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September 20-28, 2018. Ig Nobel Japan Tour

September 22-November 4 2018. Ig Nobel Prizes ExhibitionAaMo Gallery at the Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan. [AND NOTE: The exhibition has its own twitter feed.]
October 3, 2018, Wednesday. FSTech—Orlando, Florida, USA.—Marc Abrahams will give the keynote address: “Improbably Good and Bad Innovations in Food and Food Service.”
October 4, 2018, Thursday, 1:00 pm. The History, Uses, and Future of the Ig Nobel Prize,” Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.—25 Shattuck Street, Gordon Hall, Waterhouse Room—Marc Abrahams will discuss the Ig Nobel Prizes, as part of the symposium.
October 10, 2018, Wednesday, 5:30 pm. Hartford County Medical Association Annual Meeting, Farmington Gardens, Farmington, Connecticut, USA Marc Abrahams will discuss the Ig Nobel Prizes and some improbable medical research.
November 23, 2018, Friday. Science Friday” Ig Nobel radio broadcast.
January 2019 (exact date TBA). Arisia, Boston. Dramatic readings from improbable research studies. Details TBA.
February 16, 2019, Saturday, 8:00 pm. Improbable Research show at the AAAS Annual Meeting, Washington DC.—The annual Improbable Research session will include:

March-April, 2019. Ig Nobel EuroTour (Events in Spain, UK, France, The Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Scandinavia, and perhaps elsewhere). Details TBA.

  • March 14, Thursday—Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK—Details TBA
  • March 16, SaturdayImperial College London, UK—Marc Abrahams and
    • Ig Nobel Prize winner James Heathcote (Why do old men have big ears?)
    • Ig Nobel Prize winners Marisa López-Tejón and Alex Garcia-Faura (Effects of vagina music on developing fetuses)
    • Ig Nobel Prize winner James Cole (Nutritional value of human cannibalism)
  • March 19, Tuesday—University of Graz, Austria—Details TBA
  • March 22, FridayVienna, Austria—Details TBA
  • March 25, MondayEPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland—This is part of EPFL’s 50th anniversary celebration! Details TBA
  • …and many more, TBA
July, 2019, (exact date TBA). TICKETS go on sale for the 29th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize ceremonyDetails TBA.
September, 2019, (exact date TBA). The 29th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize ceremony—Sanders Theatre, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USADetails TBA.
September, 2019, (exact date TBA). Ig Informal Lectures—MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA.—The new Ig Nobel Prize winners give free public talks, and answer questions. Details TBA.

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