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September Event and AGM

Fellow skeptics, While Canberra is currently COVID-19 free, the environment is still very uncertain and, therefore, we will not be holding any in-person events any time soon. We all hope that we are able to return to some degree of normalcy … Continue reading

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August Event: Successes and Failures of Science, Skepticism, and Critical Thinking

Canberra Skeptics Proudly Presents: Successes and Failures of Science, Skepticism, and Critical Thinking Date and Time: Sunday, 16 August 2020, 10:00am – 11:00am, AEST How to join: Register via Zoom – https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_5mckiv08Q1-4o8luao_6lg Events over the last 12 months have demonstrated … Continue reading

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2020

Fellow skeptics, In light of the increasing spread of COVID-19, and the need to practice social distancing, I have hereby decided to cancel all Canberra Skeptics events for the foreseeable future. Once it is deemed safe to do so, we will … Continue reading

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March Event

**CANCELLATION** Fellow skeptics, It is with great regret that I must inform you that, due to the growing threat presented by COVID-19, I have decided to cancel the upcoming Friday, 13th March talk. I did not make this decision lightly, but I did so out an abundance … Continue reading

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February Event

Canberra Skeptics proudly presents: A contemporary look at scams in Australia Date: Thursday, 13 February 2020 Time: 6:00 to 7:30pm Speaker: Alex Meaney Venue: Room 2, Belconnen Community Service, 26 Chandler Street, Belconnen ACT 2616 Cost: Free   Scamwatch, run by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), receives … Continue reading

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January Event: Social BBQ (and AGM 2.0)

Canberra Skeptics is excited to look forward to 2020 and we can’t wait to bring you some great events this year! We’ll be starting, as always, with our annual barbecue! Canberra Skeptics Inc. invites you to come enjoy a BBQ … Continue reading

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Dec 10: Skeptics vs Grief Vampires

Canberra Skeptics proudly presents: Skeptics vs Grief Vampires Date: December 10 Time: 6:00 to 7:30pm Speaker: Susan Gerbic and Mark Edward Venue: Room 2, Belconnen Community Service, 26 Chandler Street, Belconnen ACT 2616 Cost: Free Susan Gerbic and her partner … Continue reading

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November Event: Effective Altruism

Canberra Skeptics proudly presents: Effective Altruism: How to do the most good Date: Tuesday, 12 November 2019 Time: 6:00 to 7:30pm Speaker: Nick Anyos and Huon Porteous Venue: Room 2, Belconnen Community Service, 26 Chandler Street, Belconnen ACT 2616 Cost: … Continue reading

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September: Understanding the Online Manosphere

Canberra Skeptics proudly presents: Understanding the Online Manosphere Date: Tuesday, 10th September 2019 Time: 6:00 to 7:30pm Speaker: Simon Copland Venue: Room 2, Belconnen Community Service, 26 Chandler Street, Belconnen ACT 2615 Cost: Free In April 2018 Alek Minassian sped … Continue reading

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August Event: Womens’ Woo: Pseudo-Science and Women’s Health

Date: Tuesday, 13 August 2019 Time: 6:00 to 7:30pm Speaker: Trish Hann Venue: Law Lecture Theatre, Law School Building #5, Fellows Road, ANU Cost: Free This talk is a tour through the world of women’s woo. There’s probably more of … Continue reading

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