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Re: - Joseph Z. Oct 8, 2018 4:19 PM
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(no subject) - Joseph Z. Jul 6, 2018 12:34 AM
(no subject) - Joseph Z. Jul 5, 2018 6:03 AM
Apology for crappy E-mail - It seems that a crappy E-mail purporting to come from me (and directing people to a scammy sit Joseph Z. Sep 6, 2015 4:31 PM
Citizens for Science - Hi All Happy Yuletide to fans of science on the Peninsula! At the request of Greg I've temporarily become the organiser of the Citizens for Science. As an organiser of another group (Mordi Skeptics in the Pub) it appears I'm able to be scott w. Dec 24, 2014 8:49 PM
Re: [skeptics-180] I used Dropbox to share a file with you. - Preview not available David Jul 25, 2014 9:59 AM
I used Dropbox to share a file with you. - Christine S. Jul 25, 2014 9:04 AM
The Mornington Peninsulas own Science and Technology Radio Show - Preview not available Graeme H. Jul 23, 2014 3:57 PM
Fwd: Featured TED: Citizen science and innovation - ----- Original message ----- From: Citizen Science < chandraclarke@gm Graeme H. Jul 19, 2014 11:10 PM
Science on Top - On May 31st, Science on Top will be recording its 150th episode, and we want to celebrate in style! So we’ve invited a bunch of our friends to come and join us for a live event at the State Library of Victoria, Melbourne. The night will begin with Graeme H. May 27, 2014 6:53 AM
This months meeting postponed. - Preview not available Graeme H. May 19, 2014 2:44 PM
Fwd: Earthworms and … climate change? - An interesting story. ----- Original message ----- From: Citizen Science < c Graeme H. May 4, 2014 9:41 PM
Fwd: An evening with Dr Michio Kaku - Preview not available Graeme H. Mar 24, 2014 5:31 PM
Re: Re: [skeptics-180] Is there a better name out there? - Preview not available Graeme H. Mar 24, 2014 9:43 AM
Re: [skeptics-180] Is there a better name out there? - Peninsula Institute of Science sounds rather grand. On Sun, Mar 23, 2014 at 7:39 AM, Ian Storey < ian.s William P. Mar 23, 2014 5:39 PM
RE: [skeptics-180] Citizens for Science - If you'll pardon the enormous cheek of someone who is a memb Ken G. Mar 23, 2014 3:39 PM
Re: [skeptics-180] Citizens for Science - Hi Terry's comments highlighted some concerns on our issue with names for me. I, for one, am not skeptical about vaccination. It works! But it is something we should be educating about, providing members with the most up to date information- that i Christine S. Mar 23, 2014 11:27 AM
Re: [skeptics-180] Citizens for Science - Agreed, re below, that "Celestial Teapot" is a bit obscure. "Curiosity Club" likewise and doesn't mean anything. One nice thing about "Citizens For Science" is that the soft "C" makes it an alliteration so it is catchy. Also the word "skeptic" puts some Terry K. Mar 23, 2014 8:17 AM
Re: [skeptics-180] Is there a better name out there? - I always liked the Celestial Teapot, because I thought of Russell straight away, and I thought it connoted freewheeling discussion. But I was surprised the reactions the name got from other people, that it sounded like crackpot. On the Ian S. Mar 23, 2014 7:39 AM
The New Atrium - Preview not available Graeme H. Mar 22, 2014 10:34 AM
Citizens for Science - Preview not available Graeme H. Mar 22, 2014 10:04 AM
RE: [skeptics-180] Is there a better name out there? - Robyn W. Mar 21, 2014 8:11 PM
Re: [skeptics-180] Is there a better name out there? - Go back to the Celestial Teapot . . . On Thu, Mar 20, 2014 at 12:45 PM, Graeme Hanigan < glannagalt@fas William P. Mar 21, 2014 8:00 PM
