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Title: An education in irony: why academics need to be funny
Author(s): Watson, Cate
Batlle, Ioannis
Keywords: Research impact
Social sciences
Anthill 16: Humour me
Issue Date: 4-Apr-2016
Date Deposited: 30-May-2019
Publisher: The Conversation Trust
Citation: Watson C & Batlle I (2016) An education in irony: why academics need to be funny. The Conversation. 04.04.2016.
Abstract: First paragraph: Despite what some people might think, academics are not all humourless boffins out of touch with the real world. They can also be funny, and some are turning to humour to help get their messages across.
Type: Newspaper/Magazine Article
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University of Bath
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