Skeptics on the Fringe 2013

3 24 August 2013

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28 speakers

  • Thom Brooks @thom_brooks Reader in Law at Durham University Law and founding editor of the Journal of Moral Philosophy.
  • Andrew Russell @dr_andy_russell Lecturer in climate science at Brunel University.
  • Jon Timmis Professor in the Department of Electronics at the University of York.
  • Sophie Scott @sophiescott Professor at University College London
  • Stevyn Colgan @stevyncolgan Author, artist, songwriter and public speaker; Writer for QI and The Museum of Curiosity
  • Thom Scott-Phillips @tscottphillips Research Fellow in Evolutionary Anthropology at Durham University
  • Rich Peppiatt @richpeppiatt Former tabloid reporter; now writer, broadcaster and semi professional troublemaker.
  • Miss Twist Edinburgh Skeptics’ poster girl who blogs at http://misstwists.wordpress.com/
  • Maryam Namazie @maryamnamazie Commentator, broadcaster and campaigner for secularism
  • Mike Fay @drmikefay Research Fellow at the Nottingham Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Centre, part of the University of Nottingham
  • Geraint Parry @LiverpoolPlants Lecturer at the University of Liverpool
  • Stuart Ritchie @StuartJRitchie PhD Psychology student in the Psychology Department at The University of Edinburgh
  • Colin Beveridge @icecolbeveridge Author of several Maths For Dummies books, and has been fascinated by probability since losing his first game of Yahtzee
  • Hazel Gibson @iamhazelgibson PhD student at the University of Plymouth, studying geocognition
  • Alasdair Richmond Graduate of Aberdeen University and teaches philosophy at Edinburgh University
  • Matthew Johnson Lecturer and British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Lancaster, UK
  • Mark Holmes Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Preventive Medicine at the Cambridge Infectious Diseases Centre
  • Caroline Wilkinson Professor of Craniofacial Identification at the University of Dundee
  • Matthew Smith @dr_matthewsmith Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Buckinghamshire New University
  • Simon Singh @SLSingh Author, journalist and TV producer, specialising in science and mathematics; author of "Trick or Treatment" and "The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets"
  • Peter Harrison @Harrison_Peter Skeptic and professional creator of award-winning magic
  • Richard Wiseman @RichardWiseman Psychologist and author of several books including "Rip It Up" and "59 Seconds"
  • Deborah Hyde @jourdemayne Film industry professional who writes, lectures internationally and appears on broadcast media to discuss superstition, religion and belief in the supernatural.
  • Matt Parker @standupmaths Matt regularly appears on BBC Radio 4’s The Infinite Monkey Cage and is also appearing at the fringe as part of the hit show Festival of the Spoken Nerd

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28 known attendees

  • Riddle Like
  • Ben Makin
  • thom_brooks
  • Andrew Russell
  • Jon Timmis
  • Sophie Scott
  • Stevyn Colgan
  • Thom Scott-Phillips
  • Rich Peppiatt
  • Maryam Namazie
  • Mike Fay
  • Geraint Parry
  • Stuart Ritchie
  • Colin Beveridge
  • Hazel Gibson
  • Alasdair Richmond
  • Mark Holmes
  • Caroline Wilkinson
  • Matthew Smith
  • Simon Singh
  • Peter Harrison
  • Richard Wiseman
  • Deborah Hyde
  • Matt Parker
  • Ewan Leeming
  • Rhys Morgan
  • Martin L Poulter
  • Helen Dale

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