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EU3A News

Note: Up-coming EU3A events are listed on the Events page. This page provides news that may be of general interest.

Heriot-Watt University Memory Lab are conducting several projects that require healthy older adults and would like to recruit through the EU3A. The studies in question pose no risk and we are able to offer reimbursement for travel expenses. Some of these studies do involve the use of Low and High density EEG to measure brain activity although the main project does not use EEG. Contact s.strickland@hw.ac.uk.

Celebrating World Circle Dance Day, Saturday 6th Jul 2019 - Kate Daly, leader of Circle Dancing 1 and Circle Dancing 2 groups, invites EU3A members to join in celebrating World Circle Dance Day at the Charteris Centre, 138-140 Pleasance, Edinburgh EH8 9RR on 6th July. Doors open 12.30pm with dancing from 1.00-4.00 pm, entry cost £7.00. Please contact Kate for further details - see Group Leaders Contact Details.

Save the date for Luminate! EU3A will be showcasing some of its creative groups at the Luminate Festival on Tuesday 28 May, 2-4pm, at Edinburgh Napier University (Craiglockhart campus). The creativity of our members will be on show in many fields, including astronomy, archeology, music, dance, singing, creative writing, art, tapestry and photography. Refreshments will be served. All are welcome! Booking is essential, including participants, by emailing Gary Seath g.seath@napier.ac.uk 0131 455 3214.

University of Edinburgh research: A postdoctoral researcher is currently recruiting participants for a study examining language and cognitive functions. The study involves naming images, listening to tones, and judging whether sentences sound correct. Together, this should take around 45 minutes. The testing will be carried out at 7 George Square and she would be happy to reimburse you for bus fare or parking if you let me know in advance. You will also be given a gift card for participating. If you are interested then contact Madeleine Long at mlong@ed.ac.uk.