Is there a better name out there? - I have felt that the name Citizens for Science is a little dry and unimaginative, doesn't really reflect what we aim to do, so I am open to suggestions. I had an idea that as science is driven by curiosity, that we call our selves "Curiosity Cl Graeme H. Mar 20, 2014 12:45 PM
Harnessing Human Time to Address Societal Problems. - So you can watch it all over again, here is the link to the Luis von Ahn presentation shown last night; https://www.youtube.com/watch?­v=gSvTClGB3qg, I have watched it 4 times now and continually impressed by his ingenuity. Enjoy Graeme H. Mar 20, 2014 8:12 AM
Fwd: TED Talk: Massive-scale online collaboration - ----- Original message ----- From: Citizen Science < chandraclarke@gm Graeme H. Mar 16, 2014 7:58 AM
Meetup details changed: Ancient Astrology and Astronomy - Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, Neil Blake is unavailable which has meant a last minute change to the topic. Fortunately Tim Harding has agreed step into the breach to do a presentation at short notice. Graeme H. Mar 15, 2014 10:02 PM
The Dolphin Research Institute needs Citizen Scientists - The Dolphin Research Institute is looking for volunteers to assist with their 2014 Community Dolphin Monitoring Project Dolphin Monitoring day is the second Sunday of each month for about 3 hours We have land-based Graeme H. Mar 12, 2014 9:44 PM
Getting back together! - I am pleased to advise that the group formerly known as 'The Celestial Teapot', 'The Peninsula Skeptics' and now 'Citizens for Science' is back in business. In the recent past we have been plagued by the lack of an adequate venue, but I think w Graeme H. Mar 10, 2014 8:00 PM
Fwd: A star is born: help research star formation - Some Citizen Science Projects Graeme H. Jan 5, 2014 9:29 PM
Be amazed by The Illusionists. - Preview not available Graeme H. Dec 1, 2013 7:05 AM
Fwd: Shire - Library services for the social club - Mornington Peninsula Shire Residents may be interested in this; Graeme H. Nov 5, 2013 6:13 PM
Fwd: Re: Medicines Australia Consumer Workshops - Sydney and Melbourne - ----- Original message ----- From: Ken Harvey < Graeme H. Oct 6, 2013 10:45 PM
Fwd: New survey from Richard Wiseman - Preview not available Graeme H. Oct 6, 2013 6:34 PM
Chiropractors Sneaking into Hospital Wards - Hi Skeptical Folk, On the 29th of September I sent the following email to our Victorian S Graeme H. Oct 6, 2013 6:19 PM
Peninsula Skeptics meetup - 6.30pm Tuesday 13 August - A reminder that I will be talking about the protection of Port Phillip Bay dolphins (an endangered species conf Tim H. Aug 6, 2013 3:57 PM
Critical Thinking Online - Preview not available Graeme H. Jul 29, 2013 11:26 AM
Can you detect pseudo-science? - Preview not available Graeme H. Jun 18, 2013 10:17 PM
Scam email circulating - Preview not available Graeme H. Feb 3, 2013 8:40 PM
Re - http://www.c Joseph Z. Feb 3, 2013 12:36 AM
Not a scam email asking for money? - Preview not available Graeme H. Nov 25, 2012 10:59 AM
Fwd: [vic_skeptics_news] Special Australian Skeptics Convention Bulletin - #ygrp-mkp { border: 1px solid #d8d8d8; font-family: Arial; margin: 10px 0; padding: 0 10px; } #ygrp-mkp hr { border: 1px solid #d8d8d8; } #ygrp-mkp #hd Graeme H. Nov 13, 2012 1:58 PM
Fwd: U3A lecture - Preview not available Graeme H. Nov 6, 2012 11:01 AM
Fwd: Fwd: Skeptics convention - meet the skeptical stars - Graeme H. Oct 1, 2012 8:44 PM
RE: [skeptics-180] Fwd: [Peninsula-Atheists] Secular Activism - Mornington Peninsula Shire Local Law Review - Robyn W. Jul 1, 2012 10:34 AM
Fwd: [Peninsula-Atheists] Secular Activism - Mornington Peninsula Shire Local Law Review - Graeme H. Jun 30, 2012 11:45 PM
