Upcoming Events

Sunday, 16th February 2014 - Sunday, 16th November 2014

7:00PM - 9:00PM Ginger's Cafe, Dance City, Temple Street, Newcastle NE1 4BR
Cafe Politique
Whose Countryside? Power and inequality in rural Britain
Poverty and social exclusion exist in rural Britain too, it's just not so visible. So how might we tackle it? Led by Professor Mark Shucksmith. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Mark Shucksmith Email: mark.shucksmith@ncl.ac.uk


Friday, 18th April 2014

12:30PM - 4:00PM North Stage Lawn (Venue if it's raining)
Workshop
The Media Circus
Part of the "All the world's a stage" exhibition.
Run away to the circus! Bring the family down to meet the Billy Purvis-inspired clowns and learn to juggle. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: AMGS students Tel: 07866 511 468 Email: amgsstudents@gmail.com


Tuesday, 22nd April 2014

2:00PM - 3:00PM CLT 701
Seminar
DU-Vote: Remote Electronic Voting with Untrusted Computers
DU-Vote is a new remote electronic voting protocol that eliminates the often-required assumption that voters trust general-purpose computers. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Laura Martin Tel: (0191) 208 7972 Email: cs.reception@ncl.ac.uk


Wednesday, 23rd April 2014

6:00PM - 9:00PM Room 152. The Robinson Library
Workshop
Rainy Day Reads
The One Night Only Robinson Library Book Group
Celebrate World Book Night at the Robinson Library. Bring along your Rainy Day Read and share it with a group of booklovers. There will be cake! Admission: Free, but booking essential as spaces are limited. Contact for further information: Karina Forrest Tel: 01912087662 Email: Karina.Forrest@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 24th April 2014

1:00PM - 2:00PM CLT 701
Seminar
Software Development for and in the Cloud
With the cloud as dominating deployment model, industrial software development for enterprise applications has changed and is still changing considerably. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Laura Martin Tel: 0191 208 7972 Email: cs.reception@ncl.ac.uk


Monday, 28th April 2014

6:30PM - 9:00PM Music Studios
King's Hall Music : Contemporary Music Practice Module Final Assessments
Group performances
Free admission - limited places available


Tuesday, 29th April 2014

4:00PM - 5:00PM Room 218, Henry Wellcome Building, The Medical School
Seminar
Optogenetics
George Keliris from the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Tubingen will be visiting the Institute of Neuroscience and giving a talk on his research. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Ann Fitchett Tel: 0191 208 8320 Email: ion@newcastle.ac.uk


Tuesday, 29th April 2014

5:30PM - 6:30PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lectures : Society as a vocation: renewing social science for social renewal
John Brewer, Professor of Post Conflict Studies, Queen’s University Belfast

Lord Patten Lecture on Social Renewal

Free admission, no pre-booking required.



Thursday, 1st May 2014

1:10PM - 2:00PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : David Lang: The Little Match Girl Passion
Voices of Hope
Simon Fidler (director)

Free admission


Thursday, 1st May 2014

3:00PM - 4:00PM Research Beehive, Old Library Building
Seminar
Translating Science, Technology, and Medicine from Home
The Life of a Freelance Translator
Cynthia Stephens (Newcastle) will talk about the working as a freelance translator as part of the T&I Guest Speaker Series. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Henrike Laehnemann Tel: 0191 208 7513 Email: henrike.laehnemann@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 1st May 2014

4:00PM - 5:00PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Student Performances
Including Lucy Smith (fiddle), Ewan Duncan (bagpipes), Adam Stapleford (drums)
Free admission


Thursday, 1st May 2014

5:00PM - 6:00PM Research Beehive, OLB
Seminar
Research Seminar on the works of Borges and Sebald.
Cynthia Stephens (Newcastle) presents The Ghosts of Repetition. Borges, Sebald, and "The Rings of Saturn". Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Henrike Laehnemann Tel: 0191 208 7513 Email: henrike.laehnemann@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 1st May 2014

5:30PM - 6:30PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lectures : Careless People: Murder, Mayhem and the Invention of The Great Gatsby
Sarah Churchwell, Professor of American Literature and Public Understanding of the Humanities, University of East Anglia
Free admission, no pre-booking required.


