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March 2019

Glasgow Skeptics visit Cafe Sci: Antarctica – The Case of the Missing Water

March 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Waterstones Sauchiehall Street, 163-157 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3EW United Kingdom
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So we don't have an official Glasgow Skeptics event on this date ... but our friends over in Cafe Scientifique have got something to tickle your fancy instead. The topic this time: Antarctica - The Case of the Missing Water When ice sheets grow, global sea level lowers. At the time of the last glacial maximum, about 22,000 years ago, the global sea level was about 132m lower than it is today. But estimates of the volume of ice held…

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The Secret World of Bats

March 11 @ 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
The Admiral Bar, 72a Waterloo Street
Glasgow, G2 7DA United Kingdom
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Bats: Creepy as heck? Or cute and cuddly? Come along and be amazed by all of the wonderful things there are to know about these elusive creatures, courtesy of Fife's very own 'Batwoman' Tracey Jolliffe. Tracey, a former veterinary nurse, nurses sick, injured and orphaned bats in a custom-built bat hospital in her home until they are fit to return to the wild. The bat hospital has space for assessment and first aid and there’s even room for a short…

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Pixie Turner: Why Diets Don’t Work – and other myths about food

March 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Waterstones Sauchiehall Street, 163-157 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3EW United Kingdom
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Despite a wealth of information at our fingertips there are still so many things we get wrong about our health, and with a new diet book out every other day it’s no wonder people are confused. What should we be eating? When? How often? Just how important is food when it comes to our overall health? Humans have always been a bit weird around food. We’re told eating certain foods are the key to living longer, some foods are ‘sinful’…

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PubhD: The Researchers and a Flipchart

March 25 @ 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
The Admiral Bar, 72a Waterloo Street
Glasgow, G2 7DA United Kingdom
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This event comes to you in association with our friends from PubhD Glasgow. The format is nice and simple: 1: Three researchers will each have 10 minutes to talk about their subject area to an interested audience in a pub 2: There will be up to 20 minutes of (friendly!) Q&A per speaker. 3: Each speaker gets at least one pint (or other drink of their choice). A whiteboard/flip chart and coloured pens will be provided. Speakers & Topics: Mila…

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