A-Z LECTURES and CATEGORIES

Local Society: Newcastle upon Tyne

At BCS, we’re on a mission to ensure everyone’s experience with technology is positive. It’s something we’ve been committed to since 1957 ... We're over 60,000 members in 150 countries, and a wider community of business leaders, educators, practitioners and policy-makers all committed to our mission ... Whichever your area of interest, our wide-ranging specialist and regional groups offer you a professional and friendly platform to share knowledge and experiences, debate ideas, grow your network and raise your profile.' Apart from the significant number of Events 'open to all' organized by the various BCS Groups, there are also the annual Karen Spärck Jones Lecture, Lovelace Lecture, Roger Needham Lecture, and Turing Talk.

LECTURES and TALKSRegular Programme
Category Christianity

'We are a network of people including research scientists in universities, commercial and government laboratories and hi-tech companies, engineers, theologians and philosophers, as well as students, school teachers, administrators and anyone interested in science and faith issues ...  There are local groups around the UK and Ireland which provide meetings for members and others, organizing public lectures, talks in local churches, study and prayer groups.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

'The Society hosts a wide range of events including book launches, concerts, lectures, readings and workshops that cover a variety of topics and issues ... Both members and non-members are welcome to attend these events ... Please reserve your seat ... If you reserve a ticket and are subsequently unable to attend, please let us know as we often have a waiting list. Thank you.'

LECTURES and TALKSRegular Programme

'Our fundamental purpose remains unchanged since 1829: to study and protect nature. The history of NHSN contributes a significant legacy and contribution to UK natural history and as the nature conservation sector grows and evolves, we must adapt our purpose to be relevant to the present day and the future.'  In 1851 'beginning a tradition that continues until the present day, NHSN launches a new series of public lectures to make natural history accessible to Newcastle’s working class'.

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

Inaugurated as a Society in its own right in 1944: 'Meetings are held ... on the first and third Tuesdays of each Month, September through May Inclusive at 6.45pm (auctions start at 6.30pm). Meetings finish by 9.00pm'.

LECTURES and TALKS2021-22 Programme

'North East Humanists is a registered charity ... consisting of over 200 members, making it the largest regional Humanist group in the United Kingdom. We are involved in a wide range of activities including working with school teachers to deliver lessons about Humanism in the RE curriculum, providing pastoral support in local hospitals and prisons, hosting events where invited speakers talk about a wide variety of topics, and numerous social events for members ... We continually invite distinguished speakers to come and give talks about the latest ethical, social, and scientific issues. These are generally held the third Thursday of the month.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

‘Since 1925 the Royal Institute has been dedicated to the advancement of philosophy. Each year we sponsor hundreds of free, open philosophy events, bring critical thinking to more than a thousand young people in schools, publish books, journals, and videos -- and much more ... Membership to the Institute is open to everyone.‘

LECTURES and TALKSRegular Programme

'Groups which meet and converse in the UK and beyond, usually gathering once every month. The event was founded in London, UK by Dr Scott Campbell in 1999, for all those interested in science, history, psychology, philosophy, investigative journalism and how to examine extraordinary claims of all types. A speaker (or number of speakers) is invited each month to present a topic of interest, which is followed by a discussion in a relaxed and friendly pub atmosphere.'

LECTURES and TALKSRegular Programme

'We are the country’s oldest provincial antiquarian society. In the two centuries since we were founded in 1813, we have encouraged a deeper understanding of the history and archaeology of North East England ... We normally have a full programme of lectures, walks and visits, and social events.'

LECTURES and TALKS2021 Programme

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