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Here’s the Science with Professor Luke O’Neill

26 November , 6:00 pm 7:00 pm GMT


With Professor Luke O’Neill

In partnership with Science Gallery Dublin

Join one of Ireland’s favourite scientists, Professor Luke O’Neill, for a fascinating evening exploring his new book, Never Mind the B#ll*cks, Here’s the Science (Gill Books) in the fitting surrounds of the Science Gallery Dublin. In Never Mind the B#ll*cks, Here’s the Science, Luke uses his trademark easy wit to make complex scientific questions accessible, grappling with wide-ranging topics, from global pandemics, to addiction and euthanasia. The book is a celebration of science and hard facts in a time of fake news and sometimes unhelpful groupthink.


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Luke O’Neill

Professor Luke O’Neill is a world-renowned immunologist and Professor of Biochemistry in the School of Biochemistry and Immunology at Trinity College Dublin. In 2016 he was made a fellow of the Royal Society for his innovative work on the human immune system. He has a popular weekly slot on Newstalk’s Pat Kenny Show and is the author of two bestselling books, Humanology and The Great Irish Science Book for children, also published by Gill Books. Sit back and let Luke bring the science to you!

This is an online event

The Dublin Book Festival is brightening up the cool autumn evenings with weekly events from Thursday 24th September until the beginning of the festival. With podcasts, poetry readings and crime-writing classes, you won’t want to miss this jam-packed series of events!

Join us as we take a seat with guests such as Christine Dwyer Hickey, Graham Norton, Dr Marie Cassidy, and Marita Conlon-McKenna and many more to discuss their riveting new books as well as a wide variety of topics, such as the career of a state pathologist, writing historical Irish fiction and how to write a best-selling crime fiction novel.

Click here to view the full programme of events for our Autumn Series.