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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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June Event: Learning from Indigenous memory methods with Dr Lynne Kelly

Canberra Skeptics proudly presents: Learning from Indigenous memory methods Date: Monday, 14 June 2021 Time: 6:00pm to 7:00pm (AEDT) Speaker: Dr Lynne Kelly Please register via Zoom. (https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ig5zmwgtTJW2Puey5WsSlQ) Indigenous cultures are usually represented as living in a fog of superstition … Continue reading

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May Event: What is Humanism with Mary-Anne Cosgrove

Canberra Skeptics proudly presents: What is Humanism Date: Wednesday, 12 May 2021 Time: 6:00pm to 7:00pm (AEDT) Speaker: Mary-Anne Cosgrove Please register via Zoom. (https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_MD0h0gVDRCC-RGfusEDdaA) For tens, even hundreds of thousands of years, humans have been wondering about their place … Continue reading

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April Event: The Great Australian Psychic Prediction Project

Canberra Skeptics proudly presents: The Great Australian Psychic Prediction Project Date: Tuesday, 13 April 2021 Time: 6:00pm to 7:00pm (AEDT) Speaker: Richard Saunders Please register via Zoom. (https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_C_CFKd9mTai8rHkYSrqRRQ) Year after year, especially around December and January, morning TV shows, radio and … Continue reading

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March Event: Nuking the Moon

Canberra Skeptics proudly presents: Nuking the Moon: An interview with Dr. Vince Houghton Date: Sunday, 14 March 2021 Time: 12:00pm to 1:00pm (AEDT) Speaker: Dr. Vince Houghton Please register via Zoom. (https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Kq91DMniT66YXElNOK_vug) The world of intelligence and espionage is one … Continue reading

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February Event and Skeptics in the Pub

Fellow skeptics, I trust that you all had an enjoyable Christmas and New Year and are looking forward to 2021. As discussed late last year, Canberra Skeptics was planning to restart the Skeptics in the Pub. I am delighted to … 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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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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