Upcoming Seminars

 

Wednesday, 26th November 2014

4:00PM - 5:30PM Newcastle University Business School, Room 2.05
Seminar
HRM, Work and Employment Research Group Research Seminar
Douglas Martin (UCLAN) delivers a talk about "Lean Production: deconstructing and reconstructing work in the UK Civil Service". Admission: Free. Everyone welcome! Contact for further information: Dr Jenny Rodriguez Tel: 0191 208 1718 Email: jenny.rodriguez@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


 

Wednesday, 26th November 2014

5:00PM - 6:30PM Doctoral Training Suite, 5th Floor, Daysh Building, Newcastle University, Claremont Road
Seminar
Lord Glasman: 'Political Economy of Devolution'
CURDS Annual Distinguished Lecture 2014-15
Maurice Glasman is Reader in Political Theory at London Metropolitan University and sits on the Labour benches in the House of Lords. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Susan 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


 

Wednesday, 3rd December 2014

4:00PM - 5:30PM Newcastle University Business School, Room 2.05
Seminar
HRM, Work and Employment Research Group Research Seminar
"Trade unions and financialisation --a perfect storm?" by Prof Melanie Simms
Professor Melanie Simms (Leicester) examines changes emerging from financialisation of policy making, organisational decision making and households, and the impact of these changes on trade unionism. Admission: Free. Everyone welcome! Contact for further information: Dr Jenny Rodriguez Tel: 0191 208 1718 Email: jenny.rodriguez@ncl.ac.uk


 

Thursday, 4th December 2014

7:00PM - 9:00PM Bede House Catholic Chaplaincy, Windsor Terrace
Seminar
Faith+Food
Understanding Human Trafficking and a Christian Response
Share a hot meal (£1 donation) and a discussion on this topic. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Mia Fox Tel: 07713 259 173 Email: mia.fox@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


 

Thursday, 11th December 2014

4:00PM - 5:00PM Colin Ingram Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building, The Medical School, Newcastle University
Seminar
The Hippocampus
Dr David Bannerman will be visiting the Institute of Neuroscience and giving a talk on his research. Admission: Free. Contact for further information: Ann Fitchett Tel: 0191 208 8320 Email: ion@ncl.ac.uk


 

Wednesday, 17th December 2014

4:00PM - 5:30PM Newcastle University Business School, Room 2.05
Seminar
HRM, Work and Employment Research Group Research Seminar
"How does work affect happiness?" by Prof Andy Charlwood
Professor Andy Charlwood (Loughborough) discusses the role of social norms in happiness at work. Admission: Free. Everyone welcome! Contact for further information: Dr Jenny Rodriguez Tel: 0191 208 1718 Email: jenny.rodriguez@ncl.ac.uk


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