Engineering & Science Discussion Group

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The aim of the group is to investigate and discuss in a relaxed environment, Engineering, Science & Technology topics, both natural and man-made, often with a topical relevance.

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Are you interested in exploring the science and engineering that underpins our understanding of the man-made and natural world?

Would you like to join a group who are interested in discussing and understanding more of the scientific and technical world?

Topics for Discussion could be in engineering, science, biology, medicine, astronomy, physics, etc.

The range of topics and format of the meetings will be determined by members.

Initial meetings to be held at a members house at 2:00 pm on the 4th Wednesday of the month.

Engineering; Check out this link for entertainment

 Engineering is Awesome

Science; Check out this quantum physics lecture, but beware it may cause brain damage.

"If you can explain this using common sense and logic, do let me know, because there is a Nobel Prize for you.."


Go to Reports on Past Meetings

Forthcoming Events -

Wednesday, 9 May 2018 - Meeting 2.00pm - Members' Homes

As a result of holiday commitments the April meeting has been postponed to the 9th of May at 2pm.

Poposed topics are;

1  The remarkable lectures by Hans Roslin, including predictions on world population growth and the use of “Gapminder” software to visualise and animate data.

2  The government rates the global outbreak of a deadly flu virus as a major threat to the UK. The BBC Four program “Contagion!”, in which Hannah Fry leads a nationwide experiment to help plan for the next deadly flu pandemic, which could happen at any time. How many will it kill? What can we do about it?

More details will be provided in the week prior to the meeting.

 

09-05-2018 14:00:00 09-05-2018 16:00:00 Europe/London Engineering - Meeting As a result of holiday commitments the April meeting has been postponed to the 9th of May at 2pm. Poposed topics are; 1  The remarkable lectures by Hans Roslin, including predictions on world population growth and the use of “Gapminder” software to visualise and animate data. 2  The government rates the global outbreak of a deadly flu virus as a major threat to the UK. The BBC Four program “Contagion!”, in which Hannah Fry leads a nationwide experiment to help plan for the next deadly flu pandemic, which could happen at any time. How many will it kill? What can we do about it? More details will be provided in the week prior to the meeting.   Members' Homes

Wednesday, 23 May 2018 - Meeting 2.00pm - Members' Homes

23-05-2018 14:00:00 23-05-2018 16:00:00 Europe/London Engineering - Meeting Members' Homes


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Reports on past meetings -

Meeting - March 2018 (report by Dennis Kirby)

Meeting - February 2018 (report by Dennis Kirby)

Meeting - January 2018 (report by Dennis Kirby)

Meeting - November 2017 (report by Dennis Kirby)

Meeting - October 2017 (report by Dennis Kirby)

Initial Meeting - September 2017 (report by Dennis Kirby)

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