Hillingdon

Science Technology

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Interest Group leaders: Carol Mitchell & Hilary Place
Meeting information: 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 10am to 12pm.
Meeting venue: Hillingdon.

** We will now run Hybrid meetings - face-to-face in the venue and on Zoom. **

Any Hu3a member is welcome to join the group, even if you just want a taster. You can contact Carol via the 'Click to send a message!' above.

The format of our meetings is that 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 & Material Science
  • Genes and DNA. Evolution. Health.
  • Medicine. Medical 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.

So our meetings are suitable for all levels.

Our 2022 Programme (all now back in the hall)

DateSubjectSpeaker
6th JulyBenjamin FranklinCarol Mitchell
20th JulyBloodCarol Mitchell
3rd AugustNO MEETINGNo Meeting
17th AugustTBATBA
7th SeptemberRadiooactivityJudith Sinclair
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