Emer Maguire

Emer Maguire

Science Singer-Songwriter


Emer Maguire is an award-winning science communicator, BBC radio presenter, and a singer-songwriter. In 2015 she was named the UK’s best science communicator winning the FameLab competition. In 2017, Emer won the International Science Stars competition as well to prove her first victory wasn’t just a fluke.

She combines her love of science with music and comedy to be irresistibly winning with her audiences. With topics ranging from “Why do we fall in love” to “The Mystery of Music (according to science)”, Emer inspires audiences to find science as captivating as she does. Emer is currently spreading her love for science and tech by presenting her BBC radio show, “Science and Stuff with Emer Maguire”.

When she’s not on air, she’s performing at science festivals and events throughout the UK and Ireland.


Talk Title: Science Of Love

Kissing. Flirting. Love. These are some of the most fascinating aspects of human life. But what separates the Romeos from the Tinder turn-offs? Do we have scientific soulmates? And are looks really that important?

Society tells us romance is responsible for relationships. The truth is, it’s all down to science; a captivating cocktail of chemistry, genetics, biology, and evolution.

Join Emer Maguire, international award-winning science communicator and BBC radio presenter, as she guides us through the science of love.

Warning: May contain scientifically accurate musical comedy.”