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  • Nicola Gaston - Why Science is Sexist - Duration: 42 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 638 views
    Dr Nicola Gaston teaches in the School of Chemical and Physical Sciences at VUW. Her research aims to improve our understanding of the functionality of materials. In particular she looks at the de...
  • Steven Galbraith - Mathematical Cranks - Duration: 34 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 575 views
    Steven Galbraith is an Associate Professor of pure mathematics at the University of Auckland. Born in NZ he studied at the University of Waikato and Georgia Tech (USA) before completing his PhD in ...
  • Ngaire Mccarthy - The Politics And Religion Of Maori From A Maori Atheist Perspective - Duration: 35 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 586 views
    Ngaire McCarthy has been a member of the Maori Women’s Welfare League since 1965 playing an effective part in the cultural social and economic development of the Auckland Community. Ngaire then wen...
  • Mark Hanna - Workshop Fighting Pseudoscience - Duration: 32 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 58 views
    Fighter of pseudo-science.
    Mark Hanna is a skeptical activist most notable for battling errant advertisers via the ASA, and recently for being a founder of New Zealand's Society for Science Based H...
  • Rebecca Watson - Skepticism on Social Media - Duration: 40 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 93 views
    Rebecca Watson runs the Skepchick Network, a collection of sites focused on science and critical thinking with dozens of contributors spanning four languages.

    She also writes for outlets such as P...
  • Michelle Dickinson - How to be a Superhero - Duration: 40 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 99 views
    Dr Michelle Dickinson is a passionate researcher and teacher with a love of science and engineering. Her background in Biomaterials Engineering have combined her interests in both biology and mater...
  • Steven Novella - The Neuroscience of Skepticism - Duration: 37 minutes.

    • 3 years ago
    • 965 views
    Dr. Steve Novella is an academic clinical neurologist at Yale University School of Medicine. He is the president and co-founder of the New England Skeptical Society. He is also the host and produce...
  • Video comparison: Uncensored's "Roswell Video" and "Alien Autopsy" movie - Duration: 76 seconds.

    • 3 years ago
    • 3,769 views
    NZ’s Uncensored Magazine has proclaimed “ROSWELL ORIGINAL FOOTAGE OF DEAD ALIEN REDISCOVERED BY UNCENSORED EDITOR”:

    http://uncensored.co.nz/2015/01/22/roswell-original-foota......
  • Learning to Question and Learning to Trust by @starstryder

    Learning to Question and Learning to Trust by Dr Pamela Gay - Duration: 59 minutes.

    • 4 years ago
    • 1,799 views
    As our understanding of our universe expands, it is becoming harder and harder for individuals to critically evaluate all areas of knowledge. At a certain point, we have to learn to trust specialis...
  • Prof. Martin Manning = Skeptical science versus precautionary principles versus inertia in adapting to change: How should we deal with uncertainty?

    Professor Martin Manning - How should we deal with uncertainty? - Duration: 51 minutes.

    • 4 years ago
    • 147 views
    Skeptical science versus precautionary principles versus inertia in adapting to change: How should we deal with uncertainty?

    Galileo produced hard evidence that the Earth did orbit around the Sun,...
  • The first New Zealand Skepticamp #NZSkepConf2013

    The first New Zealand Skepticamp - Duration: 2 hours, 26 minutes.

    • 4 years ago
    • 37 views
    A Skepticamp follows the "barcamp" or "unconference" model. It is organised by the attendees on the fly as part of the event and allows for many short talks (and Q&A). This session is open to the p...
  • Elf Eldridge - What I've tried, what worked, what failed and why #NZSkepConf @kaiwhata

    Elf Eldridge - What I've tried, what worked, what failed and why - Duration: 49 minutes.

    • 4 years ago
    • 1,273 views
    Frequently both scientists and sceptics bemoan the lack of general science knowledge in the public, and for good reason. When people medicate themselves or their loved ones based on faulty assumpti...
  • Loretta Marron - Friends of Science in Medicine - taking on pseudo-science #NZSkepConf2013

    Loretta Marron - Friends of Science in Medicine - taking on pseudo-science - Duration: 45 minutes.

    • 4 years ago
    • 260 views
    Ms Loretta Marron, CEO of Friends of Science in Medicine (FSM), from Brisbane in Queensland will talk about how pseudoscience is flourishing, and how it's currently a $4 billion dollar business tha...
  • Matt Mccrudden - Evaluation of Belief-Relevant Information #NZSkepConf2013

    Matt Mccrudden - Evaluation of Belief-Relevant Information - Duration: 33 minutes.

    • 4 years ago
    • 40 views
    Why do individuals react differently to the same information? To some extent, our knowledge and beliefs affect our reactions as we aim to preserve, and at times modify, them. It is inevitable, and ...
  • The State of Skepticism panel from #NZSkepConf2013 now available

    The State of Skepticism - Duration: 59 minutes.

    • 4 years ago
    • 149 views
  • Starting to (finally) release the videos from #NZSkepConf2013 #SueNicholson first up.

    Communicating... with the Other Side - Duration: 59 minutes.

    • 4 years ago
    • 14,721 views
    Sue gives a talk about her history as a psychic, how she discovered she had a "gift" and some of the specifics about how being a psychic works.
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