Category: ECLAS AND COVID-19

ECLAS AND COVID-19 Genetics and Healthcare: Q&A with Prof Carlos Bustamante

Last time we spoke, you were teaching population genetics at Stanford University. What are you working on now? I am president and CEO of a company called Galatea, based in Miami, and we’re building a...

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CHURCH ACTION SENIOR CHURCH LEADERS’ CONFIDENCE TO ENGAGE WITH SCIENCE IS UNDERMINED...

ECLAS research published in Zygon this week sheds light on attitudes towards science among senior church leaders in the UK. The paper “Building Enthusiasm and Overcoming Fear: Engaging with Christian Leaders in an Age of...

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ECLAS AND COVID-19 Conversations about science in the black Christian Community: Covid-19 &...

This is a guest post from Adeyinka Oshin. Earlier this year I did a work placement with ECLAS during my studies for an MA in Science Communication at the University of Kent, Canterbury, conducting a...

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CHURCH ACTION The pandemic – a call to repentance?

This article originally appeared in the March 19th edition of the Methodist Recorder. As we emerge slowly from the grip of the coronavirus pandemic, with all its impact in terms of grief and loss, exhausted...

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CHURCH ACTION The Science of Communicating in a Pandemic: Lessons from the...

A version of this article first appeared in the Methodist Recorder on 15th January 2021. Barely anyone has attracted so much recent attention for their use of language in the coronavirus pandemic as Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Jonathan van Tam....

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ECLAS AND COVID-19 The Covid-19 pandemic and divisions of labour in the sciences

The plurality of science is an aspect of scientific knowledge that has rightly interested sociologists of science since the foundation of the discipline. Much has been written on how what we think of as scientific...

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ECLAS AND COVID-19 The Coming Life of Christ

To be alive is to have power and agency, to shape the world around you. Human agency has been so powerful in recent centuries that we forget how unpredictable life can be. And then, the...

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CHURCH ACTION Lessons from Luther

As we find ourselves navigating what feels like a very long pandemic, it’s helpful to remember that what feels completely unprecedented to us (in the most over-used phrase of the year), very much has a...

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