But skeptics love to be active, and we have lots of other events. Here is your chance to meet us, have fun or just see what we are all about. We welcome newcomers to all our events.
[ Saturday, July 6, 2013; 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm. 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Speaker: Nick Ware Date: Saturday, 6 July 2013 Time: 1:30 – 3:00pm Location: CSIRO Discovery Centre, North Science Road, Acton ACT Free Admission Anthropogenic climate change has been debated in scientific circles for at least 150 years but it was not until 1979, with the publication of the Charney report, that it became politicised. Today, the findings of mainstream science are … Read on »
Canberra Skeptics lecture: Thinking outside the box: how blue green algae, coconut bat soup and the jungles of Guam provide clues to the causes of motor neuron disease
[ Saturday, August 17, 2013; 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. ] Speaker: Dr Rachael Dunlop PhD FSB Date: Saturday, 17 August 2013 Time: 3:00 – 4:30pm Location: Questacon, King Edward Terrace, Parkes, ACT Free Admission Science is proud of its ability to self-correct and change position when new evidence is presented, but what about when this doesn’t happen? And why does it take so long for science to accept changes in … Read on »
[ Saturday, September 7, 2013; 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Speaker: Merryn McKinnon Date: Saturday, 7 September 2013 Time: 1:30 – 3:00pm Location: CSIRO Discovery Centre, North Science Road, Acton ACT Free Admission The upcoming elections and the latest budget have placed school education reforms high on the public agenda. As politicians and practitioners work to improve the quality of education for every Australian child, we need to examine if … Read on »
[ Friday, November 22, 2013 1:00 pm to Sunday, November 24, 2013 5:00 pm. ] Landing on the Truth: Science, Skepticism and Conspiracy Theories November 22 – 24, 2013 CSIRO Discovery Centre North Science Road Acton ACT 2601 Australia Heard the one about how the Illuminati, in conjunction with the U.S Government, are hiding the existence of aliens in order to ensure the supply of helium is kept low? Or that the CIA, the militant wing of the Freemasons, … Read on »