Past Events

We have been running events since 2009. To date we have hosted 169 events promoting skepticism both online and in Cambridge, UK.

06/04/2021
Cambridge Skeptics: Live
Voting Systems
08/03/2021
Cambridge Skeptics: Live
Skepticism
25/02/2020
Alex J. O'Connor (Cosmic Skeptic)
Is It Time To Go Vegan?
14/12/2019
Matt Dillahunty
Magic, Skepticism and Questions
14/12/2019
Matt Dillahunty
Magic, Skepticism and Questions
29/10/2019
James Williams
Man's Best Friend: A Skeptical Guide to Bestiality
23/09/2019
Ash Pryce
How To Be A Psychic Conman
29/07/2019
Nessa Carey
The Epigenetics Revolution
15/07/2019
Prof. Richard Wiseman
Shoot for the Moon: Achieve The Impossible
24/06/2019
Ariane Sherine
Talk Yourself Better
10/06/2019
Prof. Carl Heneghan & Kath Sansom
Deadly Devices: Approval of Medical Devices with Little Evidence
20/05/2019
Michael Marshall
Circular Reasoning: The Rise of Flat Earth Belief
15/04/2019
Rebecca Fox
How To Be Reasonable: By Someone Who Tried Everything Else
26/03/2019
Prof. David Nutt
Why It's Time To Change The Drug Laws - To Improve Treatment and Research
12/03/2019
Mark Stevenson
A Reluctant Futurist (Cambridge Science Festival 2019)
12/03/2019
Michael Marshall
Undercover Adventures in a World of Irrationality ((Cambridge Science Festival 2019)
26/02/2019
Dr. Giles Yeo
Gene Eating: The Science of Obesity and the Truth about Diets
12/02/2019
EffeAmrit Sidhu-Brar
Effective Altruism: Using Reason and Evidence for the Most Good
29/01/2019
Robin Ince
I'm A Joke And So Are You
15/01/2019
Dr. James Erskine
It Wasn't Me: Why Humans Often Act Against Their Own Best Interests
11/12/2018
Iszi Lawrence
The Z List Dead List
27/11/2018
The Angry Chef
Bad Science and The Truth About Healthy Eating
13/11/2018
Dr. David Luke
Artificial Paradises? Anomalous Psychedelic Experiences
30/10/2018
Dr. Smith
Zombie Science: Genes of the Damned
18/10/2018
The Skeptics Guide to the Universe
Live Podcast Recording
15/10/2018
Cerys Bradley
A Unifying Theory of Gay
24/09/2018
Hayley Stevens
A Skeptics Guide to Ghost Hunting
30/07/2018
Mark Stevenson
We Do Things Differently
16/07/2018
Dr. Miguel Farias
The Buddha Pill: Can Meditation Change You?
18/06/2018
Dr. Anil Awesti
BREXIT - Where Are We and Where Are We Going?
23/04/2018
Tim Morley
1,000,000 People Are Learning Esperanto on Duolingo - But Why?
09/04/2018
Andrew Copson
Secularism: Politics, Religion and Freedom
26/03/2018
Prof. Edzard Ernst
Homeopathy, the Undiluted Facts
20/03/2018
Prof. Richard Wiseman
The Science of Sleep (Cambridge Science Festival 2018)
27/02/2018
Natalie Bennett
Universal Basic Income
30/01/2018
Dr. Martin Graff
Why Online Dating Doesn't Work
10/01/2018
Aron Ra
Why Do Believers Hate Reality So Much?
28/11/2017
Paul Duncan McGarrity
Ask An Archaeologist
16/11/2017
David Kent
Stem Cells Going Wrong In People - How Do Cancers Evolve?
31/10/2017
Prof. Richard Aspinall
I'd Like To Be Immortal But...
09/10/2017
Prof. Philip Moriarty
The Wow and Woo of Quantum Physics
25/09/2017
Kevin Precious
A Former RE Teachers Guide to Non-Belief
21/08/2017
Andrew Dart
Your Brain STILL Hates You
24/07/2017
Gina Rippon
Blame the Brain
19/07/2017
Simon Singh
From Fermat's Last Theorem to Homer's Last Theorem
06/06/2017
Rumit Somaiya
How To Beat A Casino
29/05/2017
Stuart Armstrong
... I'm Sorry Dave
24/04/2017
Paul Ewans
Secular Education in Uganda
27/03/2017
Julian Huppert
Post-Fact Politics
23/03/2017
Andrew Copson
Objections to Humanism
28/02/2017
Brain Eggo
Unpredicta-Bull
31/01/2017
Viren Swami
Attraction Explained: The Science of How We Form Relationships
29/11/2016
Emily St. Denny
Why French Prostitution Policies Have Changed
26/09/2016
Dr. Kat Arney
The Language of Genes
29/08/2016
Izsi Lawrence
The Z-List Dead List: Round 2
25/07/2016
Robin Taylor
Witchcraft and the Active Imagination
30/05/2016
Robin Tudge
North Korea - Beyond The Potemkin Illusion
25/04/2016
Andrew Dart
Your Brain Hates You
23/02/2016
Tamsin Cave
Does Lobbying Distort Our Democracy?
26/01/2016
Catherine Ball
Will There Be A Christian Church in Britain in 30-40 Years?
24/11/2015
Iszi Lawrence
The Z-List Dead List
27/10/2015
John Lambie
Question Everything: Critical Open-Mindedness in Science, Religion and Everyday Life
28/09/2015
Dr. David Robert Grimes
Lies, Damned Lies and Statistics - How We Get The Science Coverage Wrong
24/08/2015
Myles Power
AIDS Denialism... Yep, That's A Thing
