Upcoming Seminars

 

Tuesday, 3rd March 2015

2:00PM - 3:00PM Claremont Tower, Room 7.01
Seminar
Security Myths, and How Science Can help Dispel Them
Professor Kevin Jones: We propose a formal model of security policies that allows us to evaluate the claimed benefits to the user of the system quantitatively. We illustrate the use of the model by looking at a security policy we all live with daily: The Password Policy, and show that some common practices are not well founded. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Amy McAllister Tel: 0191 208 7972 Email: cs.reception@ncl.ac.uk


 

Friday, 6th March 2015

2:00PM - 3:00PM Claremont Tower, Room 7.01
Seminar
State transition semantics for the reactive logic based robot control language, TeleoR
Keith Clark has been associated with the Department of Computing, Imperial College since 1975, where he is now an Honorary Distinguished Research Fellow. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Amy McAllister Tel: 01912087972 Email: cs.reception@newcastle.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


 

Friday, 20th March 2015

7:00PM - 8:00PM Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle
Seminar
North East's distinctive vegetation types
A photo guide to these vegetation types
This talk will take a photographic approach to the patchwork quilt of vegetation types across the area, led by Dr Dave Mitchell. Admission: Suggested donation of £3. Contact for further information: James Littlewood Tel: 0191 232 6386 Email: nhsn@ncl.ac.uk


 

Wednesday, 29th April 2015

4:00PM - 5:30PM Newcastle University Business School, Room NUBS 2.05
Seminar
Human Resource Management, Work and Employment Research Seminar
Myths and fantasies in discussions about the end of organised labour
Professor Miguel Martinez Lucio (Manchester) discusses what is meant by 'crisis in organised labour and labour relations'. Admission: Free. Everyone welcome! Contact for further information: Dr Jenny Rodriguez (HRMWE Co-convenor) 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


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