The Herschel building

The conference is being held in the Curtis Auditorium of the Herschel building, Newcastle University.

Just minutes from the city centre, the herschel Building is the perfect venue for prestigious conferences like the ISENC.

The Curtis Auditorium, with full AV equipment, has tiered seating for 360 delegates, and adjoins a large concourse area.

There are also three additional lecture theatres and four classrooms for breakout sessions.


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The Herschel Building is located opposite Haymarket Metro Station and is fully accessible via both Percy Street and St Thomas' Street.

If you're travelling using a route planner or sat-nav, the venue postcode is NE1 7RU.

The University campus is just a 10-15 minute walk from Central Station and taxis are available directly outside the station.

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There are many car parks within walking distance of the campus. The nearest NCP car parks are: John Dobson Street (NE1 8HL), New Bridge Street (NE1 8AB), Carliol Square (NE1 6UL)

The City of Newcastle

The regional capital of the north east is a thriving city with a reputation for providing a friendly welcome to all visitors.

During your visit to Newcastle University, why not discover what else this vibrant city has to offer - history, culture, nightlife, fine dining and shopping.

Newcastle is a compact city so it's easy to cycle or walk around and the Metro rail network offers fast, efficient travel around the city.

There are over 160 restaurants to choose from, and China Town less than 15 minutes walk from the main campus.