Robert Boyle Seminar
at the Edward Worth Library,
Friday 2 December 2011
As space is limited, booking is essential for this one-day seminar.
9.30am: Chair: Professor James Malone, Director of the Robert Boyle Foundation.
Speaker: Professor Michael Hunter (
Chair: Professor Theodore Hoppen (Professor Emeritus,
Speaker: Ms Sue Hemmens (Marsh’s Library,
chymistry in The Dublin Philosophical Society, 1683-1709’.
Speaker: Dr Michelle DiMeo (Georgia Institute of Technology): ‘Katherine Ranelagh’s Influence on Robert Boyle’s Ethical and Intellectual Thought’.
2.00pm: Chair: Dr Michael John Gorman (Science Gallery, TCD)
Dr Iordan Avramov (The
Dr Antonio Clericuzio (Università di Cassino), ‘The Organical Motions of Body Fluids’. Robert Boyle’s investigations of human physiology.
4.00pm: Reception and launch of the ‘Alchemy and Chemistry at the Edward Worth Library’ web exhibition.
We are grateful to The Robert Boyle Foundation for sponsoring this seminar.
Dr Elizabethanne Boran,
The Edward Worth Library,
Dr Steevens’ Hospital,
Tel: 00 353 1 635 2215