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Science

This group is meeting via ZOOM until September

This group started in 2006

Venue

Sacred Heart
Waterlooville
(see map)

Meeting Time

Monthly Second Tuesday
2pm - 4pm

Group Co-ordinator

Lindy Bryant

Contact Via:

Group Liaison (Kevin Stock)
023 9217 9298
Or email via our contacts page

 

The Science group dates back to the foundation of Waterlooville U3A. For several years meetings had taken place in members’ homes, moving to meet in Cowplain Business Centre in 2016 in response growing membership but in 2017 a larger meeting room was needed as our membership passed 25 and we now meet at the Sacred Heart.

Most meetings take place on the second Tuesday of each month with group members taking turns to talk on a scientific or engineering topic of which they either already had background knowledge, or on a subject they have researched specially for the talk. However, we occasionally invite an outside specialist speaker and sometimes arrange visits to local sites of scientific interest.

Any U3A member interested in the activities of the Science Group should contact the Group Coordinator (via Group Liaison - see above) and, where practicable, the member will be invited to attend up to two meetings on a free “taster” basis, after which he/she should confirm interest in joining the group and a periodic, non-returnable, group subscription of £5, will be expected to cover the future cost of hiring meeting rooms.


The 2021 schedule is as follows:

Date 2021 Venue Topic Speaker/Organiser
11th Jan Zoom Life and Death of Stars Steve Broadbent
9th Feb Zoom Hubble - the Telescope Graham Bryant
9th March Zoom Meta - Analysis  John Cook
13th April Zoom Forests and Food Greenpeace
11th May Zoom Weather Ray Howelll
8th June Zoom Medical Investigative imaging John - TBC
13th July Zoom Temperature across the Universe Nick Doll

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