Worcester

Science & Technology

At Wichenford Village Hall, postcode WR6 6YY on Mon at 1000hr.

Leader and Contact: Professor Rod Latham.

The principal purpose of the group is to provide a forum for updating U3A members of all professional backgrounds as to what are the modern developments in science and technology. To this end, a key aim of the group is to concentrate on basic concepts, rather than mathematical formalism, and so is of potential interest to anyone who has an enthusiasm for learning about “what makes the world go round”.

The group has grown from an initial nucleus of ten or so members to its present complement of around forty enthusiasts drawn from both the arts and the sciences.

Its meetings consist of a formal presentation (talk or film) for the first hour, followed by coffee and a general discussion of whatever topic is of current interest. By general agreement, this second half of each meeting is particularly appreciated since it adds a social dimension to the Group.

Click here for the Spring Programme.

Rod Latham
May 2017

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*Coxon Folk Dance Workshops *Coxon Handbell ringing introduction *Coxon Introduction to Hatha Yoga *Coxon Landscape Painting Workshop
*Coxon Local History Discussion *Coxon Modern Landscape Painting *Coxon Notebook making *Coxon Philosophy taster
*Coxon Shortmat Bowls *Coxon Spanish Conversation *Coxon Wet Feltmaking Adventures in Music
Ancient World Art - History Art - Painting - Basic Art - Painting - Water Colour
Art - Painting for Pleasure Art and Philosophy Art Discussion Art Painting - Basic 2
Basic Computing Bird Watching Board and Card Games Board and Card Games 2
Bridge - Beginners Bridge - Guided Play Bridge - Improvers Bridge 1 (Duplicate)
Bridge 2 (Rubber/Chicago) Bridge-Gentle Duplicate Chainmaille Jewellery Choir
Crafts Creative Writing Croquet Cryptic Crosswords
Cycling - Short Cycling Long Dancing - Ballroom partners Dancing - Belly dancing
Dancing - Flamenco 1 - Beginners Dancing - Flamenco 2 - Improvers Dancing - Line Beginners Dancing - Line Improvers Stage 1
Dancing - Line Improvers Stage 2 Dancing - Tap Beginners Dancing - Tap Intermediate Dancing- Tap Improvers
Discussion 1 Discussion 2 Economics Discussion Group Family History
Film Appreciation French - Beginners Plus French - Culture and Conversation French - Improvers
French - Intermediate Garden Club German - Conversation German - Intermediate
German Beginners German Beginners 2 German for Improvers Greek / Latin Continuers
Handbell Ringing Italian - 2nd Year Italian - Beginners Italian - Continuers
Italian - Intermediate Jazz & Big Bands Local History 1 Local History 2
Local History 3 Local History 4 Mindfulness and Meditation Modern Novels
Music Appreciation Philosophy Photography - Audio Visual Photography - Creative
Photography - Practical Play Reading 1 Play Reading 2 Poetry Circle
Poetry for Enjoyment Poetry for Pleasure Reading 1 Reading 2
Science & Technology Sewing Short Mat Bowling Short Mat Bowling 2
Short Mat Bowling 3 Short Mat Bowling 4 Short Mat Bowling 5 Short Mat Bowling 6
Short Mat Bowling 7 Spanish - Continuers 1 Spanish - Continuers 2 Spanish Beginners
Spanish Conversation Table Tennis 1 Table Tennis 2 Tennis
Thinking Allowed Transport and Machinery Travel Ukulele
Walks - Long 1 Walks - Long 2 Walks - Short
More Group Pages
*Coxon Belly dancing introduction *Coxon Bridge practice
*Coxon Discuss & Write Poetry *Coxon Flamenco Introduction
*Coxon Folk Dance Workshops *Coxon Handbell ringing introduction
*Coxon Introduction to Hatha Yoga *Coxon Landscape Painting Workshop
*Coxon Local History Discussion *Coxon Modern Landscape Painting
*Coxon Notebook making *Coxon Philosophy taster
*Coxon Shortmat Bowls *Coxon Spanish Conversation
*Coxon Wet Feltmaking Adventures in Music
Ancient World Art - History
Art - Painting - Basic Art - Painting - Water Colour
Art - Painting for Pleasure Art and Philosophy
Art Discussion Art Painting - Basic 2
Basic Computing Bird Watching
Board and Card Games Board and Card Games 2
Bridge - Beginners Bridge - Guided Play
Bridge - Improvers Bridge 1 (Duplicate)
Bridge 2 (Rubber/Chicago) Bridge-Gentle Duplicate
Chainmaille Jewellery Choir
Crafts Creative Writing
Croquet Cryptic Crosswords
Cycling - Short Cycling Long
Dancing - Ballroom partners Dancing - Belly dancing
Dancing - Flamenco 1 - Beginners Dancing - Flamenco 2 - Improvers
Dancing - Line Beginners Dancing - Line Improvers Stage 1
Dancing - Line Improvers Stage 2 Dancing - Tap Beginners
Dancing - Tap Intermediate Dancing- Tap Improvers
Discussion 1 Discussion 2
Economics Discussion Group Family History
Film Appreciation French - Beginners Plus
French - Culture and Conversation French - Improvers
French - Intermediate Garden Club
German - Conversation German - Intermediate
German Beginners German Beginners 2
German for Improvers Greek / Latin Continuers
Handbell Ringing Italian - 2nd Year
Italian - Beginners Italian - Continuers
Italian - Intermediate Jazz & Big Bands
Local History 1 Local History 2
Local History 3 Local History 4
Mindfulness and Meditation Modern Novels
Music Appreciation Philosophy
Photography - Audio Visual Photography - Creative
Photography - Practical Play Reading 1
Play Reading 2 Poetry Circle
Poetry for Enjoyment Poetry for Pleasure
Reading 1 Reading 2
Science & Technology Sewing
Short Mat Bowling Short Mat Bowling 2
Short Mat Bowling 3 Short Mat Bowling 4
Short Mat Bowling 5 Short Mat Bowling 6
Short Mat Bowling 7 Spanish - Continuers 1
Spanish - Continuers 2 Spanish Beginners
Spanish Conversation Table Tennis 1
Table Tennis 2 Tennis
Thinking Allowed Transport and Machinery
Travel Ukulele
Walks - Long 1 Walks - Long 2
Walks - Short