Category: ECLAS IN THE NEWS

ECLAS IN THE NEWS ECLAS CO-DIRECTOR DAVID WILKINSON RECEIVES ARCHBISHOP’S AWARD FOR EDUCATION

The Archbishop of Canterbury’s 2022 Lanfranc Award for Education and Scholarship has been awarded to ECLAS co-director Revd Prof David Wilkinson. He has been recognised for his outstanding contribution as a communicator and thinker, bringing...

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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 IN THE NEWS ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY ATTENDS ECLAS AI EVENT

On Wednesday 3 November 2021 the ECLAS team held an event for bishops and policy advisors at Lambeth Palace, focusing on AI and Ethics. Among the attendees at the event were the Archbishop of Canterbury,...

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ECLAS IN THE NEWS Science News Round-Up: Losing the Wilderness

According to new data, the UK has lost over half of its biodiversity since the industrial revolution and is now one of the most nature-depleted countries in the world. Partly attributed to urban sprawl and...

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CHURCH ACTION Announcing our funding for new Scientists in Congregations projects

We’re awarding funding totalling £400,000 to 23 churches in England and Wales to explore the relationship between science and faith through our church engagement programme Scientists in Congregations. The successful churches have each received grants...

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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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