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 Bridge practice *Coxon Discuss & Write Poetry
*Coxon Introduction to Hatha Yoga *Coxon Local History Discussion
*Coxon Philosophy taster *Coxon Shortmat Bowls
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
Board and Card Games Bridge - Beginners
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
Discussion 1 Discussion 2
Economics Discussion Group Film Appreciation
French - Beginners Plus French - Culture and Conversation
French - Improvers French - Intermediate
Garden Club Genealogy Group
German - Conversation German - Improvers
German - Intermediate Greek / Latin Continuers
Handbell Ringing Hatha Yoga
Italian - Beginners Italian - Continuers
Italian - Intermediate Italian - Third Year
Jazz and Big Bands Local History 1
Local History 2 Local History 3
Local History 4 Mindfulness and Meditation
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 - Modern Novels Reading 1
Reading 2 Reading Wittgenstein
Science & Technology Sewing
Shakespeareance 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 - Beginners Spanish - Beginners Plus
Spanish - Continuers Spanish Conversation
Table Tennis 1 Table Tennis 2
Tennis Thinking Allowed
Transport and Machinery Travel
Ukulele Walks - Long 1
Walks - Long 2 Walks - Short