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 2020

DateSubjectSpeaker
18th MarchMeeting CANCELLEDDue to current advice
1st AprilMeeting CANCELLEDDue to current advice
15th AprilMeeting CANCELLEDDue to current advice
6th MayRoald AmundsenCarol Mitchell
20th MayThe BrainJudy Peddie
3rd JuneTBA
17th JuneFibinacci NumbersNick Fay
1st JulyTBA
15th JulyTBA
5th August** NO MEETING **
19th AugustWildlife of LondonKabir Kaul
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Antiques & Collectables Art - Mixed Media
Art Appreciation Backgammon
Badminton Ballroom & Sequence Tea Dance
Bird Watching Group Book Group
Book Group 1 Book Group 2
Book Group 3 Book Group 4
Bridge Beginners Bridge Improvers
Canal Art and Culture Canasta
Chamber Concerts Chess
Chinese Beginners Mandarin Computer Club
Creative Writing Cribbage
Cryptic Crosswords Current Affairs
Digital Photography Ecclesiastical Architecture
Family History Film Studies 1
Film Studies 2 French Beginners
French Improvers French Intermediate 1
French Intermediate 2 Garden Appreciation 1
Garden Appreciation 2 Garden Appreciation 3
Gardening (Hands On) Geology
German Beginners German Conversation
German Intermediate Guitar
History Interknit Cafe
Interknit Cafe 3 Italian Beginners
Italian Improvers Italian Improvers 2
Italian Improvers 3 Kids Abroad
Local History London Walks
Mahjongg Meditation
Military History Mind Your Language
Opera Appreciation 1 Painting For Pleasure
Petanque Play Reading 2
Poetry for Pleasure Quilting
Rambling Rodney's MOOC Recommendations
Rodney's Podcast Recommendations Rummikub
Science Technology Scottish Country Dancing
Scrabble Singers U3A
Social History Spanish 1
Spanish 2 Spanish Beginners
Spanish Improvers 1 Spanish Improvers 2
Sunday Concerts Tai Chi
Tenpin Bowling Theatre Visits
Theology Travel Experience Group
Ukulele Welsh
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