Projects

Good Thinking Society currently has these active projects:

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Psychic Awareness Month

In March of this year, Good Thinking was contacted by Mark Tilbrook – a skeptical activist who had been planning to hand out leaflets to people on their way to attend a range of psychic shows. Mark had designed and printed a clear and easy-to-understand leaflet, outlining some important points that people might want to consider …

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Golden Duck

The Golden Duck

  23rd December 2012: Andrew Wakefield wins the Golden Duck Lifetime Achievement Award. More details here… Good Thinking will be awarding The Golden Duck each year to the person (or organisation) that has supported or practised pseudoscience in the most ludicrous, dangerous, irrational or irresponsible manner. The decision is based on nominations by the public, …

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Report It!

Health News Thermometer

Although there is some excellent science reporting, there are also examples of sensationalist, inaccurate and scaremongering journalism. The aim of this project is to identify the worst offenders in order to inform and warn the public… and ideally drive up standards. How? In light of the recent measles epidemic in South Wales, which was largely …

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Good Thinking Hack Day: Alternative Medicine

Sign up here for the Alternative Medicine Hack Day

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Small Grant Awards

Applications are now closed for this tranche of grant awards. The awards have been made – see here for further details… Good Thinking is keen to encourage grass roots skepticism by offering small grants for projects in the UK and overseas. This year we are offering £5,000, which will be roughly divided into five grants of …

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UK Science Blog Prize 2012 Results

Good Thinking is delighted to announce the results of the 2012 UK Science Blog Prize. Winner: David Colquhoun – DC’s Improbable Science Winner: Suzi Gage – Sifting the Evidence Runner Up: Dorothy Bishop – BishopBlog Runner Up: Ed Yong – Not Exactly Rocket Science Runner Up: Oliver Childs, Henry Scowcroft and Kat Arney – Cancer Research UK Science Update Shortlisted Blog : Stuart Clark: Across …

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