School of Natural and Environmental Sciences

Events

Centre for Rural Economy/Global Challenges Academy International Seminar Series 2017-18

This year’s programme brings leading academics from Africa, South East Asia and the USA to raise questions and share insights about crucial global issues. These will be stimulating events with scope for discussion. Please come and join us. The seminars are free and open to all, but numbers will be limited. To register, email: susan.bradley@ncl.ac.uk

Forthcoming speakers include:

  • Professor Philip McMichael, Cornell University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Wednesday 6 December 2017
  • Dr Nireka Weeratunge, Research Fellow, International Centre for Ethnic Studies, Sri Lanka Monday 5 or Wednesday 7 (tbc) February 2018
  • Professor Michael Hamm, C S Mott Chair of Sustainable Agriculture, Michigan State University Wednesday 9 May 2018
  • Land grab and local ownership - How international land enclosures are changing the global food system

    Prof Philip McMichael, Cornell University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

    Date/Time: Wednesday 6 December 2017, 17:30-19:00

    Venue: Clement Stephenson Lecture Theatre, Agriculture Building, Newcastle University

  • New Voices on Science, Agriculture and Engineering

    Hear from three early-career researchers from the Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering at Newcastle University, who explore new ideas through their research.

    Date/Time: Thursday 30 November, 17:30 - 18:45

    Venue: Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University

  • Marine Seminar Series - Dr Matt Frost

    Matt is the Marine Biological Association Deputy Director for policy and knowledge exchange, with particular responsibility for the Association as a membership organisation.

    Date/Time: Thursday 3 May, 16:00

    Venue: Ridley Building 2, Room 1.65

  • Marine Seminar Series - Dr Pippa Moore

    My research interests primarily lie in understanding how shallow-water marine systems are structured and function.

    Date/Time: Thursday 26 April, 16:00

    Venue: Ridley Building 2, Room 1.65

  • Marine Seminar Series - Professor Patricia Harvey

    Professor Harvey works on research programmes for renewable energy at the University of Greenwich.

    Date/Time: Thursday 8 March, 16:00

    Venue: Ridley Building 2, Room 1.65

  • Marine Seminar Series - Dr Paul Somerfield

    Principal Investigator in the Marine ecology and biodiversity group at PML

    Date/Time: Thursday 22 February, 16:00

    Venue: Ridley Building 2, Room 1.65

  • Marine Seminar Series - Prof Michael Tsimplis

    Professor of Maritime Law and Ocean Sciences, University of Southampton

    Date/Time: Tuesday 5 December, 16:00 4pm in

    Venue: Newcastle Medical School, David Shaw Lecture Theatre

  • Chemistry Research Seminars: Dr Peter Hoare

    Development of Post-16 Learning Resources Using Worldwide Research Databases

    Date/Time: Tuesday 28 November 2017, 2pm

    Venue: Bedson Building, Room 2.76

  • Agriculture Seminar Series - William Day

    Publishing research in a peer-reviewed journal

    Date/Time: Monday 20 November, 13:00

    Venue: King George VI Building, Room 1.43B

  • Agriculture Seminar Series - Prof Tim Townshend

    Allotments and their contribution to human flourishing: a study of five allotment societies in Newcastle

    Date/Time: Wednesday 15 November, 13:00

    Venue: King George VI Building, Room 1.71A

  • Centre for Rural Economy Seminar Series - Richard Morén-Alegret

    Immigration patterns and sustainability challenges in Catalan small villages

    Date/Time: Monday 3 November, 16:00

    Venue: King George VI Building, Room 1.36B

  • Biology Seminar Series - Peter Schönheit

    Glycolysis at the boiling point

    Date/Time: Wednesday 22 November 2017, 1pm-2pm

    Venue: Ridley Building 2, LT 1.65

  • Biology Seminar Series - Dr Luke Mackinder

    The pyrenoid: a liquid-like CO2 fixing organelle

    Date/Time: Wednesday 6 December, 13:00 to 14:00

    Venue: Ridley Building 2, Room 1.65

  • Cereals 2018

    Showcasing our agriculture and agri-related degree courses and research at this major technical event for the arable industry.

