Adrian Brown is currently Assistant Head of Sixth Form at the Ecclesbourne School, Derbyshire, where he teaches mainly Religious Studies. His school won the Farmington Award for Religious Studies in 1997 and the first Templeton Award for Science and Religion in schools in 2001. He previously taught as a science teacher in Reading.
His publications include jointly authored books, Skills Challenge 1992, Skills Challenge II 1995, God Talk, Science Talk 1997, articles in many educational anthologies, numerous book reviews and articles in journals ranging such as the Journal of Education and Christian Belief, RE Today, to Science and Christian Belief and The Swedish Journal of Religion. He was a major contributor to Test of Faith: Science and Religion Meet: Resources for Schools 2010. Most recently Grove Books published his Reassessing the Culture of Assessment: Weighing Pigs Does Not Make Them Heavier 2011.
Adrian has been a member of the National Executives of the Professional Council for RE and a founder committee member of the British Society for the Philosophy of Religion. He was a consultant to the QCA and the Stapleford House Project and has been a Trustee of the latter since 2010.
He regularly speaks at national and international conferences. These have included those run by PCfRE, EFTRE in Edinburgh and Copenhagen, and ESSSAT in Barcelona and Iasi. He has conducted INSET for PGCE students and Dip RE students at Nottingham University. Adrian was a Farmington Fellow at Harris Manchester College, Oxford in the Summer Term 1996 researching the tension between postmodernism and scientism.
Over the years 2002 to 2006 he has worked on the Science and Religion in Schools Project as part of the Advisory Group, Editor and author of some of the original materials including work on Miracles and Worldviews. In 2009 he wrote the additional online resources on Intelligent Design and on Boethius.