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Public Lectures : Sixth Formers

 

16th April 2015

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Weathering solar storms
Jim Wild, Professor of Space Physics, Lancaster University
Free admission, no pre-booking required


 

12th March 2015

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
George Frideric Handel: A Life with Friends
Emeritus Professor Ellen T Harris, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Free admission, no pre-booking required


 

10th March 2015

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
The British and the EU: why is it always Groundhog Day?
Sir Stephen Wall, Official Government Historian of UK relations with the EU
Free admission, no pre-booking required


 

5th March 2015

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
The Riddle of the Childscape
Jay Griffiths, writer
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3rd March 2015

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
The changing face of crop protection in 21st-century agriculture
Professor Robert Edwards, Newcastle University

Cameron-Gifford Lecture
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26th February 2015

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
An NHS baptism of fire: the first 100 days
Dr Stephen Dunn, Chief Executive of West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

R W Mann Lecture

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24th February 2015

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Bacterial cell walls, antibiotics and the origins of life
Professor Jeff Errington, Director of the Centre for Bacterial Cell Biology, Newcastle University

Lecture to mark the 20th anniversary of the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council

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17th February 2015

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
My life and easy times: getting away with words
Ian McMillan, poet, broadcaster and comedian

Fickling Lecture on Developments in Children’s Literature 

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12th February 2015

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Thinking with Anne Armstrong: witchcraft in the North East during the 17th century
James Sharpe, Professor of Early Modern History, University of York
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10th February 2015

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Rediscovering the elixir of life – there is more to ageing than managing ill health
Professor Aidan Halligan, Director of Well North
Free admission, no pre-booking required


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