Bright Club is Coming! 21st February 8.30pm

Returning to The Stand comedy club on the 21st February at 8.30pm, Bright Club is offering academics/researchers from the North East the chance to get on stage and have their say, exploring your research through humour, stories and bad puns. This is an incredible way to get your work out there, as well as improve your skills.

  • Improve your presentation skills.
  • Get first class professional communication training.
  • Enjoy exciting engagement opportunities.
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  • Have a laugh!
  • Boost your confidence.

“Great fun- a total buzz! Better than any ‘conventional’ sci-comm training!”Kirsty Lees, PhD Student

“Outreach at its most terrifying and rewarding!”Paula Wright, Researcher


What:  Bright Club stand-up comedy training

When: Tuesday 7th February – 4pm – 6.30pm

Where:  Centre for Life – Meet at main reception

How: Contact Duncan on


Each event is compèred by a professional comedian, and subjects cover everything from pigs and language, to booze and geophysics.

Training is given to help tailor your material to a comedy audience. This will take place on the 7th February, 4pm – 6.30pm at the Centre for Life with further opportunities to rehearse and fine-tune your set before the show.