GWS East is a friendly bunch and with regular social activities and educational events, there’s plenty of opportunities to meet, chat, and learn.
Between September and June, we meet at the Mayfield Sports Pavilion on the third Thursday of every month from 7.00-9.00. Come along to participate in scholarly lectures and friendly discussions.
|Schedule of Members Meetings:|
|20 September 2018||Dr Christopher Rynn||Ned the Neanderthal|
|18 October 2018||David Middleton||Caledon at War 1939-1945|
|15 November 2018||Nikki Doig||What lessons from Primary School inform the way we teach University|
|6 December 2018||Holiday Party|
|17 January 2019||Karen Renaud||Cyber security|
|21 February 2019||Sue Dawson||Defending our cities from rising tides|
|21 March 2019||Phil Lyon||
Picnics in the 1930s
|18 April 2019||Jeremy Howard||Flaxopolis: Dundee’s trade with Russia and the Baltic|
|16 May 2019||Niamh NicDaeid||
Smoke alarms: a code of practice’ and AGM
Annual Lunch at Invercarse Hotel: Join us on 23 March for lunch and a talk by Margaret Scott from The People’s Friend.
UWE Meet and Greet hosted by GWS in Dundee.
Note: This year the Literary Dinner is taking a hiatus, but we do plan on resurrecting the event in 2019. If you wish to be part of a committee that plans this dinner, please get in touch.
Past Meetings and Events
21st September 2017: Peggy Hughes (speaker) Dundee Literary Festival (topic)
19th October 2017 (EGM): Roger Illsley (speaker) James Wright Junior, early Dundee industrialist (topic)
16th November 2017: Professor Nicola Innes (speaker) Dentistry Without Drills (topic)
7th December 2017: Quiz Night
18th January 2018: Dr John Grigor (speaker) Does the Food Industry Listen to Me? (topic)
15th February 2018 (EGM): Viola Marx (speaker) Recording reactions to babies in utero (topic)
15th March 2018: Matthew Jarron (speaker) D’Arcy Thompson’s artistic connections (topic)
19th April 2018: Peter Nurick (speaker) Preparing for the V&A (topic)
17th May 2018 (AGM): Dr Gordon McDougall (speaker) The health benefits of eating berries (topic)