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Science Based Healthcare (SBH) Activism

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  • Fork and Brewer

    Bond St, Wellington (map)

    -41.289413 174.775955

  • Head up the stairs to the pub, and as you enter turn right. We'll be in one of the booths, and will be sitting there with beer and laptops.
  • This is a regular meeting for people who want to be involved in skeptical activism. We spend an evening in a pub, working collaboratively on a skeptical subject of local (New Zealand) concern.

    The kinds of projects envisioned for these evenings include filing complaints with the ASA, editing Wikipedia to add a skeptical viewpoint to articles that are not presently fairly balanced and creating small websites to counter unscientific claims made by organisations such as FANNZ and the IAS.

    Our complaints with the ASA, and like places, are largely related to Healthcare claims, but we are always willing to help with other topics.

    The evening is technology based; Please bring a laptop, tablet or smartphone.
    We hope to be doing a lot of internet based activity, and will be connecting to the pub's WiFi network.

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  • Daniel R.
    Assistant Organizer,
    Event Host

    From Wellington and work as a developer lead at CricHQ. I'm the co-founder and president of... more

  • Mark H.
    Assistant Organizer

    Chair of NZ Skeptics, Secretary of the Society for Science Based Healthcare, also involved with... more

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