School of Natural and Environmental Sciences

Events

  • Agriculture Seminar Series - Damian Maye, University of Gloucestershire

    Ethics and responsibility in agri-food governance

    Date/Time: 30 May 2018; 13:00 - 14:00

    Venue: Agriculture Building room 3.05

  • 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

  • Newcastle Research Software Engineering Meetup

    We invite you to join us at the first meetup for research software engineers at Newcastle University.

    Date/Time: Monday 21 May, 12:00 - 14:00

    Venue: Urban Sciences Building, Room 2.002

  • SAgE Research Associate Network

    Poster and networking event based around the UN Sustainable Development Goals

    Date/Time: Monday 11 June, 11:30 - 14:30

    Venue: Urban Sciences Building event space

  • Geosciences Seminar - Dr Lotta Purkamo, University of St Andrews

    DeepHotMicrobe - Limits of life in deep crystalline bedrock and genomic clues on adaptation to deep life

    Date/Time: Friday 18 May, 15:00 - 16:00

    Venue: Cassie Building, Room 2.32

  • 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

  • CANCELLED: Chemistry Seminar Series - Professor Stuart James, Belfast

    Porous Liquids and Scalable, Solvent-free Continuous Synthesis Mechanochemistry

    Date/Time: Tuesday 15 May 2018, 14:00

    Venue: Bedson Building, Room 2.76

  • Biology Seminar Series - Dr Dan Reed, Newcastle University

    Modelling Prey Salience and Predator Driven Aggregation

    Date/Time: Wednesday 16 May, 14:00 - 15:00

    Venue: Ridley Building 2, Room 1.65

  • Marine Seminar Series - Dr Richard Bevan

    Dr Richard Bevan is giving a lecture on the movement ecology of Farne Islands’ sea birds, including both short and long-scale migrations.

    Date/Time: Thursday 3 May, 16:00

    Venue: Ridley Building 2, Room 1.65

  • Geosciences Seminar - Dr Gaynor S. Paton, Chief Technology Officer, GeoTeric

    Cognition and Colour Perception: How it affects Seismic Interpretation

    Date/Time: Friday 4 May, 15:00 - 16:00

    Venue: Room 2.32, Cassie Building

  • Pint of Science - Our Oceans

    Miguel Angel Morales Maqueda and Grant Burgess will feature in "Our Oceans" on Wednesday 16 May at The Bridge Hotel, Castle Square.

    Date/Time: Wednesday 16 May, 19:00-22:00 (Doors open 18:30)

    Venue: The Bridge Hotel, Castle Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 1RQ

  • Pint of Science - The Earth's Changing Landscapes

    Sam Graham will discuss fracking in "The Earth's Changing Landscapes" on Monday 14 May at The Bridge Hotel, Castle Square.

    Date/Time: Monday 14 May, 19:00-22:00 (Doors open 18:30)

    Venue: The Bridge Hotel, Castle Square, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 1RQ

  • Pint of Science - From Atoms to the Cosmos

    Tom Penfold and Nick Walker will feature in "From Atoms to the Cosmos" on Monday 14 May at The Lonsdale, Jesmond.

    Date/Time: Monday 14 May, 19:00-22:00 (Doors open 18:30)

    Venue: The Lonsdale, Lonsdale Terrace, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE2 3HQ

  • Chemistry Seminar Series - Dr David Scanlon, UCL

    Novel Directions in TCO design: Insight from Density Functional Theory

    Date/Time: Tuesday 1 May 2018, 14:00

    Venue: Bedson Building, Room 2.76

  • Chemistry Seminar Series - Professor Robert Edwards

    Plants in a Chemical World

    Date/Time: Tuesday 8 May 2018, 14:00-15:00

    Venue: Bedson Building, Room 2.76

  • Chemistry Seminar Series - Dr Rachel Crespo-Otero, QMUL

    Modelling aggregation-induced emission in organic crystals

    Date/Time: Tuesday 24 April 2018, 14:00

    Venue: Bedson Building, Room 2.76

  • Chemistry Seminar Series - Prof Jose Goicoechea, Oxford University

    From Chemical Curiosities to Versatile Reagents: Heavy Group 15 Analogues of the Cyanate Ion

    Date/Time: Tuesday 17 April 2018, 14:00

    Venue: Bedson Building, Room 2.76

  • Marine Seminar Series - Professor Patricia Harvey

    Dunaliella – an extremophilic alga shaping a new kind of industry for food, feed and pharmaceuticals

    Date/Time: Thursday 8 March, 16:00

    Venue: Ridley Building 2, Room 1.65

  • Agriculture Seminar Series - Lyndsey Graham

    The potential of laser scanning to revolutionise our understanding of hedgerow structural condition in response to management in the agrienvironment

    Date/Time: Wednesday 14 March, 13:00 - 14:00

    Venue: Armstrong Building, Room 2.09

  • Agriculture Seminar Series - Filippo Bianchi, University of Oxford

    Two systematic reviews of interventions to reduce meat intakes

    Date/Time: Wednesday 21 March, 13:00 - 14:00

    Venue: Armstrong Building, Room 2.09

  • Driving Engagement, Innovation and Impact in Plant Science

    Through the development of innovative solutions, plant science can help drive productivity and sustainability across the bioeconomy.

