Speakers

Jane Ubrien hails from the dubious world of media. As a writer of advertising and professional voice actor, Jane is a big fan of the outrageous claim

Adrian Barnett is a statistician with a degree in statistics and PhD in mathematics. He currently works at the Queensland University of Technology and is the President of the Statistical Society of Australia. He has over 20 years’ experience...

Dr Alice has a PhD in cellular and molecular pharmacology in the field of cancer cell biology and...

Allan Asher is an Australian Lawyer and consumer and public interest advocate. He is a former Commonwealth Ombudsman, Deputy Chair of the ACCC...

Dr. Erik Streed is an Associate Professor at Griffith University’s Gold Coast campus, noted for being the first person to take a photo of an atom's shadow! He was also

Gary Bakker is a clinical psychologist. He has been obsessed with evidence-based psychotherapy for 40 years, so don’t bother asking him about hypnotherapy, psychoanalysis, past life regression therapy...

Jo Benhamu is a Senior Clinical Research Nurse at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre with almost twenty years of experience in clinical nursing...

Dr Nalau is a climate adaptation scientist based at Cities Research Institute, Griffith University. Her research focuses on understanding how, why and when people make decisions to adapt to climate change, and examines which core assumptions can enable us to better adapt to climate change...

Adjunct Professor John Skerritt joined the Australian Department of Health in 2012 as a Deputy Secretary. He was formerly

Jonas Larsen is an Environmental Scientist, trained in ecology and soil biogeochemistry, and has a keen interest in environmental conservation, scientific research and science communication. In addition to environmental conservation, Jonas has a passion for promoting critical thinking amongst the public ...

Jonti first become interested in astronomy after accidentally viewing part of 'The Sky At Night' when he was five, and has been hooked ever since. Now, an astronomer and astrobiologist based at the University of Southern Queensland...

Dr Karl Kruszelnicki just loves Science to Pieces. His media career spans more than 30 years, talking about Science...

Ken Harvey is an Associate Professor in the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University. He is a public health physician ...

Many-Lee Noble is an accredited Practising Dietitian and verified Health At Every Size ® (HAES®) Practitioner. She helps people find foods and patterns of eating that work for them...

Dr Martin Rice is Head of Research for the Climate Council. Previously he was the Co-ordinator of the Earth System Science Partnership (ESSP) in Paris, France...

Michael is a Brisbane dentist. He chairs the Australian Dental Association's (ADA) Oral Health Committee and is a frequent media spokesperson for the ADA. He holds Master’s degreesin Public Health and Epidemiology and is currently studying for a PhD in dental public health...

Associate Professor Michael Howes is the Head of the Environmental Planning and Management Discipline within the School of Environment and Science at Griffith University. He is also an adaptation science researcher...

Michael Marshall is the Project Director of the Good Thinking Society and the President of the Merseyside Skeptics Society. He regularly ...

What do you get when you mix a passion for science, psychology and skepticism with twenty years of performing music, and an analytical mind with a wicked sense of humour? You get Brisbane musician and science communicator Nathan Eggins...

Dr Renaud Joannes-Boyau is a geochronologist and a geochemist. He is the head of the Geoarchaeology and Archaeometry Research Group and the Director of Higher Degree Research Training at Southern Cross Geoscience at Southern Cross University in Australia...

Appointed by Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt MP to lead the 'Independent Review of the Reforms to the Therapeutic Goods Advertising Framework' in association with Protiviti. She...

Ross Balch is a self-described “science nerd” and a long-time member of the skeptic community. He was one of the founding members as well as the President of the Brisbane Skeptic Society and remains on the committee today....

Dr Sarah Boulter is passionate about climate change and how we need to respond and adapt to this challenging problem...

Tanya Smith is a Professor in the Australian Research Centre for Human Evolution and the Griffith Centre for Social and Cultural Research at Griffith University- and she is passionate about teeth! Teeth preserve remarkably faithful records...

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