Robert Boyle Winter School

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Robert Boyle Winter School

Dr. Steevens' Hospital, Friday 7th December 2018

The popular Robert Boyle Summer School has been running since 2012 at Boyle's birthplace, Lismore Co Waterford. The first Robert Boyle Winter School, a one day meeting, will take place in Dublin this year hosted by the Edward Worth Library. The purpose is to celebrate Boyle's life and legacy and to promote Ireland's scientific heritage.

Programme

09:45: Registration
10.15: ‘Robert Boyle: A Complicated Man'. Prof Michael Hunter
11:00: Coffee break
11:30: Robert Boyle and Pre-Newtonian ideas about Colour. Prof Anna Marie Roos
12:15: Light Colour and Cold: recreation of Boyle's Experiments. Dr Cordula Weiss, Paul Nugent, Eoin Gill, Dr Sheila Donegan
13:00: Lunch
14:15: The Politics of Things: Robert Boyle and Contemporary Debates in Philosophy and Social Theory. Professor Luke Gibbons
15:00: “On the Boyle” – Panel Discussion


Date:
Friday 7th December 2018
Time:
10.00am - 4.00pm
Price:
Free - Registration required
Address:
Dr. Steevens' Hospital, Steeven's Lane, Dublin 8, Ireland

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