Category: ECLAS IN THE NEWS

ECLAS IN THE NEWS In Memoriam: John C. Polkinghorne (1930-2021)

ECLAS wishes to mark the passing of noted Templeton Prize laureate, theoretical physicist and Anglican priest, the Reverend Canon Dr John C Polkinghorne. He died on March 9, 2021 in Cambridge, aged 90.  A Fellow of the Royal Society, Polkinghorne was Professor of Theoretical Physics at the University of...

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CHURCH ACTION Scientists in Congregations information session, Tuesday 16 March

We’re holding a free Scientists in Congregations information session on Tuesday 16th March, 11am-12pm, for anyone interested in finding out more or applying for a Scientists in Congregations grant. We’ll hear from members of the...

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ECLAS IN THE NEWS Professor Tom McLeish to deliver 2021 Boyle Lecture

Professor Tom McLeish, Professor of Natural Philosophy at the University of York and Co-Project Director of ECLAS, will give the 2021 Boyle Lecture on Wednesday 3 February. His topic is ‘The Rediscovery of Contemplation Through...

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ECLAS IN THE NEWS Launch of Scientists in Congregations 2020/1

Churches can now apply for grants totalling £400,000 to engage with scientific topics and affirm the role of scientists within their communities.

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ECLAS IN THE NEWS Our New Series Exploring Science-Engaged Theology and Coronavirus

ECLAS has launched a new seven-part blog series on theological and scientific narrative approaches to coronavirus, titled ‘Making Sense of Coronavirus with Reason and Faith’.

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ECLAS IN THE NEWS New Research Offers Ten Lessons on Experiences of Christians in...

A new report has been published looking into the lived experiences of Christians working in science, technology, and medical professions in the UK.

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ECLAS IN THE NEWS ECLAS Secures £3.4M to Explore Christianity and Science

In January, the Equipping Christian Leadership in an Age of Science (ECLAS) project was awarded £3.4 million from the Templeton Religion Trust. The major new grant will fund work to help Christian leaders engage with...

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ECLAS IN THE NEWS Songs of Praise – 50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing

This year Scientists in Congregations funded ‘The Sky’s the Limit’ – a science festival at Ely Cathedral.

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