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July Event: What can cognitive psychology tell us about why we lay awake worrying at night instead of sleeping?

Canberra Skeptics proudly presents: What can cognitive psychology tell us about why we lay awake worrying at night instead of sleeping? Date: Tuesday, 16 July 2019 Time: 6:00 to 7:30pm Speaker: Bronwyn Milkins Venue: Room 2, Belconnen Community Service, 26 … Continue reading

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June Event: Skeppist Fallacies: Myths and Misconceptions about Beekeeping

Canberra Skeptics proudly presents: Skeppist Fallacies: Myths and Misconceptions about Beekeeping Date: Thursday, 13 June 2019 Time: 6:00 to 7:30pm Speaker: Frank Derwent Venue: Room 2, Belconnen Community Service, 26 Chandler Street, Belconnen ACT 2615 Cost: Free Successful bee management … Continue reading

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May Event: Secret Scientists: Australian code-breakers in the Second World War

Canberra Skeptics proudly presents: Secret Scientists: Australian code-breakers in the Second World War Date: Tuesday, 14 May 2019 Time: 6:00 to 7:30pm Speaker: David Dufty Venue: Belconnen Community Service, 26 Chandler Street, Belconnen ACT 2616 Cost: Free During the second … Continue reading

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April event: May the odds be ever in your favour: Supersitions and Elite Athletes

Canberra Skeptics proudly presents: May the odds be ever in your favour: Supersitions and Elite Athletes Date: Tuesday, 16 April 2019 Time: 6:00 to 7:30pm Speaker: Kristine Dun Venue: Belconnen Community Service, 26 Chandler Street, Belconnen ACT 2616 (Entry on … Continue reading

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February 12: Talking Plain about GMOs

Canberra Skeptics proudly presents: Talking plain about GMOs   Date: Tuesday, 12 March 2019 Time: 6:00 to 7:30pm Speakers: Jose Barrero and Marina Trigueros Venue: Belconnen Community Service, 26 Chandler Street, Belconnen ACT 2616 (Entry on Swanson Court) Cost: Free   Humans have been using breeding for thousands of … Continue reading

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‘Fake News’: what it is; how it works; and how to counter it

Date: Tuesday, 12 February 2019 Time: 6:00 to 7:30pm Speaker: Jeff Malone Venue: Belconnen Community Service, 26 Chandler Street, Belconnen ACT 2616 Cost: Free In this presentation, Jeff Malone provide a critical account of the phenomena of (sic) ‘fake news’, … Continue reading

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Dec 16: Principles of Curiosity

Principles of Curiosity When: December 16, 3.00pm Where: King O’Malleys ‘Principles of Curiosity is a free film from Skeptoid Media. It presents a general introduction to the foundations of scientific skepticism and critical thinking, focusing on a simple process we … Continue reading

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October: Memes and Tremes: From biology to the future of Artificial Intelligence

“Memes and Tremes: From biology to the future of Artificial Intelligence”
Speaker: Dr Susan Blackmore
When: October 15, 6.30 pm
Where: Ainslie Football Club Continue reading

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January Social BBQ

January Social BBQ Canberra Skeptics Inc. invites you to come enjoy a BBQ and games with your fellow skeptics! There are picnic tables available, but feel free to bring camp chairs or blankets. We will provide sausgaes and bread, but … Continue reading

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January 24, 2018: Senate Public Hearing, Therapeutic Goods Amendment Bill 2017, ANU

Senate Public Hearing, Therapeutic Goods Amendment Bill 2017, ANU, January 24, 2018 The Department of Health, the Therapeutics Goods Administration (TGA) and the Health Minister’s Office have been trying to bypass the Senate Committee system on the Therapeutic Goods Amendment … Continue reading

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