    Date/Time: Tuesday 27 March, 09:30 - 19:30

    Venue: The University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, United Kingdom

  • Alan Turing Institute Town Hall Meeting

    Following the University's invitation to join The Alan Turing Institute, Sir Alan Wilson, CEO at the Institute since 2016, will present examples of research and the plans and ambitions for the future.

    Date/Time: Monday 19 March, 13:00 - 14:00

    Venue: Urban Sciences Building, Lecture Theatre, Newcastle University

  • Chemistry Seminar Series - Dr Toni Carruthers, Newcastle

    Physical and chemical transformation in optically trapped aerosol droplets

    Date/Time: Tuesday 27 February 2018, 14:00

    Venue: Bedson Building, Room 2.76

  • Chemistry Seminar Series - Julien Michel, Edinburgh

    Molecular simulation methods for ensemble-based drug design

    Date/Time: Tuesday 13 March 2018, 14:00

    Venue: Bedson Building, Room 2.76

  • Chemistry Seminar Series - Professor Paul Attfield, Edinburgh

    New chemistry for magnetic oxides

    Date/Time: Tuesday 6 March 2018, 14:00

    Venue: Bedson Building, Room 2.76

  • Agriculture Seminar Series - Aidan Keith, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH)

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

    Venue: Armstrong Building, Room 3.39

  • Chemistry Seminar Series - Profs Helen Leung and Mark Marshall, Amherst

    From Microwave Spectroscopy to Understanding Intermolecular Interactions: Using structural characterisation of bimolecular heterodimers formed between protic acids and haloethylenes to examine the forces contributing to non-covalent bonding

    Date/Time: Tuesday 20 February 2018, 14:00

    Venue: Bedson Building, Room 2.76

  • Catalytic Methods for Building Molecules

    Speaker: Michael Greaney (University of Manchester)

    Date/Time: 13 February 2018

  • Agriculture Seminar Series - Lyndsey Graham

    The potential of laser scanning to revolutionise our understanding of hedgerow structural condition in response to management in the agri-environment

    Date/Time: Wednesday 14 February, 13:00 - 14:00

    Venue: Armstrong Building, Room 2.09

  • Institute of Agricultural Management Inaugural Meeting Northumberland Branch

    NU Farms will host the inaugural Institute of Agricultural Management (IAgrM) Northumberland Branch meeting on Tuesday 13 February 2018 at Cockle Park Farm in The Seminar Room.

    Date/Time: Tuesday 13 February 2018, 17:00 - 18:45

    Venue: Cockle Park Farm, 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

  • Chemistry Seminar Series - Professor David Leigh, Manchester

    Making the Tiniest Machines

    Date/Time: Tuesday 6 February 2018, 14:00

    Venue: Bedson Building, Room 2.76

  • Biology Seminar Series - Dr James R Guest

    CoralASSIST: assisting coral reef survival in the face of climate change

    Date/Time: Wednesday 28 February 2018, 13:00

    Venue: Ridley Building 2, Room 1.65

  • Biology Seminar Series - Dr Adriana Humanes Schumann

    Facing our future: why gender equality is critical to tackling climate change

    Date/Time: Wednesday 7 February, 13:00

    Venue: Ridley Building 2, Room 1.65

  • Chemistry Seminar Series - Professor Andrew Goodwin, Oxford

    Disorder by design

    Date/Time: Tuesday 30 January 2018, 14:00

    Venue: Bedson Building, Room 2.76

  • Chemistry Seminar Series - Professor Michael Greaney, Manchester

    Date/Time: Tuesday 13 February 2018, 14:00

    Venue: Bedson Building, Room 2.76

  • Biology Seminar Series - Dr Richard Hahnke

    Biotechnological, evolutionary and taxonomic aspects of polysaccharide decomposition

    Date/Time: Wednesday 10 January, 13:00

    Venue: Ridley Building 2, Room 1.65

  • The 8th Chemical Nanoscience Symposium in Newcastle

    We run an annual one day symposium focused on recent research into Chemical Nanoscience. The day is supported by the Chemistry department at Newcastle and, in particular, the Chemical Nanoscience Laboratory.

    Date/Time: Friday 23 March 2018, 09:30 - 16:50

    Venue: Lecture Theatre 1.46, First Floor, Bedson Building, Newcastle University

  • Land grab and local ownership - How international land enclosures are changing the global food system

    Prof Philip McMichael, Cornell University, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

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

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

  • New Voices on Science, Agriculture and Engineering

    Hear from three early-career researchers from the Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering at Newcastle University, who explore new ideas through their research.

