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March 15-April 14, 2017. Ig Nobel Spring EuroTour. (twitter: #IgNobel) Events at

NOTE: The tour will feature tributes to the Ig Nobel Prize-winning (in the year 2000) study of the Dunning-Kruger effect. That study is called “Unskilled and Unaware of It: How Difficulties in Recognizing One’s Own Incompetence Lead to Inflated Self-Assessments“.

April 23, 2017, Sunday, 7:00 pm. BAHfest, Kresge Auditorium MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. Marc Abrahams will be the keynote speaker.
April 27, 2017, Thursday. Sarnoff Cardiovascular Research Foundation’s 37th Annual Scientific Meeting, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. Marc Abrahams will do a talk about “Improbable Research and the Ig Nobel Prizes, and Cardiology”.
September 14, 2017, Thursday, 6:00 pm (US eastern time). 27th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. TICKETS will go on sale in July.
September 16, 2017, Saturday, 1:00 pm. The Ig Informal Lectures, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.
November, 2017. Ig Nobel Autumn EuroTour. Events in:

  • University of Manchester, UKWednesday, November 29
  • EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany, Monday, December 4
  • Other events To Be Announced
February 7, 2018, Wednesday, 3:40 pm. Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) Annual Conference, San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California, USA. Marc Abrahams will give the keynote address.

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