27/07/2015
Michael Marshall
Homeopathy in the UK: The NHS and Beyond
29/06/2015
Ash Pyrce
How To Talk To The Dead
25/05/2015
Dr. Jules Griffin
Sugar, Fat and Daily Mail Headlines
27/04/2015
Mark Lynas
Moving From Ideology to Evidence
30/03/2015
Alan Henness
The Nightingale Collaboration
24/02/2015
Dr. Richard Piech
In Praise of Rationality
27/01/2015
Prof. Jennifer A Clack
Bridging Romer's Gap
25/11/2014
Prof. Judith Mank
Why So Many Ways of Doing It
28/10/2014
Dr. Marta Mirazon Lahr
Genes, Fossils and Behaviour
29/09/2014
Amir Chaudhry
Taking Back Control Of Your Data
26/08/2014
Michael Marshall
Lifting The Lid: Ongoing Adventures In The World Of Pseudoscience
21/07/2014
Andrew Brown
There's No Such Thing As An Atheist Baby
26/05/2014
Elliot George
Godbuster
28/04/2014
Jonny Scaramanga
Inside Britain's Creationist Schools
25/03/2014
Will Moy
FullFact
25/02/2014
Alistair Coleman
What Do We Know About North Korea?
28/01/2014
Sophie Scott
The Science of Laughter
29/10/2013
Robert Llewelyn
Electric Cars? They're Rubbish Aren't They?!
23/09/2013
Oliver Meech
When Magic and Science Collide
18/09/2013
Simon Watt
Ugly Animal Preservation Society
26/08/2013
Dr. Catherine Sebastian
The Teenage Brain
22/07/2013
John Sweeney
Oi! Scientology! Church of Fear Roadshow
25/06/2013
Kate Smurthwaite
How To Fuck
13/06/2013
Bright Club
Nick Doody and Vikki Stone: Bodies
27/05/2013
Rhys Morgan
How Dare You Question My Miracle!
29/04/2013
Andrew Holding
Forgotten Knowledge
11/04/2013
Bright Club
Kent Valentine and Jonny Berliner
01/04/2013
Sanal Edamaruku
Superstition and Rationalism? The Indian Background
26/03/2013
Anne Marie Waters
One Law For All
26/02/2013
Dr. Meng-Chuan Lai
What Can We (Humans) Learn from (Our Con-specifics With) Autism?
29/01/2013
Neil Denny
The Little Atoms Road Trip
27/11/2012
Martin Robbins
Bad Science In The Developing World
30/10/2012
Deborah Hyde
Unnatural Predators
02/10/2012
Marc Abrahams
Cambridge! This Is Improbable
24/09/2012
Christopher Andrew
Soccer and the Intelligence Services: Why Do They Matter?
19/09/2012
Bright Club
Bec Hill and Dan Woods: Animal, Vegetable or Mineral
27/08/2012
Alom Shaha
The Young Atheist's Handbook
30/07/2012
Sense About Science
Ask For Evidence
25/06/2012
Juliet Jacques
Invisible Lives
28/05/2012
Dr. Amy Milton
Erasing Memories
16/04/2012
Andrew Pontzen
26/03/2012
Alastair Mundy
Dispelling Commonly Held Myths in the StockMarket
17/03/2012
Thinkcon 2012
Richard Wiseman, Helen Keen, Michael Brooks
13/03/2012
Thomas Woolley
Diffusion of the Dead
21/02/2012
Ronald Green
Why Nothing Matters
24/01/2012
Stephen Curry
The Science of Viruses and Making Science Viral
29/11/2011
Dr. Denis Alexander
Creation or Evolution - Do We Have To Choose?
07/11/2011
Dr. Andrew Holding
SciScreen: HitchHikers Guide to the Galaxy
24/10/2011
Prof. Wade Allison
Radiation and Reason
21/10/2011
Dr. Kat Arney
Skeptics Cafe: In The Pink
18/10/2011
Tracy King and DC Tuner
Tim Minchin's 'Storm'
26/09/2011
Lia Chappell
CHaOS at Skeptics in the Pub
08/09/2011
Julian Huppert
29/08/2011
Alice Bell
A Brief History of 'PUS'
25/07/2011
Trystan Swale
Ghosts And The People Who Hunt Them
27/06/2011
Nelson Jones
Heresy Corner at Skeptics in the Pub
06/06/2011
Jon Ronson
The Psychopath Test
30/05/2011
Simon Perry
Skeptical Activism & The Quacklash
24/04/2011
Edd Edmondson
Believing by Numbers
28/03/2011
Dr. Belinda Brooks-Gordon
The Myths and Stereotypes That Surround Sex Work
19/03/2011
Can You Make A Difference
Rhys Morgan, Michael Marshall, David Colquhoun, Chris Smith and Sile Lane
22/02/2011
Dean Burnett
The Unholy Trinity: Neuroscience, Comedy and Skepticism
12/02/2011
Jennifer Rohn
Skeptics Cafe
25/01/2011
Simon Blackburn
Does Science Always Know Best?
21/12/2010
Aubrey de Grey
Regenerative Medicine for Ageing: Can It Be Comprehensive Enough?
30/11/2010
David Arronovitch
Voodoo Histories
25/10/2010
Ian Ridpath
UFO's: Fact or Fantasy?
27/09/2010
Andy Parker
ATLAS And The Large Hadron Collider
30/08/2010
Rebecca Watson
Why Chicks Matter
26/07/2010
David Spiegelhalter
How Risky Is It?
29/06/2010
Nick Pope
The Real X-Files
24/05/2010
Prof. Chris French
The Psychology of Anomalous Experiences
26/04/2010
Richard J Evans
Holocaust Denial
29/03/2010
Malcolm Gaskill
Ectoplasm
16/02/2010
Allen Green
Bad Law
26/01/2010
Andy Lewis
The Persistence of Delusion
24/11/2009
Simon Singh
Trick or Treatment? Alternative Medicine on Trial