Friday, 2nd May 2014

6:00PM - 9:00PM Music Studios
King's Hall Music : Contemporary Music Practice Module Final Assessments
Group Performances
Free admission - limited places available


Saturday, 3rd May 2014

9:30AM - 4:00PM Newcastle University Students’ Union
Conference
Mind the Gap: NUSU's Mental Health Conference
A student-led project to tackle the stigma surrounding mental health
Keynote speech from Emma Woolf, and a further 15 sessions with details available at the website. Admission: Free, but registration required. Contact for further information: Emily Waller on 0191 239 3917 or email. mailto:welfare.union@ncl.ac.uk


Tuesday, 6th May 2014

12:00PM - 2:00PM Research Beehive, Room 2.22
Workshop
Roadshow 1 - Overview of Horizon 2020
Overview of wide range of funding programmes within Horizon 2020 so attendees can see how the various programmes could work for them or their group. Admission: Free but registration required. Contact for further information: Grania Rogers Tel: 0191 208 8959 Email: grania.rogers@ncl.ac.uk


Tuesday, 6th May 2014

5:30PM - 6:30PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lectures : New voices on social renewal
Free admission, no pre-booking required


Wednesday, 7th May 2014 - Thursday, 8th May 2014

11:00AM - 4:00PM Newcastle University Lawn, in front of Northern Stage, Barras Bridge
Discover Indonesia
A Taste of Indonesia in the Heart of Newcastle
First Newcastle event supported by ncl+ to give you an opportunity to experience Indonesia with a food bazaar and traditional workshops. Admission free to the bazaar. Contact for further information: Discover Indonesia tel: 07527357912 or email.


Wednesday, 7th May 2014

12:00PM - 3:40PM Doctoral Training Suite, Daysh Building
Seminar
Making the Most of LinkedIn
Seminar by Careers and Charles Hardy, HE Engagement Lead from LinkedIn
There are two sessions: - How to create an effective LinkedIn profile and expand your influence online. - Engaging employers, the Alumni Tool and student recruitment. Admission: Free, but registration required on a first come first served basis. Contact for further information: Steph Barton Tel: 0191 208 8051 Email: stephanie.barton@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 8th May 2014

5:30PM - 6:30PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lectures : Should a feminist dance the tango? Some reflections on the experience and politics of passion
Kathy Davis, Senior Research Fellow, VU University, Amsterdam
Free admission, no pre-booking required


Thursday, 8th May 2014

7:00PM - 9:00PM Bede House Catholic Chaplaincy, 14 Windsor Terrace, NE2 4HE
Faith&Food
Controversial Issues: Abortion, Euthanasia, Gay Marriage
Share some food and a discussion on the Catholic Church and these controversial life issues. Admission: £1 Contact for further information: Mia Fox Tel: 07713 259173 Email: mia.fox@ncl.ac.uk


Friday, 9th May 2014

7:30PM - 9:30PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Rachmaninov: Symphony No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 27
Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op. 47, with Jenny Chang
Sibelius: Andante Festivo

Newcastle University Symphony Orchestra
Mark Edwards (conductor)

Tickets: £9, £5, £3, available from 3rd March onwards.  Please call 0191 208 8463 or email; olivia.cameron@ncl.ac.uk


Saturday, 10th May 2014

4:00PM - 10:00PM TBC
King's Hall Music : World Music in Practice Final Assessments
A full evening of world music performances by Undergraduate music students
Free admission


Monday, 12th May 2014

9:05AM - 12:15PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Final Year Undergraduate Recitals
9.05am Jamie Stockbridge (sax)
10.00am Rosie Pollock (oboe)
10.55am Daniel Rose-Jones (recorder)
11.35am Hannah Bellamy (flute)

Free admission


Monday, 12th May 2014

1:30PM - 6:00PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Final Year Undergraduate Recitals
1.30pm Megan Hindle (soprano)
2.00pm Victoria Hodges (soprano)
2.55pm Titus English (baritone)
3.50pm Eleanor Moore (soprano)
4.45pm Euan Williamson (tenor)
5.40pm Megan Hindle

