Upcoming Seminars

 

Friday, 23rd January 2015

1:00PM - 2:00PM Colin Ingram Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building, The Medical School
Seminar
Neuroscience Seminar
Srdjan Antic (University of Connecticut) will be visiting the Institute of Neuroscience and giving a talk on his research. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Institute of Neuroscience Tel: 0191 208 8320 Email: ion@ncl.ac.uk


 

Friday, 23rd January 2015

7:00PM - 8:00PM Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Seminar
Large White Headed Gulls of Northern England
Andrew Kinghorn will focus on the identification of species of large white headed gulls of the North East, primarily Herring, Lesser Black-backed, Great Black-backed, and many more! Admission: Suggested donation of £3. Contact for further information: James Littlewood Tel: 0191 232 6386 Email: nhsn@ncl.ac.uk


 

Thursday, 29th January 2015

4:00PM - 5:00PM Great Gable Seminar Room, Campus for Ageing and Vitality
Seminar
Psychiatry Semimar
Dr Elisabeth Binder (MPI Psychiatry and Emory University) will be visiting the Institute of Neuroscience and giving a talk on her research. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Institute of Neuroscience Tel: 0191 208 8320 Email: ion@ncl.ac.uk


 

Friday, 30th January 2015

7:00PM - 8:00PM Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Seminar
Energy Security for the UK
Can we keep 'the home fires burning'
Recent headlines warned that this winter could be accompanied by power blackouts. Explaining this, Professor Jon Gluyas will explore the UK's energy history and potential lack of security policies. Admission: Suggested donation of £3. Contact for further information: James Littlewood Tel: 0191 232 6386 Email: nhsn@ncl.ac.uk


 

Friday, 6th February 2015

7:00PM - 8:00PM Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Seminar
Status of marine mammals in Northumberland
Marine mammal populations are threatened by human activity. Dr Per Berggren will present the ecology, threats and status of these mammals in relation to fisheries and renewable energy developments. Admission: Suggested donation of £3. Contact for further information: James Littlewood Tel: 0191 232 6386 Email: nhsn@ncl.ac.uk


 

Friday, 13th February 2015

7:00PM - 8:00PM Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Seminar
The history of beavers in the UK
Professor Bryony Cole will outline evidence which can be used to identify Beavers' presence in former times and their history. The argument over reintroducing the Beaver will be considered. Admission: Suggested donation of £3. Contact for further information: James Littlewood Tel: 0191 232 6386 Email: nhsn@ncl.ac.uk


 

Friday, 20th February 2015

7:00PM - 8:00PM Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Seminar
Climate change in a warmer world
What does the past reveal about climate change in a warmer world
Professor Ulrich Salzmann will present results from an international programme focusing on the global reconstruction of vegetation and climate of the Pliocene world. Admission: Suggested donation of £3. Contact for further information: James Littlewood Tel: 0191 232 6386 Email: nhsn@ncl.ac.uk


 

Friday, 27th February 2015

7:00PM - 8:00PM Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Seminar
Rocks from space: the geology of meteorites
In 2013 a huge fireball streaked across the sky over Russia. Dr Cayles will describe the different types of meteorites and how they fall to Earth. Admission: Suggested donation of £3. Contact for further information: James Littlewood Tel: 0191 232 6386 Email: nhsn@ncl.ac.uk


 

Friday, 6th March 2015

7:00PM - 8:00PM Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Seminar
Twite conservation
The Twite population has been declining since the 19th century. Jenny Oldroyd, will give an overview of Twite ecology, behaviour and migration as well as conservation work being done. Admission: Suggested donation of £3. Contact for further information: James Littlewood Tel: 0191 232 6386 Email: nhsn@ncl.ac.uk


 

Friday, 13th March 2015

7:00PM - 8:00PM Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Seminar
The life and work of Brian Houghton Hodgson
This talk assesses Hodgson's work as a pioneering zoologist and his place in 19th century British 'imperial' science. His collection is a picture of threatened ecosystems. Admission: Suggested donation of £3. Contact for further information: James Littlewood Tel: 0191 232 6386 Email: nhsn@ncl.ac.uk


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