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'Inspired by' events

Details of events on campus that form part of the University’s 'Inspired by' Great Exhibition of the North programme are shown below.

  • The North’s Forgotten Female Reformers

    Part of the Great Exhibition of the North - Exhibition inspired by the 2018 centenary celebrations of women's suffrage, showcasing items from Newcastle University Library Special Collections and Archives.

    Date/Time: 14 August 2018 09:00 - 15 October 2018 17:00

    Venue: Newcastle University Philip Robinson Library, Level 2, Special Collections and Archives exhibition space

  • Queer Region: Queer representations of the North East

    Date/Time: 23 August, 2 - 4pm

    Venue: The Boiler House, Newcastle University

  • A History of Computing

    Date/Time: 2 August - 9 September 2018. Exhibition open weekdays 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Venue: Urban Sciences Building, Newcastle Helix

  • Age is just a bingo number

    Part of the University's 'Inspired by' Great Exhibition of the North programme.

    Date/Time: 31 August 2018, Doors open 18:00 Screening starts: 18:30

    Venue: The Boiler House, King's Road, Newcastle University

  • Bridges___

    Date/Time: 8 August - 9 September , Monday - Saturday 10am - 5pm

    Venue: The Long Gallery, Newcastle University

  • Jam jar city farm events

    Discover the innovations that could help us grow more food in cities at these hands-on events.

    Date/Time: 4 August – 28 August, Friday - Sunday 11.00am - 3.00pm

    Venue: The Core, Newcastle Helix

  • Drone Ensemble

    Date/Time: 18 August, 6.30pm – 9.30pm

    Venue: The Boiler House, King's Road, Newcastle University

  • Queer Region: Resistance in the North

    Date/Time: 16 August, 2 - 4pm. Film screening from 6pm

    Venue: The Boiler House, Newcastle University

  • Queer Region: Community in the North

    Date/Time: 9 August, 2 - 4pm

    Venue: The Boiler House, Newcastle University

  • Queer Region: Performance in the North

    Date/Time: 2 August, 2 - 6pm

    Venue: The Boiler House, Newcastle University

  • The Future of Energy

    Date/Time: Thursday 23 August, 6.30 - 8.30pm (talks begin at 7pm)

    Venue: eat@Urban, Urban Sciences Building, Newcastle Helix

  • Orchestra of rocks: Not a rock concert

    Date/Time: 26th July. Exhibition from noon - 4.30pm, with live performances 6pm-9pm

    Venue: The Boiler House, King's Road, Newcastle University

  • Cultural Heritage Through Time

    Date/Time: Tuesday 31 July 13:00 – 13:45

    Venue: The Boiler House, King's Road, Newcastle University

  • Not acting our age: challenging gender stereotypes and celebrating life

    Date/Time: Monday 23 July, 1.00 pm

    Venue: The Boiler House, King's Road, Newcastle University

  • Whatever happened to our shipbuilding industry?

    Date/Time: Tuesday 3 July, 6.00pm (talk starts at 6.30pm); Saturday 7 July, 11.30am and 2.30pm

    Venue: Mining Institute, Neville Street, Newcastle NE1 1SE

  • The Future of Nature: Engineering living systems with synthetic biology

    Can we create new solutions in fields such as healthcare and energy by programming cells as if they were a computer?

    Date/Time: 12 July 2018, 6.30 – 8.30pm (talks begin at 7pm)

    Venue: eat@Urban, Urban Sciences Building, Newcastle Helix

  • The Future of Transport

    Date/Time: 2nd August, 6.30 - 8.30pm (talks begin at 7pm)

    Venue: eat@Urban, Urban Sciences Building, Newcastle Helix

  • The Future of Homes: Sustainable housing for everyone

    Date/Time: 19th July, 6.30 - 8.30pm (talks begin at 7pm)