Free admission


Monday, 12th May 2014 - Thursday, 15th May 2014

3:30PM - 7:50PM Culture Lab and Northern Stage
Conference
The China Independent Film Festival UK Tour
The 10th Anniversary of the CIFF UK Celebration
The event will take place in Newcastle from 12th-15th May 2014. It features retrospective screenings of CIFF award-winning films, an archival exhibition, Q&A with directors and talks. Admission: Free, but online booking essential. Contact for further information: Sheila Heppel Tel: 0191 208 8790 Email: film@ncl.ac.uk


Tuesday, 13th May 2014

2:00PM - 3:00PM CLT701, Claremont Tower
Seminar
Multimedia Forensics through Content-Based Device Fingerprint Analysis
Chang-Tsun Li
The past several years have seen the uses of various forms of device fingerprints from images in multimedia forensics. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Laura Martin Tel: 0191 208 7972 Email: cs.reception@ncl.ac.uk


Tuesday, 13th May 2014

5:30PM - 6:30PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lectures : The challenges of terminal illness: Good palliative care is a basic human right
Professor Baroness Finlay of Llandaff, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Velindre NHS Trust, Cardiff and Vice-President, Marie Curie Cancer Care

RIDDELL MEMORIAL LECTURES

Free admission, no pre-booking required



Wednesday, 14th May 2014

10:15AM - 2:35PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Final Year Undergraduate Recitals
10.15am Harry Murrell (guitar)
11.10am David Curry (guitar)
1.00pm Matthew Ryan (piano)
1.55pm Afra Jurkiewicz (piano)

Free admission


Wednesday, 14th May 2014

2:50PM - 5:30PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Stage 2 End of Year Recitals
2.50pm Edwin Choy (piano)
3.20pm Alex Guthrie (piano)
3.55pm Sally Smith (piano)
4.30pm Neil Donachie (piano)
5.05pm Grace Cooper-Hall (piano)

Free admission


Wednesday, 14th May 2014

5:30PM - 6:30PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lectures : The challenges of terminal illness: Assisted suicide and dying well are not synonymous
Professor Baroness Finlay of Llandaff, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Velindre NHS Trust, Cardiff and Vice-President, Marie Curie Cancer Care

RIDDELL MEMORIAL LECTURES

Free admission, no pre-booking required



Thursday, 15th May 2014

10:45AM - 5:00PM King's Hall, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Final Year Undergraduate Recitals
10.45am Will Symington (cello)
11.40am Catriona Gormley (viola)
2.10pm Marcus Adams (voice)
3.05pm Eila MM Crichton (voice)
4.00pm James Hedges (voice)

Free admission


Thursday, 15th May 2014

6:00PM - 8:45PM Band Room, Music Studios
King's Hall Music : Final Year Undergraduate Recitals
6.00pm Adam Stapleford (drums)
7.00pm Rory Neewell (drums)
8.00pm Mercedes Philips (sax)

Free admission


Saturday, 17th May 2014 - Sunday, 2nd November 2014

10:00AM - 6:00PM Life Science Centre, International Centre for Life
BODY WORLDS Vital
An exhibition that celebrates the wonder, complexity and fragility of the human body bringing together a collection of real human bodies, specimens and organs, willed by donors and preserved through plastination. Admission: Prices vary. See website. Contact for further information: Nicola McIntosh Tel: 0191 243 8208 Email: nicola.mcintosh@life.org.uk


Monday, 19th May 2014

10:20AM - 12:50PM Recital Room, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Stage 2 End of Year Recitals
10.20am Josh Lane (jazz trumpet)
10.50am Tobias Illingworth (jazz piano)
11.20am Jamie Lawson (jazz piano)
12.00pm Joe Harmsworth (guitar)
12.30pm Rebecca Wilson (sax)

Free admission


Monday, 19th May 2014

1:00PM - 5:00PM Space 4/5 Culture Lab
Seminar
Research Sharing Event
Research Centre for Film & Digital Media
Postgraduate researchers in Film, Media, Digital Media and Visual Cultures are invited to attend this friendly, informal event where they can meet, network, and hear about one another's research. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Sheila Heppel Tel: 0191 208 8790 Email: film@ncl.ac.uk


