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Apr 5, 2019

Show Notes
0:00:00 Introduction

Richard Saunders
0:04:00 Science Outreach with Dr Kate Carter

Kate Carter, Director of Community Science Education at NCSE. Kate joined NCSE in 2018, after lecturing in biology and working in curriculum development and informal education. She holds a Ph.D. in human evolutionary biology from Harvard University.

 

https://www.ncse.com

0:26:10 The Raw Skeptic Report... with Heidi Robertson

Something does smell right in New Zealand Schools. An Auckland primary school has pulled therapeutic diffusers from the classroom after a high court threat from a parent who said the essential oils could trigger asthma attacks.

Heidi looks into Essential Oils. What are they, what of the claims and do they live up to them?

 

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/index.cfm?objectid=12217639

0:42:00 Mind Body Spirit and Money

Thursday, November 16, 1989, was an auspicious day for the New Age in Australia. It marked the opening of the four-day Festival for Mind, Body, Spirit, what is surely the largest gathering so far of New Age marketing yet held in this country.

 

https://www.skeptics.com.au

Also

Skepticon 2019

https://skepticon.org.au

https://www.meetup.com/SocialSkepticsCanberra/