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Internal events

Our internal research events are open to staff and students of Newcastle University Business School and the wider University.

Exploring the latest research

Each of our subject groups organises a series of events throughout the academic year. We host academics and industry figures from all over the world. Each event delves deep into their chosen field, exploring new and exciting topics.

These events offer fantastic opportunities to develop greater levels of knowledge and understanding of a broad range of subjects. We encourage all eligible staff and students to attend where possible. 

The events listed below are exclusively available to staff and students at Newcastle University Business Schooland the wider University.

You may need to register to attend an event. Details on how to register can be found on the page for the event in question. 

Brexit and the Blitz - Economics Research Seminar

Dr Eric Melander examines how deep historical factors may have played a role in shaping the outcome of the 2016 Brexit referendum.

Date Time Location
31 January 2024 13:30 to 14:30 NUBS 2.14
  • Guest Speakers

Motivation and Job Satisfaction in Food Delivery Gig Work - WEHRM seminar

Presented by Dr Nadia Kougiannou's, this research seminar challenges conventional wisdom surrounding motivation and job satisfaction.

Date Time Location
31 January 2024 14:00 to 15:00 NUBS 2.12
  • Guest Speakers

Breaking Down Barriers: The Effectiveness of Mutual Recognition Agreements for Trusted Traders

In this Economics research seminar, Dr Antonio Navas discusses the impact of Mutual Recognition Agreements on trusted traders in UK exports.

Date Time Location
Wednesday 7 February 2024 13:00 to 14:00 NUBS 2.03
  • Guest Speakers

The Menopause Penalty

In this Economics research seminar, Professor Gabriella Conti presents her work on the effect of menopause diagnosis on marriage stability, earnings, reliance on social safety net programs, and demand for medical care.

Date Time Location
Wednesday 14 February 2024 13:30 to 14:30 NUBS 2.03
  • Guest Speakers

Making Senses of an Activity-based Costing System Implementation in a Chinese Manufacturing Firm

Join Dr Lana Liu in this Accounting and Finance seminar for insights on implementing activity-based costing in a Chinese manufacturing firm.

Date Time Location
Wednesday 14 February 2024 14:00 to 15:00 NUBS 2.05
  • Guest Speakers

Efficiencies as Drivers of Renewable Energy Projects in Emerging Economies: Does Foreign Participation Help?

Dr Mona Bahl explores the efficiencies of renewable energy projects with foreign participation in emerging economies.

Date Time Location
Wednesday 21 February 2024 13:00 to 14:30 FDC 3.41
  • Guest Speakers

Lessons of Leadership from Mick Lynch - WEHRM Research Seminar

In this seminar, Professor Gregor Gall discusses his new book "Mick Lynch: The making of a working-class hero".

Date Time Location
28 February 2024 14:00 to 16:00 NUBS 4.08
  • Guest Speakers

British Directors, and the Far-Eastern Rubber Boom c1890-1913

In this Accounting and Finance research seminar, Professor David Higgins discusses the role of elite directors, and the importance of interlocking directorates during the Malayan rubber flotations in Britain at the turn of the twentieth century.

Date Time Location
Wednesday 20 March 2024 14:00 to 15:00 NUBS 2.05
  • Guest Speakers

“The system has, in my view, become counterproductive” – Robert McNamara, the World Bank, and management as a profession

Management and Organisation research seminar. Professor Leo McCann's paper explores the management history of the World Bank, one of the world’s most important organizations with a social mission.

Date Time Location
Wednesday 24 April 2024 14:30 to 16:00 NUBS 2.05
  • Guest Speakers