Amy Unsworth is a Research Fellow in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of Kent. Her research interests include science popularization, public understandings of science, and science and religion. She was previously based at The Faraday Institute, Cambridge, where she investigated perceptions of science, particularly evolutionary theory, among Christian, Muslim and non-religious publics using interviews and national survey data. Her current research focuses on secularization in relation to social class.
Dr Unsworth gained a PhD in Biology at University College London and subsequently studied Science Communication at Birkbeck College. She has previously researched and developed contemporary science exhibitions and public events at The Science Museum, London, worked as a post-doctoral
researcher for ‘Science, Culture and Modernity’, part of a British Council intercultural and interreligious dialogue project, and taught modules on ‘Science and Faith’ at Imperial College London.
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