Lectures for the general public interested in science
The Society organises lectures aimed at the general public with an interest in the physical sciences.
The speakers are authorities in their subjects with national/international reputations but are good communicators. Lecture programme precis 2018-19 Lecture programme full detail
Annual Subscriptions: Full membership £5, Students: All students are automatically members of the Society.
Visitors: are invited to give £1.50
Meetings are held at 7.00 pm in Lecture Theatre 1, Richmond Building,
University of Portsmouth, Portland Street, Portsmouth PO1 3DE,
by kind permission of the Vice-Chancellor and Governors of the University. Please be seated by 6.55pm.
IET Solent area Retired Members lectures
The Retired Members Section holds technical meetings normally on the fourth Wednesday of the months September to April, excluding December.
Meetings are held in the Blue Lagoon Suite, Hilsea Lido, London Road, Portsmouth, PO2 9RP.
Invited speakers give lectures ranging from system and equipment design, manufacture and application, through reviews of national projects
and services, to histories of famous scientists and engineers. Our own members are encouraged to give talks.
"Extract from August 18 Newsletter regarding Lecture on Future
challenges for electrified road transportation " "Outline of Lecture programme 2018 Sept to Jan 2019"
Meetings are open to all members who find it convenient to attend a daytime event and members'
guests and visitors are very welcome. Meetings, which are free of charge, begin with refreshments from 10:00, with the lecture
and discussion running from 10:30 until around 12:00.
Beta Plus Computer Club
A Computer club based in Funtington
This remarkable membership organisation has around 80 members. It is not simply a bunch of old geeks.
It meets formally twice a month on a Tuesday -see: "Beta Plus web site"
In addition there are a number of interst groups which meet on monthly basis
- interest topics include interest in Android, Apple, Web, ...
Formal meetings in the near future:
Autumn programme outline