Last weekend, on Saturday 21st March I was given the awesome opportunity to be a part of the Royal Institution’s Family Fun Day on the theme of Sparks Will Fly. I was asked to write a talk that would appeal to 8-12 year olds and would hopefully contain a demo that I would present in […]
A few months ago I was contacted by someone from the EPSRC magazine, Pioneer. They were interested in my Bright Club sets and wanted me to write an article about the experience of expressing academic research through the medium of stand-up. I was honoured to be asked and was very glad to agree. I think […]
I did another Bright Club set! This time, rather than being at the Willmington Arms, Bright Club took to the stage at the Bloomsbury Theatre. Again I had a fantastic time doing it. I was only mildly intimidated by the setting – entering through the stage door and waiting in the green room. The other […]
Last year I was lucky enough to receive a bursary from UCL which allowed me to go to Cheltenham and attend the Science Festival for the week. It was an incredible experience, I saw some fantastic talks and debates, and also got a chance to catch some less well executed events. I had a chat […]
A few weeks ago I had the opprtunity to perform another comedy set at Bright Club. It was a brilliant night, everyone on the bill was fantastic. I learnt about treatment windows for antibiotics, stressed shapes and using physics to treat cancer. It was equal parts fascinating and funny. The set that I wrote was […]
After reading a Daily Mail Online article about bank transfers going wrong last week, I contact the author. She later called me to say they’d had such a big response to the article that they’d be running a follow up. She wanted to get my views on what banks can do to stop these errors from […]
Last weekend I went to Greenman festival to perform my Bright Club comedy routine. As I was already there, I was put in contact with the people at Science London. They would be at the festival running sciencey craft activities for grown-ups and children and wanted some ideas for craft activities. Together we came up […]
This weekend I was given the awesome opportunity to perform my Bright Club set on numbers and interfaces at Greenman festival in Glanusk park. Here’s the video of it!