The Faraday Institute produces and disseminates research on science and religion across a broad range of disciplines.
Our current research includes the examination of ways in which faith groups contribute to constructive thinking, generosity and thanksgiving out of the maelstrom of disaster and pandemics.
Professor Bob White FRS and Revd Dr Roger Abbott
Project title: ‘Life in the pressure-cooker: a pathway to developing beautiful minds?’
Theos and The Faraday Institute for Science and Religion have been working on a three–year project researching public and elite understanding of, and attitudes to, science and religion in the UK today.
Dr Jon Thompson
Project title “Re-embodying The Soul” The Possibility and Desirability of a Personal Afterlife
The Faraday Institute has completed a growing number of research projects in recent years. Our past projects include an exploration of wonders of the living world through the eyes of six scientists, covering everything from individual molecules to whole ecosystems. A list of closed projects can be found here.
Professor Alasdair Coles
Project title: ‘Mystical Seizures and Salience in Temporal Lobe Epilepsy’
Professor John Wyatt and Professor Peter Robinson
Project title: ‘Human identity in an age of nearly-human machines – the impact of advances in robotics and AI technology on human identity and self-understanding’
Dr Hilary Marlow
Project title: ‘Science and Scripture in Christianity and Islam’
Professor Russell Cowburn FRS
Project title: ‘Transcending the dimensions’
Professor Meric Srokosz and Dr Rebecca Watson
Project title: ‘The Sea in Scripture’
Dr Denis Alexander and Nell Whiteway
Project title: ‘Genes, Determinism and God’