    Date/Time: Thursday 30 November, 17:30 - 18:45

    Venue: Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University

  • Marine Seminar Series - Dr Pippa Moore

    My research interests primarily lie in understanding how shallow-water marine systems are structured and function.

    Date/Time: Thursday 26 April, 16:00

    Venue: Ridley Building 2, Room 1.65

  • Marine Seminar Series - Dr Paul Somerfield

    Principal Investigator in the Marine ecology and biodiversity group at PML

    Date/Time: Thursday 22 February, 16:00

    Venue: Ridley Building 2, Room 1.65

  • Marine Seminar Series - Prof Michael Tsimplis

    Professor of Maritime Law and Ocean Sciences, University of Southampton

    Date/Time: Tuesday 5 December, 16:00 4pm in

    Venue: Newcastle Medical School, David Shaw Lecture Theatre

  • Agriculture Seminar Series - William Day

    Publishing research in a peer-reviewed journal

    Date/Time: Monday 20 November, 13:00

    Venue: King George VI Building, Room 1.43B

  • Agriculture Seminar Series - Prof Tim Townshend

    Allotments and their contribution to human flourishing: a study of five allotment societies in Newcastle

    Date/Time: Wednesday 15 November, 13:00

    Venue: King George VI Building, Room 1.71A

  • Centre for Rural Economy Seminar Series - Richard Morén-Alegret

    Immigration patterns and sustainability challenges in Catalan small villages

    Date/Time: Monday 3 November, 16:00

    Venue: King George VI Building, Room 1.36B

  • Biology Seminar Series - Peter Schönheit

    Glycolysis at the boiling point

    Date/Time: Wednesday 22 November 2017, 1pm-2pm

    Venue: Ridley Building 2, LT 1.65

  • Biology Seminar Series - Dr Luke Mackinder

    The pyrenoid: a liquid-like CO2 fixing organelle

    Date/Time: Wednesday 6 December, 13:00 to 14:00

    Venue: Ridley Building 2, Room 1.65

  • Cereals 2018

    Showcasing our agriculture and agri-related degree courses and research at this major technical event for the arable industry.

    Date/Time: 13 and 14 June 2018

    Venue: Chrishall Grange Duxford, Cambridgeshire

  • Centre for Rural Economy Seminar Series - David Brown, Cornell University

    The Ecology of Aging-Services Provision in US Rural Areas

    Date/Time: Wednesday 8 November, 16:00 to 17:00

    Venue: Claremont Bridge, Room 5.37

  • Spotlight Event - Tropical Health and Environmental Research

    We invite you to learn about our new initiative to address global health problems.

    Date/Time: 21 November 2017, 11:30-13:00

    Venue: Research Beehive, Room 2.21

  • 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

  • Marine Seminar Series - Professor Mike Burrows

    My research goal is to scale up from the ecology of individual animals and plants to populations, communities and ultimately whole ecosystems.

    Date/Time: Tuesday 21 November 2017 - 15.00

    Venue: Dental School Lecture Theatre C

  • Marine Seminar Series - Dr Andrew Davies

    I am interested in how plants and animals interact with the physical environment and each other.

    Date/Time: Thursday 23 November 2017 - 16.00

    Venue: Ridley Building Room 1.65

  • People and the land: understanding the family farm

    This is the inaugural lecture from Sally Shortall, Duke of Northumberland Professor of Rural Economy, Newcastle University. It features an introduction by the Duke of Northumberland.

    Date/Time: Thursday 16 November 2017, 17:30 - 18:45

    Venue: Curtis Auditorium, Herschel Building, Newcastle University

  • Marine Science - Speaker Series

    Thom Linley will talk about his research on the world's deepest-living fish.

    Date/Time: Thursday 26 October 2017

    Venue: Ridley Building 2, Room 1.65

  • Geosciences Seminar Series - Controls on microbial population size and community structure in sub-seafloor environments

    Mark Lever from ETH Zurich, who is an ECORD Distinguished Lecturer, will give a presentation.

    Date/Time: Friday 27 October - 15.00

    Venue: Cassie Building - Room 2.32

  • The first decade of the Genomic Encyclopaedia of Bacteria and Archaea

    Date/Time: Wednesday 1 November 2017, 1pm - 2pm

    Venue: Ridley Building 2, LT 1.65

  • Postgraduate Chemistry Professional Awareness Evening

    Date/Time: Friday 10 November 2017, 5.30pm - 7.30pm

    Venue: Boiler House, Newcastle University campus

  • Starlight and the Chemical Cosmos

    Date/Time: Wednesday 4th October 2017, 7:15pm - 9:15pm

    Venue: Old George Inn, Cloth Market, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 1EZ

  • 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

  • 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