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How To Market Yourself On Online Dating Sites

David Frank

When?
Thursday, October 6 2016 at 7:30PM

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Where?

29-41 Bedford Street,
Middlehaven,
Middlesbrough
TS1 2LL

http://www.oconnellspub.co.uk/

Who?
David Frank

What's the talk about?

 Have you ever used an online dating site or app of any kind ever before? Including Tinder?

 
Marketer & former radio show host David Frank will be talking about all things online dating, sex & porn. We could all use some tips on how to market ourselves, whether looking for love online, or trying to make the best impression in any situation.
 
There's a marketer’s insight into porn for women, the formulas romance novels use for their plots & covers, and we'll look at the statistics behind the UK's porn viewing.
 
This talk will prove you're attractive to a great many people, and we'll use science to prove it! There’ll be singing, an acted romance scene, & a very interesting Q&A afterwards.  

 

​​Hailing from Perth, Western Australia, David is a marketer, writer and public speaker who has also lived in Japan and Vietnam. He is currently based in Scotland where he is studying a Masters of Science in Marketing at Edinburgh Napier University, and is an Edinburgh Skeptics committee member. You can read more about him at his website http://davidfrank.com.au
 
Parking is available on the street in Bedford Street but if there are no gaps there are many more in Baker St next along.  Food is available at O'Connells Pub until around 6.30pm but there are other restaurants on Bedford Street. Entrance is free at the door but kind donations are gleefully accepted in order to pay speakers' expenses.

Denis McEoin

When?
Thursday, February 2 2017 at 7:30PM

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Where?

29-41 Bedford Street,
Middlehaven,
Middlesbrough
TS1 2LL

http://www.oconnellspub.co.uk/

Who?
Denis McEoin

What's the talk about?

Denis McEoin states:

"The talk will argue that scientific evidence for homeopathy is at an increasingly high level, with more than one Nobel Prize-winning scientist researching and confirming its usefulness and scientific basis.

This will be in a context that argues for the existence of bias and prejudice in many parts of the scientific and medical establishments. He will approach this as a pro-science rationalist and will draw in part on his own extensive academic experience studying religious fundamentalism.

Denis comes from a long career in scepticism, but one in which he is not merely sceptical about religious and supernatural claims, but also sceptical of the actual practice of science (something well demonstrated by Kuhn’s theory of paradigm shifts, in which established scientists reject new ideas that do not conform to their own understanding).

Denis will also refer to Harry Collins’s direct observations of the problem of replication in science, as set out in his classic text, Changing Order".

 
Denis was born in Belfast in 1949. MA in English, Trinity College, Dublin (1971); MA (1st class) in Persian, Arabic and Islamic History, Edinburgh University (1975); PhD in Persian Studies, Cambridge, King’s College (1979).
 
He taught Arabic-English translation at Mohammed V University, Fez, Morocco. Taught Arabic and Islamic Studies, Newcastle University; Hon orally Fellow, Centre for Middle East and Islamic Studies, Durham University; editor of the Middle East Quarterly (Philadelphia); Distinguished Senior Fellow, the Gatestone Institute, New York; council member of Scholars for Peace in there Middle East; member of Middle East Study Group, Hull University.
 
Denis is an author of 40 books and hundreds of articles. I won’t bore you with my interests in music, literature, or film. He was at one point Chairman of the UK Natural Medicines Society. He is married to a homeopath.