Online courses summary

Summary of presentations and courses delivered via Zoom

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Topic

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Thursday, 1 October 2020 10.00- 12.00 Music we grew up with – Music of the 60’s
Speaker: Howard Ferrer
Ros Markham UNR
Friday, 2 October 2020 10.30- 12.30 Using Zoom
Speaker: Ross Bell
book online HSN
Monday, 5 October 2020 10.30- 12.30 The Forecast for D-Day
Speaker: Richard Whitaker
book online HSN
Wednesday, 7 October 2020 10.00- 12.00 The Adventures of Jane New ( 3 sessions- session 1)
Speaker : Malcolm Robertson
book online HSN
Wednesday, 7 October 2020 10.00- 12.00 Industrial revolutions part 2
Speaker : Don Napper
Andrew Bean
UNR
Wednesday, 7 October 2020 1.00- 3.00 Introduction to sensory Science
Speaker : Greg Organ
David Malone
UNR
Thursday, 8 October 2020 Thursday
10.00- 12.00
Charge of Beersheba and Australian light horse warriors
Speaker: Peter Allen
Ian Thompson NB
Monday, 12 October 2020 10.30- 12.30 The ProCan Project
Speaker: Ting Lee
go to HSN webpage HSN
Wednesday, 14 October 2020 10.00- 12.00 The Adventures of Jane New ( 3 sessions- session 2)
Speaker: Malcolm Robertston
book online HSN
Thursday, 15 October 2020 2.00- 4.00 The 2004 Aceh Tsunami
Speaker: Prof Stephen Hill
Joy Pegler CIW
Thursday, 15 October 2020 10.30- 12.30 Bushfires in Australia
Speaker: Richard Whitaker
book online HSN
Thursday, 15 October 2020 10.00- 12.00 Music we grew up with- 1968- 1969 Part 2
Speaker: Howard Ferrer
Ros Markham UNR
Friday, 16 October 2020 10.30- 12.30 Bangaroo Headland
Speaker: Adrian Pilton
Mary Healy-North Eastern
Monday, 19 October 2020 10.30- 12.30 Tech change and investment – Part 1
Speaker: Alec Rubenstein
Mary Healy-North Eastern
Monday, 19 October 2020 10.30- 12.30 The story of MV Krait
Speaker: Noel Phelan
book online HSN
Wednesday, 21 October 2020 10.00- 12.00 The adventures of Jane New ( 3 sessions- session 3)
Speaker: Malcolm Roberston
book online HSN
Wednesday, 21 October 2020 1.00- 3.00 The Inconvenient Truth revisited
Speakers: Jackie Wilson and Joan Scott
David Malone
UNR
Thursday, 22 October 2020 10.00- 12.00 Nuclear energy- Australia’s proud history
Speaker: Martin Thomas
book online HSN
Thursday, 22 October 2020 10.00- 12.00 Medicines- from discovery to market
Speaker: Sunny Yan
Ian Thompson NB
Friday, 23 October 2020 10.30- 12.30 George Orwell
Speaker: Patrick Hutchinson
Mary Healy-North Eastern
Monday, 26 October 2020 10.30- 12.30 Designed for recovery
Speaker: Trevor King
Mary Healy-North Eastern
Monday, 26 October 2020 10.30- 12.30 Women sailors
Speaker: Noel Phelan
book online HSN
Wednesday, 28 October 2020 10.00- 12.00 Healthy brain aging
Speaker: Christine Lopacinski
book online HSN
Thursday, 29 October 2020 10.00- 12.00 Music we grew up with- 1968-1969 Part 3 and the Beatles art 1
Speaker: Howard Ferrer
Ros Markham UNR
Friday, 30 October 2020 10.30- 12.30 Alan Turing 
Speaker: Srinivas
Mary Healy-North Eastern
Monday, 2 November 2020 10.30- 12.30 Musical miniatures-
Speaker: Mary Healy-North
Mary Healy-North Eastern
Monday, 2 November 2020 10.30- 12.30 Our dynamic earth – Part 1
Speaker: Garry Lowder
book online HSN
Wednesday, 4 November 2020 10.00- 12.00 Artistic connections
Speaker: Ruth McGeechan
book online HSN
Wednesday, 4 November 2020 10.00- 12.00 Illicit drugs Part 1
Speaker: Rosemarie Einstein
Andrew Bean
UNR
Wednesday, 4 November 2020 Wednesday
1.00- 3.00
Quackery medicine
Speaker: Ian Thompson
David Malone
UNR
Thursday, 5 November 2020 10.00- 12.00 Digital disruption medicine
Speaker: Punchi Dassanayake
Ian Thompson NB
Friday, 6 November 2020 10.30- 12.30 The Wayside Chapel
Speaker: Graham Anson
Mary Healy-North Eastern
Monday, 9 November 2020 10.30- 12.30 Truth in poetry and philosophy- Part 1
Speaker: Max Deutscher
Mary Healy-North Eastern
Monday, 9 November 2020 10.30- 12.30 Our dynamic earth – Part 2
Speaker: Garry Lowder
book online HSN
Wednesday, 11 November 2020 10.00- 12.00 On Radji Beach
Speaker: Rex Broadbent
book online HSN
Thursday, 12 November 2020 10.00- 12.00 Music we grew up with- The Beatles Story – Part 2
Speaker: Howard Ferrer
Ros Markham UNR
Friday, 13 November 2020 10.30- 12.30 The Minerals Council
Speaker: Stuart Read
Mary Healy-North Eastern
Monday, 16 November 2020 10.30- 12.30 Truth in poetry and philosophy- Part 2
Speaker: Max Deutscher
Mary Healy-North Eastern
Monday, 16 November 2020 10.30- 12.30 Our dynamic earth – Part 3
Speaker: Garry Lowder
book online HSN
Wednesday, 18 November 2020 10.00- 12.00 Keeping women out of jail –
Speaker: Rosalind Strong AM
book online HSN
Wednesday, 18 November 2020 10.00- 12.00 Illicit drugs Part 2
Speaker : Rosemarie Einstein
Andrew Bean UNR
Wednesday, 18 November 2020 Wednesday
1.00- 3.00
Mysteries of the Deep Sea
Speaker :Das Punchi
David Malone
UNR
Thursday, 19 November 2020 2.00- 4.00 Early explorations around the Great South Land Terra Australis
Speaker : Geoff Davidson
Joy Pegler
CIW
Thursday, 19 November 2020 10.00- 12.00 Forecast for D Day –
Speaker: Dick Whittaker
Ian Thompson NB
Friday, 20 November 2020 10.30- 12.30 Future of medicine
Speaker: Alec Rubenstein
Mary Healy-North Eastern
Monday, 23 November 2020 10.30- 12.30 Truth in Poetry and Philosophy Part 3
Speaker: Max Deutscher
Mary Healy-North Eastern
Monday, 23 November 2020 10.30- 12.30 Our Dynamic Earth – Part 4
Speaker: Garry Lowder
book online HSN
Wednesday, 25 November 2020 10.00- 12.00 Coronavirus- COVID 19- What does it do to us?
Speaker: Punchi Dassanayake
book online HSN
Thursday, 26 November 2020 Thursday
10.00- 12.00
Music we grew up with- the Beatles story Part 3
Speaker: Howard Ferrer
Ros Markham UNR
Friday, 27 November 2020 Thursday
10.00- 12.00
Galileo Galilee – his life and works 1564 – 1642
Speaker: Sydney Srinivas
Mary Healy-North Eastern
Monday, 30 November 2020 10.30- 12.30 Truth in Poetry and Philosophy Part 4
Speaker: Max Deutscher
Mary Healy-North Eastern
Monday, 30 November 2020 10.30- 12.30 Falls prevention-
Speaker: Christine Lopacinski
book online HSN
Wednesday, 2 December 2020 10.00- 12.00 Age related Macular Degeneration
Speaker: Dilini Manthilaka
book online HSN
Wednesday, 2 December 2020 Wednesday
10.00- 12.00
Science talk
Speaker: TBA
Andrew Bean
UNR
Thursday, 3 December 2020 10.00- 12.00 Spiders in the home and garden
Speaker: Ian Thompson
Ian Thompson NB
Friday, 4 December 2020 10.30- 12.30 Truth in Poetry and Philosophy Part 5
Speaker: Max Deutscher
Mary Healy-North Eastern
Friday, 4 December 2020 10.00- 12.00 Music we grew up with – Light Opera
Speaker: Howard Ferrer
Ros Markham UNR
Monday, 7 December 2020 10.30- 12.30 An Antarctic adventure
Speaker: David Rosenwax
Mary Healy-North Eastern
Friday, 11 December 2020 10.30- 12.30 Truth in Poetry and Philosophy Part 6
Speaker: Max Deutscher
Mary Healy-North Eastern
Friday, 11 December 2020 10.00- 12.00 Music we grew up with – The World has Talent
Speaker: Howard Ferrer
Ros Markham UNR
Friday, 18 December 2020 10.00- 12.00 Music we grew up with – Music of Protest and Inspiration
Speaker: Howard Ferrer
Ros Markham UNR

