Upcoming Seminars

 

Wednesday, 5th November 2014

7:00PM - 8:00PM Baltic Gallery, Gateshead Quays, Shouth Shore Road, NE8 3BA
Seminar
Bees
To coincide with Marine Hugionner's exhibit at Baltic from August to November, Professor Geraldine Wright will be giving a talk on bees. Admission: £4, £2.50 concessions. Contact for further information: Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art Tel: 0191 478 1810 Email: info@balticmill.com.


 

Friday, 7th November 2014

7:00PM - 8:00PM Great North Museum: Hancock
Seminar
Water Voles in the North East
This once common species has declined dramatically in recent decades and is now a rare sight. Amy Carrick will explore Water Vole distribution, its ecology, habitats and threats. Admission: For non-members a suggested donation of £3 Contact for further information: Hazel Makepeace Tel: 0191 232 6386 Email: nhsn@ncl.ac.uk


 

Tuesday, 11th November 2014

5:00PM - 6:30PM Herschel Building, Lecture Theatre 3
Seminar
The FCO and Britain's Place in the World
Talk by Sir Simon Fraser who is Permanent Under Secretary at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Head of HM Diplomatic Service. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Michael Barr Tel: 07805 279 014 Email: michael.barr@ncl.ac.uk


 

Thursday, 13th November 2014

4:00PM - 6:00PM Seminar (4pm): Room 2.22, Research Beehive, Old Library Building. Workshop (5pm): CETL room, ground floor, Armstrong Building
Seminar
Martin Pickard (Opera North): Opera translation
SML Research Seminar Series followed by a workshop
Focussing on 19th Century translations of Wagner, Martin Pickard discusses what makes a translation "singable" (4pm). This is followed by a workshop at 5pm. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Henrike Laehnemann Tel: +44 (0) 191 2087513 Email: henrike.laehnemann@ncl.ac.uk


 

Friday, 14th November 2014

7:00PM - 8:00PM Great North Museum: Hancock
Seminar
WildWatch North Pennines
WildWatch is a 3-year project to increase the recording of species in the North Pennines. This talk will highlight recorded species and new discoveries. Admission: For non-members a suggested donation of £3 Contact for further information: Hazel Makepeace Tel: 0191 232 6386 Email: nhsn@ncl.ac.uk


 

Friday, 21st November 2014

7:00PM - 8:00PM Great North Museum: Hancock
Seminar
Wood Pasture by Paulo Muto
Wood pasture is a dynamic ecosystem of trees, scrub, open habitat and grazing animals. This talk will explore the history and future potential of wood pasture habitat. Admission: For non-members a suggested donation of £3 Contact for further information: Hazel Makepeace Tel: 0191 232 6386 Email: nhsn@ncl.ac.uk


 

Wednesday, 26th November 2014

5:00PM - 6:30PM Doctoral Training Suite, 5th Floor, Daysh Building, Claremont Road
Seminar
The Political Economy of Devolution
Maurice Glasman, Labour Member of the House of Lords and Reader in Political Theory, London Metropolitan University. Admission: Free, but please register to attend. Contact for further information: Sue Robson Tel: 0191 208 7691 Email: susan.robson@ncl.ac.uk


 

Friday, 28th November 2014

7:00PM - 8:00PM Great North Museum: Hancock
Seminar
The remarkable foraging behaviour of Gannets
Gannets have dramatically increased in recent decades, but why? Keith Hamer will describe how studies have helped to reveal the secrets of this remarkable bird's sustained success. Admission: For non-members a suggested donation of £3 Contact for further information: Hazel Makepeace Tel: 0191 232 6386 Email: nhsn@ncl.ac.uk


 

Monday, 1st December 2014

9:00AM - 5:30PM Research Beehive, Old Library Building
Seminar
Centre for In Vivo Imaging: Imaging Research Day
Professor Andrew Blamire
A day of presentations from internationally acclaimed speakers and local research teams to launch the new Centre for In Vivo Imaging.  Admission: Free but it is necessary to register. Contact for further information: Sandra Blackwood Tel: 0191 208 1172 Email: sandra.blackwood@ncl.ac.uk


 

Friday, 5th December 2014

7:00PM - 8:00PM Great North Museum: Hancock
Seminar
Northumbrian wildlife in the Permian Period
Tim will describe the evidence for the catastrophic flooding of the Northumbrian Permian desert by the Zechstein Sea, which then formed the habitat for an amazing diversity of wildlife. Admission: For non-members a suggested donation of £3 Contact for further information: Hazel Makepeace Tel: 0191 232 6386 Email: nhsn@ncl.ac.uk


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