    Date/Time: 13 and 14 June 2018

    Venue: Chrishall Grange Duxford, Cambridgeshire

  • Centre for Rural Economy Seminar Series - David Brown, Cornell University

    The Ecology of Aging-Services Provision in US Rural Areas

    Date/Time: Wednesday 8 November, 16:00 to 17:00

    Venue: Claremont Bridge, Room 5.37

  • Spotlight Event - Tropical Health and Environmental Research

    We invite you to learn about our new initiative to address global health problems.

    Date/Time: 21 November 2017, 11:30-13:00

    Venue: Research Beehive, Room 2.21

  • Lit & Phil: Recent Research | Chemistry at Newcastle University

    In conjunction with the Royal Society of Chemistry, The Lit and Phil is hosting two Chemistry PhD students to talk about their research.

    Date/Time: 06 September 2017, 1800

    Venue: The Lit and Phil

  • Marine Seminar Series - Professor Mike Burrows

    My research goal is to scale up from the ecology of individual animals and plants to populations, communities and ultimately whole ecosystems.

    Date/Time: Tuesday 21 November 2017 - 15.00

    Venue: Dental School Lecture Theatre C

  • Marine Seminar Series - Dr Andrew Davies

    I am interested in how plants and animals interact with the physical environment and each other.

    Date/Time: Thursday 23 November 2017 - 16.00

    Venue: Ridley Building Room 1.65

  • People and the land: understanding the family farm

    This is the inaugural lecture from Sally Shortall, Duke of Northumberland Professor of Rural Economy, Newcastle University. It features an introduction by the Duke of Northumberland.

    Date/Time: Thursday 16 November 2017, 17:30 - 18:45

    Venue: Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University

  • Marine Science - Speaker Series

    Thom Linley will talk about his research on the world's deepest-living fish.

    Date/Time: Thursday 26 October 2017

    Venue: Ridley Building 2, Room 1.65

  • Geosciences Seminar Series - Controls on microbial population size and community structure in sub-seafloor environments

    Mark Lever from ETH Zurich, who is an ECORD Distinguished Lecturer, will give a presentation.

    Date/Time: Friday 27 October - 15.00

    Venue: Cassie Building - Room 2.32

  • Chemistry Research Seminars: Prof Jenny Nelson

    Date/Time: Tuesday 12 December 2017, 2pm

    Venue: Bedson Building, Room 2.76

  • Chemistry Research Seminars: Dr Sofia Diaz-Moreno

    Date/Time: Tuesday 5 December 2017, 1pm-2pm

    Venue: Bedson Building, Room 2.76

  • Centre for Rural Economy/Global Challenges Academy International Seminar

    Date/Time: 9 May 2018; 17:30-19:00

    Venue: Clement Stephenson Lecture Theatre, Agriculture Building, Newcastle University

  • Centre for Rural Economy/Global Challenges Academy International Seminar

    Date/Time: 5 or 7 February 2018 (tbc); 17:30-19:00

    Venue: Clement Stephenson Lecture Theatre, Agriculture Building, Newcastle University

  • Campbell Collaboration: Campbell review writing training

    Date/Time: Thursday 12 & Friday 13 October 2017

    Venue: Urban Sciences Building, G0.03

  • The first decade of the Genomic Encyclopaedia of Bacteria and Archaea

    Date/Time: Wednesday 1 November 2017, 1pm - 2pm

    Venue: Ridley Building 2, LT 1.65

  • Postgraduate Chemistry Professional Awareness Evening

    Date/Time: Friday 10 November 2017, 5.30pm - 7.30pm

    Venue: Boiler House, Newcastle University campus

  • Starlight and the Chemical Cosmos

    Date/Time: Wednesday 4th October 2017, 7:15pm - 9:15pm

    Venue: Old George Inn, Cloth Market, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 1EZ

  • Molecular Photophysics Conference II

    One day meeting looking at experimental and theoretical aspects of the photophysical properties of organic and inorganic compounds and materials.

    Date/Time: Tuesday 10th October 2017

    Venue: Research Beehive

  • Institute of Agri-Food Research and Innovation Science Conference – “Bridging the Innovation Gap”

    Date/Time: Thursday 30 November 2017

    Venue: National Agri-food Innovation Campus, Sand Hutton, York YO41 1LZ