Upcoming Seminars


Wednesday, 4th May 2016

5:30PM - 6:30PM Room 152, Robinson Library
Looking at Children's Books: Fairy tales?
The 'fairy tales' of Andersen and Grimm don't actually have fairies in them. In this talk, Brian Anderson will question the use of this term. Admission: Free, no booking required. Contact for further information: Robinson Library Tel: 0191 208 7662 Email: libraryhelp@ncl.ac.uk


Monday, 9th May 2016

11:00AM Research Beehive 2.22
Seminar: Triggers and Dominoes
CRiLLS Distinguished Speaker series 2015/16: Professor David Lightfoot, Georgetown University
Children are born to parse. This talk will illustrate the discovery approach, discussing well understood instances of syntactic change. Admission: Free but registration required for catering purposes Contact for further information: Sheila Heppel Tel: 88790 Email: crills@ncl.ac.uk


Friday, 13th May 2016

4:15PM - 5:15PM David Shaw Lecture Theatre, Medical School Newcastle University
5th Baddiley Lecture, 2016
Use of recent advances in electron microscopy to study the mitochondrial ribosome
Professor Sir Venki Ramakrishnan, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge and President of the Royal Society. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Bernadette Shaw Tel: 0191 208 3235 Email: bernadette.shaw@newcastle.ac.uk


Tuesday, 24th May 2016

7:00PM - 9:30PM Various, see page for details
Pint of Science
Pint of Science comes to Newcastle! We have events on three themes: Atoms to Galaxies, Beautiful Mind and Our Body. Activities, quizzes and competitions to take part in too. Admission: £4 Contact for further information: Pint of Science Tel: 01912088320 Email: contact@pintofscience.com

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