    Venue: eat@Urban, Urban Sciences Building, Newcastle Helix

  • The Future of Cultural Heritage: Technologies for preserving the past

    Date/Time: 26th July, 6.30 - 8.30pm (talks begin at 7pm)

    Venue: eat@Urban, Urban Sciences Building, Newcastle Helix

  • The Future of Cities

    Date/Time: 16 August, 6.30 - 8.30pm (talks begin at 7pm)

    Venue: eat@Urban, Urban Sciences Building, Newcastle Helix

  • The Future of Anti-Cancer Drug Discovery

    Date/Time: 6 September, 6.30 - 8.30pm (talks begin at 7pm)

    Venue: eat@Urban, Urban Sciences Building, Newcastle Helix

  • The Future of Agriculture

    Date/Time: 9 August, 6.30 - 8.30pm (talks begin at 7pm)

    Venue: eat@Urban, Urban Sciences Building, Newcastle Helix

  • The Future of Ageing and Innovation

    Date/Time: 30 August, 6.30 - 8.30pm (talks begin at 7pm)

    Venue: eat@Urban, Urban Sciences Building, Newcastle Helix

  • National Green Infrastructure Facility

    Part of the University's 'Inspired by' Great Exhibition of the North programme.

    Date/Time: 11th July 13.00-16.00; 25th July 13.00-16.00; 28th July 11.00-14.00

    Venue: Holmes Avenue, Urban Sciences Building, Newcastle Helix

  • The Future of Flooding: How do we prepare and adapt?

    Part of the University's 'Inspired by' Great Exhibition of the North programme.

    Date/Time: 5 July 2018, 6.30 – 8.30pm (talks begin at 7pm)

    Venue: The Boiler House, Newcastle University

  • APL Degree Show

    A showcase of critical, imaginative and research-informed design projects, thesis ideas, buildings and more.

    Date/Time: 22 June - 6 July 10.00am - 4.00pm

    Venue: School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, Kings Walk, Newcastle University

  • Creative Fuse conference

    Join the conversation on cross-sector collaboration across academia, business and creative practice, and discuss the future of the Creative, Digital and IT sector, in the North East and beyond.

    Date/Time: 10 July 1.00pm - 8.00pm and 11 July 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Venue: Discovery Museum, Blandford Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4JA

  • The Making of an Englishman

    Part of the 'Inspired by' Great Exhibition of the North programme.

    Date/Time: 30 June – 11 August 2018

    Venue: Hatton Gallery, Kings Road, Newcastle University

  • Louisa Hodgson: A new perspective

    Part of the 'Inspired by' Great Exhibition of the North programme.

    Date/Time: 30 June – 11 August 2018

    Venue: Great North Museum: Hancock

  • Machines and Myths – sculptures and drawings by Michael Lyons

    Part of the University's 'Inspired by' the Great Exhibition of the North programme.

    Date/Time: 30 June – 11 August 2018

    Venue: Hatton Gallery, Kings Road, Newcastle University

  • Every Thing Every Time

    Part of the Great Exhibition of the North, Every Thing Every Time takes information from our interactions with the city to tell a new story about the people and places of Newcastle.

    Date/Time: 22 June – 9 September, Daily

    Venue: Theatre Royal, Grey Street, Newcastle

  • Which Way North

    Part of the Great Exhibition of the North.

    Date/Time: 22 June – 9 September

    Venue: Great North Museum: Hancock

  • Future Homes

    Part of the Great Exhibition of the North, discover the technologies, innovations and improvements that could soon revolutionise everyday life for all our futures.

    Date/Time: 22 June – 9 September, Daily

    Venue: The Core, Newcastle Helix

  • Self-Build Utopias

    What will buildings be like in the future? Where and how will we live? Could you build a utopia? This event is part of the Great Exhibition of the North.

    Date/Time: 22 June – 9 September, Daily (excluding Mondays 2, 9 July & 6, 13, 27 August)

    Venue: Northern Stage