The Podcast from Australia for Science and Reason. Join Richard Saunders and his team of reporters for your weekly dose of skeptical news and interviews, reports and comments. Past guests have included, James Randi, Stephen Fry, Tim Minchin, Eugenie Scott, Dr Phil Plait, Michael Marshall, Dr Steve Novella, Dr Pamela Gay, Jon Ronson, Dr Ben Goldacre, Simon Singh, Prof. Richard Wiseman, Dick Smith, Banachek, Prof. Chris French, George Hrab, Tim Ferguson, Dr Paul Willis and many, many more. Featuring Australian radio legend Maynard with his Spooky Action, Jo Alabaster from the 'Evidence Please' blog, Eran Segev's Grain of Salt, Dr Rachael Dunlop with 'Dr Rachie Reports' and Heidi Robertson aka 'The Raw Skeptic'.
May 3rd, 2015
Episode 357 of 472 episodes
0:00:00 Introduction Richard Saunders 0:05:10 QED and Homeopathy with Michael Marshall Guest reporter Josh Godbee chats to Michael and brings us the news from the UK. 0:29:00 A Week in Science The Royal Institution of Australia (RiAus) is a national scientific not-for-profit organisation with a mission to bring science to people and people to science. 0:33:30 Evidence Please... with Jo Alabaster Jo reports on the sad death of a young boy in Sydney after undergoing a bizarre alternative medicine treatment. 0:38:30 A chat with Alison Gaylard Alison gives us an overview of the recent "Immunisation advocacy workshop" in Sydney. Includes interviews with Heidi Robertson, Rachel Heap and Peter Bowditch.