Science & Environment

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We have covered a wide range of topics under the science umbrella, including Astronomy, Chemistry, Geology and Maths. Social sciences have included a look at a number of environmental issues and our sessions on the Circular Economy with Catherine Weetman of Rethinkglobal are available for free here.

Our Astronomy Tutor, Dr Adrian Jannetta, returns on Saturday 13 January 2024 with a five part online course Cosmic Frontiers: A Journey from the Solar System to the Multiverse (full details here). The course runs from 11.00am-12 noon on Saturdays 13, 20, 27 January, and 3, 10 February. You can also follow Adrian on Twitter and Instagram, and lots of useful local astronomical news, photos and commentaries can be found on the website of the Northumberland Astronomical Society here.

Congratulations to our geology tutor, Alison Tymon, on recently being elected a Distinguished Fellow of the Edinburgh Geological Society. Alison returns in March for three lectures on the later geological history of Britain. The course will describe the rocks, fossils and structures from the Carboniferous period to the present day. Fridays 8, 15, 22 March, 10.00am-12 noon, William Elder Building, Berwick upon Tweed, TD15 1JT. Full details here.

No previous knowledge is assumed for any of our courses and all are welcome