School of Natural and Environmental Sciences

Events

Events

We hold events, conferences and seminars relating to our subjects throughout the year.

Seminar Series

You will find schedules for some our research seminars here. The events within these schedules will appear in our listings when further details become available.

  • Nitrogen-Rich Compounds of p-Block Elements

    Speaker: Dr Peter Portius (Lecturer in Inorganic Chemistry, University of Sheffield)

    Date/Time: Tuesday 5 March 2019; 14:00-15:00

    Venue: Bedson Building Room 2.76

  • Combined effects of multiple stressors in marine ecosystems

    Marine Seminar Series - Professor Tasman Crowe, University College Dublin

    Date/Time: Thursday 14 February 2019, 16:00 - 17:00

    Venue: Ridley Building 2, Room 1.63

  • Tackling metastatic disease – a medicinal chemistry perspective

    Chemistry Seminar Series - Prof Andrew Westwell, Cardiff University

    Date/Time: Tuesday 19 February 2019, 14:00 - 15:00

    Venue: Bedson Building, Room 2.76

  • Why Jesus Never Talked About Farming: Nature, Faith, and the Bourgeois Transition

    Agriculture Seminar Series - Prof Michaal Bell, a Professor of Community and Environmental Sociology at the University of Winsconsin-Madison (USA)

    Date/Time: Monday 4 February 2019, 12:00 - 13:00

    Venue: Agriculture Building, Room 3.05

  • Distortions, deviations, and alternative facts: reliability in crystallography

    Chemistry Seminar Series - Emeritus Professor Bill Clegg, Newcastle University

    Date/Time: Tuesday 12 February 2019, 14:00 - 15:00

    Venue: Room 2.76, Bedson Building

  • Biomolecular modelling - what we can do, what we can't do - and the reasons why

    Chemistry Seminar Series - Sarah Anne Harris, Theoretical Physics Group, School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Leeds

    Date/Time: Tuesday 5 February 2019, 14:00 - 15:00

    Venue: Room 2.76, Bedson Building

  • Watching Ink Dry

    Chemistry Seminar Series - Professor Colin Bain, Durham University

    Date/Time: Tuesday 29 January 2019, 14:00 - 15:00

    Venue: Bedson Building Room 2.76

  • Soil Sustainability: From Biogeochemistry to Business

    Agriculture Seminar Series - Dr Jess Davies, Pentland Centre for Sustainability in Business, Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University

    Date/Time: Wednesday 23 January 2019, 13:00 - 14:00

    Venue: Agriculture Building, Room 3.05

  • Harnessing singlet exciton fission to break the Shockley–Queisser limit

    NECEM Seminar - Dr Akshay Rao, University of Cambridge

    Date/Time: Wednesday 16 January 2019, 13:00 - 14:00

    Venue: Barbara Strang Teaching Centre, Room 1.46

  • Superhydrophobic surfaces in the environment and in biotechnology

    Chemistry Seminar Series - Prof Michael Grunze, Heidelberg University

    Date/Time: Thursday 17 January, 14:00 - 15:00

    Venue: Room 2.76, Bedson Building

  • Back to the future: analyses of coral reef island evolution and vulnerabilities under environmental change, Huvadhoo Atoll, Maldives

    Earth, Ocean and Planetary Sciences Seminar Series - Dr Holly East, Northumbria University

    Date/Time: Thursday 10 January, 13:00 - 14:00

    Venue: Ridley Building 2, Room 1.48

  • Consumers' behaviour in domestic wine purchase

    Agriculture Seminar Series - Dr Marina Tomic, University of Zagreb

    Date/Time: Tuesday 25 September, 13:00 - 14:00

    Venue: Room 3.14, Agriculture Building

  • Transport of Plastics in the Marine Environment

    Earth, Ocean and Planetary Sciences Seminar Series - Dr Miguel Morales Maqueda, Newcastle University

    Date/Time: Thursday 13 December 2018, 13:00 - 14:00

    Venue: Old Library Building, Room 2.21

  • Understanding product chemoselectivity in organocatalysis by carbenes

    Chemistry Seminar Series - Dr AnnMarie O’Donoghue, Durham University

    Date/Time: Tuesday 11 December 2018, 14:00 to 15:00

    Venue: Room 2.76, Bedson Building

  • Chemistry Christmas Lecture – The Martin Luther King Legacy: Xmas and Beyond

    Prof Bernard Golding will be giving the annual Chemistry Christmas Lecture at Newcastle University.

    Date/Time: Wednesday 12 December 2018, 16:00 - 17:00 with reception after

    Venue: Room 2.76, Bedson Building

  • The reality of climate change: increasing extreme weather hazards

    Professor Hayley Fowler. Free admission, all seats allocated on a first-come first-served basis.

