Policy, Ethics and Life Sciences Research Centre

PEALS 20 Events

PEALS 20th Anniversary Celebratory Events

Please see below a programme of our 20th anniversary events which took place throughout 2019.

PEALS 20 Anniversary Events

PEALS 20 Launch Seminar: Ageing, Sex and Disability: More Untold Stories
Tuesday 11 December 2018, 16:00-17:30pm
Professor Tom Shakespeare, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Newcastle University, Windsor Terrace

Writers Talking Writing – Bioethics 
Monday 4 March 2019
Poets Marilyn Longstaff and Rachel Mann and novelist Stephanie Butland in conversation with Professor Jackie Leach Scully and Dr Simon Woods
Great North Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne

Seminar: Negotiating Data and Health in the Digital Age
Wednesday 16 October 2019, 16:00-18:00
Dr Alessandro Blasimme, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich
Newcastle University, Armstrong Building, Room 3.41

Seminar: From Democratising to Decolonising Science: Lessons from China’s Contemporary Life Science Controversies
Wednesday 13 November 2019, 16:00-18:00
Dr Joy Zhang, University of Kent
Newcastle University, Armstrong Building, Room 3.41

PEALS 20 Exhibition
Saturday 16 - Friday 14 February 2020
PEALS 20 anniversary exhibition highlighting PEALS research from past to present and showcasing our distinctive track record of collaborating with creative artists of different kinds.
Great North Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne

Café Scientifique
Tuesday 19 November 2019, 17:30 – 20:00 
Professor Jane MacNaughton, Director of the Institute for Medical Humanities, Durham University
Hidden in Plain Sight: Why breathlessness is invisible Come and explore the many ways breath is invisible, in society and politically
PEALS 20 anniversary exhibition highlighting PEALS research from past to present and showcasing our distinctive track record of collaborating with creative artists of different kinds.
Great North Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne

PEALS 20 Anniversary Symposium
Thursday 21 November 2019, 10:00 – 17:30
A symposium reflecting on 20 years of PEALS’ discussing the research centre's past, present, and future.
Great North Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne

PEALS 20 Anniversary Celebration
Thursday 21 November 2019, 18:30 – 21:00
A celebratory evening reception with a muscial performance from PEALS research project MusicEmbryo. 
Great North Museum (Living Planet Gallery), Newcastle upon Tyne

Hatton Gallary Exhibition: Origins & Endings
Saturday 18 January - 7th March 2020
Evening preview Friday 17th January 2020 18:00-20:00
One of the final celebrations of PEALS 20 anniversary. An exhibition of artworks highlighting some of PEALS research partnerships that have culminated in creative works.
Hatton Gallery, Newcastle Upon Tyne