RE: [skeptics-180] Fwd: Frankston Theatre Group e-News Winter 2012 - Preview not available Tina H. Jun 29, 2012 12:38 PM
Re: [skeptics-180] Fwd: Frankston Theatre Group e-News Winter 2012 - Preview not available Ian S. Jun 29, 2012 11:56 AM
Fwd: Frankston Theatre Group e-News Winter 2012 - Graeme H. Jun 28, 2012 7:15 PM
(no subject) - http://beetonix.com/wp Joseph Z. Jun 23, 2012 9:26 PM
2012 Skeptics convention – tickets now on sale - Preview not available Graeme H. Jun 6, 2012 10:00 PM
Re: [skeptics-180] Re: Re: A winter recess? - Graeme, Sokal would be proud. Joseph Z. Jun 4, 2012 12:44 AM
Re: Re: A winter recess? - The main impact of the impact of ‘impact’ is the role of the reader as observer. Thus, any number of narratives utilising ‘impact’, in fact, deappropriation, but subdeappropriation exist. Impact is used as the term ‘the conceptual paradigm of Graeme H. Jun 3, 2012 10:33 PM
Re: [skeptics-180] Re: A winter recess? - Preview not available kirsten e. Jun 1, 2012 10:10 PM
Re: A winter recess? - Greg K. Jun 1, 2012 9:29 AM
Re: [skeptics-180] A winter recess? - Ah, you young people!. Terry Kelly. On 31/05/2012, at 10:33 PM, Robyn Watters wrote: > Well deserved recess Graeme and Tina. I agree, have a great break! > > Robyn Watters > > -----Original Message----- > From: [address removed] Terry K. May 31, 2012 11:31 PM
Re: [skeptics-180] A winter recess? - Good luck to the both of you. Recommence in November, just in time for the national convention. Joseph Z. May 31, 2012 11:23 PM
RE: [skeptics-180] A winter recess? - Well deserved recess Graeme and Tina. I agree, have a great break! Robyn Watters -----Original Message----- From: [address removed] [mailto:[address removed]] On Behalf Of Graeme Hanigan Sent: Thursday, 31 May[masked]:05 PM To: skep Robyn W. May 31, 2012 10:33 PM
A winter recess? - Preview not available Graeme H. May 31, 2012 10:04 PM
Fwd: Fwd: The ad you weren't supposed to see - Preview not available Graeme H. May 17, 2012 5:48 PM
Re: [skeptics-180] Fwd: Re: Public Lecture: Medicine and Homeopathy; Thursday May 10 - Hi Graeme, would you have room in the car for the home journey? Ian >>> Graeme Hanigan 08/05/12 7:46 PM >>> FYI sorry for the short notice but this just came to my attention. Cheers Graeme Should be fun! Publi Ian S. May 8, 2012 8:42 PM
Fwd: Re: Public Lecture: Medicine and Homeopathy; Thursday May 10 - Graeme H. May 8, 2012 7:43 PM
JREF note the ACCC / Homeopathy Plus action. - In case you have missed the news the NSW North Coast purveyor of quackery, Homeopathy Plus, has been told by the ACCC to remove misleading information regarding vaccines and promoting worthless homeopathic 'alternatives'. Steve Novella has written abou Graeme H. May 6, 2012 1:15 PM
Gippsland Skeptics in the Pub - Preview not available Graeme H. May 6, 2012 12:03 PM
Minds in the Water - This may be of interest. "Minds in the Water is a award winning documentary following the quest of professional surfer Dave Rastovich and his friends to protect dolphins, whales and the oceans they all share. Through Dave's journey—a five-year adv Graeme H. May 6, 2012 9:24 AM
Our next meetup - The Dark Ages - Tim H. May 4, 2012 1:56 PM
RMIT teaching pseudo-science - Preview not available Graeme H. Apr 29, 2012 6:16 PM
RE: [skeptics-180] Psychic Predictions or guesswork? - Graeme, Proposed topic: A homeopath practitioner presenting their argument for homeopathy. Barry -----Original Message----- From: [address removed] [mailto:[address removed]] On Behalf Of Graeme Hanigan Sent: Sunday, 8 January[masked]:17 user 1. Jan 10, 2012 11:50 AM