    Date/Time: Tuesday 4 December 2018, 17.30 - 18.45

    Venue: Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University

  • Food, fuel, fibre, flowers or fun: what do we want from land and can we achieve it? (Cameron-Gifford Lecture)

    Emeritus Professor Chris Pollock. Free admission, all seats allocated on a first-come first-served basis.

    Date/Time: Tuesday 11 December 2018, 17.30 - 18.45

    Venue: Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University

  • Nanodiamond: a new energy material

    NECEM Seminar - Prof Eiji Ōsawa, Professor Emeritus/NanoCarbon Research Institute, Ueda, Japan

    Date/Time: Tuesday 4 December 2018, 13:00 - 14:00

    Venue: Bedson Building Room 1.75

  • Terahertz Spectroscopy of Organic Semiconductors

    NECEM Seminar - Dr Natalie Banerji, University of Bern, Switzerland

    Date/Time: Friday 14 December 2018, 14:00 - 15:00

    Venue: Robert Boyle Lecture Theatre G.42, Ground Floor, Armstrong Building

  • The Politics of Saving Water in Peru: A Reflection

    Agriculture Seminar Series - Dr Justa Hopma, University of Sheffield

    Date/Time: Wednesday 12 December 2018, 13:00-14:00

    Venue: Agriculture Building, Room 3.05

  • Do you recycle while others are watching? Personality, identity, visibility and 21 pro-environmental behaviours

    Agriculture Seminar Series - Dr Cameron Brick, University of Cambridge

    Date/Time: Thursday 6 December 2018, 13:00 - 14:00

    Venue: Agriculture Building, Room 3.05

  • Early Earth biosignatures and the search for life on Mars

    Earth, Ocean and Planetary Sciences Seminar Group - Dr Frances Westall, CNRS-Centre de Biophysique Moléculaire, Orléans, France

    Date/Time: Thursday 29 November 2018, 13:00 - 14:00

    Venue: Ridley Building 2, Room 1.58

  • Porous Liquids and Scalable, Solvent-free Continuous Synthesis Mechanochemistry

    Chemistry Seminar Series - Professor Stuart James, Queen's University Belfast

    Date/Time: Tuesday 20 November 2018, 14:00 - 15:00

    Venue: Room 2.76, Bedson Building

  • CANCELLED - Balancing nature to protect harvests from pests

    Agriculture Seminar Series - Prof Toby Bruce, Keele University

    Date/Time: Wednesday 14 November 2018, 13:00-14:00

    Venue: Agriculture Building, Room 3.05

  • Engage & Learn Forum

    The Great North Museum: Hancock is seeking Newcastle academics keen to work alongside Dippy the dinosaur as part of an exhibition on natural history set to start next May.

    Date/Time: Monday 12 November, 11:00

    Venue: Room G21/22, Devonshire Building

  • NUCoRE in Energy - Workshop

    Energy researchers from Newcastle invited to workshop to prepare a proposal for a Newcastle University Centre of Research Excellence (NUCoRE) in Energy.

    Date/Time: Monday 19 November, 12:30 - 14:00

    Venue: Boiler House, King's Road

  • Spectroscopy of organic semiconductors and how one photon can produce two excited-states

    Chemistry Seminar Series - Dr Jenny Clark, University of Sheffield

    Date/Time: Tuesday 13 November 2018, 14:00 - 15:00

    Venue: Room 2.76, Bedson Building

  • Assisting coral reef survival in the face of climate change

    Agriculture Seminar Series - Dr James Guest, Newcastle University

    Date/Time: Wednesday 21 November 2018, 13:00 - 14:00

    Venue: Agriculture Building, Room 3.05

  • Targeting transcription for therapy

    Chemistry Seminar Series - Prof Matthew Fuchter, Imperial College London

    Date/Time: Thursday 29 November 2018, 14:00 - 15:00

    Venue: Room 1.75 Bedson Building

  • How do we meet the needs of people without trashing the environment

    Agriculture Seminar Series - David Gardner, former CEO of the Royal Agricultural Society of England

