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Programme of Meetings Scheduled for 2020
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Geoff Kirby Presentations
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48 min Presentation
given December 2016
67 min Presentation
given December 2017
Early History of
Mathematics Quirky
Astronomy

Date

Speaker

Topic

2020



15 January

John Hale

Feature Film: “Life Story” - The Discovery of DNA

19 February

Michael Edmonds

Observing the Effects of Nerve Damage in Diabetes

18 March

Malcolm Haas

The Mind and our Lives - ‘Taking the road less travelled’

Meeting postponed

15 April

Phil Judkins

Science, Theft and Treachery

Meeting postponed until April 2021

20 May

David Harris

Zoom Meeting Online:   What is Time?

17 June

Phil Judkins

Zoom Meeting Online:   Secrets and Spies

15 July

Michael Bailey

Zoom Meeting Online:   The LYON that Roared:
The Archaeology of an Early Steam Locomotive

19 August

Geoff Kirby

Zoom Meeting Online:   Covid-19: The Statistics

16 September


[No meeting currently scheduled]

21 October

Richard Cottrell

Sir Jack Drummond - Scientist, Icon or Spy?

18 November

Jim White

[Details to follow]

16 December

Michael Wardle

The Magic of Mathematics …
    … and The Mathematics of Magic (Part 1)