Krauss and Ernst for November 2016 convention – venue update

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The 2016 Australian Skeptics National Convention will be held in Melbourne on November 25-27. The venue will be the Carillo Gantner Theatre, Sydney Myer Asia Centre, University of Melbourne Carlton Campus.

Particularly exciting is that Lawrence Krauss and Edzard Ernst will be among the presenters

Krauss is an American theoretical physicist and cosmologist and a leading advocate of the public understanding of science. In particular, he has lectured and campaigned to reduce the influence of superstition and religious dogma in popular culture.

Ernst is an academic physician and researcher specializing in the study of complementary and alternative medicine. He was formerly Professor of Complementary Medicine at the University of Exeter, the first such academic position in the world. He was recently awarded the John Maddox Prize for “standing up for science”.

Further details will be released as soon as they are available.

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