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:

  • Dr Jemimah Njuki, Senior Program Specialist, Canada’s International Development Research Centre: 23 October 2017
  • 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
  • Centre for Rural Economy/Global Challenges Academy International Seminar: For better or for worse? The impact of development programmes on African women farmers

    Speaker: Dr Jemimah Njuki, Senior Program Specialist, Canada’s International Development Research Centre

    Date/Time: 23 October 2017; 17:30-19:00

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

  • 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

  • Centre for Rural Economy/Global Challenges Academy International Seminar

    Speaker: Professor Michael Hamm, C S Mott Chair of Sustainable Agriculture, Michigan State University

    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

    Speaker: Dr Nireka Weeratunge, Research Fellow, International Centre for Ethnic Studies, Sri Lanka

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

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

  • Centre for Rural Economy/Global Challenges Academy International Seminar

    Speaker: Professor Philip McMichael, Cornell University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

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

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

  • 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

  • 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