 1:30PM Recital Room, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Second Year Undergraduate Recitals
Luke Gaul (guitar) 12.10pm
Masoud Hardan (guitar) 12.40pm
James Wade (guitar) 1.10pm

Free admission


Tuesday, 19th May 2015

5:30PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lectures : Finding Wonderland
Professor Robert Douglas-Fairhurst, Magdalen College, University of Oxford
Free admission, no pre-booking required


Wednesday, 20th May 2015

10:00AM - 4:00PM Great North Museum
Conference
Institute of Agricultural Engineers Conference
Too much or too little water? Engineering innovation for agricultural water management in a changing climate
Booking is now open for the full programme together with opportunity for networking over lunch and for discussion at the end of the day. Admission: EARLY BIRD TICKET PRICES UNTIL 31st MARCH otherwise: Delegate rate: £120.00 Retired rate: £85.00 Student rate: £24.00 Contact for further information: Sarah McLeod Tel: 01234 750 876 Email: conferences@iagre.org


Thursday, 21st May 2015

1:00PM - 4:25PM Recital Room, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Second Year Undergraduate Recitals
Ellie Christie (voice) 1.00pm
Orla Cullen (voice) 1.30pm
Zara Watkiss (voice) 2.00pm
William Cainen (trumpet) 3.00pm
Luke McCormick (tuba) 3.30pm
Dean Chalmers (trumpet) 4.00pm

Free admission


Friday, 22nd May 2015

10:00AM - 2:55PM Recital Room, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Second Year Undergraduate Recitals
William Earl (drums) 10.00am
Thomas Furniss (drums) 10.30am
Nishant Verma (drums) 11.00am
Mark Johnson (drums) 11.30am
Dan Lewis (drums) 12.00pm
Matthew Lack (tenor) 2.00pm
Emily Nunns (soprano) 2.00pm

Free admission


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, 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


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


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), under 18s free.  Available in due course


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 



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 - 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


Monday, 29th June 2015

10:00AM - 4:00PM Great North Museum: Hancock
Teachers Conference
part of The NUMBERS Festival
Speakers, workshops, educational suppliers. Speakers include a Government Minister, Ofsted and headteachers while topics covered include new curriculum developments in mathematics and e-Learning. Contact for further information and to book: Jacqueline Robinson Tel: 0191 234 7229 Email: jacqueline.robinson@ntlp.org.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


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