Human existence, comedy and tragedy are ancient companions. In the immortal words of an Irish mother: “You three are a right pair if I ever saw one.” The three are intertwined and inextricable, a rich seam that underlies Irish culture. …
Laughter in the Lab: the indisputable importance of humour in scientific discourse
Kevin Lyons discusses the vital role that humour plays in scientific research and explains the predominant lack of humour in peer-reviewed scientific publications.
If you tickle us, do we not laugh?
Science is a serious business. It requires serious people to write serious grant applications, to convince serious funding agencies to support serious research projects. Furthermore, the results of these projects are published …
This House Does Not Regret Going to Law Society’s Comedy Debate
A combination of self-deprecating humour and a slandering of online millennial culture provided the basis for the speakers’ hilarious and even thought-provoking speeches
‘’Millennials only like hashtags because they look like potato waffles’’ – the line that launched the flurried removal of mobiles from pockets to tweet and check in at LawSoc’s Comedy debate in the GMB Chamber on Tuesday.
With law professor …