Monday, 19th May 2014

2:20PM - 3:30PM Recital Room, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Stage 2 End of Year Recitals
2.20pm Lucy Vella (bassoon)
2.50pm Desmond Lau (clarinet)
3.10pm Beth Robisnon (oboe)

Free admission


Tuesday, 20th May 2014

2:00PM - 3:00PM CLT701, Claremont Tower
Seminar
When Private Set Intersection Meets Big Data
Changyu Dong
Large scale data processing brings new challenges to the design of privacy - preserving protocols: how to meet the increasing requirements of speed and throughput of modern applications. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Laura Martin Tel: (0191) 208 7972 Email: cs.reception@ncl.ac.uk


Tuesday, 20th May 2014

4:00PM - 5:00PM RB Green Lecture Theatre, The Dental School
Seminar
The Hippocampus
Professor Howard Eichenbaum from Boston University will be visiting the Institute of Neuroscience and giving the annual lecture for 2014. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Institute of Neuroscience Tel: 0191 208 8320 Email: ion@ncl.ac.uk


Wednesday, 21st May 2014

1:00PM - 2:50PM Recital Room, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Stage 2 End of Year Recitals
1.00pm Bethany Robson (voice)
1.30pm Kai Kienitz (voice)
2.00pm Shona Crossan (voice)
2.30pm Meena Daneshyar (voice)

Free admission


Wednesday, 21st May 2014

4:00PM - 5:30PM Newcastle University Business School, Room NUBS 5.14
Seminar
Employee Involvement, Well-being and the Recession
HRM, Work & Employment Research Group Seminar Series, Newcastle University Business School
Professor Stephen Wood (Leicester) will discuss findings from several studies focusing on dynamics associated with employee involvement and employee well-being in the context of the recession. Admission: Free. All welcome. No booking necessary. Contact for further information: Dr Jenny K Rodriguez Tel: 0191 208 1718 Email: jenny.rodriguez@ncl.ac.uk


Wednesday, 21st May 2014

6:30PM - 7:30PM Recital Room, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Final Year Undergraduate Folk Recitals
6.30pm Leija Lautamaja (piano)
7.00pm Alex Cumming (piano-accordion)

Free admission


Thursday, 22nd May 2014

11:30AM - 5:20PM Recital Room, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Stage 2 End of Year Recitals
11.30am Isobel Galvin (trumpet)
12.00pm Abigail Brierley (cornet)
5.00pm Sean Gray (trombone)

Free admission


Thursday, 22nd May 2014

1:30PM - 4:30PM Recital Room, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Stage 2 End of Year Recitals
1.30pm Charlotte Bradbrook (soprano)
2.00pm Eimhear Bradley (soprano)
2.30pm Rebecca Badham (soprano)
3.00pm Ana Fernandez-Guerra (soprano)
3.40pm Erin Miley (soprano)
4.10pm Molly Bushell (soprano)

Free admission


Thursday, 22nd May 2014

5:30PM - 6:30PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Public Lectures : Good cities, better lives: how Europe discovered the lost art of urbanism
Sir Peter Hall, Bartlett Professor of Planning and Regeneration, University College London

Thomas Sharp Lecture

Free admission, no pre-booking required



Friday, 23rd May 2014

1:00PM - 1:50PM Recital Room, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Stage 2 End of Year Recitals
1.00pm George Hutton (drums)
1.30pm Dominic Lodge (drums/percussion)

Free admission


Thursday, 29th May 2014

4:15PM - 5:10PM Recital Room, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Final Year Undergraduate Folk Recitals
4.15pm Emma Durkan (fiddle)
4.45pm Lucy Smith (fiddle)

Free admission


Friday, 30th May 2014

12:30PM - 1:30PM Recital Room, Armstrong Building
King's Hall Music : Final Year Undergraduate Folk Recitals
12.30pm Ewan Duncan (flute)
1.00pm Miguel Quiterio (flute)

Free admission


Monday, 2nd June 2014

12:00PM - 2:40PM Hall Two, Sage Gateshead, Gateshead
King's Hall Music : Final Year Undergraduate Folk Recitals
12.00pm Dan Foster (fiddle)
1.00pm Andy Parr (concertina)
2.00pm Will Finn (voice)

