Upcoming Seminars

 

Thursday, 28th May 2015

2:00PM - 3:00PM Claremont Tower, Room 7.01
Seminar
Privacy-preserving and expressive encrypted data share/search
Saving data to clouds has advantages and disadvantages. Increasing awareness of privacy gives rise to a need for secure encrypted data share and search. This talk will introduce some works on privacy-perserving and expressive encrypted data share/search from the point of view of public key cryptography. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Feng Hao Tel: 0191 208 6384 Email: feng.hao@newcastle.ac.uk


 

Monday, 1st June 2015

3:00PM - 5:00PM Fine Art Lecture Theatre (KVII2), King Edward VII Building
Seminar
Special screening: Nick Broomfield's Tales of the Grim Sleeper + Q&A with Director
Inaugural event: Film Praxis Screening & Seminar series
To mark the start of Film Praxis, a new screening and seminar series, we welcome legendary documentary maker Nick Broomfield to screen his latest and arguably his best documentary film yet, Tales of the Grim Sleeper. Admission: Free, but advance booking required. Contact for further information: Ian McDonald Tel: 86538 Email: ian.mcdonald@ncl.ac.uk


 

Thursday, 4th June 2015

9:00AM - 5:00PM Newcastle University Business School, 5 Barrack Road, Newcastle upon Tyne
Seminar
Regulation and the Firm
ESRC Seminar Series on the Regulation of Work and Employment
This seminar will explore the impact of regulation on firms; the similarities and differences between MNCs and SMEs, the impact of employment protection regulations on firms' hiring and firing decisions, and the possibility of harmonising firms' need for labour market dynamism with workers' needs for decent, secure jobs. Admission: Free but please register. Contact for further information: Jenny Rodriguez Tel: 0191 208 1718 Email: jenny.rodriguez@ncl.ac.uk


 

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


 

Friday, 5th June 2015

8:45AM - 5:00PM Partners Room, 8th Floor, Newcastle University Business School, 5 Barrack Road
Seminar
ESRC Seminar: Regulation and the Firm
ESRC Seminar Series "Regulation of Work and Employment"
The seminar will explore the impact of regulation on firms, and the possibility to harmonise firms' need for labour market dynamism with workers' needs for decent, secure jobs. Admission: FREE. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. All attendees must register in order to allow us to plan catering numbers.  Contact for further information: Dr Jenny Rodriguez Tel: 0191 208 1718 Email: jenny.rodriguez@ncl.ac.uk


 

Tuesday, 9th June 2015

2:00PM - 3:00PM Room 7.01, Claremont Tower, Newcastle University
Seminar
Measuring Program Progress using Information Theory
By Colin Johnson (University of Kent);
Colin Johnson is a Reader in the School of Computing and Associate Dean of the Faculty of Sciences with responsibility for postgraduate studies, University of Kent. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Natalio Krasnogor Tel: 0191 208 5035 Email: Natalio.Krasnogor@newcastle.ac.uk


 

Tuesday, 16th June 2015

2:00PM - 3:00PM Claremont Tower, Room 7.01
Seminar
A behavioural model for the discussion of resilience, elasticity, and antifragility.
By Vincenzo De Florio
This talk will tackle the problem of defining resilience by introducing a behavioural model. Resilience will be interpreted as the property emerging from the interaction of the behaviours produced by two 'players': a system and a hosting environment. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Jeremy Bryans Tel: 0191 208 7822 Email: jeremy.bryans@ncl.ac.uk


 

Tuesday, 16th June 2015

7:30PM - 9:30PM Northern Stage
Seminar
Just Checking
A theatrical production by Vivid Theatre focuses on the condition of OCD. There will be post show discussions on the topics raised with Prof Daniel Nettle (Newcastle University) and invited colleagues. Admission: £8 / £6 Contact for further information: Northern Stage Tel: 0191 230 5151 Email: info@northernstage.co.uk


 

Wednesday, 17th June 2015

7:30PM - 9:30PM Northern Stage
Seminar
Just Checking
A theatrical production by Vivid Theatre focuses on the condition of OCD. There will be post show discussions on the topics raised with Prof Daniel Nettle (Newcastle University) and invited colleagues. Admission: £8 / £6 Contact for further information: Northern Stage Tel: 0191 230 5151 Email: info@northernstage.co.uk


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