Information for Attendees


EAMS 2018 will take place on the 28th, 29th and 30th of August.

Getting Here

EAMS is held entirely in Newcastle University’s main campus, in the Boiler House and Herschel Building.

Newcastle University provides directions on getting to Newcastle, as well as maps of the city and campus.

If you’re arriving by train, you might like to walk instead - it’s about a 20 minute walk from Central Station.

The venue

Map of Newcastle University campus

Map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Talks will take place in the Boiler House, on King’s Road in the middle of the Newcastle University campus.

Photo of the entrance to the Boiler House

Hands-on activities will take place in the Herschel Learning Lab, and it will also be available during the sprints and idea-sharing session. This is on the first floor of the Herschel Building, accessed by the north stairwell and lift.

Photo of the north entrance to the Herschel building


All areas of the venue are fully wheelchair accessible, with step-free access throughout. There are accessible toilets on the ground floor of both buildings. There are a limited number of parking spaces for visitors with limited mobility, which must be arranged in advance.

The conference dinner venue is fully step-free accessible.

Induction loops are fitted in all rooms.

A quiet room can be made available if required.

Please mention any accessibility requirements on your registration form.

If you have any questions, or accessibility requirements for attending the conference that you’re worried about, please contact us.

Food and drink

Hot drinks and water will be available on arrival each morning.

Lunch will be served in the Boiler House itself. A range of items will be provided, including plenty of vegetarian options.

If you have any dietary requirements, please mention them in your registration form or contact us directly.


Sandman Signature Hotel Newcastle is a 4-star deluxe hotel situated in the City Centre, opposite St James Park Stadium and just a short walk from Newcastle University. The hotel boasts 170 bedrooms, 70 of which have kitchen facilities for extended stay. With onsite parking, a rooftop fitness facility and popular bar and restaurant, the hotel is ideal for visiting delegates.

There are also many other hotels in the centre of Newcastle.


Questions about the conference should be emailed to

The conference organisers are Chris Graham and Christian Lawson-Perfect. They will be in the venue to help with any problems during the scheduled hours, and available by email at other times.

Chris Graham
Christian Lawson-Perfect
Christian Lawson-Perfect -

The School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics General Office can be reached by telephone on +44 191 208 3944.