Lifting The Lid: Ongoing adventures in the world of pseudoscience

This is news of a Skeptics meeting in Leicester. Participants in the recent ‘debate’ on climate change might like to pop along and discover which version is pseudo science.

Michael Marshall

When?
Tuesday, June 17 2014 at 7:30PM

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Where?
The Exchange Bar
Rutland Street
Leicester
LE1 1RD

Who?
Michael Marshall

What’s the talk about?

It’s easy to think of pseudoscience existing in a glass case at a museum – something to be examined and critiqued from a safe distance, but not something to touch and to play with. Using examples taken from his own personal experiences in skepticism, Michael Marshall will show what happens when you begin to crack the surface of the pseudosciences that surround us – revealing the surprising, sometimes-shocking and often-comic adventures that lie beneath.

Michael Marshall is the Vice President of the Merseyside Skeptics Society and Project Director of the Good Thinking Society. He regularly speaks with proponents of pseudoscience for the Be Reasonable podcast. His work with the MSS has seen him organising international homeopathy protests and co-founding the popular QED conference. He has written for the Guardian, The Times and New Statesman.

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