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November 27, 2015, Friday. “Science Friday with Ira Flatow” annual Ig Nobel special radio/web broadcast. Annual (since 1992!) day-after-Thanksgiving broadcast of the year’s Ig Nobel Prize ceremony, specially edited for radio. This will be HOUR 2 of the two-hour broadcast. See the SciFri web site for broadcast stations and times, and for online streaming.
December 8, 2015, Tuesday, 7:00 pm. University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island, USA. Edwards HallMarc Abrahams do a talk on “Humor in Science”,  as part of the URI Honors Colloquium lecture series. Open to the public, free.
December 10, 2015, Thursday. PINC Conference, Sarasota, Florida, USA. Details TBA.
January 5, 2016. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology meeting, Portland, Oregon, USA. Oregon Convention CenterMarc Abrahams will be part of a panel discussing research the public is sometimes urged to consider as “inappropriate”. The discussion is part of a symposium about the morphological diversity of intromittent organs.
January 15, 2016, Friday. Arisia, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Details TBA
February, 2016, date TBA. American Association for the Advancement of Science annual meeting, Washington, DC. USA. The meeting will include the annual Improbable Research show, with Marc Abrahams; and Ig Nobel Prize winner David Hu (Urination duration is about 23 seconds in all mammals); Ig Nobel Prize winner Greg Weiss (how to partially un-boil an egg); and Eric Schulman (a one-minute history of the universe, AND ALSO an algorithm that predicts who will win the 2016 U.S. Presidential election); and perhaps others. Further details TBA.
March, 2016, dates TBA. The 2016 Ig Nobel Eurotour. Marc Abrahams and a gaggle of Ig Nobel Prize winners will do shows in Denmark, Sweden, the UK, and elsewhere. Details TBA. [If your institution would like to host a show, please get in touch with us ASAP!]
July, 2016, date TBA. ESOF, Manchester, UK. Details TBA.
September 22, 2016, Thursday. 26th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize ceremony, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. Tickets will go on sale in July, exclusively from the Harvard Box Office. Details TBA.
September 24, 2016, Saturday. Ig Informal Lectures, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. Details TBA.

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