Psychic Predictions or guesswork? - Hi Tea Potters, At the beginning of 2011 we took a look at the predictions of John Gold, who claims to have some sort of supernatural psychic ability. Well as the year progressed following these predictions was about a much fun as watching grass g Graeme H. Jan 8, 2012 8:16 PM
I'm seeking topics for upcoming meetings? - Hi Tea Potters, I am a bit short of topics for meetings (is that what marriage does to you?) for the next few months until May, thanks Tim, and encourage you to make suggestions. Also I think I have fixed the map to show Hastings Victoria instead Graeme H. Jan 8, 2012 11:41 AM
RE: [skeptics-180] Happy New Year Tea Potters - May I piggy-back on Betty's message and also say Tanti Auguri a Voi , e Buon Anno Nuovo. Also. -----Original Message----- From: [address removed] [mailto:[address removed]] On Behalf Of betty brady Sent: Tuesday, 3 January[masked] Joseph Z. Jan 3, 2012 12:19 PM
Re: [skeptics-180] Happy New Year Tea Potters - Congratulations and Happy New year to both of you. Betty On 02/01/2012, at 9:42 PM, Graeme Hanigan wrote: > Hi Skeptics, > > Happy Christmas, Festivus, Saturnalia or however you choose to > celebrate > the festive season and Happy New Year Betty B. Jan 3, 2012 10:35 AM
Re: [skeptics-180] Happy New Year Tea Potters - Maybe one day I can say the same thing as Kieran and I met via TAM Oz and Melb Skeptics... Oops did I say that aloud.. Back to dreaming :) And big hugs and congrats to you and Tina On 2 January 2 Linley K. Jan 2, 2012 9:53 PM
Happy New Year Tea Potters - Hi Skeptics, Happy Christmas, Festivus, Saturnalia or however you choose to celebrate the festive season and Happy New Year for 2012. The end of 2011 was very hectic for me with the result that the last event fell apart because I had overestimated Graeme H. Jan 2, 2012 9:42 PM
Science meets politics: alpine grazing - Tim H. Nov 27, 2011 3:33 PM
'The Skeptic's Guide to the Paranormal - and a bit of magic! - Lynne Kelly extends an invitation to hear her speak at Clayton Theatrette on Saturday (that's tomorrow) on; "Writing from Reality". Mostly about 'The Skeptic's Guide to the Paranormal - and a bt of magic - but also a bit about Spiders - and then the Graeme H. Nov 25, 2011 10:39 AM
(no subject) - Hi All, In case your interested the next AUSTRALIAN SYNCHROTRON OPEN DAY is on the 27th of November 2011. You can book here http://openday.synchrotron.org­.au/ but be quick as there are only a few spots left. Graeme -- http://www.fastmail.f Graeme H. Nov 8, 2011 11:24 PM
Fwd: World Famous Nonviolent Activist from U.S. Two talks in Melbourne - FYI Kathy Kelly, a long term nonviolent activist from the U.S. who was on the 'Audacity of Hope' as part of the Free Gaza flotilla this year, will be in Melbourne next week. Here are the details of her two evening talks, in case you are intere Graeme H. Nov 4, 2011 6:51 AM
Fwd: Mordi Skeptics in the Pub - ----- Original message ----- From: "Graeme Hanigan" To: "Mordi Skeptics" Date: Tue, 01 Nov[masked]:44:22 +1100 Subject: Mordi Skeptics in the Pub Jonathan de Booy, an Educat Graeme H. Nov 2, 2011 9:54 PM
Re: [skeptics-180] Consumer protection is lacking from the cowboys that flog CAM. - Preview not available David Oct 26, 2011 4:21 PM
Consumer protection is lacking from the cowboys that flog CAM. - The following article by Dr Michael Vagg Clinical Senior Lecturer at Deakin University School of Medicine & Pain Specialist at Barwon Health, was published at http://theconversation.edu.au/­flogging-a-dodgy-cancer-cure-s­ay-what-you-like-the-tga-wont-­sto Graeme H. Oct 26, 2011 2:43 PM
