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Public Lectures : Sixth Formers

 

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
 
Free admission, no pre-booking required


 

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

Free admission, no pre-booking required



 

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

Free admission, no pre-booking required



 

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 

Free admission, no pre-booking required



 

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
Free admission, no pre-booking required


 

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


 

5th February 2015

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
Hall of Mirrors: the Great Depression and the Great Recession
Barry Eichengreen, Professor of Economics and Political Science, University of California-Berkeley
Free admission, no pre-booking required


 

3rd February 2015

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University
How did the Islamic State come to exist and what can be done about it?
Patrick Cockburn, Iraq Correspondent, The Independent
Free admission, no pre-booking required


 

11th December 2014

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
Crime and punishment in Roman Britain
Lindsay Allason-Jones, Visiting Fellow in the School of History, Classics and Archaeology, Newcastle University

Free admission, no pre-booking required



 

9th December 2014

17:30 - 18:45 Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building
A little bit autistic?
Uta Frith, Emeritus Professor of Cognitive Development, University College London

Sophia Lecture 

Free admission, no pre-booking required



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