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A Pint of Science in May

Fellow skeptics, As previously mentioned, Canberra Skeptics will not be running a talk in May. Instead, we would be delighted if you attended one of the Pint of Science talk that will be held from 9-10 May.  The details can … Continue reading

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April Event: “It’s written all over your face” with Ben Steward

Canberra Skeptics proudly presents: “It’s written all over your face”: Is it time we updated our understanding of emotion perception? Date: Wednesday, 13 April 2022Time: 6:00pm to 7:00pmSpeaker: Ben StewardPlease register via Demio (https://my.demio.com/ref/dKqzynPO5R0q6X5M) Western philosophy and science have long … Continue reading

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March Guest Speaker and Convention Update

Fellow skeptics, Just a quick reminder that the next Canberra Skeptics webinar will be held tonight. The details are as follows: Beyond the Panopticon: Evidence-Based Approaches to Criminal Justice ReformDate: Tuesday, 15 March 2022Time: 6:00pm to 7:00pmSpeakers: Dr Mindy SotiriPlease … Continue reading

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February and March Events

Fellow skeptics, Just a quick reminder that the next Canberra Skeptics’ webinar is coming up this Tuesday. The details are as follows: Psychedelic-assisted therapies for mental illness: why innovation in treatment is needed now more than ever Date: Tuesday, 15 … Continue reading

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February Event: Psychedelic-assisted therapies for mental illness

Canberra Skeptics proudly presents: Psychedelic-assisted therapies for mental illness: why innovation in treatment is needed now more than ever Date: Tuesday, 15 February 2022Time: 6:00pm to 7:00pm Speakers: Tania de Jong AM, Dr Jennifer Loughnan Please register via Demio(https://my.demio.com/ref/JNkiRnu0JqnO8GuS) Pre-Covid … Continue reading

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November Update + December Guest Speaker: Jay Novella of The Skeptics’ Guide to the Universe

Fellow Skeptics, Due to circumstances beyond our control, the November talk has been moved to Monday, 22 November. The details are as follows:Resourcing Resilience: A Proposed Australian Universal Scheme for National and Community Service (AUSNACS)Date: Monday, 22 November 2021Time: 6:00pm … Continue reading

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November Event: Resourcing Resilience with Prof. John Blaxland

Fellow skeptics, It is so delightful to see that the restrictions that we have endured for so long have eased to a great deal and I hope you have all had a chance to enjoy these restored liberties! The details of … Continue reading

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Canberra Skeptics AGM 2021

Fellow skeptics, It is time for Canberra Skeptics Inc to hold its Annual General Meeting. The details of which are presented below: Canberra Skeptics Annual General MeetingDate – 19 October 2021Time: 7:00pm – 7:40pm Canberra Skeptics Inc. will hold its 2021 AGM on 19 October … Continue reading

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Fake Medicine with Dr Brad McKay/Lockdown in Canberra/Convention 2022

Fellow skeptics, As we continue in this period of lockdown, I, on behalf of the Canberra Skeptics Committee, hope that you and all those you care about are safe and well during this difficult time.  Please do all that you … Continue reading

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August Event: Fake Medicine: Exposing the wellness crazes, cons and quacks costing us our health

Canberra Skeptics proudly presents: Fake Medicine: Exposing the wellness crazes, cons and quacks costing us our health Date: Monday, 16 August 2021 Time: 6:00pm to 7:00pm (AEST) Speaker: Dr Brad McKay Please register via Zoom. (https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_7jpKqQ1QRKOrTflGWF5icg)   Dr Brad McKay, GP and experienced science communicator, investigates the myths, scams and fads … Continue reading

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