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Join our weekly quiz! Chris Wright, the subject advisor for Quizzing, has put together six weekly quizzes to challenge you and get you thinking. Get the first one here, u3a.org.uk/component/cont… #Quizzing #KeepingInTouch
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'I went on another walk today We met a couple of friends and stopped for a brief chat, keeping our distance A small encounter like this keeps everyone sane I think.' U3A members are contributing to a Living History Diary Project Read more sources.u3a.org.uk #keepingintouch
@The_Globe are also streaming fortnightly plays - starting tonight with Hamlet #Shakespeare #KeepingInTouch
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The U3A Shakespeare Subject Advisor has found these resources so members can keep learning about the Bard: @TheRSC has lots of info, including links to plays you can watch, rsc.org.uk/education/abou… You can do virtual tours of @ShakespeareBT shakespeare.org.uk/visit/plan-you… #keepingintouch
RT @MagU3a: In the Spring issue of TAM, out this week, @BBCSpringwatch presenter @IoloWilliams2 is our cover star. He talks about the crisi…

Opening Doors to Health and Wellbeing

Members of Canterbury and District U3A Research Group have become part of an exciting project, at the University of Kent’s Centre for Health Studies (CHSS).

U3A member Jacky Moore said, “Being a part of the Canterbury and District U3A Research Group has opened up new and interesting opportunities. The Opening Doors to Research Group project at CHSS has provided a chance to become involved in health initiatives and research across a wide spectrum.

“I have become what they call a PPI (Patient & Public Involvement) representative in the project 'Developing Undergraduate Curriculum Resources on Health & Work in Medical Education'.

“The aim of this research is to ensure doctors are confident in discussing health and work issues with patients, the importance of work to a person's wellbeing, how work can ultimately improve health, and to recognise when patients are ready for work.

“The aim is for this curriculum to be embedded in the Outcomes for Graduates. It's early stages yet but this will be a vital component in improving and identifying the ways medical professionals can support and relate to the health and wellbeing of people returning to work.”