Hillingdon

Science Technology

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Interest Group leader: Peter Underwood
Meeting information: Meets on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 10am to 12pm.
Meeting venue: Hillingdon.

Members speak on their chosen subject.

All the ‘ologies, physics, chemistry and their importance in everything around us - now and in the future.

  • Great Scientists and Engineers and their achievements
  • How things are designed, made and work
  • Plants and Animals
  • Earth, Planets and the Universe. The Big Bang
  • Maths in Arts, Science and Engineering
  • All Materials and their applications
  • Genes and DNA. Evolution. Health.
  • Medicine. Medical applications of Science and Technology.
  • All sources of energy. Energy efficiency. Energy security.
  • Nuclear Energy. Uses of Radioactivity.
  • Oil or gas limited? Then what?
  • Applications of Chemicals
  • Weather. Water. Global Warming.
  • Geology, Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Tsunami
  • Manmade disasters
  • Nanotechnology
  • Computers and digital everything.
  • Structures, Bridges
  • Gadgets. Puzzles.

Suitable for all levels.

Programme for 2019

DateSubjectSpeaker
7th August** No Meeting **
21st AugustLunch Outing
4th SeptemberClouds and WeatherNick Fay
18th SeptemberTBATBA
2nd OctoberArtificial Inteligence in MedicalProf Sir Micheal Brady FRS
16th OctoberTBATBA
6th NovemberTBATBA
20th NovemberTBATBA
4th DecemberTBATBA
18th DecemberTBATBA

Programme for 2020

DateSubjectSpeaker
1st January 2020** No Meeting **
15th January 2020The TidesAndy Austin
5th February 2020The North PoleCarol Mitchell
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