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Science in an Age
of Uncertainty


media response

What the media say about the 6th World Skeptics Congress.

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Scientific Standards in Academia and Education

At the occasion of the 6th World Skeptics Congress in Berlin, CSI, ECSO and GWUP adopted a resolution calling for high standards of scientific practice in scientific institutions and in science education.

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May 18-20, 2012 in Berlin, Germany

Why do people turn to pseudoscience for help? What makes alternative medicine so attractive - and how can we find out what really works? Why is it so difficult for us to deal with risk and uncertainty in a rational way? Can we teach children to think critically and scientifically? And how can academic disciplines like biology or psychology protect themselves from pseudoscientific contamination?
Find out about these and many other questions, discuss how to speak up for science in society, and meet your favorite skeptics from around the world -  at the 6th World Skeptics Congress. Berlin welcomes you.
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Find out about the talks, have a look at the bios of the speakers, read their abstracts and learn about the evening entertainment program. This section also includes information on the pre-conference "Publikumstag" on May 17th (in German), including a magic performance and a "science slam", and recommended sightseeing tours.

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Find all the information about conference tickets for one or more days, for the pre-booked sightseeing trips and the evening entertainment program. Are you looking for a place to stay? Berlin offers a wide range of accommodation from backpackers hostels to fancy hotels.

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