Below are a selection of friends to Cambridge Skeptics, who have spoken at our previous events:

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Simon Singh MBE

Science Author & founder of The Good Thinking Society

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Prof. Richard Wiseman

Science Author, Public Speaker & YouTuber

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Prof. David Nutt

Neuropsychopharmacologist, 
Researcher & Science Author

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Myles Power

YouTuber
& Science Communicator

 

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Dr. Steven Novella

Host of The Skeptics Guide to the Universe Podcast & Science Blogger

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Robin Ince

Comedian

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Aron Ra

Regional Director of American Atheists, Podcaster & YouTuber

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Hayley Stevens

Paranormal Researcher, Science Communicator & Blogger

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Matt Dillahunty

Host of The Atheist Experience Online TV Show, Public Speaker & YouTuber

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Dr. Giles Yeo

BBC Presenter (Trust Me, I'm A Doctor and Horizon), Researcher & Science Author

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Natalie Bennett

Politician & Public Speaker
(former Green Party Leader)

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Mark Stevenson

Author & Public Speaker

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Cara Santa Maria

Science Communicator, Journalist, Producer, TV Host & Podcaster

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Prof. Edzard Ernst

Academic Physician, 
Researcher & Science Author

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Andrew Copson

CEO Humanists UK & President of International Humanist and Ethical Union

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Ariane Sherine

Author, Comedy Writer, Journalist & Atheist Bus Campaign Creator