Current Research

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.

Disasters

Professor Bob White FRS and Revd Dr Roger Abbott
Project title: ‘Life in the pressure-cooker: a pathway to developing beautiful minds?’

Disasters

Science And Religion: Mapping The Landscape

Nick Spencer and Professor Keith Fox
Project Title: Science And Religion: Mapping The Landscape

Science And Religion: Mapping The Landscape

Re-embodying The Soul

Dr Jon Thompson
Project title “Re-embodying The Soul” The Possibility and Desirability of a Personal Afterlife

Re-embodying The Soul

Past Research

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.

The Believing Brain: Neuroscience, Psychology and Faith

Professor Alasdair Coles
Project title: ‘Mystical Seizures and Salience in Temporal Lobe Epilepsy’

The Believing Brain: Neuroscience, Psychology and Faith

Robotics and AI

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’

Robotics and AI

Science and Scripture

Dr Hilary Marlow
Project title: ‘Science and Scripture in Christianity and Islam’

Science and Scripture

Physics And Faith: Exploring The Interface

Professor Russell Cowburn FRS
Project title: ‘Transcending the dimensions’

Physics And Faith: Exploring The Interface

Blue Planet, Blue God

Professor Meric Srokosz and Dr Rebecca Watson
Project title: ‘The Sea in Scripture’

Blue Planet, Blue God

Genes, Determinism and God

Dr Denis Alexander and Nell Whiteway
Project title: ‘Genes, Determinism and God’

Genes, Determinism and God