U3A Lectures – Term 1, 2018

If you are not a regular member and would like to attend any of these talks, please contact the Class Captain beforehand

Caloundra

Class Captain:  Mary Ann Wright, telephone 5493 2173

7 February: Ian W Wilson – Exploring Medieval Manuscripts – how to study the beauty of medieval illuminators’ artistry
14 February: Ruth Fiechtner – Aloe Vera – nature’s wonder, the
medicine plant in the botanical kingdom
21 February: Ron Dickinson – The Importance and Role of Serendipity in Discovery
28 February: Tim Meterlekemp – Kruger National Park
7 March: Graeme Heap – Cognitive Thinking as Applied to Groups and Committees
14 March: Richard Webb – Infant attachment and its impact on later life
21 March: Win Fowles – Military Hits and Myths
28 March: Jim Hales – Social Media Explained

Maleny

Class Captain:  Marty Foster, telephone 5494 1212

6 February: Rob Taylor – Bigger or Better. Population growth in Australia and the World 
13 February: Denise Simmons- Chronic Disease Management
20 February: Karl Tietze –the NBN – What to Expect
27 February: Andrew Wallace – The Cartoon—an Undervalued Art Form
6 March: John Saint Smith – UBI and the Ecosystem – How we were led into a dangerous predicament by capitalism unleashed by the Industrial Revolution, and a simple solution that has been hiding under our noses for centuries
13 March: Jim Hales – Social Media Explained
20 March: Jerry McBrien – the Outbreak of World War 2 in the Pacific
27 March: Dr Tom Hewitt – It’s all around us: the good the bad and the ugly of environmental graphic design

Mudjimba

Class Captain: Bob Brady, telephone 5478 9006

8 February: George Walker – Tropical Cyclones
15 February: Gary Flanagan – Which came first, Beer or Bread
22 February: Dale Jacobson – Antarctica and the Ross sea
1 March: Dr Tom Hewitt – It’s all around us: the good the bad and the ugly of environmental graphic design 
8 March: Bob Railton – No Detectives Please – We’re British How the “continental or French system” of policing influenced the introduction of detectives in Victorian Britain.
15 March: Jim Hales – Social Media Explained
22 March: Bob Fayle – Further Experiences Patrolling in Papua New Guinea
29 March: Karl Tietze –the NBN – What to Expect

Nambour

Class Captain:  Margaret Boyd, telephone 5478 6245

7 February: Pam Spicer – Sign Language interpretation
14 February: Paul Ryan – Wood as Fuel Through the Ages
21 February: Don Patterson – Are you ready for the disaster season?
28 February: Russell Sturgess- The Cathar Code – A Medieval Cure For Modern Lifestyle Diseases
7 March: Jim Hales – Social Media Explained
14 March: Dr Ken Lynn – The Minoan Civilisation and the Decipherment of Linear B
21 March: Peter Benkendorff – Molluscs
28 March: Andrew Wallace – The Cartoon—an Undervalued Art Form

USC Sippy Downs

Class Captain:  Ann Main, telephone 5479 1808

6 February: Sam Bateman – The South China Sea – why it is a regional “hot spot”
13 February: Ken Granger – Balloons to Blackbirds: a short history of photo intelligence
20 February: SCLS : Piano Forte– a play to move minds Helping seniors understand their legal rights
27 February: David Simons – The Care of Fresh Plant Produce
6 March: Ian W Wilson -Exploring Medieval Manuscripts – how to study the beauty of medieval illuminators’ artistry from the comfort of the Sunshine Coast
13 March: Brian Garsden – Some Thoughts on Design of Things We Use
20 March: Jim Hales – Social Media Explained
27 March: Dr Jamie Harris – 100 Ways to Slash Your Dental Bills