Welcome to the Auckland Skeptics in the Pub meetup group. This group is part of a larger, socially orientated group of skeptics. Details at http://skepticsinthepub.net.nz/

"A skeptic is one who prefers beliefs and conclusions that are reliable and valid to ones that are comforting or convenient, and therefore rigorously and openly applies the methods of science and reason to all empirical claims, especially their own. A skeptic provisionally proportions acceptance of any claim to valid logic and a fair and thorough assessment of available evidence, and studies the pitfalls of human reason and the mechanisms of deception so as to avoid being deceived by others or themselves. Skepticism values method over any particular conclusion." - Dr. Steven Novella of The New England Skeptics and The Skeptics Guide to the Universe podcast.

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Recent Meetups

  • September 8 · 7:00 PM

    September Skeptics in the Pub

    18 Skeptics | 4.00 4.001

    Sorry about the late notice... This month we'll have Dr Helen Petousis-Harris from University of Auckland talking about anti-vaccination in NZ. More details to follow.
  • August 12 · 7:00 PM

    Skeptics Open Mic Night

    24 Skeptics | 3.00 3.002

    This month we'll be having a "open mic" night - this is your opportunity to rant about your favourite subject or educate us all about your perspective on a topic! Come... Learn more
  • July 14 · 7:00 PM

    July Skeptics in the Pub

    29 Skeptics

    There is a lot of misinformation about healthcare out there, and once you know what to look for you'll be seeing it everywhere. Homeopathy for cancer, magnets for... Learn more
  • June 10 · 7:00 PM

    June Skeptics in the Pub

    16 Skeptics | 4.00 4.001

    It's a mystery! OK, well we aren't organised yet, but it's getting close and we're definitely meeting up. We might have a speaker, we might have a quiz, we'll definitely... Learn more
  • May 12 · 7:00 PM

    May Skeptics in the Pub

    38 Skeptics | 4.50 4.507

    This month we're having a talk from Thomas Lumley: That wasn't the question! One of the primary causes of misleading statistics in the media and in science is accurate... Learn more
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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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