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Bad Science Watch is back! (Talk by Michael Kruse)

View On Meetup.com Date Wednesday, 24 Aug 2016 5:30 PM Note:  The start time of 5:30 is for a pre-talk informal gathering which includes CFI, Ottawa Skeptics, and the Humanist Association of Ottawa;  the Bad Science Watch talk starts at … Continue reading

11. August 2016 by
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Ottawa Vegans for Scientific Skepticism Meetup

View On Meetup.com Date Saturday, 06 Aug 2016 6:00 PM Facebook Event Page:https://www.facebook.com/events/1041144265962942/ ***Please read full description before signing up.***Come and socialize with fellow skeptics at The Table! There will be a sign to spot us.– http://www.thetablerestaurant.com/ Vegans(or Allies) and … Continue reading

20. July 2016 by
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Agri – Culture: What is the role of social sciences and humanities in science?

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 16 Aug 2016 7:00 PM Rescheduled to August 16. Peter Anderson, a historical and cultural geographer of science, will discuss how his research on the history of Ottawa’s Central Experimental Farm relates to ongoing efforts … Continue reading

16. July 2016 by
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Ottawa Vegans for Scientific Skepticism Meetup

View On Meetup.com Date Friday, 08 Jul 2016 6:00 PM Facebook Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/995282887257219/ ***Please read full description before signing up.***Come and socialize with fellow skeptics at The Green Door! There will be a sign to spot us.– http://www.thegreendoor.ca/ Vegans(or … Continue reading

04. July 2016 by
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Agri – Culture: What is the role of social sciences and humanities in science?

View On Meetup.com Date Tuesday, 05 Jul 2016 7:00 PM Peter Anderson, a historical and cultural geographer of science, will discuss how his research on the history of Ottawa’s Central Experimental Farm relates to ongoing efforts to protect and expand … Continue reading

28. June 2016 by
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Myths, misconceptions and truths about GMOs

View On Meetup.com Date Sunday, 15 May 2016 7:00 PM We will be exploring the common myths surrounding GMOs and discussing ways to counter these myths. This will also be an opportunity to learn more about GMO technology. Speaker: Nick … Continue reading

06. May 2016 by
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CFI Presents: Your Deceptive Mind:A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills

View On Meetup.com Date Monday, 15 Aug 2016 7:00 PM DATE CHANGED FOR AUGUST To avoid the long weekend, this meeting will be moved to August 15. This will be the final 2 lectures of the series.  We’ll also be … Continue reading

02. May 2016 by
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Critical Thinking Workshop

View On Meetup.com Date Saturday, 30 Apr 2016 5:00 PM For this month, we will be postponing the Deceptive Mind video presentation originally scheduled for May 2, inviting people to attend the Critical Thinking workshop on Saturday, April 30 Interested … Continue reading

25. April 2016 by
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March Against Myths 2016 – Ottawa

View On Meetup.com Date Saturday, 21 May 2016 1:30 PM This is a counter-protest against March Against Monsanto for their fear mongering over issues like GMO/biotechnology. Our Mission: For too long myth mongers have been saturating people’s minds with myth-information … Continue reading

19. April 2016 by
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CFI Presents: Your Deceptive Mind:A Scientific Guide to Critical Thinking Skills

View On Meetup.com Date Monday, 04 Jul 2016 7:00 PM Many people are familiar with Steve Novella, as host of the Skeptics Guide to the Universe, blogger at Science-Based Medicine, or just all-round goto guy for scientific skepticism. But you … Continue reading

05. April 2016 by
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