Guild Pharmacies to promote Blackmores Companion Products as adjunct to Prescription Medicine. - Dearest Tea Potters, You may have seen the Press Release that "Blackmores worked with the Pharmacy Guild of Australia to develop this range to ensure pharmacists have products that are specially formulated as a companion product to prescription medi Graeme H. Sep 26, 2011 8:21 PM
Fwd: A special discount for Think Inc. tickets - Think Inc, tickets are now discounted to $49. Please email me if you would like to go. PS Its this Sunday. G ----- Original message ----- From: "The Think Inc. Team" To: "Graeme" Date: M Graeme H. Sep 12, 2011 9:33 PM
A New Meeting Place - Hi Tea Potters, Rejoice!, whilst the ECO House did have its own distinct character it was not ideal and so I have managed to secure a new meeting place, which will be warm, well lit at night and at ground level. It is attached to the Peninsula Hea Graeme H. Sep 6, 2011 3:14 PM
Re: A free pubic lecture by Dr Michael Shermer - Please accept my apologies for leaving out the important information that this lecture is a free event, but you do need to register. http://sciencematters.unimelb.­edu.au/2011/08/dr-michael-sher­mer-and-the-believing-brain/ and its followed by Ross M Graeme H. Sep 1, 2011 8:12 PM
A free pubic lecture by Dr Michael Shermer - Public Lecture Dr Michael Shermer, In this talk, Michael Shermer, one of the word’s best known skeptics and critical thinkers, will present his comprehensive and provocative theory on how humans form beliefs about the world. He will answer the Graeme H. Aug 31, 2011 10:08 PM
Re: [skeptics-180] Fwd: Physics at the U3A - Thanks, Graeme,. I have a prior commitment and therefore can't attend. Drat! Maybe next time. David Aug 29, 2011 4:10 PM
Fwd: Physics at the U3A - Graeme H. Aug 29, 2011 2:26 PM
Leo Igwe will speak at a public meeting on Saturday. - Tea Potters, For those that cannot make it to LaNotte on Thursday night, Leo Igwe will speak again at a public meeting on Saturday. The Humanist Society of Victoria is joining Vic Skeptics in staging this event. It’s at 2pm at Victorian Trades Hal Graeme H. Aug 23, 2011 8:37 AM
Re: [skeptics-180] I've started a new campaign - gday Graeme would you mind awfully if I used your test to make an nomination of the Vic Dept of Health for the Australian Skeptics' Bent Spoon Award? cheers Ken ----- Original Message ----- From: "Graeme Hanigan" Ken M. Aug 18, 2011 9:06 AM
I've started a new campaign - I case you haven't noticed, I don't give up easily. Our health industry is so poorly regulated that there is no impediment to the fraudulent marketing and widespread sale of quackery. In addition we are so desensitised, as a community, that we thi Graeme H. Aug 17, 2011 10:53 PM
Can you help? - Courtenay Gardens Primary School in Cranbourne is organising a special Science Week at school from 5th – 10th September and are seeking presenters who can give an interesting talk or do some wacky science demonstrations to the students. The prese Graeme H. Aug 16, 2011 7:12 PM
Fwd: Think Inc. is just around the corner - Graeme H. Aug 12, 2011 7:59 PM
The Physics of the World About Us - Our very own Dr Tony Heyes, a Cambridge trained scientist and inventor, will present a series of fortnightly talks designed to inform and excite us about that subject we so often felt was either boring or just too hard! (My comment 'science may be h Graeme H. Aug 6, 2011 11:35 AM
Maryam Namazie speaking in Melbourne - Graeme H. Aug 2, 2011 5:00 PM
Tonight: Ken Harvey talks about Sensa Slim, the TGA and SLAPP writs - Graeme H. Aug 2, 2011 4:32 PM
Fwd: Tea Cosie Extravaganza - Graeme H. Aug 2, 2011 4:05 PM

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