Free admission


Tuesday, 3rd June 2014

12:00PM - 3:40PM Hall Two, Sage Gateshead, Gateshead
King's Hall Music : Final Year Undergraduate Folk Recitals
12.00pm Rowan Leslie (fiddle)
1.00pm Rosie Calvert (voice)
2.00pm Nicola Beazley (fiddle)
3.00pm Leija Lautamaja (melodeon)

Free admission


Wednesday, 4th June 2014

12:00PM - 3:40PM Hall Two, Sage Gateshead, Gateshead
King's Hall Music : Final Year Undergraduate Folk Recitals
12.00pm Mark Bruce (guitar)
1.00pm Alex Cumming (voice)
2.00pm Alasdair Taylor (mandolin)
3.00pm Miguel Quiterio (pipes)

Free admission


Thursday, 5th June 2014

8:45AM - 12:30PM Research Beehive, Room 2.20
Workshop
Horizon 2020 Roadshow 2
Writing/costing proposals for research & innovation (collaborative) projects within Horizon 2020. Primarily aimed at individuals coordinating proposal but also useful to partners in bids. Admission: Free, but registration required. Contact for further information: Grania Rogers Tel: 0191 208 8959 Email: grania.rogers@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 5th June 2014

12:00PM - 3:40PM Hall Two, Sage Gateshead, Gateshead
King's Hall Music : Final Year Undergraduate Folk Recitals
12.00pm Kate Lewis (voice)
1.00pm Isabel Burns (fiddle)
2.00pm Amy Leach (voice)
3.00pm Ewan Duncan (pipes)

Free admission


Friday, 13th June 2014

2:00PM - 3:00PM CLT 701
Seminar
Vehicular App Development: Opportunities and Challenges
While app development has emerged in everywhere from smartphones to wearable gadgets, one of the most potential up-coming platforms is for empowering 'software-defined vehicles'. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Laura Martin tel: 0191 208 7972 or email.


Friday, 20th June 2014 - Saturday, 21st June 2014

9:00AM - 5:00PM Newcastle University
Conference
Story Telling in the Spanish speaking world
Call for papers for an international conference for the iVamos! Festival 2014
Call for papers for this two day conference - deadline 15th January 2014. Confirmed speakers: Daniel Alarcón; Javier de Isusi; Gabriela Wiener. Admission: tbc Contact for further information: Patricia Oliart Tel: 0191 208 7438 Email: patricia.oliart@ncl.ac.uk


Friday, 20th June 2014

12:00PM - 2:00PM Newcastle University Business School, Room NUBS 2.05
Seminar
Multiple identities and the simultaneity of social differences
Human Resource Management, Work & Employment/Gender, Professions & Society Research Seminar
Evangelina Holvino (Simmons, USA) and James Cumming (Independent Scholar) will discuss expression and suppression of multiple identities and simultaneity of social differences in classroom interactions. Admission: Free. No booking necessary. Contact for further information: Dr Jenny K Rodriguez Tel: 0191 208 1718 Email: jenny.rodriguez@ncl.ac.uk


Saturday, 21st June 2014

12:00PM RB Green Lecture Theatre, Medical School, Framlington Place, Newcastle University
Public Lectures : Founders & Benefactors Lecture: Is the future of dentistry digital?
Dr Joerd van der Meer
This lecture is free to attend and open to all, but registration is required. To register your interest please contact Liz Turnbull on email: Elisabeth.Turnbull@ncl.ac.uk or telephone 0191 208 8245. 


Monday, 7th July 2014

7:00PM - 9:00PM Ginger's Cafe, Dance City, Temple Street, Newcastle NE1 4BR
Cafe Scientifique
Alcohol: Our favourite drug but whose problem
Alcohol is a long established part of popular culture but can the UK afford the £20 billion annual cost due to heavy drinking? Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Eileen Kaner Email: eileen.kaner@ncl.ac.uk


Thursday, 24th July 2014

9:00AM - 6:00PM Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Seminar
Symposium for Professor Colin Ingram
Professor Colin Ingram, Director of the Institute of Neuroscience passed away in December 2013. To celebrate his scientific legacy the Institute will be holding a symposium. All welcome. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Institute of Neuroscience Tel: 01912088320 Email: ion@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


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