Online courses summary

Summary of courses and talks presented via Zoom

Although many presentations can now take place face-to-face, some courses delivered via Zoom will continue.  Members may attend Zoom courses across any region.

More information about the specific presentations may be found on the hosting region’s site, linked here under More Information. Scroll to find courses which are presented weekly or fortnightly over the whole semester, for example – language courses, discussion groups and more.

 

Date

Time

Topic

How to book

More information

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Wednesday 3 February 10:00-11:45 The Evolution of Humans – recent fossil and DNA evidence
Kevin Murray
Mary Healy-North Eastern
Tuesday 9 February 10:00-12:00 The Achaemenids Part I
Leader: Sue Bailey Presenter: John Tidmarsh
MyU3A Greater Western
Wednesday 10 February 1:30-3:30  Big Moments of Science: CoVid Virus; the Unseen Enemy
Punchi Dassanayake
David Malone Upper North
Wednesday 17 February 10:00-11:45 Coronavirus – the Unseen Enemy
Punchi Dassanayake
Mary Healy-North Eastern
Thursday 18 February 10:00-12:00 GABA enriched tea
Graham Johnston
MyU3A Harbourside North
Tuesday 23 February 10:00-12:00 The Achaemenids Part II
Leader: Sue Bailey Presenter: John Tidmarsh
MyU3A Greater Western
Wednesday 24 February 10:00-11:45 Beating Depression and Developing Resilience
Dr Christine Lopinski
Mary Healy-North Eastern
Wednesday 24 February 1:30-3:30  Big Moments of Science: An Overview of the Recycling Industry
David Malone
David Malone Upper North
Thursday 25 February 10:00-12:00 Sustainability and Insights from Maori Culture
Ruth Irwin
MyU3A Harbourside North
Thursday 4 March 10:00-12:00 Bee Amazed
Judy Sleijpen
MyU3A Harbourside North
Tuesday 9 March 10:00-12:00 The Achaemenids Part III
Leader: Sue Bailey  Presenter: John Tidmarsh
MyU3A Greater Western
Wednesday 10 March 1:30-3:30  Big Moments of Science: Living with the Anthropocene
Kevin Murray
David Malone Upper North
Thursday 11 March 10:00-12:00 Navigate “My Health Record”
Sally Harrold
Register using this link Harbourside North
Wednesday 17 March 10:00-11:45 Healthy Brain Ageing
Dr Christine Lopinski
Mary Healy-North Eastern
Thursday 18 March 10:00-12:00 Japanese and Midget Submarines
Noel Phelan
MyU3A Harbourside North
Tuesday 23 March 10:00-12:00 The Achaemenids Part IV
Leader: Sue Bailey Presenter: John Tidmarsh
MyU3A Greater Western
Wednesday 24 March 1:30-3:30  Big Moments of Science: Waves; Music of the Spheres
Laurie Wilson
David Malone Upper North
Thursday 25 March 10:00-12:00 Design and Construction of Barangaroo
Adrian Pilton
MyU3A Harbourside North
Tuesday 6 April 10:00-12:00 HMAS Melbourne and the HMAS Voyager
Leader: Sue Bailey Presenter: Noel Phelan
MyU3A Greater Western
Wednesday 7 April 1:30-3:30  Big Moments of Science: Radio Astronomy in Australia
Peter Kinna
David Malone Upper North
Wednesday 14 April 10:00-11:45 DNA: How Did it Build You and Me
Punchi Dassanayake
Mary Healy-North Eastern
Tuesday 20 April 10:00-12:00 Weapons of Mass Destruction Part I
Leader: Sue Bailey Presenter: Punchi Dassanayake
MyU3A Greater Western
Wednesday 21 April 1:30-3:30  Big Moments of Science: The 2019-2020 Bushfires
Dick Whitaker
David Malone Upper North
Wednesday 21 April 10:00-11:45 Epigenetics
Punchi Dassanayake
Mary Healy-North Eastern
Tuesday 4 May 10:00-12:00 Weapons of Mass Destruction Part II
Leader: Sue Bailey Presenter: Punchi Dassanayake
MyU3A Greater Western
Wednesday 5 May 10:00-11:45 The Arab World: a Fascinating Story – Part I
Himanshu Jhala
Mary Healy-North Eastern
Wednesday 5 May 1:30-3:30  Big Moments of Science: Spiders in and Around the Home and Garden
Ian Thompson
David Malone Upper North
Wednesday 12 May 10:00-11:45 The Arab World: a Fascinating Story – Part II
Himanshu Jhala
Mary Healy-North Eastern
Tuesday 18 May 10:00-12:00 Ethics
Leader: Sue Bailey Presenter: Brian Bailey
MyU3A Greater Western
Wednesday 19 May 1:30-3:30  Big Moments of Science: Putting Alternative Medicine to the Test
Kevin Murray
David Malone Upper North
Tuesday 1 June 10:00-12:00 Business Ethics
Leader: Sue Bailey Presenter: Brian Bailey
MyU3A Greater Western
Wednesday 2 June 1:30-3:30 Big Moments of Science: Is the Snowy Ecosystem Under Threat
Jackie Wilson
David Malone Upper North
Wednesday 16 June 1:30-3:30 Big Moments of Science: Digital Disruption in Medicine
Punchi Dassanayake
David Malone Upper North

 

Continuing Courses

 