    Date/Time: Wednesday 7 November 2018, 13:00-14:00

    Venue: Agriculture Building, Room 3.05

  • Understanding the role of social factors in environmental decision making

    Biology Seminar Series - Dr Sam Sinclair, Imperial College London

    Date/Time: Wednesday 31 October 2018, 13:00 - 14:00

    Venue: Lecture Theatre C, Dental School

  • Interpretation of STM results with the help of numerical calculations

    NECEM Seminar - Dr Xavier Bouju, CEMES-CNRS, France

    Date/Time: Wednesday 21 November 2018, 14:00 - 15:00

    Venue: Lecture Theatre 1.46, Barbara Strang Teaching Centre, Bedson Building

  • Art in the Countryside

    Agriculture Seminar Series - Dr Menelaos Gkartzios, Newcastle University

    Date/Time: Wednesday 31 October 2018, 13:00-14:00

    Venue: Agriculture Building, Room 3.05

  • Preclinical Development of PET and SPECT Radiotracers in Oncology

    Chemistry Seminar Series - Dr James Knight, Newcastle University

    Date/Time: Tuesday 6 November, 14:00 - 15:00

    Venue: Bedson Building Room 2.76

  • Food Innovation and Nutrition

    Agriculture Seminar Series - Professor Neal Hooker, Ohio State University

    Date/Time: Friday 23 November 2018, 15:00 - 16:00

    Venue: Agriculture Building, Room 3.05

  • Capturing our Coast

    Marine Seminar Series - Dr Katrin Bohn, Natural England

    Date/Time: Thursday 25 October 2018, 16:00 - 17:00

    Venue: Ridley Building 2, Room 1.65

  • Flowminder: data science for the humanitarian sector

    Biology Seminar Series - Dr Veronique Lefebvre, Flowminder

    Date/Time: Wednesday 17 October 2018, 13:00 - 14:00

    Venue: Ridley Building 2, Room 1.65

  • Marine Biological Association Postgraduate Conference

    Showcasing current marine science postgraduate research and encouraging networking within the postgraduate community, with senior academics and industry leaders.

    Date/Time: 05 May 2019 - 08 May 2019

    Venue: Lindisfarne Room, Hadrian Building, Newcastle University

  • Molecules in Space and Peeling the Icy Astronomical Onion

    Chemistry Seminar Series - Prof Anthony Meijer, University of Sheffield, and Prof Martin McCoustra, Herriot-Watt University

    Date/Time: Tuesday 16 0ctober, 14:00 - 15:00

    Venue: Bedson Building, Room 2.76

  • “IAFRI and other animals” – What IAFRI and the role of Scientific Project Manager can do for you

    Institute for Agri-Food Research and Innovation - Steven Hall

    Date/Time: Friday 19 October 2018, 12:00 - 13:00

    Venue: Barbara Strang Teaching Centre, Room B.32

  • Extreme Drug Discovery: Finding New Medicines From Extreme Environments

    Chemistry Seminar Series - Professor Marcel Jaspars, Marine Biodiscovery Centre, University of Aberdeen

    Date/Time: Tuesday 30 October, 14:00 - 15:00

    Venue: Room 2.76, Bedson Building

  • Follow in my Green Food Steps: changing cooking behaviours in Nigeria for improved iron intake

    Agriculture Seminar Series - Dr Rene Lion, Wageningen University

    Date/Time: Wednesday 3 October 2018, 12:00 - 13:00

    Venue: Agriculture Building, Room 3.05

  • The molecular basis of UV-B-mediated Brassica Napus tolerance to invertebrate pests

    Agriculture Seminar Series - Dr Kirsty McInnes, Rothamsted Research

    Date/Time: Wednesday 17 October 2018, 13:00 - 14:00

    Venue: Agriculture Building, Room 3.05

  • Light-driven unidirectional molecular machines as targeted photodynamic therapy agents

    Chemistry Seminar Series - Dr Robert Pal, Durham University

    Date/Time: Tuesday 9 October, 14:00 - 15:00

    Venue: Bedson Building Room 2.76

  • Mimicking the Antenna System of Green Plants

    Chemistry Seminar Series - Professor Gion Calzaferri, University of Bern

    Date/Time: Tuesday 23 October 2018, 14:00 - 15:00

    Venue: Room 2.76, Bedson Building

  • Exploring deep subseafloor life and the biosphere: What are the limits of habitability?

    Earth, Ocean and Planetary Sciences Seminar Series - Dr Fumio Inagaki, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)

    Date/Time: Tuesday 2 October, 10:00 - 11:00

    Venue: The Core, Bath Lane, Newcastle Helix, NE4 5TF

  • Metaldehyde Conference

    It is estimated that losses of £45m – £100m per annum could occur in agriculture if molluscicides were not used.

    Date/Time: Wednesday 13th September 2018

    Venue: FERA Science Ltd, York YO41 1LZ

  • EU-ISMET 4

    Highlighting the latest breakthroughs in microbial electrochemistry research and applications of Bioelectrochemical systems.

    Date/Time: 12-14 September 2018

    Venue: Newcastle University

  • 18th Biennial Conference of the Challenger Society for Marine Science

    The next biennial conference of the Challenger Society for Marine Science will be held at Newcastle University.

    Date/Time: 10-13 September 2018

    Venue: The Boiler House, Newcastle University

  • 6th European Marine Science Educators Association Conference 2018

    The European Marine Science Educators Association (EMSEA) is an informal non-profit organisation, which provides a platform for ocean education and promoting ocean literacy within Europe. The rationale of EMSEA is educational and scientific.

    Date/Time: 2 - 4 October 2018

    Venue: The Great North Museum, Newcastle University