About Peter McIntyre

Peter McIntyre is a medical student at UNSW and is the co-founder of Effective Altruism UNSW.

12 Awesome Things You Should Do After EA Global

Effective altruism is littered with lowbrow articles. I thought I would contribute something a little more academic to our discourse, so I have written a listicle (sorrynotsorry) of what we can do to get the most out of the conference now that it’s over.

1. Track down the friends you made at EAG on Facebook and LinkedIn.
You […]

By |August 24th, 2015|Effective Altruism|0 Comments

Should You Visit an Effective Altruism Hub?

This a post co-written by Brenton Mayer and Peter McIntyre cross-posted from the effective altruist forum.

Peter Hurford’s recent post challenges us to find ways to engage new EAs. In this post we explore travelling to an EA hub as a means to achieve this goal, and consider whether we would advise others to undertake the […]

By |July 23rd, 2015|Effective Altruism|0 Comments

Welcome to Effective Altruism UNSW!

We are students who are passionate answering the question ‘how can I do the most amount of good?’ We recognise that:

We are in a unique position to do good, and it’s important that we care.

Through rational decision making, we can make a much larger difference.

We can, and do, enjoy doing it!

We hope to see you around […]

By |July 1st, 2015|Effective Altruism|0 Comments

Effective charities 101: What are the best charities in Australia and how do you choose?

Cross-posted from Peter McIntyre’s blog.
Why should you care about donating to the best charity?
It’s simple: imagine it is your friends, family, or even you who is in need of help. You don’t want to choose a charity that can tell you a good story about how much it’s helping. You don’t want to choose a […]

By |July 1st, 2015|Effective Altruism|0 Comments