Day

Time

Course

How to book

More information

weekly from
Monday 11 January
10:00-12:00 You need not agree
Leader: Kevin Murray
Kevin Murray
9997 6078
Northern Beaches
alternate Tues from
12 January
10:00-12:00 Issues and Ideas
Jim Gray and John Brockman
Jim Gray 9680 2873
John Brockman
Upper North
alternate Thurs from
21 January
10:00-12:00 Current Affairs Forum 2
Michael Branagan
Liz Laslett
0410 498 621
Upper North
alternate Mon from
Monday 1 February
10:00-12:00 Mind Body Philosophy
Jock BuselliRETURNING FACE TO FACE IN MARCH
Jock Buselli
94847041
Upper North
weekly from
Monday February 1
10:00-12:00 French Intermediate
Leader: Bill Leach 9579 1251
Howard Nguyen
0415 191 927
Endeavour
weekly from
Monday February 1
12:30-1:30 French conversation
Leader: Bill Leach 9579 1251
Howard Nguyen
0415 191 927
Endeavour
weekly from
Monday February 1
1:00-3:00 Conflict Resolution
Dr Mimi Wellisch
MyU3A Greater Western
weekly from
Monday 1 February
10:00-12:00 German Beginners (continuing)
Michael HummelRETURNING FACE TO FACE FROM 22 FEBRUARY. CHECK IN FACE TO FACE LINK
Michael Hummel
9869 1023
Upper North
alternate weeks from Tuesday 2 February 2:00-4:00 Spanish Conversation
Maria Criado
Jenny Brady
9966 8510
Upper North
alternate weeks from Tuesday 2 February 9:30-11:30 Fun Problem Solving to Keep Our Minds Active
Sandra Sadler
Sandra Sadler
9484 5513
Upper North
alternate Tues from
Tuesday 2 February
10:00-12:00 Tuesday Wordsmiths
Leaders rotate
Liz Laslett
0410498621
Upper North
alternate Wed from
Wednesday 3 February
1:00-3:00 Poetry Appreciation
Robert Plumbe
Robert Plumbe
0407 160 835
Upper North
weekly from
Wednesday 3 February
9:00-12:00 Ukulele for Fun
Dennis Simmons
Barrie Heath
0450 405 526
Upper North
Wednesday 3 February 10:00-11:45 The Evolution of Humans – recent fossil and DNA evidence
Kevin Murray
Mary Healy-North Eastern
weekly from
Wednesday 10 February
10:00-12:00 French Intermediate/Advanced
Ethleen Low
Ethleen Low
0418161706
Upper North
first and third Wed from
Wednesday 3 February
2:00-3:30 Solving Cryptic Crosswords – Intermediate
Rosemary De Gabriele
Rosemary De Gabriele
0404015807
Endeavour
first and third Thurs from
Thursday 4 February
10:00-12:00 Singing for fun  (via Skype)
Barbara Adams
Barbara Adams 0438 299 108
Janice Day 0437 96 325
Endeavour
alternate Thurs from
Thursday 4 February
10:-12:00 Modern and Classic Novels
Maurice O’Donovan
Maurice O’Donovan
9411 8717
Upper North
first Thurs from
Thursday 4 February
2:00-4:00 Travellers on Zoom
Kate Churcher
Kate Churcher
0433 140 900
Endeavour
alternate
Thursday 4 February
10:00-12:00 Music We have Grown Up With
Leader: Howard Ferrer
Howard Ferrer Upper North
alternate from
Monday 8 February
10:00-11:00 Reading Group with a Twist
Judy Buhagiar 
MyU3A Greater Western
second & fourth Tues from
Tuesday 9 February
2:00-4:00 and
1:00-3:00
Discussion Group – information and insight into matters of current social interest
2nd Tuesday: Zoom meeting; 4th Tuesday: face-to-face over lunch
Andrew Maclean 9543 2539
Garry Griffiths
0468 809 332
Endeavour
alternate Tues from
Tuesday 9 February
2:00-4:00 Travel and History Together
Leader: Con Bugden
MyU3A Endeavour
alternate Wed from
10 February
10:15-12:15 The World of Classical Music
Delivered via email.  John Yates
Rick Walter

Upper North
alternate Wed from
Wednesday 10 February
10:00-12:00 Seniors Making Things
Presenter: Philip Mallon
MyU3A Endeavour
alternate Wed from
Wednesday 10 February
10:30-12:00 Italian (advanced)
Leader: Barbara Bertini
Barbara Bertini Eastern
alternate Wed from
Wednesday 10 February
1:30-3:30 More Big Moments in Science
Leader: David Malone
David Malone
0418 440 828
Upper North
alternate Wed from
Wednesday 10 February
1:00-3:00 Our Words – the origin of language
Leaders: Ann Orel and Rachelle Rassaby
Ann Orel 9638 2547
Rachelle Rassaby 9797 2287
Endeavour
alternate Wed from
10 February
10:00-12:00 Science and Technology: Glimpses of our Past, Present and Future
Howard Ferrer
Andrew Bean
99831225
Upper North
alternate Thurs from
11 February
9:30-11:30 Truth in History
Phil PryorRETURNING TO FACE TO FACE FROM 25 FEBRUARY

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Marilyn Pryor
9449 3415
Upper North
weekly from
Thursday 11 February
10:30-12:00 French for Beginners
Leader: Jeanette Pham
Jeanette Pham
0409 751 377
Eastern
weekly from
12 February
10:00-12:00 Creative Photography
Leaders: Laurie Wilson and Ian Thompson
Laurie Wilson 99381454
email preferred
Northern Beaches
weekly from
Thursday18 February
10:2:00 Thursday Mornings via Zoom
Presenters announced on website
MyU3A Harbourside North
Last Tues, monthly, from
Tuesday 23 February
10:30-12:30 Endeavour Monthly Tuesday Talk on topics of general interest
Jim Sloan
Jim Sloan
0404 060 633
Endeavour

 

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