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Announcing Dr Bill Eaton of Georgia Southern University as a speaker at the Boyle Summer School.

Boyle regarded his time in Ireland as being scientifically unproductive, a view which is often found in discussions about Boyle. Dr Eaton's recent research into the area has challenged this idea, arguing that it was in fact a formative period in his life.

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Robert Boyle Summer School Great Success

The first annual Robert Boyle Summer School attracted a great audience to Lismore. The general response from particpants was a great success and they are already looking forward to next year's event.

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The Reception of Newton: International Conference at the Edward Worth Library Dublin

The Reception of Newton: International Conference at the Edward Worth Library Dublin

To mark Dublin City of Science 2012 the Worth Library is organising a two-day conference to explore the many facets of Newton’s legacy.

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Light thrown on Boyle's medicinal remedies

Two interesting sessions at the Boyle Summer School will focus on Boyle and his extended family's development and use of remedies especially plant-based medicines.

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Follow us now on twitter

Follow Robert Boyle now on twitter at @RobertBoyleFRS

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Robert Boyle Conference in Dublin

A Robert Boyle Seminar will take place in the Worth Library in Dr Steevens' Hospital (opposite Heuston Station) on December 2nd 2011. A major line up of international academics will explore many aspects of Boyle's life and works.

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Lismore duo wins National Scifest Finals

28th October 2011 - A project from Blackwater Community School Lismore won the national finals of Scifest. Eoghan Flynn and Ruairi O'Neill follow in the footsteps of Robert Boyle with a project that involves chemistry and physics and addresses a major challenge to mankind!

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Peter Elmer to Address Summer School on Valentine Greatrakes

The story of Valentine Greatrakes (The Stroker) is an extraordinary one by any standards. It is even more interesting to us for the involvement of Robert Boyle in the story and the fact that Greatrakes was from Affane, not far from Lismore. Peter Elmer has just published a fascinating book on Greatrakes (see below).

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