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August 11, 2020

June brought a change from our usual scientific skepticism with an insightful talk from history teacher Duane Galle on refuting Holocaust revisionism. Following a detailed discussion of historical and contemporary antisemitism and denialism, Duane broke the undeniable...

July 1, 2020

Following on from April’s talk on COVID-19 myths, May brought a more closer examination of these scams and the role of regulatory bodies in reducing misleading advertising from skeptic Dr Ken Harvey, the president of Friends of Science in Medicine. 

In such uncertain ti...

May 27, 2020

In keeping with social distancing regulations, April brought our first proper online meetup, with an informative and very relevant talk on debunking COVID-19 myths from Simon Leonard, an infection control nurse at the Gold Coast University Hospital, the epicenter of th...

March 5, 2020

2020 kicked off with January’s Skeptics in the Pub, where Professor Jonathan Crowe discussed his work in reforming the ambiguous and archaic legislation concerning sexual assault in Queensland. 

Following a comprehensive examination of the legal definitions of consent a...

January 28, 2020

GC Skeptics wrapped up 2019 with our first international speaker, Susan Gerbic discussing her work on guerrilla skepticism and debunking psychics.

Following a demonstration of mentalism tricks and techniques from her colleague Mark Edwards, Susan detailed her experienc...

January 4, 2020

During November’s GC Skeptics in the Pub, our own Dr Paulie Stehlik talked about the foundations of critical thinking, her academic contributions to the skeptical movement, and the “skeptics’ toolkit”, including logical fallacies, the formation of valid arguments, and...

November 25, 2019

During October’s GC Skeptics in the Pub, Dr Johanna Nalau talked about her research on climate adaptation and her work with the Climate Change Response Program and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, implementing climate adaptation strategies around the worl...

October 14, 2019

During September's GC Skeptics in the Pub, Professor Tanya Smith talked about her archaeological research into using fossilised teeth to understand aspects of ancient development, evolution, and behaviour. From the first Neanderthal remains found in Germany's Neander V...

August 13, 2019

Last month on July 20th 2019 marked the 50th anniversary of the first manned moon landing. NASA collaborated with organisations such as the Marshall Space Flight Center and the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum to host a range of celebratory events, including a World Re...

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