About Sean Duke

sean-dukeSean Duke is a graduate of the prestigious New York University Science, Health & Environmental Reporting Programme (SHERP) and has a science journalist and communicator in Ireland for almost two decades.

For most of that time, he has been working at a high level across various media, including magazines, radio, television and online.

He is a regular science and technology contributor to Drivetime on RTE Radio 1, and has a weekly science slot on The Morning Show with Declan Meehan on East Coast FM.

Sean was a co-founder, and former Joint Editor of Ireland’s first popular science magazine, Science Spin, and is a freelance contributor to Science, The Sunday Times, The Irish Times (health supplement) and The Medical Independent.

He has worked in television, conceiving, presenting and co-producing science slots for The Daily Show on RTE 1, and Ireland AM, with TV3. He has worked as a researcher on The Investigators (RTE 1 television) and Ten Things to Know About (also RTE 1 television).

He has co-presented two RTE Radio 1 series, What’s It All About? (PPI Radio Award in 2014) and Life Matters (nominated for a PPI Award in 2015).

He is an author, and his first book, How Irish Scientists Changed the World (Londubh, 2013) reached number 2 on the best seller list at Dublin’s Hodges Figgis bookstore.

Sean is a former editor of Technology Ireland magazine, the flagship magazine of Enterprise Ireland, and prior to that began his career as a journalist working as a reporter with the Liffey Champion newspaper, based in Leixlip.

Science Spinning, Sean’s Blog, began in 2009. It contains features, news, and opinion , video and audio pieces on what’s happening in science in Ireland, and around the world.

Sean is married to Maria, they have three children, and live in Terenure, south Dublin city.

Contact Details:

email: seancduke@gmail.com

mobile: +353 1 894237605

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