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Events

19/09/2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Human Gut Microbiome: Hopes, Threats, and Promises
Tyneside Irish Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4SG

The microbiome is the collection of microbes that live on and in us- How do we get our microbiome? Why is it important? Can it affect our health and disease? How can we alter our microbiome? Dr Fiona Cuskin will discuss all of these questions and more in her talk about the emergence of the human microbiome in health and disease.

Dr Fiona Cuskin is a Lecturer in Metabolic Biochemistry at the School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, Newcastle University. Her research is focussed on understanding microbial degradation of complex carbohydrates in the human gut microbiome and its effect on human health and disease.

Doors open at 6:30, the talk starts at 7pm. The talk and formal Q&A will be finished by 9 but many people stay to chat afterwards.
We charge £1 for NEH members and £2 for non-members, which covers the cost of light refreshments.



10/10/2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Permaculture
Tyneside Irish Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4SG

Speaker: Wilf Richards.

Doors open at 6:30, the talk starts at 7pm. The talk and formal Q&A will be finished by 9 but many people stay to chat afterwards.
We charge £1 for NEH members and £2 for non-members, which covers the cost of light refreshments.



21/11/2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Homelessness
Tyneside Irish Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4SG

Speaker: Andrew Burnip (Crisis Skylight, Newcastle)

Doors open at 6:30, the talk starts at 7pm. The talk and formal Q&A will be finished by 9 but many people stay to chat afterwards.
We charge £1 for NEH members and £2 for non-members, which covers the cost of light refreshments.



12/12/2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
NEH Xmas Social
Tyneside Irish Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4SG



11/01/2020
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
NEH New Year Social
The Sporting Lodge Inn, Middlesbrough TS17 9LW

This will take the form of a quiz (11am) followed by a lunch.



16/01/2020
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Biology of Ageing
Tyneside Irish Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4SG

Speaker: Dr Daryl Shanley (Senior Lecturer, Newcastle University)

Doors open at 6:30, the talk starts at 7pm. The talk and formal Q&A will be finished by 9 but many people stay to chat afterwards.
We charge £1 for NEH members and £2 for non-members, which covers the cost of light refreshments.



11/02/2020
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Darwin Day Lecture: Social Evolution in Darwin's World
Curtis Auditorium, Newcastle NE1 7RU

Speaker: Robin Dunbar

There will be no charge for this lecture, which is part of the Insights series of public lectures.

The Curtis Auditorium is on the main Newcastle University campus, a short distance from the Haymarket Metro station.



19/03/2020
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
NEH AGM & Human Population
Tyneside Irish Centre, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4SG

At this meeting there will be reports on NEH activities for the year 2019/20, followed by the election of the Trustees for the year 2020/21. Members of NEH will be able to comment on any aspect of the operation of NEH.
After the formal business of the AGM, Ron Armstrong will give a talk on How the growth of the human population is reducing the number of other species on our planet.

Doors open at 6:30, the talk starts at 7pm. The talk and formal Q&A will be finished by 9 but many people stay to chat afterwards.
We charge £1 for NEH members and £2 for non-members, which covers the cost of light refreshments.




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