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November 22, Wednesday, 2017, 4:00 pm. Imperial College London, UK — RSM 2.28, Level Two, Bioengineering, Royal School of Mines, South Kensington CampusIg Nobel Prize winner David Hu will present a seminar on “Elephant trunks, cat tongues, and the Ig Nobel Prize.”
November 24, Friday, 2017, 2:00 pm. (Note: some radio stations broadcast at a different time) Science Friday” Ig Nobel Prize special, public radio in the United States (and online). Specially edited version of the 27th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize ceremony.
November 29, Wednesday, 2017, 6:00 pm. University of Manchester, UK — Lecture Theatre B, University Place, Oxford Road — featuring:

The event is free of charge, and includes refreshments and a drinks reception. Paper airplanes will not be discouraged, should you bring paper to construct some.

December 4, Monday, 2017. 3:00 pm. EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany — Marc Abrahams will talk about Improbable Research and the Ig Nobel Prizes. [Preview]
January 12, 2018, Friday, 9:30 pm. ARISIA, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. — Westin Boston Waterfront,Grand Ballroom CD. Dramatic Improbable Readings from studies that have won Ig Nobel Prizes, and more.
January 21, Saturday, 2018, 9:30 am. Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA — Marc Abrahams will talk about Improbable Research and the Ig Nobel Prizes. Details TBA.
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.
February 9, 2018, Friday. Salk Institute, La Jolla, California, USA. Marc Abrahams will talk about Improbable Research and the Ig Nobel Prizes. Details TBA.
February 17, 2018, Saturday, 8:00 pm. American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas. The annual Improbable Research session will include: Marc Abrahams,  and Ig Nobel Prize winners Alex Suarez [using a digeridoo to treat sleep apnea and snoring) and Jesse Han (physics of carrying a cup of coffee while walking backwards). Details TBA.
March-April, 2018. Ig Nobel EuroTour — shows in the UK, Denmark, Sweden, Austria, Switzerland, Spain, The Netherlands, and other countries. Details TBA.
April 26, 2018, Thursday, 7:00 pm. Northwest Rheumatism Society, Portland, Oregon. Marc Abrahams will give the keynote address.
July, 2018. Tickets go on sale for the 28th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony. Details TBA.
September, 2018. The 28th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony, Sanders Theatre, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. Details TBA.
September, 2018. The Ig Informal Lectures, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. Details TBA.
October, 2018.  Japan.  Details TBA.

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