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Many disciplines exploring one problem.

A cross pollination of ideas at the edge of understanding.

Part conference. Part festival. All for charity.

Fusion is a new, annual event brought to you by the UoN Philosophy Society; UoN Services and the University of Newcastle.

Some problems are too tricky, and too interesting, to try to solve on your own.

Each year, we will bring together many speakers from different disciplines and backgrounds to explore one topic in an entertaining and accessible forum, open to students and the general public; as well as academics and specialists in each area.

The event is fully catered. Price includes the whole day, plus morning teabuffet lunch and afternoon tea. You’ll be free to head off to class and return for the talks you’re keen on.

For more information, visit the official website or like the event on Facebook


Topic for 2014: Consciousness

Drawing on perspectives from Philosophy of Mind; Artificial Intelligence; Psychology, Meditative traditions and more…


Each year, we will select a charity that we feel is doing their part to solve related problems in a practical way.

Charity for 2014: Headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation

All proceeds will go to the Newcastle branch of Headspace, for their suicide response initiative.

Brought to you by the UoN Philosophy Society.

Proudly sponsored by the University of Newcastle and UoN Services.