Podcast: Science Comedy with the STEAM Room : Fizzics Education


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Podcast: Science Comedy with the STEAM Room

Podcast: Science Comedy with the STEAM Room


Combine science & comedy together? Love it! Through Praxical a team of scientists were trained by comedians to perform STEM comedy on stage at the Sydney Comedy Festival, Australian Museum, at Splendour in the Grass & more. We speak with Luke Stellar, Co-founder and Director of Praxical to find out more

Hosted by Ben Newsome from Fizzics Education

About the STEAM Room

Luke Stellar wearing an orange beanie and a Hawaiian shirt speaking on stage into a microphone

The STEAM Room trained seven scientists to perform on stage to sold-out shows at the Sydney Comedy Festival, Australian Museum Jurassic Lounge, and the Science Tent at Splendour in the Grass, alongside comedians and Dr Karl! You can learn more about this year’s ABC Radio National interview or this write-up in chemistry world magazine.

Applications open for the 2023 STEAM Room Science Comedy Program

Participants will receive free workshops and mentoring from leading comedians and science communicators (including Dr Karl!) to turn their funny STEM stories into an entertaining stand-up performance.  So if you’re looking to learn fresh communication skills to present your research to a huge new audience, follow this link to learn more and apply.

With interviews with leading science educators and STEM thought leaders, this science education podcast is about highlighting different ways of teaching kids within and beyond the classroom. It’s not just about educational practice & pedagogy, it’s about inspiring new ideas & challenging conventions of how students can learn about their world!

Hosted by Ben Newsome

Ben Newsome


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