2018 Robert Boyle Winter School

Robert Boyle Winter School,

7 December 2018,

The Boardroom,

Dr Steevens’ Hospital,

Dublin 8.

 9:45am: Registration



Professor Michael Hunter (Professor emeritus, Birkbeck College, London):

‘Robert Boyle: A Complicated Man’.

11.00am-11.30am: Coffee break


Professor Luke Gibbons (Professor of Irish Literary and Cultural Studies Maynooth University):

‘The Politics of Things: Robert Boyle and Contemporary Debates in Philosophy and Social Theory.’



Professor Anna Marie Roos (University of Lincoln):

‘Robert Boyle and Pre-Newtonian ideas about Colour.’


1:00pm-2.15pm: Lunch


Dr Cordula Weiss, Paul Nugent, Eoin Gill, Dr Sheila Donegan:

‘Light, Colour and Cold: recreation of some of Boyle’s Experiments.’


3 pm:

Panel Discussion. This will be followed by tours of the Worth Library until 4.45pm.



Booking: To book please book on eventbrite ‘Robert Boyle Winter School’.


This event is a joint initiative of the Robert Boyle Summer School and the Edward Worth Library, Dublin.



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