School of Natural and Environmental Sciences

Events

Events

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

Full event listings

  • Make your impact - a training opportunity to develop the personal, societal and commercial impact of your research

    Date/Time: 12 January 2021

    Venue: Online

  • Biotech spinouts: lessons from the trenches

    Date/Time: 7 December 2020, 2.30pm

    Venue: Zoom

  • CONEXS Conference 2021: Emerging Trends in X-Ray Spectroscopy

    Date/Time: 17-19 March 2021

  • Seminar series: The Congo basin forest: ecology and biochemistry in a system under pressure

    Date/Time: 27 November 2020, 1pm

    Venue: Zoom

  • Merging social, economic and ecological networks for sustainable and resilient food systems - One-day online symposium

    Date/Time: 08 December 2020, 9.45am Brasilia Standard Time, 12.45pm Greenwich Mean Time, 1.45pm Central European Time

    Venue: Microsoft Teams

  • Data synthesis for ecological evidence

    Date/Time: 13 November 2020, 13:00

    Venue: Zoom

  • “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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • The First Geordie Drug

    Professor Bernard Golding

    Date/Time: 23rd March 2020 18:00

    Venue: The Lit & Phil, 23 Westgate Road Newcastle NE1 1SE

  • CONEXS Summer School - Analysing X-ray Spectroscopy

    Date/Time: 10-12 September 2019, 09:00-17:00

    Venue: Barbara Strang Teaching Centre, Newcastle University

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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