The Courier & Advertiser (Perth and Perthshire Edition)

Comic robot photograph wins prize

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HAVE YOU heard the one about the stand-up comic robot which won a science photograph­y prize?

An image of a robot performing a comedy routine in front of an audience has won the first Engineerin­g and Physical Sciences Research Council photograph­ic competitio­n.

The show by Robo Thespian was part of the study Comedy Lab: Human vs Robot, by Toby Harris, a PhD student at Queen Mary University of London.

 ?? Pictures: PA. ?? Top left: Human vs Robot, by Toby Harris, which won the Weird and Wonderful section and was overall winner in the national science photograph­y competitio­n, alongside other award-winning photograph­s in the contest.
Pictures: PA. Top left: Human vs Robot, by Toby Harris, which won the Weird and Wonderful section and was overall winner in the national science photograph­y competitio­n, alongside other award-winning photograph­s in the contest.
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