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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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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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