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June 5, 2015, Friday, 5:55 pm.

Natural History Museum Rotterdam, The Netherlands. 20th annual Dead Duck Day, commemorating the incident that led to publication of the study “The first case of homosexual necrophilia in the mallard Anas platyrhynchos (Aves: Anatidae)” [published in the journal DEINSEA, vol. 8: 9 November 2001. pp. 243-247], and subsequently to the awarding of the 2003 Ig Nobel Prize for biology.

June 6 2015, Saturday, 3:00 pm.

Hulst, The Netherlands, Vestrock 2015. Ig Nobel prize winner Kees Moeliker will lecture for Vestrock University about ‘De eend, zijn maat en de schaamluis’ [in Dutch]

June 15, 2015, Monday, 9:00 am.

Lisbon, Portugal, ESHRE Annual Meeting. Ig Nobel Prize winner Kees Moeliker will present the Robert G. Edwards’ Memorial Keynote Lecture, titled ‘How a dead duck can be fertile’.

June, 2015. Ig Nobel Events in Japan. With Marc Abrahams, Ig Nobel Prize winner Dr. Nakamats, and other Ig Nobel Prize winners. Details TBA.
July 9, 2015, Thursday, noon. Tickets go on sale for the 25th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony. Tickets will be available exclusively from the Harvard Box Office, online, by telephone, and at the ticket counter.
August 8 & 9, 2015, 7:30 pm. Tête à Tête: The Opera Festival, King’s Cross, London, UK. Performances of Daniel Gillingwater’s “The Homosexual Necrophiliac Duck Opera“, based on Kees Moeliker‘s Ig Nobel Prize winning paper “The First Case Of Homosexual Necrophiliac in the Mallard Duck“. TICKETS.
September 17, 2015, Thursday, 6:00 pm. The 25th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. Tickets will go on sale July 9.
September 19, 2015, Saturday afternoon. The Ig Informal Lectures, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.
October 8, 2015, Thursday. Vienna, Austria. Details TBA.
December 8, 2015, Tuesday. University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island, USA. Details TBA.

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