Another guest spot on Science on Top


Just a brief post to mention my latest guest spot on the Science on Top podcast (http://scienceontop.com). This time around we discussed some bad media reporting (or headlining at least), of a recent study into factors impacting upon stillbirth such as which side the mother sleeps on during the last night of pregnancy, plus more … Continue reading Another guest spot on Science on Top

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Podblack and Embiggen Books’ Recommended Reading


In association with Melbourne Skeptics, Melbourne Eastern Hills Skeptics recently presented 'Podblack's Booklist with Embiggen Books', a cosy presentation of Kylie Sturgess and Warren Bonett's recommended reading list for critical thinkers and popular science lovers. The event was also recorded and released as a special Science on Top episode. Here, for your future reading and … Continue reading Podblack and Embiggen Books’ Recommended Reading

Podblack Eastern Tour Poster


This wonderful poster was created by the wonderful and talented Catherine Donaldson, from Faster Pussycat Productions, who was also responsible for the George Hrab Styrofoam Tour poster. Click to embiggen! There are two events remaining, the last of which is hosted by Melbourne and Eastern Hills Skeptics, in Richmond at the Mount View Hotel on … Continue reading Podblack Eastern Tour Poster

So much news!


Melbourne Eastern Hills Skeptics in the Pub - Events and Venue At Melbourne Eastern Hills Skeptics in the Pub, we've had some big wins regarding events, securing Kylie Sturgess from PodBlack.com and the Token Skeptic podcast, and Warren Bonett from EmiggenBooks for our first event, which we're running as a collaboration with Melbourne Skeptics in … Continue reading So much news!

Podblack’s Book Club at Melbourne / MEH SitP with Embiggen Books


During May 2011, Melbourne Skeptics and Melbourne Eastern Hills Skeptics will feature a very special event, as we present 'Podblack's Book Club'. Featuring the one and only Kylie Sturgess from the Podblack Blog and the Token Skeptic podcast, and Warren Bonett from Embiggen Books. The event will be held at the Mt View Hotel in … Continue reading Podblack’s Book Club at Melbourne / MEH SitP with Embiggen Books

SkeptiForum Collaboration Project


Whilst organising an up-coming event for Melbourne Eastern Hills Skeptics in the Pub, in collaboration with Melbourne Skeptics, it became clear that doing so via email would lead to stress and confusion as discussions spawned infinite threads, becoming disjointed and counter-productive. I decided to create a discussion forum site to facilitate ordered, topic-based discussion, whilst … Continue reading SkeptiForum Collaboration Project

Science on Top Podcast and SkeptiCamp Sydney


This is just a quick post about two items. Firstly, this week I shall be appearing as a guest on the 'Science on Top' podcast, hosted by my friend Ed Brown, whom I met at TAM Australia, Penny Dumsday, a Biology Teacher and enthusiastic science communicator, and Shayne Joseph, an Environmental Microbiologist. This will be … Continue reading Science on Top Podcast and SkeptiCamp Sydney