University Events

Upcoming Virtual Lectures

Upcoming Virtual Lectures

INSIGHTS Public Lectures have moved online. Check this page for details of upcoming events.

Many of our speakers are leaders in their field and all have something of special interest to convey. Our lectures cover a wide range of disciplines and frequently include key contemporary issues, particularly those that affect our daily lives.

Any views expressed by speakers are their own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Newcastle University.

Download and view the INSIGHTS Public Lectures Autumn 2021 Programme Card (PDF: 1.62MB)

  • Perspectives and understandings of ‘good farming’ by Dr Amy Proctor

    Date/Time: Tuesday 30 November 2021, 5.30pm

    Venue: This is an online event

  • Beauty at the beginning of life by Professor Mary Herbert

    Date/Time: Tuesday 7 December 2021, 5.30pm

    Venue: This is an online event

  • New Conservatives? The Conservative Party after Brexit by Neil Carmichael

    Date/Time: Thursday 2 December 2021, 5.30pm

    Venue: This is an online event

  • New voices on arts, humanities and social sciences

    Date/Time: Thursday 25 November 2021, 5.30pm

    Venue: This is an online event

  • Climate change and global corporations: Five sources of responsibility failure by Dr Cristina Neesham

    Date/Time: Tuesday 23 November 2021, 5.30pm

    Venue: This is an online event

  • Jacobson Lecture: Leading the fight against virus spread: the Integrated Covid Hub North East by Dr Akhtar Husain

    Date/Time: Tuesday 16 November 2021, 5.30pm

    Venue: This is an online event

  • How to make the world add up by Tim Harford

    Date/Time: Tuesday 9 November 2021, 5.30pm

    Venue: This is an online event

  • Putting disadvantaged children at the heart of recovery by Anne Longfield OBE

    Date/Time: Thursday 4 November 2021, 5.30pm

    Venue: This is an online event

  • Revolting: The political significance of punk around the globe by Professor Kevin C Dunn

    Date/Time: Tuesday 2 November 2021, 5.30pm

    Venue: This is an online event

  • Do we need the fossil fuel industry to help in the transition towards net zero?

    Date/Time: Thursday 28 October 2021, 5.30pm

    Venue: This is an online event

  • Black History Month Lecture: Warm words are not enough – repaying the debt to our Black heroes by Marcus Ryder

    Date/Time: Thursday 21 October 2021, 5.30pm

    Venue: This is an online event

  • In conversation with Darren Henley, Chief Executive of Arts Council England

    Date/Time: Tuesday 19 October 2021, 5.30pm

    Venue: This is an online event

  • Women, men and money in Britain by Professor Emma Griffin

    Date/Time: Thursday 14 October 2021, 5.30pm

    Venue: This is an online event

  • Rethinking the future of housing worldwide: Favelas as a sustainable model? by Dr Theresa Williamson

    Date/Time: Tuesday 26 October 2021, 5.30pm

    Venue: This is an online event

  • Britain after the Pandemic by John Rentoul

    Date/Time: Tuesday 12 October 2021, 5.30pm

    Venue: This is an online event

  • John H Holmes Memorial Lectures for 10- to 14-Year-Olds: The future of STEM

    Date/Time: Wednesday 19 January 2022

    Venue: This is an online event

  • John H Holmes Memorial Lectures for 10- to 14-Year-Olds: The future of STEM

    Date/Time: Wednesday 12 January 2022

    Venue: This is an online event