Dr Shaun O'Boyle is a scientist turned producer, who makes documentaries, develops public engagement initiatives, and works with researchers to improve their communication skills.
AUDIOShaun is a co-founder at Maurice and Shaun, who have produced radio and podcasts for Newstalk, Science Gallery, BBC Radio 4, BBC World Service, and Festival of Curiosity. Their latest projects include Earthlings in Outer Space (Festival of Curiosity), Prejudice and Pride (Newstalk) and London, Rome, Killybegs (Newstalk).
EVENTSShaun produces events that connect audiences with science in new ways. He produced Probe at TCD, Think:Tank at SCI:COM 2017 and Data Protection Day 2017 at TCD. He was the Events Programmer at Science Gallery Dublin for two years, producing events like TEDxDublin and Dublin Maker.
TRAININGShaun works with science writer Dr Claire O'Connell to run workshops and courses for researchers on public engagement, science communication, and engaging with the media. They've worked with researchers from different disciplines and career-stages at UCD, DCU, TCD, and NUI, Galway.
RESEARCHShaun has a PhD in Biochemistry. He works as a science adviser for television (RTE, BBC, TV3) and a researcher on exhibitions (TRAUMA, SEEING). As the Research Coordinator at Science Gallery Dublin, Shaun facilitated research in and about the gallery. He also established their first Research Ethics Committee.
CONTACTIf you'd like to get in touch, email email@example.com. If you'd like to listen to Shaun's audio work, visit mauriceandshaun.com.