David Colquhoun and Suzi Gage Joint Winners of 2012 UK Science Blog Prize

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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 …

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The 2012 UK Science Blog Prize Night

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Good Thinking, in association with Soho Skeptics, are delighted to present the inaugural UK Science Blog Prize awards evening. At the start of October, Good Thinking asked for nominations to find the best UK science bloggers. Over one hundred blogs were entered. This evening, we’ll be revealing the runners up and presenting the grand prize …

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Golden Duck Short-list Announced

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Without wishing to scoop Sid too much, the three short-listed candidates for the inaugural Golden Duck are, in no particular order: Charles, Prince of Wales Andrew Wakefield David Tredinnick MP Over the next month or so, a number of Skeptics in the Pub groups will be conducting discussions on the relative merits of each candidate …

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Science Blog Prize 2012 Entry Now Closed

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Submissions for the 2012 UK Science Blog Prize are now closed. Many, many thanks to everyone who took the time to enter. A last minute surge (including one at 23:59) pushed the number of entries to over one hundred. The judging process starts now and the first stage will be to narrow the entries down …

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Golden Duck Nominations Are Now Closed

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Thanks everyone who contributed nominations for this year’s Golden Duck. We’re going to go away and pull out the top entries and then these will be distributed to the local Skeptics in the Pub groups who’ve said they would like to take part. They will be voting on the top five over the course of October and …

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Apply for a Grant

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Have you been mulling over an idea in your head – maybe a bit of skeptical activism, or something that would be good for the public understanding of science? It’s a great idea, but it would need some money to get it going. Well, we may be able to help out. Good Thinking has a …

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The Golden Duck: Nominations are Open

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We are delighted to announce that we will be offering an annual prize for quackery each December. Such a prize has worked well in other countries to highlight general quackery. In future years we’ll be concentrating on specific areas of quackery, but for our first award we thought it would be good to honour someone who has …

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A Message from Simon

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Welcome to Good Thinking, a small UK-based organisation devoted to promoting science and debunking pseudoscience. You can find out more about our initial projects on this site, including our small grants programme. You can keep up to date on our future projects by following @goodthinkingsoc on Twitter.  

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