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'LOCKDOWN' UPDATE
Conventional meetings are cancelled until further notice but we now meet by video conferencing using Zoom.

The next meeting will be at 2.00pm, Friday, Sept 24, by ZOOM video conferencing. There will be a presentation kindly given by Alan Donnithorne (an Ealing U3a member) entitled The Scientific Examination of Drawings by Leonardo da Vinci in the Royal Collection.

All U3A members are welcome to join the meeting. You may contact the convener through the blue bird on the top right of this page.

The Zoom link will be sent on the preceding day.

A visit has yet to be made to The King’s Arms and The Forester to assess their suitability for in-the-flesh meetings under the current COVID guidelines. In the meantime, the convener would be glad to have your views as to ‘flesh vs Zoom’ and the two possible venues.

Our meeting on Oct 29 will be on Science in the News. It is not too soon to collect your material!

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Science

The group operates by means of exposition, discussion and joint enquiry. Some sessions are led by members who have a background in science who give a presentation on a chosen subject. Some examples are Evolution, The Periodic Table, Medical Imaging and Genetic Diseases. In Science in the News sessions, usually held once or twice a term, members of the group speak for a few minutes on some aspect of science or technology published in the popular media or in scientific journals which have caught their attention. Each presentation is discussed by the group.

From Feb 2020 meetings will be held at a new time, from 1pm to 3pm on the last Friday of the month in The King's Arms, 55 The Grove, Ealing, W5 5DX (but see above)
Everyone with an interest in science or technology is welcome.You don't have to a be scientist to join the group, just have a curiosity about the world around us. There is room for a few more members.

Convener: Mike Black, tel 020 8997 5503 or email through the blue bird above

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