 

Continuing Courses

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Course

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Alternate Mondays 10.00-12.00 Russian advanced conversation Richard Bretell
0423 488 023
UNR
Alternate Mondays 10.00-12.00 Mind body philosophy
Leader: Jock Buselli
Jock Buselli
9484 7041
UNR
Every Monday 10.00-12.00 German Intermediate
Leader: Dorothee Schifter
Dorothee Schifter UNR
Alternate Tuesdays 9.30- 11.30 Fun problem solving to keep our minds active
Leader: Sandra Sadler
Sandra Sadler
9484 5513
UNR
Alternate Tuesdays 10.00-12.00 Issues and Ideas
Leaders: Jim Gray and John Brockman
Jim Gray
9680 2873
UNR
Every Wednesday 10.00-12.00 French Intermediate/advanced
Leader: Ethleen Low
Ethleen Low
0418 161 706
UNR
Every Wednesday 9.00-11.00 Ukulele for fun
Leader: Dennis Simmons
Dennis  Simmons
0429 987 842
UNR
Alternate Wednesdays 1.00-3.00 India- the inclusive Civilsation- email and Powerpoint
Leader:Ian de Mellow
Ian de Mellow
9487 1908
UNR
Alternate Wednesdays 1.00-3.00 Poetry Appreciation
Leader: Peter Plumbe
Robert Plumbe
0407 160 835
UNR
Alternate Thursdays 10.30-12.30 Modern and Classic Novels
Leader: Maurice O’Donovan
Maurice O’Donovan
9411 8717
UNR
Alternate Thursdays 9.30-11.30 Truth in History
Leader:Phil Pryor
Marilyn Pryor
0414 493 415
UNR
Alternate Fridays 2.00-4.00 French Conversation
Leader: Mary Lambert
Mary Lambert
9440 2531
UNR