Over the past few months, MEHSitP / Melbourne Skeptics have been working behind the scenes to put together SkeptiCamp Melbourne, a grass-roots skeptical event based on the successful BarCamp conference model in which attendees are the presenters. The first Australian SkeptiCamp was held in Sydney earlier this year, drawing roughly one hundred attendees who participated in concurrent talks held in two rooms for several … Continue reading SkeptiCamp Melbourne wants you!
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
Launching Melbourne Eastern Hills Skeptics in the Pub
Well, it's happening folks. After scouring my designated search area, I have found a location for the Melbourne Eastern Hills SitP to meet, which is the 'Knox Club' on the corner of Stud and Boronia Roads, Wantirna South Vic. The group currently comprises 19 interested parties, 11 of whom have indicated their intention to come … Continue reading Launching Melbourne Eastern Hills Skeptics in the Pub